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Package Design

Flexible Packaging

Materials Product Brief
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MaxPax: Flexible packaging for liquids

Designed to prevent measuring difficulties and spills with drink concentrates and other liquids, the Burst Pouch flexible pouch from MaxPax features chambers created out of a sealed layer of poly film: consumers can cut the bottom of the pouch, place it into a desired container, and squeeze – forcing the liquid to “burst” through the poly membrane and into the desired container.
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Column/Opinion
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A sneak peak into packaging for regenerative medicine

Rodney Bosley, President of ACell, Inc., describes this exciting medical technology and touches on the significance of packaging for the medical devices.
Easy-open reclosure feature runs along the side of the pack.
Package Case Study
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Easy reclosure feature for sliced cheese

Friesland Campina, the world’s largest dairy cooperative, has launched a new package for sliced cheese under the Frico brand that capitalizes on a novel resealable closure.
New pouch package sets the Olpers brand apart.
Package Case Study
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Pakistan's premier milk gets lightweight packaging touch

Market-leading food company Engro Foods in Pakistan recently relaunched its flagship milk brand Olper’s in unique lightweight packaging.
Sanner GmbH: Desiccant integration
Materials Product Brief
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Sanner GmbH: Desiccant integration

Products focused on pharmaceutical, medical, and healthcare applications.
Materials Product Brief
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Ecolean: Transparent aseptic package

A lightweight, transparent, aseptic package solution, the Ecolean Air Aseptic Clear allows products such as non-carbonated soft drinks to be visible to the consumer.
Packaging helps ACell deliver regenerative products.
Feature Article
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Packaging helps ACell deliver regenerative products

Its next-generation MatriStem products for wound care and soft tissue repair are packaged on multiple lines with shelf life ranging from six months to two years.
Materials Product Brief
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Amcor Flexibles: Cereal liner

Amcor Vodex Generation II co-extruded cereal liner from Amcor Flexibles guards against mineral oil hydrocarbon (MOH) migration, provides recyclability, breathability, aroma and flavor retention, and also offers superior moisture barrier for a longer shelf-life, improved easy-opening, better packaging machine performance, and increased value for money when compared with the company’s original Amcor Vodex.
Stackable and recloseable package format stands out.
Package Case Study
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Holiday pretzels in a revolutionary package

Just in time for the holidays comes a new package innovation developed for John B. Sanfilippo & Son’s Flavor Tree brand Limited Edition Premium Dark Chocolate Pretzels.
Package Case Study
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Portable pouches for chia-seed snack speak of vitality

Bright, energized graphics for a new squeezable, reclosable snack pouch for Mamma Chia Vitality Snacks convey the health-giving properties of the ancient chia seed.
Frito-Lay's Gamer pack is a special cross-promo aimed at boosting interest in Microsoft's new Xbox gaming system.
Package Case Study
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Doritos Gamer Packs function on multiple levels

Teaming up with Microsoft to build excitement about the release of the newest Xbox gaming system, Frito-Lay comes up with a one-of-a-kind limited edition package.
Sealed double-barrier trays are placed into a folding carton, supplied by Barger. The FORZA packaging consists of a total of four thermoformed PETG trays; one inner tray, two sizes of inner retainer trays, and an outer tray sealed with coated Tyvek lidding material.
Package Case Study
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Double-barrier tray accommodates 700 spinal implants

Medical device maker Orthofix works with its packaging supplier to fit some 700 spinal implant products into four trays with retainers.
Materials Product Brief
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Mondi: Film for food, personal care product packaging

Combining sustainability with cost savings, PerfoamPack polyethylene-based film from Mondi is a co-extruded polyethylene film with a micro-cellular expanded middle layer designed to lower weight without reducing thickness.
News
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200 million drink pouches recycled by U.S. communities

Capri Sun sweetens the pot, giving participants in the Drink Pouch Brigade greater incentives to collect and return empty packaging for upcycling.
Feature Article
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Best practices in flexible package development

There are many factors to consider when developing and commercializing a new flexible, semi-rigid, or rigid composite package that incorporates one or more films.

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