Nutricosmetics’ Tamper Evident Label Takes QR Path to Smart Features
HEBE LIFE’s D2C nutricosmetic products use a label with a QR code that delivers on consumer engagement, geolocation and tracking, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection, not to mention product authentication.
Sep 23rd, 2021
Catching Up with Grove Collaborative as it Goes Public
Jan 4th, 2022
Counting Down the Top 10 Articles of 2021 - #1: Ulta Unveils First-of-its-Kind Circular Beauty Packaging Platform
Jan 2nd, 2022
Pregis Begins Product Production at New Facility in Atlanta
Dec 9th, 2021
Ranpak Acquires Recycold Cool Solutions BV
Dec 8th, 2021
Temperature-Controlled Logistics Trends to Watch
The ISTA Pharma Committee's annual Technical Exchange highlighted a shift: regulators placing focus on performance qualification data. Also discussed were industry thoughts on climate change, ambient profile development, and more.
Nov 9th, 2021
Pinnacle Packaging Offers New Shipping Service
Pinnacle Packaging is adding a new and secure custom packing, crating, and shipping option, ideal for shipping large, heavy, awkward, fragile, or high-value items, to its catalog of goods and services.
Nov 2nd, 2021
Ranpak to Build Innovation Center in Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont announced that Ranpak Holdings Corp. will build an 80,000 sq ft innovation and automation center in Shelton, Conn. It expects to initially employ 35 workers at the facility and increase that amount to around 80 to 100 workers by 2024.
Oct 22nd, 2021
Temperature Control for Pharma Sample Integrity
CAVU Group introduces prote-go: a lightweight, sample transportation system that protects temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals and medical devices from first meeting through the last.
Sep 28th, 2021
New Recyclable Confidential Shrink Film
Clysar’s EVO-C Confidential recyclable shrink film delivers a recycle-ready solution for privacy, shipping, and protection at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
Sep 27th, 2021
ISTA Pharma Committee Technical Exchange: Oct. 5 and 12
The Oct 5 session will include an update on latest activities in temperature-controlled logistics (new glossary of terms, guidance document updates) and the Oct. 12 session will be an open industry discussion about trends, standard 20 and 7E.
International Safe Transit Association (ISTA)
Sep 23rd, 2021
Creative Packaging Co. to Open New Manufacturing Facility
Creative Packaging Co. a manufacturing of refrigerant gel packs used for temperature-controlled cold chain shipping, will open a manufacturing facility in Chicago, Ill.
Creative Packaging Co.
Jul 26th, 2021
HexcelPack: Protective Paper-Based Wrapping System
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas at booth SU-8425! Used by the three leading U.S. retailers, HexcelWrap cushioning paper is designed to ensure product protection and packing simplicity, replacing environmentally-harmful alternatives.
Jul 15th, 2021
Views on Produce Packaging
Kingsville, Ont.-based Red Sun Farms is the largest fully integrated high-tech greenhouse company in North America. Director of Marketing and Packaging Leona Neill discusses the firm’s use of more sustainable packaging, including molded fiber.
Jun 29th, 2021
How To Re-use Corrugated Shippers 20 Times
Two Australian manufacturers are trialing an innovative system for the return and reuse of corrugated cases.
Jun 22nd, 2021
Care Kits Supplement Telehealth for Medicare Patients and More
57% of Americans with chronic conditions delayed healthcare and experienced a gap in care due to COVID-19, per a recent study. Aetna and other companies are shipping kits with specially curated products to offer self-care or supplement telehealth visits.
Jun 17th, 2021
Rapid-Response Packaging Development Aids Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines and Test Kits
Trays, inserts, tubs, and lids were developed in mere days, compared to the traditional weeks or months. The companies had to navigate shortages in resin supply due to COVID-19 and Texas storms.
Jun 1st, 2021
Innovation/Supply in the Post-Pandemic Era (are we there yet?)
Can the supply of/demand for recycled goods and bio-based materials replace geo-based packaging materials (metal, glass, plastics) without creating bio-based supply choke points?
May 18th, 2021
Pregis Opens Two Texas Manufacturing Facilities
Pregis opened two new manufacturing facilities in the Dallas area to support growing demand in the Southern region of North America.
Apr 15th, 2021
The Challenge of Package Design for Liquids in E-commerce
The e-commerce or direct-to-consumer supply chain is particularly challenging for liquid consumer packaged goods. A collaborative effort is working to solve this problem.
Apr 8th, 2021
A Chain of Changes
In this column, we will check in with several topics, and as it happens, the topics flow from one to the next like a chain of crucial information for packagers.
Mar 31st, 2021
Subscription D2C Supplement Brand Makes Sustainable Impression at Unboxing
A new-to-science fatty acid supplement promises to improve longevity. Seraphina Therapeutics created a sustainability-minded D2C packaging and unboxing experience to align with and amplify the discovery.
Mar 12th, 2021
Daubert Cromwell’s ClearPak 5000 poly packaging film is designed for protecting aluminum, steel, and other metals during storage and transit.
Feb 12th, 2021
CRP Cap for Cannabis Beverages
PakTech’s PakLock is a certified CRP cap designed for THC beverages. It fits on 8 oz, 12 oz, 16 oz, and 19.2 oz 202-260 aluminum can formats.
Jan 12th, 2021
Amazon future of E-Commerce Packaging
See the PACK EXPO Connects 2020 Sunrise Breakfast Kickoff with Dr. Kim Houchens, Director, Customer Packaging Experience at Amazon as she takes your through all the touches your e-commerce package has to survive!
Nov 20th, 2020
E-commerce and Covid-19
New consumer shopping behaviors, sustainability and returns are just some of the changes Covid-19 has accelerated for shipping products direct to your door.
Nov 11th, 2020
Transportation Testing for Corrugated Packaging
Georgia-Pacific’s Innovations Institute features package design services and its Transportation Testing Lab, where corrugated packaging ‘is put through the gauntlet.’
Anne Marie Mohan
Nov 11th, 2020