Packaging Digest

12
Jan

What Do Inline Checkweighers Do on a Packaging Line?

Accurate filling directly benefits a product’s profitability. Because you don’t want to give away product for free if you can help it. And you can, with a checkweigher. …

12
Jan

European Commission Pushes to Extend MDR Deadlines

The proposal now needs to be adopted by the European Parliament and the Council through an accelerated co-decision procedure. …

11
Jan

The Cultural Dimension of Policy and Packaging Sustainability

A history lesson on feudalism reveals why recycling works so much better in Europe than in America. …

11
Jan

Controversy Explodes Over M&M’s New Packaging

The limited-edition pack sparked fiery debate on social media from the left and the right for its gender statement. …

10
Jan

What Do Americans Think of Bottled Water?

Water continues to make waves in beverage packaging, with many consumers choosing bottled H2O over soft drinks. …

10
Jan

You Can Reclose Beer Cans Now

Augusta Label + Packaging’s Gen II aluminum ends add resealable convenience to canned craft beer and sodas, cocktails, coffee, and cannabis drinks. …

9
Jan

A Packaging Review of the Global Commitment 2022 Report

The Ellen MacArthur Foundations’ late November 2022 report is a wake-up call for all organizations involved in the packaging supply chain around the world. …

6
Jan

How to Save Energy on Your Packaging Line

As the cost of energy skyrockets and sustainability concerns stay strong, manufacturers need to conserve consumption without compromising on performance. Here’s how. …

5
Jan

4 Sustainable Packaging Predictions for 2023

A look at what’s likely ahead triggers that déjà vu feeling. But we still have to be prepared and, in many ways, we are not. …

5
Jan

Amcor Lightweights PET Bottle Finish By 50%

Introducing Quantum from Amcor Rigid Packaging, the next step in bottle lightweighting that focuses on the finish aka the threads that accept a cap or closure. …