With the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) poised to present its annual sustainability awards this spring, it makes sense to take a look at some of the latest advances in sustainable packaging materials, especially those related to printing and labels.
Twenty-five years, Global Pouch Forum remains the longest-running flexible event. To celebrate, we have put together a (brief) timeline of the pouch packaging that resonated with consumers and changed our lives.
The premier event for the converting industry in the Southeast is back and in-person in Charlotte, N.C.
February 15, 2022
After what seems like an oh-so-long time away from the Southeast’s converting industry, Converters Expo South is coming back for an in-person event at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., on February 23, 2022.
In addition to world packaging events going all digital, companies themselves have stepped up and taken control of showcasing their new products to a broad audience by creating their own virtual press events.
When the global COVID-19 pandemic hit, PMMI used its position as the convener of the makers of goods along with their packaging and processing suppliers to consistently monitor the effects on the industry and provide avenues to keep parties informed.
Designed to power innovation across the industry, PMMI’s PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO, Sept. 23-25, will cover 900,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space, with 2,000 exhibitors and 30,000 attendees from nearly every market.
Three experts from around the industry weigh in on the latest trends, technologies and practices that brands can leverage to effectively tackle multiplying stock keeping units (SKUs) and bolster efficiency, sustainability, security and brand experience through customization and personalization.
Packaging Strategies spoke with Dow market manager Chris Gandy and associate marketing director Heather Turner about Dow’s Design for Recyclability platform and the evolution of recyclable pouches designed to fit the circular economy.
OMAC and OPC Foundation jointly released a PackML OPC UA Companion Specification in 2018 — a nearly two-year effort to standardize how PackML information should be modeled in OPC UA. Since its release, technical solution providers have started to create real implementations of the specification.
Converters Expo South is a one day expo that unites converters of paper, film, plastics and nonwovens with industry buyers, specialists and suppliers. With hundreds of attendees expected, Converters Expo South will be the place to find manufacturing partners, check out testing and prototyping equipment, meet with producers of disposables and learn the latest in flexo printing and packaging.