The ability to custom design corrugated packaging for specific use underlies its versatility and performance in a wide variety of product and distribution scenarios. To design and engineer an efficient and cost-effective package, it is important to understand the package performance requirements of the environment.
Many of today’s newer pharmaceutical formulas require more stringent moisture, light or oxygen protection. Many formulas also are becoming more potent, leading to demand for metered dosing in small tube diameters for low (yet powerful) fill volumes.
Environmentally conscious consumers are looking for packaging that uses fewer resources and less energy than other forms of packaging. Flexible packaging minimizes transport costs between the converter, packager/filler, retailer and end user.
Great packaging tells your customers about your product, your brand and what you stand for, and is a must for anyone producing physical goods for the consumer marketplace. You must get creative with your packaging design to portray the right message to the right people—and you need to attract your target market and get them excited to buy your product. When it comes to packaging food, there are many factors to take into consideration for a successful product.
Chub packaging gains ground as it delivers safe food and longer shelf life.
January 16, 2018
Today's chub packaging for meats simplifies handling for consumers and on the packaging line. When research showed consumers want to minimize contact with raw meat, Cargill added an easy-peel feature to its Our Certified brand of ground beef in one-pound chubs.
Highlights at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 include a range of pre-formed tubes and bags that provide greater product protection and improved material stability. The audience can put the films’ mechanical properties to the test and find out how to benefit from Mondi’s blown-film extrusion technology.
Advancements in films – for nearly all types of packaging – continue to prove we are only touching the surface of these dominant materials. Nowadays, consumers as well as retailers pay more attention to packaging that keeps products safe, including films, when making their purchasing decision.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!