Once again, Flexible Packaging offers its annual list of the Top 25 Converters in North America for the year 2019. These rankings are based on each company’s revenues for the year 2018. The rankings are scrambled a bit from the previous year, but most companies are familiar figures in this year-to-year feature.
Reading this, you'll see what each converter has been up to in the past year. It’s evident that this list is going to look very different next year. The race is on. On that note, we present our 2018 Top 25 Converters in North America feature, based off of sales information from the 2017 calendar year.
Compared to the lists of the past few years, the 2017 Flexible Packaging Top 25 Converters list may seem, well, ordinary. While this year was not without its share of M&A's, they were all fairly minor to some of the big shake-ups the industry has seen in the past.
Most consumers and industry professionals want to see a post-COVID 19 world emerge as soon as possible, and there’s hope on the horizon with recent vaccine breakthroughs. However, a big question going forward will be what flexible packaging trends stick in a post-COVID world?
Plant utilization is essential for most industries, and in most cases this means some kind of capital investment to increase productivity. Many converters and contract packagers are identifying machine vision opportunities for challenging film lamination applications.
Flexible Packaging spoke with Ron Cotterman, VP of Sealed Air’s sustainability and innovation, to discuss the company’s partnership with Plastic Energy and how it can impact sustainability in the flexible packaging industry.
Increased legalization and a growing demand for medical and recreational cannabis across the world has the legal marijuana market size expecting to reach $73.6 billion by 2027, says a new report published by Grand View Research, Inc.
Under pressure to improve productivity, agility and resource utilization, the packaging sector is turning to advanced automation solutions. A secret weapon for the sector is high-precision electromechanical linear motion.
We kick off the New Year by asking industry executives to take a look back at the year that was and predict how it’ll affect 2021. No crystal balls here! Quality control in inspection systems and printing cylinders also takes a front seat this month. Plus, sustainability in cannabis packaging, a Q&A with Sealed Air and more!