With e-commerce sales predicted to be at an all-time high this holiday season, and online grocery orders expected to increase at least 50 percent, transporting products in a safe and efficient way is more important than ever.
Milliken & Company will feature its expansive portfolio of plastic packaging solutions at PACK EXPO. The materials meet consumer demand for packaging that conveys clarity and quality, contributes to a healthier planet and enables innovative designs.
The European Union (EU) aims to levy measures to reduce plastic waste, including a new packaging law that regulates product responsibility for packaging much more stringently, aims to promote the consideration of environmental impact already during design and make it tangible in the price.
Green tech company rPlanet Earth will make about 75 million pounds per year of two product types from 100 percent recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET): forms for beverage containers and food packaging.
The latest contender for plastic packaging replacement could be Durapulp fiber, which is used to create biodegradable packaging to replace the black plastic trays often used in ready meals and raw beef products, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
The initial phase of the first-ever industry effort designed to provide packaging manufacturers the ability to assess the sortability of their products in the waste stream was unveiled at the The Association of Plastic Recyclers’ (APR) Member Meeting earlier this month in Houston.
We can’t avoid plastics—they’re everywhere in our lives from our kitchen appliances to the doctor’s office. Contrary to popular belief, all plastics aren’t the same. There are many types of eco-green packaging options comprised of sustainable plastics available today for all types of products, and they can hold the opportunity for huge savings in your business operation.
Dairies and cheesemakers often choose rigid containers to set products apart from the competition and meet sustainability targets. And new rigid container offerings can help dairy processors enhance shelf impact, sustainability and convenience.
The January 2020 Packaging Strategies offers a culmination of tips and best practices in “Best Practices for Packaging Line Optimization,” and the 2020 Packaging Design Forecast, along with articles on fiber laser marking, HMIs with a more human touch, rigid plastic sustainability and more!