Among the articles in the November 2019 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, read about award-winning innovations in pouch packaging, the latest news from the flexible packaging industry, read the November Roundtable on static control, and much more!
The beauty of packaging is that it is always evolving to meet the needs of brand owners and consumers. While countless innovations are introduced each year, many of these advances are subtle in materials or processes that are not obvious to the observer’s eye.
The Flexible Packaging Association recently held its 2019 Fall Executive Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. The association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings preceded the conference. This issue of the FPA Update highlights some of the presentations.
When it comes to the preferred method for value-added printing of flexible packaging and labels, flexography is still king of the hill. These days, many flexo printers base their business on narrow web production.
When walking through the supermarket, have you ever noticed how many products feature labels? By labels, we don’t mean the small price tags, but rather the larger labels that are used as an advertising medium and to display the product information.
PPC Flexible Packaging announces the acquisition of McKinney, Texas-based Popular Ink. Popular Ink is the fifth acquisition of specialty and differentiated flexible packaging firms by PPC. Previous acquisitions include Fisher Container and Packaging Products Corporation in 2017, Temkin International in 2018 and HFM Packaging in 2019.
Macaran Printed Products a division of Van Alstine and Sons, Inc. announced that the company has become a 100 percent employee-owned entity. Macaran, one of North America’s highest definition pressure-sensitive label converters, was founded more than 44 years ago.
For the fifth consecutive year, South Atlantic Packaging has been selected as one of the 50 top-performing, privately held companies in Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina by the Triad Business Journal’s annual “Fast 50” awards program.
AJG Packaging, a New Jersey-based provider for sourcing, filling and secondary packaging needs, announces the availability of the Exothermix heating system, a self-contained heating solution, which features the flexibility to fit many different applications and simplifies the use of any product requiring heat.
New this month in Flexible Packaging: how digitalization is transforming the packaging industry, Five requirements for E-stop operation, Clif Bar reveals limited edition woman athlete-focused design, how to prevent ink migration, label regulations for CBD packaging, and much more.