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Flexible Packaging

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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.
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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.
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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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Trends in flexible packaging and features

Trends often come and go before you notice them. Flexible packaging trends seem to have a longer life span than most, signaling that the format is here to stay. Here are some recent and developing trends we’re monitoring.
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Flexible packaging polymer primer

With a beginning understanding of the attributes desired for a film package, the next step is winnowing down the huge selection of possible polymers to those that offer the best combination of cost and performance for your needs.
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Common ways flexible packaging projects can fail

Flexible packaging for consumer goods is gradually claiming market share in a number of categories.
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Principal flexible packaging performance characteristics

For many years, packaging professionals summarized the functions of packages into three major “buckets”: Protection, Utility, and Motivation.
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Food packaging is designed to withstand Antarctic expedition

Specially designed food packaging for Antarctic journey is engineered to resist punctures, stay flexible in sub-zero temps, and resist splitting on impact.
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Milwaukee gets word out on plastic film recycling

Milwaukee engages in partnerships to encourage consumers to recycle not just plastic bags, but also plastic film wraps used for product packaging as well.
Materials Product Brief
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Automated Packaging Systems: Stand-up pouches

Automated Packaging Systems’ SidePouch Stand-up Pouches for its SidePouch FAS SPrint Revolution Bagging System are available in sizes from 4- to 12-in. wide and 5- to 16.75-in. long; gussets are 2- to 8- in. wide in one inch increments.
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Dow: Recyclable stand up pouch

Manufactured with only one raw material –polyethylene – Dow’s 100% Polyethylene Stand Up Pouch is easier to recycle, and it can be used in a variety of markets including beverages, cosmetics, dry and frozen foods, and cleaning products.
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Cereal maker introduces plant-based box liner

Organic products maker Cascadian Farm now lines its Cinnamon Crunch cereal box with a new bag made from 57% certified plant-based material.
Stand-up pouch for Arctic Cat brand lubricant.
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Stand-up pouch stands out

Lube-Tech, a leading OEM lubricant formulator in Golden Valley, MN, has launched what it believes is the first stand-up oil pouch in the U.S. power sports industry.
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Atlapac: Uniquely shaped pouches

Atlapac’s new high speed pouch machine and shaped pouch system allows manufacturers to create a variety of different-shaped pouches.
Cook-in bag for ready meals.
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Cook-in bags debut in South Africa

Two seafood ready meals have been launched by the Woolworths chain of stores in South Africa. Heating can be done in either the microwave or the conventional oven.

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