A special PMMI group has hammered out the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Opportunity Calculator, giving processing and packaging firms a tool to pinpoint problem areas and improve their businesses.
Former late-night TV host Jay Leno will entertain the crowd at PACK EXPO, PMMI’s international packaging and processing conference, with a lively lecture.
CPS International is exploring the way aseptic and other processes have a mutual reliance on packaging and the impact it has in the market.
PMMI is calling for processing and packaging leaders to reaching out to young people, get them excited about manufacturing, and ensure the future of the industry.
Hard to open wrappers have been cited as the largest consumer packaging frustration. How can confectioners make life a little easier without overpaying for elaborate opening features?
Big cereal players haven’t worked out the concept of sensual packaging, sticking instead to rigid boxes and thick plastics but Mona’s Granola is one step ahead, says its founder....
Consumer demand is rising for portion controlled packs, but do existing packaging machines have everything under control?
Even though Singapore’s obesity rate is steadily rising, a recent poll there has shown the majority of its residents do not read or understand the information printed on food packaging. ...
Ritter Sport has delayed buying a second piece of machinery from Ishida following a legal battle with German consumer group, Stiftung Warentest.
Finnish dairy giant Valio has adopted Tetra Pak's Tetra Brik Aseptic Edge carton in the hope of revitalizing three established dairy brands.
SweetWater Brewing Company will launch two beers in 12- and 16-ounce aluminum cans from Ball Corporation.
MeadWestvaco has launched Evertain, a resealable paperboard container to protect snacks, boost sustainability, and drive shelf appeal.
Tetra Pak has extended use of its bio-based cap, calling it ‘another step forward’ towards its ambition to make fully renewable packages.
Daisy has launched redesigned cottage cheese packaging that draws attention to the dairy dish’s short list of natural, quality ingredients.
Lightweighted containers, reduced material use, improved recycling awareness—many shifts in the US waste stream points toward food packaging having a better impact on the environment than ever before.
The 2014 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards were presented this month at the annual meeting of the Flexible Packaging Association in Arizona.
March is National Nutrition Month—the ideal time, according to one US label manufacturer—to take stock and get ready for the new label requirements on the horizon.
PACK EXPO, the international processing and packaging industry exposition, is expected to draw 50,000 attendees, feature 2,000 exhibits, and stretch over 1.1m square feet.
PepsiCo recently filed a patent describing a method for making beverage bottles from paper fibers, although it does not reveal which beverage applications might suit the package.
Demand for bag-in-box packaging from the dairy industry for foodservice products is increasing "steadily" but potential for growth still lies in the retail sector, says Smurfit Kappa....
Heinz is withdrawing six varieties of infant food sold in pouch and spout packaging in Canada due to a potential packaging defect.
Tetra Pak doesn’t believe it will be the first company to launch a 100% renewable carton and claims its biggest recycling challenge is working with countries that have a poor...
Children are the smallest consumers, yet they can carry big power in terms of a household's food purchases. Here are some kid's food packages that tout the taste, convenience, and...
RTD teas provide undeveloped opportunities for flexible packaging, but brand owners must look long term rather than expect short-term penetration, one analyst believes.
General Mills hopes to influence purchase decisions in the cereal aisle with a limited edition comic book series across selected Big G brands.