Flexible Packaging recently caught up with Mark Kay, performance group leader of NOVA Chemicals’ polyethylene business. Here’s a look at what he had to say about the development of such materials and how they factor into a sustainable packaging future.
Packaging innovation, investments and mergers and acquisitions continue to define the top 25 converters in North America.
July 5, 2018
Reading this, you'll see what each converter has been up to in the past year. It’s evident that this list is going to look very different next year. The race is on. On that note, we present our 2018 Top 25 Converters in North America feature, based off of sales information from the 2017 calendar year.
For decades, the companies that comprise The CLI Group have been making coated and laminated products, and helping clients with product development in a pilot facility. An integral part of these process lines is web spreading and lay-flat technology with polyband expander rolls.
Though Inland Packaging offers everything from shrink sleeves to various narrow web flexible packaging today, it got its start in the big beer and craft beer markets – markets that are riddled with competition and where various brands yearn to stand out.
In addition to educational presentations and networking, the 2018 Global Pouch Forum will also offer a tabletop exhibition space where some of the latest technologies and products in flexible packaging will be put on display. Here’s a preview of some of the hottest new innovations.
Given the love that Americans have for their pets, it should come as no surprise that this affection is a major driver in the growth of pouch packaging. The relationship will be clarified for attendees of the upcoming Global Pouch Forum, to be held June 13-15 in Miami, Florida.
The fast-moving millennial generation reshaped the snacking industry by voicing its need for quick and convenient meals throughout the day. Millennials, likely to snack more than any other generation, make up a portion of a group Mintel identifies as "super snackers"
From Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Orlando, Florida, there are three crucial trade shows happening that are relevant to converters and printers of flexible packaging. Here’s an overview of Converters Expo, FTA Annual Forum/InfoFlex and NPE.
With the return of NPE, held once every three years, in addition to spring mainstays in Converters Expo and FTA Annual Forum/InfoFlex, printers and converters have a lot to keep up with this year. Here’s a closer look at the three upcoming events.
Among the articles in the September 2019 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, read about the latest in personalized packaging trends, find out about the latest in flexible packaging technology, read the latest Roundtable on web guiding and tension control, and much more!