If you have ever been tasked with considering what types of intellectual property protection were available for a new packaging design, copyright may not be the first thing that came to mind. After all, it is trademark law that is designed to protect the public’s association with a commercial name or logo.
Many companies outsource the filling and packing of their products to specialized service providers. While the profile of such a contract packer was previously limited to packaging alone, nowadays companies look for experts who can supply an all-in-one service.
In 2015, a study by Freedonia Group (freedoniagroup.com) projected that demand for tube and stick packaging in the U.S. would advance 4 percent per year to $2.1 billion in 2018, with stick packs making up the lion’s share of that growth relative to tubes.
Advancements in technology offer packaging machine flexibility.
October 10, 2018
As production facilities continue to be challenged by smaller batch runs, higher OEE requirements and skilled labor shortages, there is a desire for simpler, more flexible equipment. One way to achieve more flexibility is by addressing the time, tools and parts needed to implement changeovers.
Whether planning to purchase a new VFFS bagger or would like to evaluate your existing equipment, it’s helpful to know what to consider in terms of sanitation, maintenance and reliability. To aid in that process, here are 10 things to know about sanitary equipment design for VFFS baggers.
Fast-growing flex pack segment headlines wide-ranging program at Global Pouch Forum.
May 10, 2018
Given the love that Americans have for their pets, it should come as no surprise that this affection is a major driver in the growth of pouch packaging. The relationship will be clarified for attendees of the upcoming Global Pouch Forum, to be held June 13-15 in Miami, Florida.
Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) announces structural realignment and business unit name changes to better serve brand owner package development needs. The changes will enable brand owners to improve speed-to-market in order to more rapidly capitalize on commercialization opportunities.
The 2nd annual Best of Food and Beverage Packaging conference was held in October 2015 where top executives from brand owners, suppliers and converters shared their insights into the development process, new technologies, material innovations, supply chain safety of your product packaging, and their best ideas on how to make your packaging that compelling. View