In recent years, the idea of a circular economy has come to the forefront of this movement. Based on the principles of reduction, reuse and recycling, it is theorized that a circular economy can be restorative and regenerative by design.
After reviewing and analyzing 73 samples of some of the best examples of flexible packaging on the market in 2019, a panel of judges has chosen 48 packages for recognition in the Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) 64th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition.
Amcor Flexibles North America has announced a partnership with Moda vacuum packaging systems. By combining Amcor’s shrink bag and rollstock film for meat and cheese with Moda’s system, producers can gain operational efficiencies and drive total cost savings.
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon (HGO) is launching four Oregon Orchard hazelnut chocolates in 6 oz. resealable pouches. These confections will be available at the Oregon Hazelnut Marketplace and all Wilco Farm Stores in Oregon and Washington.
Phoseon Technology is working closely with ink and coatings manufacturer CYNGIENT on UV LED-cured adhesives for the narrow web label industry and beyond. Technical support from CYNGIENT allows Phoseon to offer customers faster, more efficient leading-edge adhesive product support.
SCREEN Americas has finalized development of its new Truepress Jet L350UV SAI inkjet system for label printing. The press features improved color reproduction as well as superior scalability, enabling it to meet a wide variety of market needs.
As consumers embrace the ease and convenience of buying online, demand for flexible packaging continues to charge ahead at double-digit growth rates. Figuring out how to meet that demand can place considerable strain on warehouse and operations managers trying to find the right mix of human and capital resources needed to keep pace.
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.
Among the articles in the March 2020 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, find out the winners of FPA's 2020 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards, read the March Roundtable on advancing plate technologies, read about the upcoming 13th annual Converters Expo, coming back to Lambeau Field, and much more!