MULTIVAC was presented with the 2019 Supplier of the Year award by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI). The award was given at the Annual Awards Ceremony and Luncheon during the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga.
The acquisition provides Rohrer with additional thermoforming capacity, expanded product range and the largest combination run program for printed and thermoformed visual packaging products in the world.
A new super barrier-coated (SBC) thermoformable film for pharmaceutical blister packs recently launched by Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex business. The SBC 240 is a performance and improved-cost alternative for 4- and 6-mil PCTFE and cold formed foil in thermoformable blister applications.
MULTIVAC Inc. chooses two industry veterans for new and important roles, continuing the succession plan that resulted from the recent appointments of Matt Malott to President/CEO and Jim Campbell to Chairman of the Board.
ORBIS, a subsidiary of Menasha Corp., has acquired Hinkle Manufacturing of Perrysburg, Ohio. Hinkle operates a thermoforming plant in Dearborn, Mich., where it produces trays and other plastic components, in addition to serving the automotive market with highly engineered custom dunnage for part protection.
PinnPACK, a thermoforming company specializing in sustainable food packaging, has acquired the rights as the exclusive North American manufacturer and distributor of DeLight Ltd.’s first-of-its-kind hybrid foodservice tray. With this partnership, PinnPACK brings the dual ovenable hybrid tray, made from renewable paper sources and enhanced with plastic polymers, to North American markets.
As a result of its seamless digitalization, comprehensive sensor system and networking with the MULTIVAC Cloud, the X-line creates a new dimension, when it comes to packaging reliability, quality, performance and future-proofness. The machine manufacturer is showing the X-line at IPPE in Atlanta, Jan. 30-Feb.1, 2018.
October 2017 marked 30 years since MULTIVAC Inc. became the official U.S. daughter company of MULTIVAC Global. To commemorate this milestone, MULTIVAC Inc. held a multi-day industry event to celebrate 30 years of packaging excellence with nearly 300 customers, affiliated partners and suppliers joining in the celebration.
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!