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Poland Spring to Use 100% Recycled Plastic for Bottles
Poland Spring announced Monday a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers, a move that comes against a backdrop of growing concern about plastic pollution.
Jun 3rd, 2019
Burn Victims Sue Conagra After Cans of Cooking Spray Explode
May 7th, 2019
The Future of Snack Food Packaging
Apr 17th, 2019
Hellmann's Commits to Using Recycled Plastic Packaging in 200 Million Bottles, Jars by 2020
Apr 17th, 2019
PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019: Experience the Technologies Driving Packaging Growth
Apr 9th, 2019
Coca-Cola Canada Kicks Off Year of Innovation with New Mini Bottle
The new 'mini' package size kicks off a massive year of innovation for Coca-Cola in Canada, that will introduce more than 20 new beverages across the company’s portfolio, including low- and no-calorie drinks, bold flavors and soda water beverages.
Mar 28th, 2019
ProFood Tech 2019 Product Announcement: XpressBulk Milk Delivery System
At ProFood Tech 2019, ORBIS Corporation is introducing the XpressBulk Milk Delivery System for the transport of fluid milk from the truck to the retail cooler with only one touch.
Mar 27th, 2019
Reel-y? New Beer Can Double as Motion Picture Film Developer
Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware created its SuperEIGHT beer after a conversation with people at Kodak, the upstate New York technology company most famous for its photographic roots.
Mar 25th, 2019
Ultra High-Def Flexo Printing Makes Impact on Store Shelves
Food companies face a heated, aisle-by-aisle battle for consumer attention. New tools like ultra high-def flexo can help them rise to the challenge.
Mar 12th, 2019
Ghirardelli, Russell Stover Fined Over Chocolate Packaging
Ghirardelli and Russell Stover have agreed to pay $750,000 in fines after prosecutors in California said they offered a little chocolate in a lot of wrapping.
Jan 31st, 2019
Nestle Accelerates Action to Tackle Plastic Waste
Nestle on Tuesday laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018 commitment to make 100 percent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a particular focus on avoiding plastic-waste.
Jan 15th, 2019
Should Packaging Include a Label on Environmental Impact?
Find out more by watching this installment of The Lempert Report.
Dec 11th, 2018
Nestle Waters North America Will Achieve 25 Percent Recycled Plastic in its Packaging by 2021
The company plans to continue expanding its use of recycled materials in the coming years, further setting an ambition to reach 50 percent recycled plastic by 2025.
Dec 10th, 2018
The latest addition to Mondi’s containerboard portfolio — ProVantage Powerflute — provides excellent moisture resistance and ensures more reliable packaging performance.
Dec 4th, 2018
Peel Pak is a unique bag for packing dry dairy and related food products in cleanroom environments.
Nov 29th, 2018
Stop Compensating for Waste on the Packaging Line
Waste is inevitable on the packaging line. So how can you identify and eliminate the root cause of waste in your packaging line?
Nov 20th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Review: Tray Packaging Solution
Signode Industrial Group introduced a unique tray packaging solution at PACK EXPO International 2018 in October.
Nov 16th, 2018
Nestle Steps Up Efforts in Addressing Plastics Waste and Pollution
Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said, 'This Global Commitment is a step-change we urgently need in order to move from a linear to a circular economy. We want to act and lead by example. We will do our part to ensure that none of our packaging, including plastics, ends up in the natural environment.'
Oct 29th, 2018
PepsiCo Announces New Packaging Goal for 25% Recycled Plastic Content by 2025
The global food and beverage leader expands on its sustainable packaging vision and Performance with Purpose 2025 Agenda with an ambitious new global goal.
Oct 26th, 2018
PMMI: Increased Investment in Automation Benefits Consumer Packaged Goods Companies
A new PMMI survey reveals that big data analytics and collaborative robots are seen as potential game-changers.
Oct 25th, 2018
Kellogg Announces New Global Sustainable Packaging Goal
Company aims for 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by the end of 2025.
Oct 25th, 2018
PACK EXPO Sets New Trade Show Standard for Packaging
“The continued success of PACK EXPO is a testament to not only our industry’s growth but PMMI’s commitment to offering a world class environment for exhibitors to offer cutting-edge solutions to our attendees,” says Jim Pittas, CEO, PMMI.
Oct 24th, 2018
Smart Packaging Can Reduce Food Safety Incidences
It’s been a promise from the packaging industry for at least 30 years. A package that would flag foods and beverages that contained harmful bacteria or contaminants. And although it's been tested, its still hasn’t made it to market — but perhaps that is about to change. Find out more by watching this installment of The Lempert Report.
Oct 24th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Review: Autobag 600 and 650 Wide Bagging Packaging Systems
Automated Packaging Systems introduced a new line of wide bag packaging systems — Autobag 600 & 650 — at PACK EXPO International 2018.
Oct 19th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Review: MC10-15 Counterbalanced Stacker Lift Truck
Yale Materials Handling Corporation highlighted the latest addition to its robotic lift truck lineup at PACK EXPO International 2018, the Yale MC10-15 counterbalanced stacker.
Oct 18th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Review: ClearMark Thermal Inkjet Printer
ClearMark prints high quality text, graphics and barcodes onto almost any porous or non-porous substrate, providing the capability to add fixed and variable data, including serialized 2D data matrix barcodes, directly to primary or secondary packages or preprinted labels.
Oct 17th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Review: Mini Slider
The mini Slider is designed for use on lightweight products and smaller pouches such as those used in the specialty beverage, snack food, pet care and dairy industries.
Oct 16th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Review: Autoprod CF-400 Cup Filling System
R.A JONES introduced the latest addition to its Autoprod Cup Filling product line — the Autoprod CF-400 — at PACK EXPO International 2018.
Oct 15th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Preview: Alvey 891i Palletizer
The Alvey 891i palletizer offers a user-friendly design packed with standard features that provide exceptional versatility and maintainability in a reduced footprint.
Oct 11th, 2018
Mondelez International Commits to Making All Packaging Recyclable by 2025
This new commitment is part of the company’s strategy for a circular packaging economy and will help deliver its long-term vision for zero-net waste packaging.
Oct 10th, 2018
The 3 E’s of Future Food and Beverage Packaging
How e-commerce, environmentalism and enhanced experiences will drive future CPGs.
Oct 9th, 2018
PACK EXPO International 2018 Product Preview: Contura S400 Leak Detector
INFICON will showcase the Contura S400 to the North American packaging market for the first time at PACK EXPO International 2018.
Oct 8th, 2018
PMMI Infographic Forecasts Growth for the Global Packaging Market
Growth in the world market for packaging machinery is expected to reach an estimated $42.2 billion by 2021, up from $36.8 billion in 2016, according to the newly released A Look at Packaging Around the World infographic from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
Oct 8th, 2018