Today's manufacturing is different than the past – that is an obvious statement. What's referred to as Industry 4.o and the smart factory is the wave of the future, and really the present. It is defined as the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.
What features do you need from the next conveyor system you purchase? How important is space-savings or high speeds? Do you need washdown capability as well as fast, easy maintenance? New technology and features for conveyors are being debuted that will improve your packaging system.
Instagram is a fabulous thing! I use it sometimes to see what friends are up to, but mostly I follow brands, celebrities and companies that I like to see what is new, what is exciting and what is totally Instagram-worthy. And boy did I find it in the Cote des roses rosé from Gerard Bertrand.
Move over soda, there’s some new bottled (and canned) beverages that have consumers excited about buying beverages again, and one of them is beer, which isn’t a huge surprise. Another is water, but more on that later.
It is not surprising that in our Top 50 Food Packaging Companies list, Nestlé, Tyson, JBS, PepsiCo and Mars are consistently the top names. The ongoing concern over health is a topic that frequently rises to the top of their lists. Is an increased healthy portfolio the secret to sales growth?
Caps and closures have the important task of keeping a product safe with the package closed, and tightly sealed. This common function is imperative for the beverage, food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries. New materials and technologies are launching to bring more innovation.
eos (evolution of smooth) is a highly successful and highly recognizable brand that has truly changed the beauty and personal care segment. eos co-founders Jonathan Teller and Sanjiv Mehra started the company, based in Manhattan, NY, to "improve everyday beauty rituals for women."
Flexible packaging is everywhere and pouch users know of their benefits. They’re easy to hold, carry, store, pour from, snack from and scoop from. While there are already so many innovations in the segment, there may be just as much opportunity.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we take a look at the packaging robotics industry, learn about some of the latest products to be featured at PACK EXPO LV, sustainability innovation, and much more!