OH SNAP!® Pickling Company, based in Wisconsin, is in the final stages of installing two new high-speed SOMIC end-of-line packaging machines. The first of the popular 424 W3 wraparound case packers for retail-ready packaging has begun handling the collating and case packing of almost two million single-serve pouches per week.
It’s a problem that hiring managers experience all too often: A new employee who performed well during the interview ultimately fails to get results on the job. Then the hiring process begins all over again — and again.
E-commerce is becoming a significant and high-growth opportunity for the corrugated packaging market to 2023, cites a Smithers Pira report. Sales have continued to show growth, and present a considerable opportunity for corrugated packaging suppliers.
The PopLok, by Eagle Packaging Machinery, is a customizable automatic tray forming solution designed to erect self-locking corrugated and paperboard trays with or without a lid, and is capable of forming 1-tuck, 2-tuck, and multi-tuck trays.
The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) 2018 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition will feature a new category for folding cartons and rigid boxes manufactured using digital technology. The new category, as well as redesigned trophies, celebrate the competition’s 75-year legacy while looking ahead to the future.
Harmless Harvest, an organic coconut water producer, has released limited edition packaging for the holiday season. The festive bottles feature whimsical and bright snowflakes, and a case of 12 bottles includes a bow and gift tag. These shareable case packs are also perfect to stock up for holiday events.
Imagine being able to save approximately $300K a year by implementing a new package design and labor structure. And to top it off the new package design used less materials which freed up millions of square feet of unnecessary over-packaging.
The buzz of craft beer seems finally to be fading. While on its surface the category may appear bubbly, over a decade of consistent double-digit growth has led to an oversaturated selection of brands on shelves.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we share an article about a popular men’s wellness brand, finding an ecommerce partner for growth and control of your products, PACK EXPO Show coverage, a chocolate factory that found the right system for its bars, a Q&A with two companies on sanitary equipment and making the switch to aluminum.