Package Type

Materials Product Brief
|

Flexpaq Corp.: Sampling products

The Thermoform Blister sample from Flexpaq (S. Plainfield, NJ) is custom-designed to replicate the actual dimension of a brand's retail product package.
E-Book Special Report
Total Cost of Ownership
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this E-Book Special Report to learn how to calculate the true Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of your packaging machinery.
American Plastics Exchange
Feature Article
|

Recycling on the web

There are now several sites cropping up on the web where packagers and package manufacturers alike can either source or recycle scrap packaging materials.
Supplier News
|

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Hoover Materials Handling Group, Inc. (Alpharetta, GA) has opened an IBC sales and distribution office in Melbourne, Australia, called Hoover I.B.C.
A sample print run for a Nestlé frozen novelty wrap promoting Walt Disney?s Hercules movie displays the impression-by-impres
Feature Article
|

Digital-on-demand printing opens new markets for converter

Two six-color digital offset presses drive Watson Label Products into the packaging market. Machines specialize in short-run production of flexibles used primarily for prototyping and promotional purposes.
News
|

Package design 'primes' users on paint primers

New label design and matching in-store merchandising cards make it simpler for customers to select the appropriate Sherwin-Williams paint primer. The well-known Cleveland-based paint manufacturer and distributor worked with brand identity and package design firm Interbrand Gerstman+Meyers (New York, NY) to create a distinctive color-coded design.
Supplier News
|

Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Tubed Products, Inc. (Easthampton, MA) has begun construction on a 92ꯠ sq' manufacturing and office facility in Oxnard, CA.
News
|

FDA OKs new food-specific health claim

Package labels for foods containing soluble fiber from psyllium-seed husks may include a claim that consumption of the product can reduce the risks of heart disease when part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, according to a ruling from the Food and Drug Administration that is effective immediately.
Sealing jaws heat-seal the two side edges from the bottom up through the ultrasonically-sealed top zipper area before a cut-off
Feature Article
|

Heinz Pet Products stands up to the competition

Five new hf/f/s machines allow Heinz to switch from pillow packs to stand-up, resealable zipper pouches for its Pup-Peroni and Jerky Treats dog snacks.
Materials Product Brief
|

Mobile blister packager

The EZ Blister(TM) from UK-based Sepha Products (Irvine, CA) is a semi-automatic blister packer for pharmaceutical use. Separate stations form, seal and cut/perforate blisters.
Materials Product Brief
|

Protective packaging

Geoami is a 100% post-consumer recycled paper cushioning material that acts as protective wrap or void fill for products during shipping. From Cardinal Container (Schaumburg, IL), this material is composed of a web of hexagonal, angled cells said to deflect shock from goods.
The redesigned bags of chopped and shelled walnuts (left) provide a stronger brand identity than did their predecessor (above).
Feature Article
|

Mariani's sales go nuts following graphic redesign

Richer, more vibrant colors, traditional logo and product viewing window trigger strong sales gains for Mariani, a California nut grower and processor.
Materials Product Brief
|

Lidding film

A solvent-free PE-laminated rigid vinyl film for use as lidding material with thermoformed trays has been introduced by Klckner Pentaplast (Gordonsville, VA).
Feature Article
|

Heinz Pet Products stands up to the competition (sidebar)

Heinz weighs benefits of scale systems
3Commonality2 is one of the features of Coleman1s packages for both smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Package size an
Feature Article
|

Coleman's Sheltra packs for convenience

New clamshell packs for smoke and gas detectors went through many versions, but samples were available in time for the buying season. Now the consumer-oriented packs are filling the retail pipeline.
Olin?s four new injection-molded containers for pool chemicals include the 5-lb size (right) with molded hand-grip and product m
Feature Article
|

Olin takes air out of pool chemicals display

A new line of interlocking modular square containers was designed to meet retailers' needs. Design features, some patented, make containers consumer-friendly as well.
Thanks to a coextruded peelable sealant film laminated to the base substrate of medical device packages that undergo EtO sterili
Supplier News
|

Technical achievements shine among FPA winners

A foil-based barrier bag for industrial applications, a multilayer structure for hermetic sealing of silicone gasket strips, and a coextruded sealant film all snare FPA awards.
Materials Product Brief
|

Romaco, Inc: Blister packaging machine

The Romaco/Horn+Noack "Noack 900" blister packaging machine from Romaco (Morris Plains, NJ) produces up to 300 blister packs/ min on a 200 mm (7.8") web.
On its new cast (left) and blown lines, film maker Woodland Poly expects to produce 18 million lb of polyethylene-based stretch
Feature Article
|

Woodland Poly casts for western film business

Cast and blown film-making equipment, using metallocene resins, enable Woodland Poly to produce rugged stretch-wrap film in thin gauges for its customers in the west.

Pages

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
PACKAGING MACHINERY
SPECIAL INTEREST
PACK EXPO
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.