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  • GEPP and Amut collaborate in Mexico
    Proplasa, a producer of shrink and stretch film for parent company Grupo GEPP, a Mexican bottling company, has installed flexible packaging machines from Italian manufacturer Amut. ... read more
    Source: on 11-15-2018
  • Parkside creates compostable coffee pack for Percol
    Parkside Flexibles, has developed a sustainable pack for Percol Coffee, the first coffee brand to receive the official Plastic Free Trust Mark from A Plastic Planet. This story continues at Parkside creates compostable coffee pack for Percol Or just read more coverage at Packaging News ... read more
    Source: on 11-15-2018
  • Brightmark Energy announces major investment in nation’s first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant
    Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco–based renewable energy development company, has acquired a majority interest and invested $10 million in a groundbreaking plastics-to-fuel technology company, RES Polyflow (Chagrin Falls, OH). It also committed an additional $47 million investment in the first commercial-scale plant to utilize this technology, which will be located… ... read more
    Source: plasticstoday.comPublished on 11-14-2018
  • CPGs tell all: Adapting to industry trends with OEM partners
    During PMMI’s 2018 Annual Meeting, Conagra Brands, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Nestlé USA shared their top marketplace challenges and drivers.​​​​​​​As end users face a shift in their core consumer base from Baby Boomers to Millennials, they are having to answer to ever-changing demands, while speeding their time to market and… ... read more
    Source: on 11-14-2018
  • Welcome to ProMach FLtecnics
    ProMach has had a relationship with FLtecnics for about four years and . it is great to see the company is now a part of our team. FLtecnics is based in Girona, Spain and manufactures a range of horizontal pouch equipment, making it a perfect fit in our Flexibles Business Line.… ... read more
    Source: labelingnews.comPublished on 09-17-2018
  • Meet Us at Labelexpo 2018!
    We’re excited to announce that S-One Labels & Packaging will be exhibiting at Labelexpo Americas 2018 later this month in Chicago. Be sure to swing by Booth #1414 to see printed examples, the latest products and exciting demonstrations. Narrow-web label printers who are interested in breaking into flexible packaging… ... read more
    Source: on 09-04-2018
  • Don’t Miss This Webinar: Exploring Flexible Packaging
    Labels & Labeling magazine will host its second webinar in the Exploring Flexible Packaging series on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. ET./9 a.m. CT. This session will explore the technical aspects for narrow web producers who want to get into flexible packaging. The second webinar is part of Labels… ... read more
    Source: on 08-30-2018
  • The History of Clamshell Packaging
    In 1978, the US inventor Thomas Jake Lunsford, took out a patent on his new package design, The Clamshell, a plastic blister package. A plastic blister package is a term for several types of pre-formed plastic packaging for small consumer goods, foods, and for pharmaceuticals. The primary component of a… ... read more
    Source: labelingnews.comPublished on 07-16-2018
  • Digital Print Heats Up Discussions at Global Pouch Forum
    It’s usually hot down in Miami, but Global Pouch Forum really brought the heat with a focus on digital printing. Although only 1% of flexible packaging is printed digitally today, it was the hot topic at last week’s forum. Digital’s ability to print small runs with customization is making the… ... read more
    Source: on 06-19-2018
  • S-OneLP Is Now in Canada
    S-One Labels & Packaging is excited to announce that it has expanded operations into Canada. Effective immediately, all orders that were processed through LexJet will now be handled by S-OneLP, which will have inventory and shipping out of Ontario. In addition to the DigiPrime and DigiGuard products from Michelman… ... read more
    Source: on 06-04-2018
  • Plastic packaging: Breaking down environmental impacts
    There’s a lot happening all around the packaging industry right now. A major focus area of innovation is the drive to make packaging ever more sustainable, and versatile plastics are an inseparable part of that. As an industry, it’s important for all of us to continually educate customers and consumers… ... read more
    Source: plasticpackagingfacts.orgPublished on 10-05-2017
  • PackExpo Event: Working toward ‘closing the loop’ on flexible packaging
    This week our Emily Tiplado spoke at PackExpo 2017 about Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF) at a special event hosted by Amcor. MRFF is a collaboration of leading companies, committed to advancing the understanding of how flexible packaging can be effectively sorted for recovery. These companies, brand owners, packaging producers… ... read more
    Source: plasticpackagingfacts.orgPublished on 09-25-2017
  • 6 Trends Driving Flexible Packaging
    Flexible packaging continues to remain one of the fastest growing sectors in packaging today. It’s economical, comes in virtually all shapes and sizes, extends shelf life of food/beverage products and is very customizable. According to the Smithers Pira market report, “The Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2020,” the flexible… ... read more
    Source: createitpkgPublished on 10-22-2015
  • Packaging Basics: What Consumers Expect
    You have a great product that serves your customers’ needs. How do you get your customers to choose your product off the shelf instead of your competitor’s? The answer is packaging. Branding and product description are important to customers, but perhaps, equally as important is structural packaging. Studies show… ... read more
    Source: createitpkgPublished on 08-28-2015
  • Plastic Packaging for Personal Care Products
    In today’s world, a key product characteristic that catches the eyes of consumers is sustainability. Words like “natural” and phrases like “BPA-free” or “eco friendly” stand out and give a sense of security to consumers. However, this is not the case throughout much of the personal care market. According… ... read more
    Source: createitpkgPublished on 08-01-2015

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