Ryan Ruskin

12
Jun

Candor Food Chain Rolls Out Cool Tech for Food Packagers, Shippers

A European cold-chain technology cuts costs, boosts efficiency, and improves quality control for US food shippers. …

12
Jun

Maag Adds AWP CleanPrint To Company Offerings

Maag GmbH, located in Ense, Germany, has added Asahi Photoproducts’ AWP CleanPrint Carbon Neutral water-washable flexographic printing plates to its offerings at the request of a key client. Adoption of these plates is in line with the company’s focus on sustainability. The client wanted the company to switch from solvent-wash to…

12
Jun

PPC Next Leadership Summit
 Set For July 17-19 In Chicago

The Paperboard Packaging Council invites members to its inaugural PPC Next Leadership Summit on July 17-19 in the greater Chicago area. The exclusive, interactive meeting, taking place at RRD Corporate Offices at 4101 Winfield Rd. in Warrenville, promises to unite, ignite, and build the most promising leaders in the paperboard packaging…

11
Jun

Why Use GS1 Digital Link 2D Codes – Today?

Don’t wait for January 2027 to comply with FDA’s Traceability Rule; the new codes improve supply chain traceability and efficiencies from farm to fork, plus safety, sales, and sustainability benefits. …

11
Jun

Christopher Schiffenhaus 
Dies May 24 In Arizona

Christopher John Schiffenhaus passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona on May 24. He was 59 years old. Chris grew up in Essex Fells, New Jersey with his seven brothers and sisters. He attended West Essex High School and then worked for the family business, Schiffenhaus…

11
Jun

UPM, Partners Explore Opportunities For Flexographic Printers

Packaging supplier UPM Specialty Papers has collaborated with Bobst and Siegwerk to create opportunities for UPM’s packaging papers on standard flexographic printing machines. During a joint project, the partners demonstrated that UPM’s packaging papers could be printed efficiently while achieving heat-sealability using flexographic techniques. The initiative combined UPM’s papers with Siegwerk’s…

10
Jun

New Episode Of Breaking Down Boxes Features Mike D’Angelo

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, announced the release of the latest episode of its Breaking Down Boxes podcast, “A Practical Matter,” featuring an engaging and insightful interview with industry veteran and AICC President Mike D’Angelo. The conversation is hosted by Gene Marino, President of Akers Packaging Service Group, and Joe Morelli,…

10
Jun

Nike, Living Ink Partner On Footwear Packaging

Nike sub-label ISPA (Improvise, Scavenge, Protect, Adapt) has collaborated with bioscience research and product company Living Ink Technologies on sustainable footwear packaging. The packaging uses Living Ink’s flexographic algae ink, a water-based and algae-pigmented alternative to traditional inks derived from petroleum-based carbon black pigment. The collaboration comes on the heels of…

9
Jun

New Packaging Design Guidelines Target Chronic Pain

A collaboration between the Arthritis Foundation and Target provides designers and engineers with a resource for developing easy-to-use packaging. …

8
Jun

Troubling Healthcare Recalls in 2Q2024

Packaging Digest takes a closer look at some of FDA’s and CPSC’s most disturbing pharmaceutical and medical device recalls where packaging has played a role. …