As more food-based companies scramble to find American-based flexible packaging manufacturers, Dura-Pack has dramatically increased its manufacturing capabilities to meet the packaging demands of food companies that typically source their flexible packaging overseas.
Skymark, a leading independent manufacturer of flexible film packaging solutions supplying the hygiene, medical and food sectors, has developed protective aprons containing antimicrobial technology in response to the national call for help with the shortage of personal protection equipment.
AptarGroup Inc. is seeking U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for a solution that allows easy disinfecting of N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 masks). These masks are desperately needed by healthcare personnel due to the shortage of disposable masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ASK AIMCAL clearinghouse service can help identify suppliers of raw and finished materials for products vital to the COVID-19 response as well as organizations with manufacturing capacity available to address pandemic-generated needs.
As the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) grows to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the amount of litter and trash has increased. SWANA urges Americans to dispose of these materials properly and recycle right during this pandemic.
In 2019 there was a strong, quite single-minded push against plastics in general from several places in activism and the media. The question I have to ask is: Can you imagine a hospital without the ability to have sterile single-use equipment right now?
The Flexible Packaging Association's 2020 Board of Directors were elected by FPA voting members via ballot for a one-year term, with the exception of the Chairperson’s two-year term, and assumed their directorship on March 4, 2020.
Acucote, a solutions-oriented pressure-sensitive adhesive coating manufacturer, has expanded its portfolio of stocked material to meet the urgent needs of political campaigns with pressure-sensitive and non-pressure-sensitive promotional products.
This issue of Flexible Packaging spotlights today’s flexible films; packaging line automation along with a case study; coverage on COVID-19 medical mask material, hand sanitizer packaged in single-use sachets; and sanitizing wipes, along with a brand renew of a popular jerky snack brand.