The presence of static can result in a number of issues – such as poor print quality, tiny holes that appear in extruded film or blockages in machinery equipment – but dust attraction remains arguably the biggest challenge in a sector concerned with quality control
Flexible Packaging recently caught up with Dave Muchorski, director of marketing at Testing Machines Inc., for an update on what’s new in the field and how coefficient of friction can impact printing and converting operations.
Imagine a future where technology makes it possible to verify the shelf life of your favorite products, donate to charity by tapping your smartphone on the sleeve around a bottle of water or access recipe videos and full nutritional analysis from a pouch of microwaveable rice.
We recently caught up with François Olivier, president and CEO of TC Transcontinental, and Rebecca Casey, TC’s senior director of marketing, for an overview of how the company has come so far in such a short period of time and where it’s poised to go in the future.
Flexible Packaging recently caught up with Carl Joachim, ePac CMO, for an update on the company’s all-digital platform and how it has been received by the industry in the year-plus since its inception.
While it wasn't the case 30 years ago, most flexible packaging printers and converters today know that by retro-fitting their web-fed machinery with direct tension-sensing and control equipment they can control their overall process better while preventing poor quality in finished roll material.
By becoming a one-stop shop for all things flexible packaging, Consolidated Packaging Group has skyrocketed to new heights.
October 1, 2017
Consolidated Packaging Group (CPG) prides itself on fast time to market, quality and a high level of customer service. But perhaps the Ridgefield Park, New Jersey-based printer/converter's biggest competitive advantage is how diversified it is in its business.
New this month in Flexible Packaging: the challenges facing frozen foods packaging manufacturers, how one horse feed company reworked its packaging design, ecommerce challenges, a personal care brand has what it takes for consumers, when is it time to outsource, and much more.