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.
I just opened my new subscription box of Billie razors and found a surprise inside. Let me backtrack. Billie is a subscription-based, direct-to-consumer brand focused on providing women with quality shaving supplies and body care products.
At first sight, specializing in the impossible doesn’t look like the best way to build a profitable long-term business. For Pennsylvania-based prepress house Imageworx, however, it’s a strategy that has proved highly successful for more than two decades.
CBD has emerged as a popular wellness product and can be found across many sectors of consumer products, but the FDA’s lack of clear mandates on CBD’s legal status has opened the door to unregulated actors who sell their products without appropriate safeguards and mislead consumers with inaccurate, inappropriate or even false claims.
By and large, digitalization is not just the implementation of digital technologies into existing business architectures; it is about questioning existing business logics in the light of new possibilities offered by the latest digital technologies.
Pregis, a leading manufacturer of protective packaging, is expanding its customer experience portfolio with Inspyre paper. This custom-branded tissue paper is dispensed from the Easypack Quantum on-demand, void-fill system.
Prairie State Group, a printer specializing in flexible film, food grade packaging materials and pressure-sensitive labels, has achieved its eighth SQF Certification in both food safety and quality edition 8.2, an internationally recognized food safety standard from the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute.
Some lessons can be hard to learn, and COVID-19 has been one tough teacher when it comes to supply chains. We shed some light on what this taskmaster has taught us in the November issue of Flexible Packaging as well as how printers can use less ink without sacrificing quality, how advances in technology are opening up new markets for flexible, and showing you a brand that’s dear to our hearts with its flippancy. There’s more than that, though, but you’ll have to dive in to see it!