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 Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is now offering a Flexible Packaging Market Tracker tool on the FPA website. The tool features 20 key flexible packaging country markets and highlights market dynamics, trends and opportunities to expand business internationally.
Ricardo Abud is the new president for CMD Corporation. Abud will lead the company on its commitment to advancing equipment technology to bring next-level success to customers; expanding CMD’s international footprint and market presence; and fostering a culture of customer focus.
Pretium Packaging has launched a 2-liter version of its SureHandle polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container, featuring its an integrated handle. The line extension is three-quarters of an inch taller than its 64 ounce counterpart.
Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) announces structural realignment and business unit name changes to better serve brand owner package development needs. The changes will enable brand owners to improve speed-to-market in order to more rapidly capitalize on commercialization opportunities.
The August issue of Packaging Strategies reveals our annual Top 100 Food and Beverage Packaging Companies and the trends that have come up during the year. Also in these pages, you will find feature articles on a toy packaging trend that’s a big hit, color management, an adhesive solution that left a frozen foods processor chilled out, how flexographic printers can help with sustainability, produce packaging trends, and more.