More from Preferred Packaging
May 5th, 2009
Shrink wrappers shrink costs, expand efficiencies
Meat processor doubles shipper case preparation speeds, cuts materials and labor costs, and reduces freight weights by installing two medium-volume shrink wrap machines.
Jan 8th, 2009
Insights from Coca Cola's Director of Sustainable Packaging
During an exclusive interview with Packaging World, Coca-Cola's Director of Sustainable Packaging Scott Vitters shared insights from the company's more than four decades involvement with sustainable packaging and lifecycle analysis.
Mar 18th, 2007
The cost of validation
Conversations we’ve had lately with packaged goods manufacturers suggest that some of them are beginning to soften their insistence on a preferred packaging machinery controls architecture that they have established for themselves. Why?
Dec 31st, 2005
Club stores consider sustainable packaging
Environmentally friendly developments gain momentum at Sam's Club and other club stores.
Nov 30th, 2005
New lines increase HDPE bottling capacity by 600%
Southwood Pharmaceuticals cuts labor and overhead costs, while boosting speed and efficiency.
Oct 31st, 2005
New machine 'maps' out sandwich packs
Manufacturer relies on modified atmosphere packaging for its line of convenience store sandwiches.
Apr 30th, 2001
Bags are a natural for organic cereals
In May, 2000, Barbara’s Bakery, a Petaluma, CA-based natural foods maker, began using oriented polypropylene “eco” bags to sell family-sized packages of its Organic Shredded Oats and Organic Puffins cereals.
Dec 31st, 2000
Preferred Packaging: Shrink wrapper
Preferred Packaging (San Dimas, CA) has developed an L-sealer/shrink tunnel combination, especially suitable for applications where space is a constraint.
Aug 31st, 1997