Packaging

Harpak-ULMA launches plastic-reducing packaging technology

Harpak-ULMA has launched its PaperSeal packaging technology as part of the company’s initiative to fundamentally rethink packaging systems to promot... continue reading »

Automation, flexibility trending in end-of-processing-line packaging

Increasing customer demands coupled with the need for automation and labor reduction make end-of-line packaging a key area for food producers. We r... continue reading »

Cascades launches eco-friendly packaging line designed for fruits, vegetables

Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recycling, hygiene and packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its new range of Cascades FreshTM ... continue reading »

New research report examines ‘Preserving the Food Chain’

Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisi... continue reading »

Optima introduces Remote Assist to work with customers in real time

Optima has developed a new software application called Remote Assist. The program puts the company in contact with customers and, together with the op... continue reading »

Choosing the right vertical form fill seal (VFFS) bagger

It takes decades for a produce processor to build up its brand, but only seconds to ruin it. A product recall traced back to contamination in your ... continue reading »

Packaging firm ePac to open Northern California facility

ePac Flexible Packaging has announced plans to open its a facility near Sacramento to serve the Northern California area. The company has begun acc... continue reading »

Plastic-free, compostable packaging wave underway

The packaging industry is facing rapid change, and nowhere was this more evident than at Fruit Logistica 2020 in February,  where sustainable packagi... continue reading »

Eriez’s detection, screening equipment keeps food free of contaminants

Eriez metal detectors, magnetic separators and vibratory feeders, screeners and conveyors are successfully incorporated throughout food processing an... continue reading »

Multi-functional beverages, better-for-you snacking among packaged trendsetters

The U.S. consumer packaged goods industry increased by 2.2% in 2019, outpacing 2018 growth of 2.0%, according to the eighth annual Boston Consulting G... continue reading »