Packaging

PMMI releases packaging and processing automation white paper

Advancements in automation, both machine and software, are moving manufacturing toward a smarter factory. With this expansion comes such challenges... continue reading »

Survey shows plenty of confusion still out there regarding use by dates

With food waste a major concern in the United States, food producers have attempted to minimize unnecessary waste by altering language around dates on... continue reading »

Solenis offers PFAS-free food and beverage packaging

Solenis’ range of TopScreen barrier coatings and Contour PFAS-Free technology provide eco-friendly alternatives to environmentally harmful plastics ... continue reading »

Duda Farm Fresh Foods establishes sustainable packaging program

Duda Farm Fresh Foods has established sustainable packaging program to outline goals and look for new opportunities to reduce packaging's impact on th... continue reading »

Lamb Weston to begin incorporating vegetable byproduct into packaging

Driving toward a goal of using more sustainable materials in packaging, two Lamb Weston Alexia brand products will use corn and potato starch in their... continue reading »

Fresh packaged produce expected to see solid growth in coming years

A new Freedonia Group analysis projects U.S. sales of fresh produce packaging to grow 3.7% per year to nearly $7 billion in 2024, as demand continue... continue reading »

Survey: Majority of packaging, processing professionals feel in-person trade shows essential

A recent poll of packaging and processing professors conducted by PMMI showed nearly nine of 10 respondents feel in-person trade shows are essential f... continue reading »

Guidance document released for use of recycled plastics in food packaging

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced April 7 industry guidance to ensure recycled plastic packaging meets and exceeds compliance re... continue reading »

Ossid adds series of flow wrap machines for food industry

Ossid, a ProMach brand, is now offering four new flow wrap machines ideal for the snack, bakery, produce, fresh and processed proteins, dairy and med... continue reading »

PACK EXPO bringing back Processing Zone, adding Cold Pressure Council conference

The Processing Zone returns to PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO, which is scheduled for Sept. 27-29, 2021, at the Las Vegas Conventio... continue reading »