Just because millennials and members of Generation Z are close in age, does not necessarily mean they share the same belief systems. For this generation, diversity, purpose, and honesty are more than hashtags. They are virtues these young consumers expect from all brands.
Two packaging industry trends are causing headaches for automated case packing OEMs and their customers. OEMs must advance their design strategies to keep the cost of automation affordable so customers continue to receive optimum ROI.
It seemed like an exciting product development opportunity. Building material suppliers in cold climates were moving packaging operations outdoors. They needed equipment that could operate in an open shed or shelter to bundle their bricks, blocks and masonry products.
Show attendees will determine the best of the best among fifteen Technology Excellence Awards finalists in five categories during PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019 (Sept. 23-25, Las Vegas Convention Center).
Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business, based in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). The company and its Pharma and Food units will remain intact..
Passing the torch to the next generation. Opening new doors as an industry. Coping with the rapid pace of technology. Growing your brand to ensure it remains relevant. We believe four forces will shape your ability to recruit top talent in the years to come.
From light-weighted glass and PET bottles to recycled corrugated cartons and compostable plastics, opportunities are out there. Brands and retailers rely upon packaging manufacturers to give them what consumers want — in a cost-effective, time efficient manner.
Packaging is constantly changing, and to keep up with consumer and retail/CPG demand, we have to look at the future as "now." Thinking ahead in order to make trend predictions and how machines and materials can be used is one way to help stay ahead in the ever-changing market.
In the November issue of Packaging Strategies, we feature a new trend: Re-commerce, brands and Generation Z, resealable closures in food packaging, a pretzel company with filling & weighing equipment for more productivity and much more!