Manufacturers of rigid plastics packaging are increasingly responding to the demands of brand owners and co-packers who seek nimbler, more efficient supply chains and are interested in new ways to differentiate their containers and improve the sustainability of operations and packaging.
Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer for the joint development of single-pass digital printing systems for the folding carton and cartonboard corrugated industry.
The OPTIMA FM1 filling machine and the OPTIMA CM1 sealing machine enable quick entry into the cosmetics, food and chemicals markets. This is due to the machines’ short delivery time, plug-and-play design and low space requirement.
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 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!