September 2021

13
Sep

3 Sustainability-Driven Flexible Packaging Innovations from Mondi

New products include a recycle-ready bag-in-box and a recyclable flat-bottom bag with zipper reclosure that’s also available in an easy-to-carry handled version. …

9
Sep

THE SUSTAINABILITY CONSORTIUM – HELPING MAKE ALL CONSUMER PRODUCTS MORE SUSTAINABLE

By Dr. Kevin Dooley, Chief Scientist at Sustainability Consortium, Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University Article from Business View The Sustainability Price-Tag of Consumer Goods Consumer goods […] …

8
Sep

Fresh Del Monte Extends Sustainable Packaging Gains

The global fruit and vegetable company replaces bags with bands and clamshells with paper cups, employs reusable packaging, and reduces food waste. …

8
Sep

Packaging Possibilities: Blockly is Coming … Ready?

Instead of fighting over graduates from packaging schools, you might do better to recruit your next hire from Google. Find out why in this podcast. …

7
Sep

Foam Follows Function for Efficient Ecommerce Packaging

A plastic foam packaging guideline for online and direct-to-consumer retail shipment includes the three most common polymers for packaging, PE, PP, and EPS. …

7
Sep

Popular European Iced Coffee Brand Switches to Chemically Recycled Plastic Cups

Borealis supplies the resin and Greiner Packaging produces the cups for Emmi’s Caffè Latte. …

2
Sep

Meal-Kit Packaging Adds an Ingredient of Sustainability

Subscription-based meal kit providers touting convenience and healthiness now toss in a pinch of sustainability. Does the packaging stand up to scrutiny, though? …

1
Sep

Food-Safe rPET Packaging Closes the Loop in Ireland

Waddington Europe and Shabra Plastics are working together to transform post-consumer plastic into new thermoformed food packaging. …

1
Sep

Late Summer’s Burning Trends in Packaging

August’s hottest packaging news highlighted flexibles, snacks, cannabis, digitization, and one major beverage brand owner. …

1
Sep

Conveyor with Tight Turning Radius Boosts Line Flexibility

Dorner’s new conveyor option lets manufacturing engineers gets creative with line layout when plant space is limited. …