Viking Masek's U.S. headquarters in Oostburg, Wisconsin, began officially generating power from the sun. The new state-of-the-art rooftop solar array generates 239.76 kW of energy with 648 solar panels, saving enough electricity each year to power 28 homes.
Optimizing a packaging line is a journey. And there are many variables to consider in the quest. If one machine or component isn’t working, it can wreak havoc on your entire line — with labor costs, downtime and of course finding the root of the issue.
As the company’s new chief operating officer, Ranc will lead the company’s business operations for long-term organic growth, ensuring all ProMach product brands work together to achieve the company’s business goals.
While we wait for the FDA to compile and review the responses to its request for comments on Fixed Quantity Unit of Use Blisters Packaging, Docket No. FDA-2019-N-1845 in response to the SUPPORT Act of 2018, we want to take the safer packaging of opioids conversation a bit further.
Heineken and KHS are setting standards with the newest and one of the biggest breweries in Mexico on all counts. Besides its impressive proportions, the plant is also a shining example when it comes to ecological and economic sustainability, thanks to four KHS lines.
The way food is packaged and marketed is constantly changing, thanks in part to consumer trends, the goal of packaging sustainability and the never-ending fight to reduce food waste. This has resulted in a wide variety of enhancements that continue to evolve.
New blow-molding equipment and custom bottle designs boost sales 24% in one year.
October 24, 2019
Tropical Trade & Industries N.V., a manufacturer of food and pharmaceutical products based in Paramaribo, Suriname, was in need of in-house packaging capabilities to support its business plan to grow its presence in the Caribbean. The company turned to PACK EXPO Las Vegas in search of a solution.
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!