A container for whole chickens that has an innovative design featuring an integrated flap to immobilize the chicken’s legs, Poul-Tray from Cascades, made from 60% post-consumer recycled PET, enhances shelf appearance and reduces the time required for packing because the drumsticks don’t have to be tied.
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Designed for small portion deli items such as cheese and meat, the Cryovac Grip & Tear Small Tab easy-open vacuum bag from Sealed Air provides consumer convenience, and is said to reduce packaging material by up to 20% compared to some easy-open rollstock formats.
Designed to use with conventional gloss preform and blow molds, PolyOne’s InVisiO suite now includes a new collection of liquid color concentrates that infuse PET containers with shimmer and frost effects that can enhance brand and deliver shelf impact across beverage, personal care, and household product packaging applications.
An attractive alternative to metal cans, Klear Can from Kortec, Inc. is a multi-layer BPA-free PP plastic can that provides brand owners with a clear, see-through container for fruits, vegetables, soups, meats, and other products, and features extended shelf life of up to five years.
Suitable for layer pads used in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) pallet packaging, Dufaylite’s new Anti-Slip board, part of its Envirolite packaging range, uses the brand's durable, 100% recyclable paper honeycomb technology, and features a simple yet effective coating which forms a film on the surface of paper, allowing for slip angles of up to 45°.
Suitable for yogurt, ice cream, snacks, pet food and more, DuoSmart from Coveris combines the advantages of both plastic (PS, PP, PP/EVOH, PLA, or PET) and a paper sidewall, presenting a functional, secure, and highly-decorative packaging solution.
Eric Staples, Senior Creative Strategist for Bluedog Design LLC—the company responsible for designing the packaging for Beech-Nut’s new 100% natural baby food—shares insights on the challenges of designing for 'Millennial Moms.'
E-commerce currently accounts for about 8% of total retail sales and is predicted to outpace sales growth of brick-and-mortar stores over the next five years with an anticipated $370 billion in e-retail sales by 2017.
A new pharmacy is equipped with two automated compounding systems that serve the South Carolina health system’s five locations, improving patient safety as well as internal productivity and efficiency.
See it at Pharma Expo Booth #677! MG America’s MG2 SELEKTA high-speed checkweigher and sorting machine for the production of tablets can check up to 500,000 units/hr. and handles a wide variety of product shapes and sizes, and delivers 100% weight verification, according to the company.
See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #S-3656! The all-servo HS family of horizontal cartoners from PMI Cartoning can reach speeds up to 350 cartons/min., depending on the application, and is available in continuous or intermittent motion.