For several years, the Packaging Strategies list of the Top 50 Food Packaging Companies has changed very little. Sure, there has been some juggling of the ranks, but once again, Nestlé, JBS, Tyson, Pepsico and Mars round out the top five food packaging companies in the 2018 rankings.
In 1978, Bill Huggins and Bill Mann founded Pretzels Inc. Based in Bluffton, Indiana, the company manufactures and distributes traditional, peanut butter-filled, flavored, seasonal and gluten-free pretzels, as well as extruded snack products, to leading grocers as well as private and national brands.
Two packaging industry trends are causing headaches for automated case packing OEMs and their customers. OEMs must advance their design strategies to keep the cost of automation affordable so customers continue to receive optimum ROI.
According to the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students, 84% of professionals working for fast-moving consumer goods are under more pressure to quickly bring new products to the market than they were five or 10 years ago.
ProMach has acquired Jet Label & Packaging, Western Canada’s largest producer of labels for a variety of industries. The addition of Jet Label expands ProMach’s labeling and coding capabilities for customers.
The new EDL Model 22-45 single roll product wrapping system wraps both trayed and trayless products at rates of up to 45 packages per minute— including packaged food products, pet foods, dairy products, mixed multipacks and more, as well as untrayed single products and container multipacks.
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the top winners of its 76th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. These folding cartons and rigid boxes represent some of the best paperboard packaging manufactured by North American converters over the past year.
Shane Bertsch is the new vice president of Strategic Planning & Innovation for INX International Ink Co. Bertsch joins INX after spending the last 13 years at HAVI, a global supply chain and packaging service provider for leading food service brands.
In the November issue of Packaging Strategies, we feature a new trend: Re-commerce, brands and Generation Z, resealable closures in food packaging, a pretzel company with filling & weighing equipment for more productivity and much more!