Packaging Strategies and Flexible Packaging editorial director Kristin Joker and PMMI’s Jorge Izquierdo discuss how to choose between premade pouches and form-fill-seal. Part 6 of 6
August 21, 2019
When making the choice between premade pouches and form-fill-seal, OEMs should consider factors like run speed, changeovers and flexibility of package sizes handled, according to the 2019 Flexible Packaging Assessment by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) report, A Holistic View of the Role of Flexible Packaging in a Sustainable World, highlights the sustainability benefits of flexible packaging. FPA commissioned PTIS, LLC to provide a holistic view on sustainability benefits.
After two years and over 250 prototypes, Chamber Pouch brings a new, patented, dual-chamber capability. Chamber Pouch enables food and CPG companies to create new products, combinations and extensions, generating new brand value.
Across many areas, suppliers are making innovative advances that continue to propel pouches as the fastest-growing packaging segment. Many of these developments are in response to consumers’ demands for more convenience in packaging, at the same time balancing their concerns for protecting the environment.
Printing is often thought of as a mature industry. However, innovations in print—especially in the area of inks for package printing—show that there is a bright and colorful future for this developing technology.
Building on its theme covering the evolution of pouches, the 2019 Global Pouch Forum announces an agenda featuring presentations focused on innovation, sustainability and developing markets, such as the burgeoning cannabis industry.
Advanced materials science, innovation and industry collaboration led to the creation of fully recyclable packaging for Bear Naked’s leading line of granolas and granola bites. We go inside the sustainable journey.
It was about three years ago when Bear Naked Granola decided it wanted to overhaul the packaging on its line of best-selling granolas and granola bites. As a leading brand in the granola space, it wanted to take the lead in another important category: sustainable packaging. But the brand wanted to maintain the feel, function and appearance of its current packaging.
For several years now, HQC has been designing and manufacturing custom fitments for pouches. And despite the challenges involved in doing so, the Oswego, Illinois-based company has continued to move this sector of the market forward.
BNP Media’s Packaging Group has recently launched a “Packaging Perspective” podcast series, where the group’s respective editors hold exclusive one-on-one conversations with some of the who’s who in the industry.
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!