With strong merger and acquisition activity, 2019 was another year of industry consolidation.
Over the past 10 years, the flexible packaging industry has grown from $26.6 billion to $31.8 billion with a cumulative annual growth rate of 2% per year, according to the FPA.
The company provided the LCA and a report with descriptions on key environmental indicators based on comparing the STANDCAP pouch to a rigid package across product categories including sauces, condiments and personal care products.
When it comes to baby food, today’s parents seem to be primarily concerned that the product is healthful, organic and sustainable. Those same concerns apply to baby food packaging.
Perhaps that’s the reason why pouches are becoming so popular in this segment.
GEA has launched two innovations in vertical packaging to help meat and poultry manufacturers increase uptime. The SmartPacker CX400 packaging machine, available in both sanitary and standard configurations, is equipped with induction sealing capabilities that reduce changeover times to less than two minutes.
Once again, Flexible Packaging offers its annual list of the Top 25 Converters in North America for the year 2019. These rankings are based on each company’s revenues for the year 2018. The rankings are scrambled a bit from the previous year, but most companies are familiar figures in this year-to-year feature.
Flexible Stand-up Pouches for Motor Oil Result in More Favorable Environmental Outcomes than HDPE Bottles
June 14, 2019
FPA commissioned PTIS, LLC to provide a holistic view on the sustainability benefits that flexible packaging offers; provide foresight into future sustainability implications for flexible packaging; and develop six Life Cycle Assessment case studies comparing flexible packaging to other packaging formats across a range of products.
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.
Packaging innovation, investments and mergers and acquisitions continue to define the top 25 converters in North America.
July 5, 2018
Reading this, you'll see what each converter has been up to in the past year. It’s evident that this list is going to look very different next year. The race is on. On that note, we present our 2018 Top 25 Converters in North America feature, based off of sales information from the 2017 calendar year.
We sat down and discussed bag/pouch making with Timothy Lewis- CMD Corporation, Fabio Dacò- ELBA S.p.A., Jim Russell- Modern Manufacturing Services, LLC, Jesse Rosenow- Totani America, James F. Pease- Sun Centre USA, and Sanjay Amin- Mamata Enterprises, Inc..
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!