A report by GlobalData reveals that two-thirds of consumers worldwide think that living an ethical or sustainable lifestyle is important to creating a feeling of well-being. This increased focus on environmental impact is creating new opportunities for sustainable packaging material producers.
As demand for ready meals grows, so does the need to detect contaminants in products bound for human consumption. Eagle Product Inspection offers advanced x-ray equipment that provides detection of foreign bodies that can wind up in sub-compartments in ready meals, whether those meals are refrigerated, shelf stable or frozen.
Hiland Dairy redesigned its ice cream packaging in response to consumer and grocer requests for more food label transparency and less packaging waste. The company is also introducing three new flavors for summer.
PMMI's Technology Excellence Awards recognizes exhibitors’ innovative technology—newly developed and never seen before at a PACK EXPO International event. The deadline is July 11 to submit an application. Finalists receive editorial coverage in the show daily, an ad in the show guide, photo and summary of the new technology or product.
Karlville Solutions Showcase was a great opportunity for this year’s Global Pouch Forum attendees to learn about the latest flexible packaging innovations. More than 300 guests toured Karlville’s Tech Center in Miami.
ProMach is opening a Southern California facility in Corona, Calif., as its new home for upgraded and expanded multi-brand manufacturing, customer support, aftermarket parts distribution, and factory acceptance testing (FAT) in the Western US.
A survey released by sustainability specialists Empauer and BtoB communications firm, Adduco Communications, reveals how global packaging industry professionals feel about sustainability, and raises questions about the industry’s preparedness to both implement and measure sustainability practices now and in the future.
Wisconsin-based Matrix Packaging Machinery, a product brand of ProMach, is in its 30th anniversary year. Willden brothers, Marcel and Marc, along with their father, Dee, started the packaging machinery company in the family’s garage in 1988.
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) launched a new campaign promoting the value of reusable transport packaging systems for the movement of food from farm, producer or processor to point of sale that includes a new website to serve as the central platform to communicate the total supply chain performance advantages of reusable transport packaging (RTP).
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.