The October issue of Packaging Strategies centers around packaging design, as well as features cartoning, cobots, cleanable equipment advantages, aseptic packaging, household packaging trends and more!
When brands are considering a new design, one question to answer is: Why? Is it for a more modern look, such as digital printing or other special graphics effects? Is it to revise the text placement? Change colors for an entire product line? Change to sustainable materials or another pack container?
Only one in five companies have fully integrated automation lines in existence today, igniting a growing competitive demand to adopt technology on the plant floor to deal with the uptick in market complexity.
It’s estimated that 95% of purchases will be made online by 2040. While household care brands have worked over the decades to build tight supply chains, in this new age of e-commerce, in-store packaging strategies can’t simply be replicated for e-commerce.
Sanitary design and cleanability offer opportunities for improving the bottom line. Complying with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for equipment and utensils lowers the risk of expensive product recalls and the consequent damage to brand reputation.
So, you’ve been assigned the task of selecting a new cartoner for your bag-in-box packaging line. Where to start? There are many cartoner models available on the market, and an even larger range of options and prices. To find the solution that best meets your company’s needs, make sure to ask the right questions.
If you are in business long enough, there will come a time when you’ll need to rebuild your brand. Rebuilding a brand isn’t a process that many brand owners go through regularly. To help with that process, here are five steps to rebuilding your brand.
When any element on a production line fails, the entire production line probably goes down, at considerable loss of time and profit. The first thought of the maintenance engineer is, “How soon can I get it back up?” The pain begins when the line goes down and ends when the line recovers full production.
Baby Boomers living longer than previous generations, coupled with the increase in healthcare options and affordability in emerging economies around the world, are contributing to the increasing demand for disposable instruments in the healthcare industry.
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!