In the busy world of converting, industry professionals can be hard-pressed to stay on top of the most recent developments in the industry. That is why so many return each year to the Converters Expo for a concentrated show that allows them to see the latest converting technology and services.
The ultimate aim of the narrow web converter is essentially the same as it is for their counterparts operating in wide web converting – that is to turn out a product to the highest quality in the minimum of time while realizing a healthy profit. Easier said than done.
Pushback on use of plastics is a major challenge for flexible packaging. Going forward, suppliers look to find eco-friendly alternatives, while educating consumers on the many benefits of this growing packaging segment.
To gain an industry-wide perspective on the year that has just ended and the prospects for 2020, Flexible Packaging reached out to executives whose businesses represent the spectrum of flexible packaging.
As part of the company’s ongoing strategy to attract and retain top talent Bixby International implemented a complete renovation of its office space during 2019. The primary reason for the renovation was Bixby’s continued investment in its employees.
Precise Packaging, a contract manufacturing partner of aerosol and liquid products for premier brands in the personal care, home fragrance and over-the-counter (OTC) end markets, announced that it has opened a new 15,000 square-foot production facility.
If converters feel gobsmacked by the pace of change in today’s packaging world, they should get ready to shift into overdrive. A recent study cites five major trends that will force major changes that raise the performance bar over the next decade.
When TIDI Products, a medical products supplier in Neenah, WI, needed a custom corona treating solution, they chose Enercon Industries Corp. The challenge involved replacing an old two-sided treater on a 1600mm LDPE blown film line, and moving the location of treatment for better access by their operators.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, find out what the Head of Sustainable Packaging Coalition is saying about the prospects for packaging’s role in improving the environment, read this month's Roundtable on extrusion equipment, and much more!