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BOBST has launched the VISION CI flexo press, designed to deliver the most efficient performance for all production lengths on a wide range of substrates. Fast to setup and change over, it features technical innovations that ensure process consistency, minimum waste and easy manufacturing.
Sustainability is top of mind for packaging suppliers and brands alike. As consumer demand for green options continues to increase, CPGs also face pressures from emerging regulations pertaining to certain packaging materials and waste.
Sustainability has become a topic that no one can or should ignore. But this is not a new issue. From a packaging perspective, there has long been a drive to design and introduce materials and structures that are kinder to our planet.
To meet rapidly increasing demand for its water-soluble and biodegradable films, Kuraray’s MonoSol Division has announced plans to expand its operations with the construction of a new manufacturing facility in Poland.
The global Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film market has seen demand grow by just under 5 percent per annum over the last five years. The main driver of growth has been the demand for flexible packaging, particularly in China and South East Asia, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest ‘BOPP Film Global Supply Demand Report’.
The California State Senate has adopted a resolution recognizing the many benefits of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technologies and the contributions of RadTech, a non-profit trade association. “This resolution will encourage adoption of pollution prevention technologies while retaining manufacturing jobs in California,” says Rita Loof, RadTech director of environmental affairs.
Packaging is ever-changing, with new forms, materials and machinery becoming available each year. That is why PACK EXPO is a must-see event for many in the industry. With this year’s show just around the corner, here is a sampling of just a few of the thousands of products that will be on display.
In today’s marketplace, it seems bioplastics would be the perfect answer. Nowhere would this be more important than in the flexible packaging segment, which faces growing concerns about the use of plastics — its primary material.
Among the articles in the December 2019 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, read about PPC Flexible Packaging's growth strategy, the latest news from the flexible packaging industry, read the newest excerpt on imports & exports from the FPA State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report, and much more!