Covectra designed the AuthentiTrack solution to ensure product integrity. It is intended to combat counterfeiting and diversion across a wide range of industries including food & beverage, electronics, fashion, cosmetics, luxury goods and more.
Based on the new State of the Industry U.S. Packaging Machinery Report infographic by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, domestic shipments of packaging machinery is forecast to grow at a nearly 4% CAGR through 2024.
Swiss Bühler Group and Premier Tech from Canada announce the formation of a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions. Both will build a design and manufacturing center in China.
The pharmaceutical industry’s understanding of serialization is maturing as companies slowly begin to recognize the added business value supply chain traceability can provide. Historically, the industry’s focus on serialization has been driven by the need to satisfy evolving regulations. However, companies are realizing that the benefits of traceability extend beyond compliance.
Consumers are looking for convenience in poultry products due to smaller households and busy schedules. There is high demand for microwave-safe, flexible packaging options and designs with resealable closures, such as zippers, and small portions. As well, poultry packaging manufacturers are introducing innovative products that now include intelligent technologies.
Markem-Imaje is extending its thermal transfer overprinter (TTO) line of coders with a cost-efficient version targeting low- and medium-speed production lines of up to 600 mm per second initially for users in Asia-Pacific.
Anyone associated with pharmaceuticals and packaging is likely aware President Trump signed the SUPPORT Act recently. The Substance Use–Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act, also known as SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, includes a specific address to the type of packaging that should be utilized to stem the tide on opioid addiction.