There are many variables with the potential to cause unplanned downtime, lost production or damaged product. We've identified four areas that, properly addressed, can keep your packaging line operating at capacity and maximize the return on your machinery investment.
With automation, the cloud and new innovative printing solutions, there are many ways to create new and unique labels. Here, we cover an automation solution that boosted a label printer’s production by 50%, a label management system stored in the cloud, a barcode printer that prints a packing list and shipping label on a single label, and a new adhesive.
Tamper evident packaging is a stalwart of safety and awareness in packaging. It features strong materials that keep the products inside safe and alerts consumers to contamination or foul play. But what exactly is it?
The global packaging adhesives market is projected to register a CAGR of over 5 percent in terms of value during the forecast period 2017–2026. The first five-year cumulative revenue is projected to be U.S. $40,237.5 Mn, which is expected to increase over second five years.
EnvyPak received a new ruling from the United States Postal Service that provides lower automation letter rates for a specially formatted, poly envelope that now doesn't require an affixed mailing label, can be sealed with glue applied by lettershops and is fully machine-insertable.
Avery Dennison Corp. has appointed Pascale Wautelet as the Global Vice President of Research and Development (R&D) for its Label and Graphic Materials group. As Global VP for R&D, Pascale will lead Label and Graphic Materials’ global R&D network, including oversight of its seven regional R&D centers and teams.
More than ever consumers are concerned with supporting ethical businesses with environmentally conscious practices. They are growing increasingly aware of what they consume, the waste they create and the businesses that are aligned with this ethos.
Mondi Group has joined the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC), the leading North American trade association for release liners. Over the past nine months, Mondi has focused on better understanding the needs of the tape manufacturers specific to relevant markets.
Sun Chemical has launched its SunLam de-seaming Adhesive for shrink-labeled containers. The new de-seamable adhesive helps recyclers improve recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) yield without process changes. Partners Sun Chemical and Eastman tested SunLam on labels made with Eastman Embrace LV copolyester.
We take a look at some of the ways the packaging industry is moving forward with sustainability in this issue. We also cover how one company is dealing with the cardboard shortage, and why some cardboard, namely from pizza boxes, may not need to be tossed into the garbage.