October 2021

18
Oct

Fruit Punnet’s Bubble Design Eliminates Padding and Cuts Plastic

Waddington Europe’s new MonoAir cushioning technology for rPET punnets is easier to recycle and uses less plastic while protecting soft fruit like strawberries. …

18
Oct

13 Halloween Tweets with Packaging Tricks

Packaging design goodies for trick-or-treat time include Kit-Kat Chucky, Heinz “tomato blood” ketchup, paranormal vodka, and glow-in-the-dark Pringles cans. …

18
Oct

TSC ANNOUNCES EUAN MURRAY STEPPING DOWN AS CEO; DR. CHRISTY SLAY NAMED AS INTERIM CEO

Christy Slay named interim CEO effective November 8. Slay has held many leadership roles at TSC, most currently her role as senior director, science and research applications Slay has been […] …

18
Oct

FDA Seeks Input on More-Secure Pharmaceutical Packaging

On November 16, the agency will discuss upcoming changes to the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, including better security at the package level through serialization and traceability technologies. …

14
Oct

12 Spirited Beverage Packaging Designs

A gallery of 12 unique packaged vodka, whiskey, and tequila products spotlights those that are unusual, alluring, or haunting. …

14
Oct

PackEx Toronto Highlights Innovation

Attendees at this in-person event will have the option to visit four concurrent industry shows in a multilayered expo and educational experience. …

14
Oct

Why Not Design Packaging Machines to be Closer to the Floor?

Hmm … With floorspace always at a premium, what can we do with all the empty space underneath most packaging machines? …

14
Oct

Barbie Beats Packaging Sustainability Target

In 2020, toy champ Mattel exceeded its environmental goal for paperboard packaging. To celebrate, the company is upping its game. …

12
Oct

8 Ways to Optimize Closure Design Using Predictive Modeling

Package component simulation is critical to ensure performance attributes are met in an efficient and cost-effective manner. …

8
Oct

Linear Transport System Gets Hygienic Upgrade

The new transport system boasts an IP69K rating and is suitable for use in food and pharmaceutical operations. …