EskoArtworkis partnering with Clemson University’sSonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphicsto create the EskoArtwork Packaging Supply Chain Laboratory. It will combine the synergies of packaging design and graphic communications into the production and distribution manufacturing process.
Industrial Ptyare partnering to bring
integrated liquid hot fill packaging systems to North America. The
collaboration will also combine Ampac’s Apex 9000 VF films with Propac’s
vertical form-fill-seal packaging machines.
Polymers’innovation in sustainable polymers for food and
beverage packaging expands solid-state polymers with billions of microscopic
cells in its structure. It reduces weight, increases end-product functionality
and allows for more plastic to be developed from fewer resources.
Solutionshas added direct-fill carton capabilities to its high-speed form-fill-seal
services for the food packaging industry. The new line was developed in
response to a customer’s need to package the same product in both pouches and
Sealed Air, with Clemson
University, created the Cryovac Flavour Mark Retort Laboratory, a hands-on
classroom for studying food packaging. It will be available on a lease
arrangement or fee-for-service basis for food processors to create and test
products for market distribution.
Strategieshas released a report,
Barrier Films and Coatings
2008-2012, for purchase on its website. The report covers the newest and
best-performing barrier materials, emerging and highest-growth potential
end-use categories for barrier materials, and more.
January 2009 Supplier News Briefs
January 6, 2009