Microscan has launched its AutoVISION inspection suite, which includes compact smart cameras and machine vision software to verify 1D and 2D barcodes.
Industry should pay more attention to the design of packaging for foods targeted at elderly people who may be at risk of malnutrition, say researchers.
TricorBraun has bolstered its packaging design division with a new name, expanded headquarters and larger staff.
An updated Chinese regulatory scheme for clearing food packaging materials means that it is now desirable for companies to get their unapproved products cleared in China, said David Ettinger, partner...
Ilapak has championed the flexibility of one of its wrapping machines that offers three different packaging possibilities.
Sealpac has outlined flexibility, material savings and traceability as the main benefits of its integrated machinery, during a recent trade show in Germany.
Linpac Packaging has developed a range of hinged bakery boxes which are lighter than previous designs to ease the eco-tax burden on retailers and manufacturers across Europe.
Traceable polymer additives and those that create subtle defects in plastic bakery trays should clamp down on the huge and costly issue of theft, their developer says.
Expera Speciality Solutions is to acquire the specialty paper business of Wausau Paper Corp and the Thilmany Division of Packaging Dynamics Corporation.
The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation have saluted a significant number of food packages over the years for breakthrough technology aimed to benefit consumers.
Packaging polymers are growing in the developed and developing world, driven by the constant demand for more food to feed the world’s expanding population, according to PlasticsEurope.
ColorMatrix has launched an oxygen scavenging solution for PET packaging claiming it offers enhanced container clarity to help customers achieve aesthetic and recyclability goals.
An Oregon State University (OSU) study has concluded that nutritionally speaking, canned peaches are equivalent to their fresh counterparts.
The latest European packaging manufacturer to announce it would be passing on raw material cost increases is UK company Paccor, which makes rigid plastic food packaging.
Boulder Brands is rolling out novel square-shaped tubs for its Smart Balance and Earth Balance spreads in a move it claims will “revolutionize the way products are displayed in the...
G.Mondini and Digi Europe have collaborated to launch an integrated weigh station with a coding system that allows printing directly onto film on the top of the tray, eliminating the...
A whey protein coating is being developed as part of an EU project to replace existing polyethylene (PE) or petrochemical plastic coatings in multilayer packaging and enhance recyclability.
During the 18-19 June Akademie Fresenius Conference, experts from Registrar Corp. will offer food exporters advice on complying with U.S. Food and DrugAdministration (FDA) labeling regulations.
SIG was the main revenue highlight for Reynolds Group Holdings as it reported a decrease of $20m to $3.3.bn for the three month period ending 31 March this year.
Plantic Technologies is claiming to have developed the first renewable and recyclable ultra-high barrier packaging format.
LabelTac, an Oregon-based labelling product firm, is offering a range of cold-storage labels for marking product in sub-zero facilities.
France and Germany have teamed up to work on improving polymer sourcing for plastic packaging and address environmental challenges.
Beverage carton recycling has continued to increase in the UK, with half of all local authorities in the country now making kerbside collections, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the...
SunRidge Farms, a California organic and natural food firm, has launched redesigned resealable packaging for its products.
Henkel, a German adhesives manufacturer, is offering an online resource to help food processors ensure the safety of their product packaging.