All news articles for October 2012

Clear clamshell wins consumer packaging vote

Dispatches from Pack Expo

Clear clamshell wins consumer packaging vote

By Rod Addy

Clear plastic clamshell packaging won the consumer vote in a recent eye tracking survey conducted for materials manufacturer Klockner Pentaplast, results of which  it revealed at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

Dow expands film application development center

Dow upgrades film testing facility

By Joe Whitworth

Dow Chemical Company has added an ultrasonic welder and a feedblock to produce nanolayer films to its US Film Application Development Centre (FADC).

Food Safety Crucial As Hurricane Sandy Approaches, says USDA

USDA issues Hurricane Sandy food safety warning

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has urged people to take immediate steps to ensure their food is kept safe as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology is slashing waste and boosting shelf life with the introduction of a new flow wrapper at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

An example of a ExxonMobil film

ExxonMobil sells BOPP films business

By Joe Whitworth

ExxonMobil Chemical has sold its global film packaging business to Jindal Poly Films saying it didn't fit in with their future plans.

PTI's Veripac 410/BL

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012

PTI showcases packaging solutions at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

PTI Inspection Systems is displaying a range of packaging solutions, including packaging machinery and testing systems, at trade show Pack Expo in Chicago.