Among the articles in the January/February 2020 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, read the Executive Forecast for 2020, read about the latest news and product innovations in the flexible packaging industry, hear from some of the industry leaders, and much more!
Pushback on use of plastics is a major challenge for flexible packaging. Going forward, suppliers look to find eco-friendly alternatives, while educating consumers on the many benefits of this growing packaging segment.
To gain an industry-wide perspective on the year that has just ended and the prospects for 2020, Flexible Packaging reached out to executives whose businesses represent the spectrum of flexible packaging.
Corporations are facing increasing public scrutiny and being held accountable for their products and actions as a business. This has given rise to the concept of corporate social responsibility, which in this issue's Roundtable, packaging companies discuss stakeholder expectations.
The ultimate aim of the narrow web converter is essentially the same as it is for their counterparts operating in wide web converting – that is to turn out a product to the highest quality in the minimum of time while realizing a healthy profit. Easier said than done.
Zim’s, Bagging company, a manufacturer of printed polyethylene rollstock, bags, and foam & bubble pouches, has invested in its first Windmoeller & Hoelscher press – a 59” 10-color MIRAFLEX II. The new press has been placed in service and running since July 1, 2019.
Portland, OR-based Craftsman Label is a full-service narrow web company serving brands and packaging buyers across the U.S. and abroad. With its fleet of state-of-the-art flexo, thermal and digital presses, the company’s high-definition label and flexible packaging applications serve a wide range of end-use sectors.
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.
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.
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.
As part of the company’s ongoing strategy to attract and retain top talent Bixby International implemented a complete renovation of its office space during 2019. The primary reason for the renovation was Bixby’s continued investment in its employees.
New this month in Flexible Packaging: the challenges facing frozen foods packaging manufacturers, how one horse feed company reworked its packaging design, ecommerce challenges, a personal care brand has what it takes for consumers, when is it time to outsource, and much more.