Many in the flexible packaging industry are hard at work to find sustainable solutions to make an already ideal packaging format even better. Here’s a look at some of them, from compostable bags to eco-friendly resins.
If you were among the several hundred packaging professionals that attended the 2018 Global Pouch Forum last June 13-15 in Miami, then you know that one of the big show themes had to do with flexible packaging sustainability and recyclability.
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.
The sachet market is continuing to heat up. According to Stratistics MRC, the global sachet market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8 percent from 2017 to 2023, with the most popular pack sizes being the single-serve 1-10 milliliter variety.
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.
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.
What if you could scan a special 2D barcode on the label with your smartphone and have the wine actually talk to you? Talking labels could soon be coming to a store near you, thanks to a Seattle-based startup’s development of Soundpaper.
Hurricane Maria went down as the worst storm to hit Puerto Rico in 80 years, and considering the fact that another powerful storm – Hurricane Irma – made landfall just weeks earlier, Puerto Rico’s 3.4 million residents were in the midst of a humanitarian crisis.