FPA’s Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council (SPMC) Executive Committee met in New York for its annual meeting on June 13, 2019. In addition to reviewing the progress made last year, the group focused on developing a plan for 2020 and beyond.
The global packaging industry has seen spectacular growth over the past few decades. Packaging companies have been experimenting with new production and business models to achieve the quality bar and outdistance their competitors, which will remain their strategy over the years to come.
Clear View Bag Co., an Albany, New York-based manufacturer and converter of plastic bags and roll stock for markets including medical, food, agricultural, retail and industrial, has purchased a second Fusion C flexographic printing press from Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller.
Packaging is ever-changing, with new forms, materials and machinery becoming available each year. That is why PACK EXPO is a must-see event for many in the industry. With this year’s show just around the corner, here is a sampling of just a few of the thousands of products that will be on display.
Reed-Lane, a New Jersey-based contract packaging provider serving pharmaceutical manufacturers, has added a dedicated room for vial and ampule kitting to its cold chain capabilities. The space is capable of labeling vials and ampules, then kitting them with other components such as printed literature.
This one-day conference will focus on industry-specific topics including an update on state government affairs; an update on the polypropylene market; global trends in flexible packaging; managing incentives, and an overview of the University of Florida research on the feasibility of high temperature steam gasification of municipal solid waste.
The Flexible Packaging Association’s 2019 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report provides industry converters, suppliers, investors, and analysts with insight into the performance of the U.S. flexible packaging market over the past year.
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!