October 2020

29
Oct

Why Does Halloween Packaging Look Different This Year?

Packaging designs for the 2020 Halloween holiday reflect the fact that traditional trick-or-treating will probably be replaced with other ways of celebrating the holiday, thanks to the COVID-19 virus. …

28
Oct

Dual Packs Double Down on Innovation

Partly because of the COVID-19 pandemic — but mostly for added convenience and/or improved user experience — brands boost consumer interest by pairing up products into combination packages. …

27
Oct

Report advises expansion, coordination on NW recycling

Article from Arkansas Democrat Gazette
FAYETTEVILLE — Northwest Arkansas should expand recycling to keep more of the entire process in the region, from collection to companies that buy the products, according to a report released Wednesday by the Northwest Arkansas Council.
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27
Oct

Robotic Palletizer Stacks Up at Arrowhead Mills Bakery

System easily handles different pallet patterns to create a highly secure unitized load. …

27
Oct

Are Paper Bottles Sustainable and Practical?

Major brand owners like Absolut, Diageo, Carlsberg, and PepsiCo are developing paper bottles, but what does a market analyst say about this paper chase? …

26
Oct

Omnichannel Retailing is Changing the Packaging Landscape

The pandemic has accelerated the shift toward ecommerce purchases. Is your package up to the challenge? …

22
Oct

Pop-Up Plastic Bag Store: Where Art Imitates Products and Packaging

Products and packaging in this pop-up "grocery" store in NYC raise environmental awareness and feature satirical use of plastic, even the veggies. …

22
Oct

Record 2.7 Million Robots Work in Factories Globally

Plastics and chemical products installed base grows to 182,000 robots. …

21
Oct

Northwest Arkansas Circularity Would Improve with More Coordination, Study Finds

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The post Northwest Arkansas Circularity Would Improve with More Coordination, Study Finds appeared first on The Sustainability Consortium. …

21
Oct

Spirits Leader Sazerac Revolutionizes Packaging Inspection

The Sazerac Company’s CT scanning inspection that assesses glass bottles and other packaging components in minutes versus weeks is available to other companies. …