Packaging

Reusable plastic container sting leads to dozens of arrests

In 2021, a major plastic container theft sting was executed in Cook County, Illinois. It resulted in the discovery of an illegal plastic regrind opera... continue reading »

Food supply chain continues to change rapidly, producers have to adapt

If we’re to make significant steps towards true food sustainability, there are still key challenges we need to address. And other industries have sh... continue reading »

PMMI shares top beverage-industry trends driving change

The beverage industry has been in a state of ongoing change as manufacturers adapt to shifting consumer preferences and demands. Consumers seek bev... continue reading »

Column: Packaging for ready-to-eat plant-based meals

Convenience, or ready meals, exploded in consumption since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic as restaurants shuttered and more people ate at home... continue reading »

Indigeny Reserve cider barrels

Organic hard cider at Indigeny Reserve

Tucked in California's gold country and about 1.5 hours outside of Yosemite is a 240-acre organic apple farm and cidery, featuring over 50 varieties o... continue reading »

Melodea’s plant-sourced coating helps protect product from oil, grease, oxygen

Green-tech startup Melodea Ltd. has joined the sustainable packaging scene with an aim on reducing plastic waste. Melodea has developed MelOx, a hi... continue reading »

SOMIC Packaging promotes Fox to CEO of US operations

Peter Fox has been appointed as CEO of SOMIC Packaging. A 30-year packaging industry veteran, he has served as the senior vice president of sales sinc... continue reading »

Triangle Package Machinery names Small director of operations

Triangle Package Machinery has named Mike Small has its new director of operations. [caption id="attachment_13603" align="alignright" width="300"] ... continue reading »

Sustainability, supply chain, labor shortages contribute to end-of-line machinery market growth

End-of-line (EoL) machinery accounts for nearly 47% of the U.S. packaging machinery market with steady growth forecast through 2026, according to the ... continue reading »

Triangle Package Machinery hires Central Region sales manager

Triangle Package Machinery has added packing industry veteran George Reschke to head its Central Region sales efforts. [caption id="attachment_1357... continue reading »