Continuing to expand and enhance its food packaging lines, Placon, a top US thermoformer of custom and stock food containers, retail and medical device packaging as well as recycled PET materials, announces that it is currently rolling out its new anti-fog lid technology on its entire line of PET cold deli food packaging products.
Jean Paul Gaultier Coca-Cola contour bottles earn further packaging awards.
January 24, 2013
This year has started with recognition for Ardagh Group and the team who produced the Jean Paul Gaultier Coca-Cola contour bottles. The eye catching limited edition containers, which had already been honoured in 2012 with trophies from Starpack, Best of Metal (MPMA) and The Cans of the Year Award 2012 (The Canmaker), made it a quartet of successes when it was recognized with a Worldstar Award from the World Packaging Organization.
Lightweight Containers has launched the first member of a new generation of KeyKegs: the cylindrical KeyKeg20. The new one-way keg owes its unique characteristics to an invention called the Double Wall™ technology, which surrounds the bag containing the beverage.
The industry's revenue for the year 2011 was reported at $4.8 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 36.69%. Import was valued at $1.1 billion USD from 65 countries. The industry also exported $311.4 million USD worth of merchandise to 95 countries.
Fowler supplies six high-speed, high-quality cleaning, filling, and capping systems helping to break production records at two Diageo plants.
January 16, 2013
Fowler Products, powered by Pro Mach, and its French partner, Perrier Bottling Machines have been recognized by Diageo, the world’s largest producer of distilled spirits, with the Distinguished Honors – Special Projects award. Over the last two years, Fowler supplied six Perrier cleaning and filling systems and Fowler/Zalkin capping machines to two Diageo facilities.
Blue Marlin design heats up Green Saffron’s style.
January 11, 2013
Integrated brand design agency Blue Marlin has developed a complete branding platform for spice specialist Green Saffron. The range includes five varieties of dry spice blends, three sauces, and an award-winning specialty line.
Rapidly renewable fiber is sustainably-sourced from tree plantations in regions like Southeast Asia, whose tropical climate year-round allows for accelerated tree growth and shortened maturity cycles for harvesting.
Process for DPET sheet allows for transparent and straightforward traceability documentation.
January 3, 2013
To eliminate some of the risks to true traceability, thermoformers can now look at today’s new, unique direct-to-sheet process (DPET™) from OCTAL that eliminates five stages of the conventional sheet production process (pelletizer, SSP, compactor, dryer and extruder).
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.