When I was growing up, as many of you I’m sure, I would never have guessed that cannabis would be legalized. Back then it was taboo, worse than alcohol and seen as another drug on the streets. Remember the commercial, “This is your brain on drugs,” with the eggs frying in a pan?
The plastic protective packaging market is projected to pass 9 million tons in 2019, according to a new study. This is due to the focus of manufacturers on streamlining and optimizing plastic protective packaging, to advancements in plastic properties in line with reduced waste.
When designing closures for some of the world’s biggest brands, the biggest challenge we must overcome when it comes to e-commerce is ensuring our designs can withstand the impact of being shipped. The second challenge is leak protection.
GreenPrint, an environmental technology company providing turn-key sustainability programs is partnering with Plastic Bank, an organization globally recognized as one of the most important solutions to stop ocean plastic. GreenPrint calculates CO2e emissions via payment transactions and invests proportionately in certified projects to develop and market sustainability programs for its clients.
Trends are funny. Some trends seem to quickly grab the attention of the public, only to fizzle out after the launch of the next trend. In retail, this is most notable with the latest kids’ toy — as soon as the holidays have passed so has the hype.
As pet ownership among boomers declines, pet food brands are turning their attention to millennial and Gen Z consumers. These younger generations are quickly redefining what it means to be a pet parent, including everything from how they bond with their pet to how they shop for them.
With the MBMS-24 from Modern Manufacturing Services LLC, the web movement is separated from the sealing functions, which enable it to achieve higher running speeds while maintaining optimal sealing quality.
Berry Global Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of RPC Group Plc. The combination of Berry and RPC creates a leading global supplier of valued-added protective solutions and one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies.
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!