Ryan Ruskin

20
Jul

What Beautiful Packaging: Aqua Carpatica Bottled Water

The squarish, beveled water bottle with an irresistible appearance had me at first and second glance, and I had to take it home. While grocery shopping, have you ever purchased something because of the packaging even if you didn’t need the product? …

20
Jul

New Digital Printing Technologies Boost Packaging Benefits

Next-gen digital presses and label printers broaden the scope of packaging applications, boost productivity, and offer sustainability advantages. The new equipment also provides better print quality, color control, and registration consistency — and all at a more affordable cost. …

16
Jul

What Companies are Hiring Packaging Engineers Today?

Despite the 11% US unemployment rate today — and with unemployment claims related to the coronavirus outbreak exceeding 20 million in May 2020 — companies are still hiring for a variety of packaging-related jobs. …

15
Jul

Smart and Reusable Ecommerce Box Gets Supercharged

Already the epitome of smart ecommerce packaging, The Box adds a camera, speaker, microphone, and more sensors. …

15
Jul

A Polymer Solution to Potential Shortage of Glass Vials for COVID-19 Vaccines

Polyplastics USA reports surging interest from the pharmaceuticals industry in its Topas-branded cyclic olefin copolymer as an alternative to borosilicate glass for medical syringes and containers. …

15
Jul

Frito-Lay Invests $200M in New Manufacturing Lines

Expansion at Frito-Lay's Perry, GA, facility is expected to create 120 new jobs. The company will install manufacturing lines for various snack products, including tortilla chips and Baked Cheetos Puffs. …

14
Jul

Nova Chemicals’ Biaxially Oriented PE Film Technology Achieves Milestone in Recyclability

The HD-BOPE technology reportedly allows converters to make recyclable multi-layer films that perform as well as traditional mixed-material structures. …

10
Jul

Here’s How America Can Bring Back Pharmaceutical Packaging

Before the offshoring of the last two decades, pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging was vibrant in Puerto Rico. Guess what? The infrastructure and skilled workers stand ready for an easy reboot. …

9
Jul

8-Puff Dry-Powder Inhaler Wins Red Dot Product Design Award

Designed with only two injection-molded plastic parts, 8Shot offers an "economically viable solution" for drug delivery, according to Hovione Technology. …

9
Jul

Can You Reduce Manufacturing Costs of Drug-Delivery Systems?

Lean manufacturing could influence the costs of manufacturing drug-delivery systems. …