August 2021

26
Aug

8 Sustainable Improvements in Food and Beverage Cartons

Tetra Pak’s 2021 Sustainability Report discloses news surrounding plant-based packaging, tethered caps, aseptic carton recycling, and food-waste-saving advances. …

24
Aug

App Gamifies Recycling by Rewarding Consumers

The ZeLoop Smartphone app linked to blockchain cryptocurrency that gamifies and rewards recycling will have a US pilot by year’s end. …

23
Aug

New Technology Advances? AIoT at the Edge Is Getting Smarter

Artificial intelligence is making its way into edge devices, resulting in artificial intelligence in the internet of things. …

23
Aug

How Smart Can a Machine Get? Check Out the New Artificial Intelligence

This collection of applications reveals the different ways AI and machine learning are improving plant operations. …

18
Aug

4 Ways Digital Color Workflows Support Packaging Sustainability

Replacing visual color assessments and physical printed packaging samples with digital color management reduces materials waste, shipping, and travel — which can significantly cut your carbon footprint. …

17
Aug

Are You Creating Litterable Packaging?

Poor packaging design may be the reason people unintentionally litter. Ask these three questions to see if your package contributes to the problem. …

17
Aug

Pharmaceutical Campaign Advocates for Digital-Only Prescribing Info

A sustainability-themed ad campaign, released as the US Congress was considering funding for the FDA and other agencies, backs a proposed FDA rule that would eliminate prescriber-directed paper inserts from pharmaceutical packaging and require electronic distribution of the information. …

17
Aug

5 Ways to Be Proactive on Slack Fill

Options to remain compliant to new slack-fill regulations for food and nonfood packaged products start with a packaging audit. …

16
Aug

Medical Device Packaging Exec Guides You Through EU MDR Compliance

The deadline for compliance with the European Union Medical Device Regulation is still years away, but now is the time for device packagers to begin their compliance journey. Here’s how. …

13
Aug

Cannabis Packaging Designs by Generation

Many elements go into creating the perfect cannabis label and package design for your product. This is especially true when marketing to various generations. …