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Carl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics, Inc. and John Kalkowski, Editor of Flexible Packaging, discuss automation and how collaborative robots with adaptive end-of-arm-tooling are overcoming the “kryptonite” to automation—variation. Hear Vause’s take on how robots are working their way in the food and consumer goods packaging industries.
At Global Pouch Forum 2022, Juan Gluth, CEO of GoodBelly by NextFoods, Inc., shares how the probiotic brand’s integration of flexible packaging to its product line increases consumer convenience and ultimately helps drive growth and product innovation for the brand.
Packaging on the east coast primarily serves food & beverage, life sciences, HAB and industrial/household chemical markets. Since 2000, consumer buying habits have drastically changed resulting in sector-specific challenges. Jorge Izquierdo, Vice President of marketing for PMMI, shares insights on those issues that will be addressed at PMMI’s upcoming Pack Expo East.
PACK EXPO East takes place March 21 – 23 in Philadelphia.
In this episode, we follow up with branding expert Todd Maute, a partner at CBX. Under his leadership, CBX has developed dozens of comprehensive private brand portfolios across thousands of SKUs for top retailers, like Sam’s Club. Our conversation covers topics like the rise of private labels, consumer behavior trends, opportunities for CPG brands, technology’s critical role in manufacturing and more.
In this episode the topic is 3D printed blister tool prototyping and how it can be used to improve cannabis packaging. Benjamin Voelker, the general manager for the packaging machine division of Maruho Hatsujyo Innovations explains how 3D Printed Tool Prototyping produces sample blister cavities nearly identical to final production.
Restrictions at the plant level have forced suppliers in the ink industry to be creative about they assist customers with technical issues. In this podcast, Sun Chemical’s Moe Rahmeh discusses how the company’s online troubleshooting guide has enabled users to troubleshoot issues – remotely.