Flexible Packaging

Prolamina provides packaging for the QSR, bakery and dairy markets

Prolamina Corporation and Ampac Holdings merged

By Joseph James Whitworth

Wellspring Capital Management has officially announced the creation of a flexible packaging company through the merger of Prolamina Corporation and Ampac Holdings.

O. Kleiner uses PacXpert to produce Brainypack

O. Kleiner: PacXpert as replacement for rigid packaging

By Daisy Phillipson

PacXpert from Dow Packaging enables the transition from larger traditional rigid containers to flexible packaging with potential cost-cutting benefits, according to a licensee of the technology.

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Rigid v Flexibles: How big a bite can flexibles take?

By Rachel Arthur

Rigid packaging will remain a necessity for some food and pharmaceutical applications, according to Transparency Market Research (TMR) – but Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) believes the door is wide open for flexibles to take a big bite out of rigid packs. 

Demand for flexible packaging, such as Zip-Pak's Zipbox resealable film/carton combo, is increasingly driven by convenience.

Top five flexible packaging trends

By Jenni Spinner

A leader from packaging provider Zip-Pak has offered his views on what trends are driving the flexible field.

Preco is showcasing its laser scoring and perforating capabilties for flexible packaging applications at Interpack.


Preco sets laser focus on flexible packaging

By Jenni Spinner

With consumer demand for easy-open and reclosable food packages increasing, Preco offers laser scoring and perforating technology designed to cost-effectively add such convenience features.

Concerns grow over Amcor's proposed takeover of packaging rival

Concerns grow over Amcor's proposed takeover of packaging rival

By Rory Harrington

Amcor’s proposed takeover of Australian packaging company Aperio is motivated primarily by the firm’s desire to eliminate its main rival, could lead to hundreds of job losses and would hit competition in the national market, a leading trade union has...

Amcor plan to ‘out-innovate’ rivals

Amcor plan to ‘out-innovate’ rivals

By Rory Harrington

Amcor’s takeover of Alcan will give the company the opportunity to out-innovate its competition, maximise supply scales and cut its cost base, said the head of its US and European flexible packaging operations.


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