This year’s PACK EXPO, which is making its biennial pit stop in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center from September 25-27, is poised to deliver on that experience in ways that it has never done before.
Multi-material flexible packaging is material-efficient, lightweight and low impact, but its inability to be effectively recycled or otherwise recovered in an environmentally beneficial manner has always been its Achilles’ heel.
While flexible lidding materials include film, paper and foil, in this primer we’ll take a look at flexible lidding film for food applications, an area we think will continue to grow in the near and long term.
The right film does a whole lot more than just protect a product. It can also help it stand out on the store shelf, enable high-quality printing and include characteristics that permit consumers to observe or experience the product prior to purchase.
Flexible Packaging recently caught up with Roman Barski Jr., Kuraray America’s senior director of sales, for an overview on how Kuraray resins and raw materials are continuing to impact the packaging industry.
Consumers are growing more accustomed to seeing water-soluble, unit-dose pods on shelves in the laundry and dishwasher detergent aisles, but now they can also find these little pods next to cans of shaving cream.
Flexible Packaging recently caught up with Oliver Stauffer, vice president and COO of Packaging Technologies & Inspection (PTI), to discuss the benefits of non-destructive testing, the science and chemistry involved in packaging and why inspection/testing equipment shouldn't be an afterthought.
In the Jan/Feb installment of Roundtable, we sit down with Eric Smith, Vice President of Technology for Charter NEX and Eric Bender, Market Development Manager, New Platforms for Jindal Films Americas.
Back in 2014, INEOS announced that they were halting the production of Barex resins, the acclaimed resins used in chemical-resistant packaging. The announcement shook the flexible packaging industry...