packaging

Automation offers cost, energy and labor savings

Automated machinery isn’t that new, but the options and upgrades it includes sure are. From working on its own like all-in-one machines to knowing w... continue reading »

Coalition touts benefits of canned produce

Canned produce provides a nutritious, tasty, affordable and accessible opportunity for consumers to whom this is a very important food group. Earli... continue reading »

SAVRpak partners with Mexican company to distribute moisture control technology

Food tech innovation company SAVRpak’s moisture control technology, which can extend the shelf life of produce up to three times, will be marketed t... continue reading »

MULTIVAC introduces more efficient pouch loader

MULTIVAC has introduced a new pouch loader that the company says increases efficiency and cuts labor costs in packaging processes on belted chambers. ... continue reading »

Plant-based coating that prevents pathogens, spoilage in food developed by Rutgers

Aiming to produce environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic food wrap and containers, a Rutgers scientist has developed a biodegradable, plan... continue reading »

ValTara’s SleekWrapper i65 designed for hard-to-handle products

The ValTara SleekWrapper i65 sets the bar when it comes to flow wrapping hard-to-handle products, such as soft baked goods, tortillas, fresh produce, ... continue reading »

Packaging provider nVenia appoints Paul Ferrandino to VP of sales

nVenia, a packaging solutions company within the Duravant family, has appointed Paul Ferrandino as senior vice president of sales. Ferrandino will... continue reading »

PMMI membership continues to grow

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, continues its sustained growth, adding 27 new companies at its Spring Board of Direct... continue reading »

Yes! Apples adds bags with less plastic

Yes! Apples has launched a new line of plastic bags for its apples that are made with 5% less plastic, as well as a line of cardboard boxes fully recy... continue reading »

Grateful Dead, Gotham Greens launch Grateful Greens

On the heels of Gotham Greens’ 10th-anniversary celebration, and as the company continues to expand its greenhouse footprint, Gotham Greens is excit... continue reading »