YKK’s four main U.S. manufacturing facilities in Georgia, California, Alabama and Kentucky have taken innovative approaches to the new challenges to assist with the Covid-19 pandemic. One example is YKK subsidiary Tape Craft Corporation in Oxford, Alabama.
Income elasticity analysis reveals that adidas, Nike, LVMH and Groupe Danone have higher Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk exposure among select FMCG companies, while Kraft Heinz and Kimberly-Clark, which are less dependent on discretionary spending, appear to be less exposed.
EnvyPak, which specializes in clear packaging solutions, is continuing to operate and support hospitals, testing laboratories and other organizations by offering packaging components they need to fight and help control the spread of COVID-19.
The Flexible Packaging Association issued letters to the White House, all Governors and Capitol Hill leadership with regard to the need for essential packaging manufacturing during this time of uncertainty, particularly food insecurity and access to pharmaceutical and medical supplies.
As the Coronavirus spreads, Sun Chemical continues to monitor the changing economic landscape and the impact to its global supply chain. In response, Sun Chemical has issued the following statement from Jeffrey Shaw, Chief Supply Chain Officer.
Packaging solutions with certified recyclability help food and drink producers satisfy relevant legal requirements. SÜDPACK Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG has now received a certificate of recyclability from the Institute cyclos-HTP for its packaging film concept.
After more than 50 years, Elkay Plastics Co, Inc, based in Commerce, Ca, is rebranding itself as part of a renewed commitment to core capabilities and customer engagement. The new brand, LK Packaging, will still be energizing the packaging supply chain with a wide range of readily available, state-of-the-art packaging solutions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is postponing most foreign inspections through April due to the coronavirus outbreak and will rely on measures such as product sampling at borders to ensure safety of imported products.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of Flexible Packaging Magazine, find out what the Head of Sustainable Packaging Coalition is saying about the prospects for packaging’s role in improving the environment, read this month's Roundtable on extrusion equipment, and much more!