HydraBan 420 gives paper and corrugated converters a new coating solution
August 28, 2013
HydraBan 420 is a versatile new water repellent coating from Michelman used by converters of paper and corrugated. It is an economical and easy-to-run coating with or without dilution. It is FDA-compliant for direct food contact, repulpable and recyclable.
After eight years of producing wines under different labels, Oregon-based winery, Union Wine Company, unveiled a more unified branding that represents their mission: to make quality everyday wine with Oregon character, and the least amount of pomp and fuss.
Big Wood Brewery Launches four premium craft beers in Rexam cans
August 16, 2013
Big Wood Brewery, a bold new player on the craft beer scene gaining notoriety for its distinctive brews, has launched four of its award-winning craft beers in cans. Jack Savage, Morning Wood, Bark Bite and Bad Axe are available now in Rexam 16 oz. cans.
Little Big Brands creates idea packaging for Salt of the Earth Bakery
August 8, 2013
Salt of the Earth Bakery is relaunching their artisan baked goods in fresh new structure and design worthy of these supremely delicious treats. The Bakery turned to branding partner Little Big Brands to lead the effort.
Demand for corrugated boxes is forecast to increase 4.2% per year
August 8, 2013
World demand for corrugated boxes is forecast to increase 4.2% per year to 234 billion square meters in 2017, slightly outpacing real (inflation-adjusted) gains in GDP. Factors contributing to rising box demand include growth in industrial activities, particularly the manufacturing sector, which often requires corrugated packaging to protect and transport goods.
Polychim is setting a new benchmark in the performance of homopolymer polypropylene (PP) in packaging applications with the launch of a new thermoforming PP offering excellent aesthetics, high quality and faster throughput to converters.
Avantium, a renewable chemicals company, and ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH, one of the world’s leading plastic converters, announce their Joint Development Agreement for the development of PEF bottles. After The Coca-Cola Company and Danone, ALPLA is the third company to collaborate with Avantium on PEF, a bioplastic based on Avantium’s proprietary YXY technology. The goal of these collaborations is to bring 100% biobased PEF bottles to the market by 2016.
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.