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Section: News > Operational Excellence
Top Three Packaging Trends Driving Innovation
Factors including sustainability and digitalization are dramatically changing how the packaging industry operates.
December 21, 2023
Predictive Maintenance to Bridge the Packaging Skill Gap
Predictive maintenance can help machine builders better allocate resources and even bring in new revenue streams.
November 29, 2023
FDA Monitoring Regulations for PFAS
The FDA is currently monitoring a phase-out of short chain PFAS and proposing regulatory changes to improve its ability to revoke food contact authorizations for such substances.
November 20, 2023
State and Federal PFAS Regulations Tightening
Companies need to be mindful of both incoming PFAS regulations and how PFAS might be present in their operations to stay safe from legal trouble.
November 10, 2023
HazerBaba Purchases Metal Detector to Support Growth
Turkish food brand HazerBaba’s new inspection solution supports its manufacturing growth while maintaining its quality certifications.
October 25, 2023
AI and Manufacturing: Nothing to Be Afraid of
An AI expert at PMMI's Annual Meeting breaks down AI and how it can benefit packaging and processing.
October 24, 2023
Old Buildings, Limited Space Deter CPG Warehouse Automation
From decades-old buildings to shortsighted planning through COVID, CPGs are struggling to find the space for warehouse automation.
October 19, 2023
Outsourcing Popular Among Dairy Producers
Most dairy processors are outsourcing technical aspects of their business, including machine installation, packaging, and data management.
October 5, 2023
Colgate-Palmolive’s Sustainability Plan Spans Packaging Lifecycle
Cecilia Coates, Sustainability & Digital Transformation, Colgate-Palmolive, detailed her company’s plan for a 90% reduction in emissions by 2040 at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2023. Packaging World was there to learn more.
October 5, 2023
OpX Work Product: Transitioning to Flexible Materials
The latest work product from the OpX Leadership Network helps CPGs ensure a smooth transition when altering pack ops.
September 29, 2023
Specific Machine and Production Environment Standards
Specific machine and production environment standards may apply to machines like conveyors and robots, or to industries that require hygienic design.
August 17, 2023
Priorities in Packaging and Processing Operations Include Cost, Quality
Almost three-quarters of industry representatives focus their decisions on cost above any other factor in packaging and processing operations.
June 9, 2023
Live from GS1 Connect: Decathlon Revolutionizes its Ops with RFID
How the world's largest global sporting goods retailer leveraged innovation to modernize operations
June 7, 2023
Column: Two interpack Takeaways
There was a lot to see and learn at the first interpack in six years. Here are two highlights.
June 5, 2023
Predictive Maintenance Rising Fast in Packaging and Processing
Packaging and processing companies increasingly use predictive maintenance to reduce downtime and cut maintenance costs.
June 2, 2023
Predictive Maintenance as a Solution to Supply Issues
Data collection advancements like smart sensors are allowing companies to be proactive about part replacement.
March 2, 2023
Top Attributes to Watch When Scouting Suppliers
Pandemic-spurred adaptations have led to a shift in priorities for companies as they search for new equipment suppliers.
February 14, 2023
The Importance of Load Diagrams
How pallet loads are arranged in a trailer affects profitability, productivity, and efficiency.
February 13, 2023
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