Thomas, the leader in product sourcing, supplier selection, and marketing solutions for industry manufacturing, released its '2020 Q4 Top Manufacturing Trends,' identifying the top products and services sourced by North American manufacturers, as well as sharing predictions for 2021 industrial sourcing trends.
ProAmpac's patent-pending innovation, ProActive Recycle Ready Retort RT-3000, is suited for pet and human food. RT-3000 pouches are available in stand-up and three-side seal configurations and are EU and FDA compliant for food contact in retort applications.
Kraft Mac & Cheese has announced it is developing and testing the brand’s first-ever recyclable fiber-based microwavable cup. Upon testing completion, the brand will launch a new Kraft Mac & Cheese Shapes variety using the new cup and design later in 2021.
Though the WPO (World Packaging Organisation) turned to virtual judging for WorldStar 21 with two rounds of judging taking place, WPO members, representing 34 countries from all around the world, spent hours going through 345 submissions before meeting via the Zoom platform for final deliberations to choose the 194 winners of WorldStar Packaging Awards 2021.
Fulfilling short-term needs while maintaining long-term priorities has been an ongoing challenge for organizations since the onset of the pandemic. The global response to COVID-19 has slowed the day-to-day operations of many companies but amplified the progression of transformations that were already brewing before the outbreak.
Amcor, in partnership with 35 leading companies in the consumer goods industry, will take measures to significantly reduce plastic waste. They will be enforcing two new design rules to deliver packaging that is easier and more cost-effective to recycle.
We put together a list of our Top 10 Articles of 2020, through our analytics, by our online readers. We hope you enjoy a look back on subjects such as the move to aluminum, plant-based packaging, Top 100 Food & Beverage companies, the future of FMCG, a new shrink bag for meat and cheese, and more.
We ring in the new year with features in the January issue including our Top Packaging Innovations in 2020, customizable e-commerce kits, automating coding changeovers to drive efficiency, motion control advances, tape solutions and beauty care while wearing masks.