The PMMI Foundation and Garvey Corporation have selected Rutgers University as the recipient of this year’s Mark C. Garvey Scholarship in the amount of $5,000. PMMI continues to support packaging education at U.S. colleges, universities and technical schools through the PMMI Foundation.
In agreement with its association and industry partners as well as the trade fair advisory committee, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to cancel both interpack and components 2021, due to the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The trade fairs were scheduled to take place from February 25 – March 3, 2021 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
A popular bottled syrup company recently partnered with EPIC Systems to launch newly designed bottles and labels for the its evolving breakfast food portfolio. This partnership resulted in a robust packaging inspection system that helped the syrup company bring new products to market quickly, without exposing the brand to undue risks.
We look at the total package, including the label, to identify problems with consumer engagement. Recyclability and sustainability paired with a nice design at low cost are just a few benefits brands and converters look for. Below, we find a few recent label offerings that just might fit the bill for the future of labels.
Automating packaging processes can improve productivity, quality and safety on site. Unsurprisingly then, it has become a crucial investment for packaging facilities. But where do you start? Here are some key considerations when choosing robotics and automation for packaging applications.
The packaging industry, like much of the world around us, is making strides to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. The flexographic printing market is not exempt from these trends, and as printers begin to feel pressure from customers to become more sustainable, it is important to consider how and where to implement these changes.
Food processing and packaging operations have always needed to respond with agility and efficiency to ever-changing consumer tastes and habits. That means a constant drive to bring new or modified products to market faster while maintaining productivity and profit margins.