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..
When you speak with Charlie Guida these days, you can just sense the excitement and enthusiasm in his voice. And this is for good reason, as the VP of sales for Diamond Flexible Packaging has a lot to be excited about.
Unlike as in previous years, there weren't a lot of shakeups in 2016. But that doesn't mean that it wasn't a solid year for the top North American converters.
July 1, 2017
Compared to the lists of the past few years, the 2017 Flexible Packaging Top 25 Converters list may seem, well, ordinary. While this year was not without its share of M&A's, they were all fairly minor to some of the big shake-ups the industry has seen in the past.