Veritiv Corporation announces it has completed the acquisition of All American Containers, a family-owned and operated leading distributor of rigid packaging including plastic, glass and metal containers, caps, closures and plastic pouches.
MillerCoors names CROWN Beverage Packaging Mexico, a business unit of Crown Holdings, Inc. as its 2016 Packaging Materials Supplier of the Year. Crown’s facility in Monterrey, Mexico, supplies MillerCoors with crowns and aluminum roll on closures for glass bottles.
In the personal care space, most consumers stay to the tried and true; however, these products are readily available on an e-commerce platform, and staying committed to the brands bought in-store is not the same as commitment to retailers or sites.
In addition to the health problems that tainted food can cause consumers, and the damage to the brands’ and retailers’ reputations, a food recall can cost a food company $10 million or more in direct costs, business interruption and lost sales.
For decades, the food and beverage industry has been driven by manufacturing technologies, line speeds and unit costs. But, in spite of record levels of consumers demanding frustration-free packaging, companies have paid little attention to the design for consumer experience.
With high-impact graphic designs, packaging structures tipping the scale of cool, and innovative closures that do much more than open and close the pack, you might call it the Twilight Zone of packaging. So are we choosing what is new and unique just to stand out - and if so, does it work?
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.
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!