Butler Automatic has named David Foskett as Sales Director. Foskett began his position in time to attend Pack Expo International in October, which was the perfect platform for introducing him to the company's customers and OEM partners.
Sugar-cone maker Oexmann GmbH & Co. KG of Gelsenkirchen, Germany, contacted Mondi to create a paper ice cream cone sleeve that contained a clear plastic window, allowing the consumer to see the sugar wafer cone underneath.
The World Packaging Organisation has announced the 189 winners of the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2019. The three countries most awarded are Japan, with 26 awards for the second year running, followed by Turkey, taking 22 and China, 21.
New Chobani Gimmies come in colorful, different packaging styles with fun fruit characters on the packaging signifying the flavor. The brand met with parents and children around the U.S. to develop the Gimmies platform.
Silgan is holding a Free Closures for a Year contest. The company will evaluate new product concepts of all food and beverage categories using their stock closures. Three finalists will receive Free Closures for a Year as well as process consultation and a complimentary package evaluation.
The new package inspection/weighing machine by ProSpection Solutions has top/bottom package inspection of header/side seals, printed variable data, package height inspection and check weighing in one footprint. It is designed for applications including meat, cheese, nuts and convenience foods.
A new study of the sleeve labeling market has just been published by AWA Alexander Watson Associates. The report confirms how strongly sleeve labeling technology has established itself in a relatively short timescale, claiming around 18 percent of the overall global label market.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies you will find “The Latest Packaging Innovations Changing the Rules,” “The Future of Cannabis Packaging” and “OEE and a Multi-Metric Approach,” along with articles on beauty and alcohol social media influencers, batch vs. continuous and aseptic sterilization, challenger brands bridging ecommerce and retail, and a popular Michigan brewing company who has what it takes to tap into the community.