August 2022

17
Aug

Measured Dosing Closure Reloads in Seconds

Ecommerce-approved MeaSure closure from Silgan Dispensing provides one-hand, premeasured dispensing convenience in markets from cleaners to personal care. …

15
Aug

Inside Honeywell’s Advanced Recycling Research

Extensive R&D operations near Chicago include a pilot plant dedicated to optimizing chemical recycling for mixed material plastic packaging. …

15
Aug

Packaging Design Red Alert: AI Is Crushing It

Artificial intelligence does 80% of the work in a packaging design experiment featuring a conceptual canned beverage brand. …

12
Aug

Pfizer Exec on What Pharma Needs from Packaging

In his “exit interview,” trailblazer Rich Hollander of Pfizer fame challenges pharmaceutical packaging professionals for the future and sets up shop to give back to the industry. …

11
Aug

Extended Producer Responsibility: Gateway to the Circular Economy or Stealth Tax?

A key part of California’s single-use plastics law, Extended Producer Responsibility eventually could lead to cost savings through better product design and materials recovery, according to one analyst. …

11
Aug

Bioplastics Companies Struggle to Meet Demand

Brand owners are pressuring the biopolymers industry to commercialize materials and ramp up production, IDTechEx reports. …

10
Aug

Coors Banquet Beer Packaging Salutes Firefighters

Proceeds from the beer brand’s limited-edition Protect Our Protectors packaging supports the Wildland Firefighter Foundation and other fire organizations nationwide. …

9
Aug

Medical Packaging Invests in the Next Generation

Five packaging students received financial support to attend the[PACK]out conference. Hear their enthusiastic stories about what they learned from the experience and how it may impact their careers. …

8
Aug

Compostable Packaging: Tipa Talks Markets, Applications

Food and fashion markets headline growing interest in the company’s flexible packaging. Stella McCartney fashions and Sunrays grapes are among customers. …

5
Aug

How Can We Streamline Stability Testing for Medical Packaging?

Kilmer Innovations in Packaging’s seven-member Wicked Stability team is challenging the status quo of stability testing — and they’re appealing to the medical packaging community for support. …