A program designed to expand market demand for recycled plastics has generated almost 26 million pounds of new demand for post-consumer resin (PCR), more than tripling the amount generated in the first year.
The way food is packaged and marketed is constantly changing, thanks in part to consumer trends, the goal of packaging sustainability and the never-ending fight to reduce food waste. This has resulted in a wide variety of enhancements that continue to evolve.
The new EDL Model 22-45 single roll product wrapping system wraps both trayed and trayless products at rates of up to 45 packages per minute— including packaged food products, pet foods, dairy products, mixed multipacks and more, as well as untrayed single products and container multipacks.
Shane Bertsch is the new vice president of Strategic Planning & Innovation for INX International Ink Co. Bertsch joins INX after spending the last 13 years at HAVI, a global supply chain and packaging service provider for leading food service brands.
Siegwerk, a leading provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, and APK AG, a specialist in the production of high quality plastic granulate from plastic waste, want to meet the challenges of plastic recycling together and further optimize the recyclability of plastic packaging working in a circular economy.
The new website is designed to enrich users’ experience. The digital makeover showcases Toray’s comprehensive role in the manufacture of sustainable, technologically advanced polyester and polypropylene films and electron-beam crosslinked foams.
Clorox’s new ESG goals pursue innovative ways to meet consumer needs, help to address some of the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges, do more with less, and do more to create value for all stakeholders.
Baby Boomers living longer than previous generations, coupled with the increase in healthcare options and affordability in emerging economies around the world, are contributing to the increasing demand for disposable instruments in the healthcare industry.
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.