In 1978, Bill Huggins and Bill Mann founded Pretzels Inc. Based in Bluffton, Indiana, the company manufactures and distributes traditional, peanut butter-filled, flavored, seasonal and gluten-free pretzels, as well as extruded snack products, to leading grocers as well as private and national brands.
Two packaging industry trends are causing headaches for automated case packing OEMs and their customers. OEMs must advance their design strategies to keep the cost of automation affordable so customers continue to receive optimum ROI.
Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has developed KeelClip, a paperboard packaging solution for cans that offers sustainability advantages and merchandising benefits as compared to other packaging options.
According to the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students, 84% of professionals working for fast-moving consumer goods are under more pressure to quickly bring new products to the market than they were five or 10 years ago.
ProMach has acquired Jet Label & Packaging, Western Canada’s largest producer of labels for a variety of industries. The addition of Jet Label expands ProMach’s labeling and coding capabilities for customers.
Bringing an indulgent adult treat and authentic flavors to the coffee aisle, Kraft Heinz is partnering with BAILEYS®, producer of the world's best-selling cream liqueur, to launch non-alcoholic BAILEYS ready-to-drink Cold Brew in cans. In addition, BAILEYS Roast & Ground Coffee bags and K-Cup pods will also be available.
New blow-molding equipment and custom bottle designs boost sales 24% in one year.
October 24, 2019
Tropical Trade & Industries N.V., a manufacturer of food and pharmaceutical products based in Paramaribo, Suriname, was in need of in-house packaging capabilities to support its business plan to grow its presence in the Caribbean. The company turned to PACK EXPO Las Vegas in search of a solution.
The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the company, and national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership, announced that their All In On Recycling challenge has raised $25 million in a little more than one year since its launch in July 2018.
ProMach has acquired Grip-Pak, provider of multipack handle solutions for beverage companies packaging their products in cans or bottles, as well as retailers and wholesale distributors looking to promote or repack their SKUs.
Baby Boomers living longer than previous generations, coupled with the increase in healthcare options and affordability in emerging economies around the world, are contributing to the increasing demand for disposable instruments in the healthcare industry.
In the November issue of Packaging Strategies, we feature a new trend: Re-commerce, brands and Generation Z, resealable closures in food packaging, a pretzel company with filling & weighing equipment for more productivity and much more!