The Student Design Challenge honors flexible packaging solutions developed by students. The “challenge” for students is to develop a flexible package solution that addresses a packaging issue, such as consumer convenience or the protection of food.
Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco, is building PharmaPortal™, a vendor-neutral blockchain platform for use by pharmaceutical manufacturers and carriers. Built on IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply, PharmaPortal intends to address the industry’s needs to trace assets across many different supply chain participants and more.
Tri-Seal's investment of $1 million in a new closure liner manufacturing facility in Greater Noida, India is its latest investment in foil laminating, four-color rotogravure printing and inspection equipment.
The company is focusing on chemical recycling of plastic waste and developing high-tech packaging films from the recovered raw materials. These raw materials have the same properties as virgin polymers and are suitable for packaging products with high quality and hygiene requirements, including foodstuffs.
This includes complete systems manufactured in the United States, as well as extruders designed in the U.S. and fabricated locally at Davis-Standard’s subsidiary Davis-Standard (Suzhou) Plastic Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd.
Machine manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher held its first Virtual EXPO on June 24 and 25, 2020, to present technologies and products initially planned for industry mega shows Interpack and Drupa, which have been postponed until spring 2021.
S-OneLP announces availability of Charter NEX Films' ReTreve Green Arrow High Clarity PE Print Film to produce store drop-off recyclable packaging; film’s high heat resistance ensures packaging doesn't distort during printing, laminating and pouch-making.
SAKATA INX and GIS will work together on specific projects, leveraging SAKATA INX’s ink expertise and access to large end users and major OEMs, and GIS’s expertise in providing complete workflow solutions for industrial inkjet applications.
Mondi is partnering with One Young World as a sponsor of Lead2030. Lead2030 was launched by One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, in November 2018 to support youth-led innovation to contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Flexible Packaging’s August issue shares the Top 25 Converters annual feature. In addition, you will find articles on color management, securing the supply chain while being part of the pandemic solution, back-to-basics packaging, 4 factors to successful snack packaging, how automation is changing the converting industry, flexo plate production in times of crisis and much more.