This past spring Major League Baseball (MLB) changed its famous logo of the iconic silhouetted batter. The ubiquitous logo was originally designed by Jerry Dior in the late 1960s and has remained largely untouched.
Food packaging plants face a host of challenges in terms of eliminating food waste, improving safety and increasing uptime. These challenges are heightened by a confluence of external factors including pressure on margins, responding to real-time demand, requirements to use sustainable materials and others.
PLZ Aeroscience Corporation (PLZ) has acquired Precise Packaging from an affiliate of Trive Capital. Precise is a leading manufacturer of small-format aerosol and liquid products for the personal care, home fragrance and over-the-counter end markets.
Ball Corporation has launched a pilot of infinitely recyclable aluminum cups in the U.S. and the University of Colorado Boulder will introduce the cups to fans at Folsom Field for the 2019 football season.
Water brand DASANI announced sustainable packaging innovations in support of The Coca-Cola Company’s global “World Without Waste” goal to make its bottles and cans with an average of 50% recycled material by 2030. Updates to DASANI’s packaging line-up include the HybridBottle.
Most of these innovations, from gable-topped milk cartons to a plant-based Coca-Cola bottle, drive consumer demand for sustainable packaging. A McKinsey & Co. study suggests the trend will continue even as the packaging sector is disrupted by five trends
Toast — the planet-saving, certified B Corp brand that brews beer from surplus fresh bread and uses its profits to help fix the food system — has partnered with B&B studio for a new brand identity and packaging design.
In the film Ready Player One, a dystopian culture relies heavily on virtual reality to escape the real world. These types of technologies used to feel so far removed from our current state, but not anymore. Smart technologies and the Internet of Things are at the forefront of changing everything.
This issue of Packaging Strategies highlights how companies can move ahead during these unprecedented times; package printing innovations, and a case study on one printer creating lunchboxes for frontliners; how best to choose FFS equipment; advanced analytics with Big Data; ready-to-heat vegan dishes answering consumers call and more.