The challenges of poor power quality in the food industry
October 10, 2018
From powering microwaves to keeping fridge-freezers running, electricity plays an integral role in the food chain. Yet even before products reach the hands of consumers, a constant supply of reliable power is required to ensure that food is produced safely and properly.
The Contract Packaging Association (CPA) announces the latest release of its landmark State of the Industry report, which expands on 2017 research, forecasts further into the industry’s future and provides insights for anyone involved in contract packaging.
Milliken & Company will feature its expansive portfolio of plastic packaging solutions at PACK EXPO. The materials meet consumer demand for packaging that conveys clarity and quality, contributes to a healthier planet and enables innovative designs.
The acquisition provides Rohrer with additional thermoforming capacity, expanded product range and the largest combination run program for printed and thermoformed visual packaging products in the world.
The European Union (EU) aims to levy measures to reduce plastic waste, including a new packaging law that regulates product responsibility for packaging much more stringently, aims to promote the consideration of environmental impact already during design and make it tangible in the price.
INV Pack, exclusively distributed in North America by Matrix Packaging Machinery, introduces the MVA3 compact vertical form fill seal (VFFS) sachet packaging machine for mono doses of cosmetics, food and other products. A pharmaceutical model is also available.
What product innovation and differentiation really mean to producers now and in the future.
September 18, 2018
In developed and maturing markets, food and beverage manufacturers are struggling with slowing growth and are therefore, seeking new growth opportunities. The challenge is establishing the right consumer space to identify the right customers and create the right kind of products.
Though marking, coding and labeling applications vary significantly from customer to customer and package to package, the main pain points are often shared. Fortunately, emerging technology and next-generation service support have made it possible to sidestep these issues.
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!