Berry Global Group, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of RPC Group Plc for a purchase price of approximately $6.5 billion, The combination of Berry and RPC creates one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies.
QComp Technologies, a robotic systems integrator is beginning a 10,000-square-foot addition to its production facility in Greenville, WI. The expansion, which is scheduled for completion this fall, is in response to an increase in demand for its robotic automation systems in the United States and Canada.
Improving the sustainability of flexible packaging was a recurring theme at this year’s Global Pouch Forum. While pouches are one of the most sustainable forms of packaging, flexible packaging may still face unfavorable public perceptions.
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.
The Dow Chemical Company has announced the winners of its 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation, which recognizes the packaging industry’s top achievements in innovative packaging designs, materials, technologies and processes.
Looking for a flexible packaging solution for your product? To facilitate your search, the Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide, produced by the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), provides a detailed listing of FPA members’ manufacturing and material supplying capabilities.
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.
Flexible packaging is at the forefront of important packaging trends in product protection, design and performance, consumer convenience, and sustainability, all of which positively impact the environment, consumers, and businesses.
What’s changed about this year’s PACK EXPO International because of the pandemic? Nothing! Well, just the name. And format. But you can still make connections and see the latest trends. Get the lowdown on PACK EXPO Connects with Flexible Packaging’s preview in the October issue! Also, see how Midwest values helped bring two companies together when one of them was looking to bring pouch converting in-house. Find out what’s driving automation investments for converters and much more!