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One of the winners from the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition 2016. Picture PPC.

PPC top paperboard packaging trends

By Jenny Eagle

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has revealed its top trends in folding carton and rigid box design, following entries for the 2017 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition.

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European Committee for Standardization EN12195

Smurfit Kappa partners with Nestlé and ESTL on EU laws for road freight

By Jenny Eagle

Smurfit Kappa has partnered with ESTL supply chain engineers to bring its packaging, transport, security and logistics under one roof, in accordance with the European Committee for Standardization regulation EN12195, and Nestlé is one of the first companies...

Clear Lam's PrimaPak combines flexible packaging technology with the branding benefits of rigid containers.

Flexible pack squares up shelf presence

By Jenni Spinner

Clear Lam has launched Prima Pak, a packaging product combining the lightweight properties of flexible with the stackability and shelf appeal of rigid.

SuperSeedz has redesigned the look and makeup of the pouches for its pumpkin seed snacks.

Snack packaging gets gourd-geous makeover

By Jenni Spinner

Growing snack brand SuperSeedz hopes to grab consumers with redesigned, award-winning flexible packaging for its flavorful pumpkin seeds.

Pregis sponsors the annual egg drop competition in which Cal Poly packaging students test try their hand at protective packaging.

Contest shells out packaging prowess

By Jenni Spinner

Pregis is challenging students to create the perfect protective package—one that can guard a delicate egg during a 30-foot drop—and prove their packaging prowess.

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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.

Stretching the imagination

Stretching the imagination

Danish packaging firm Lachenmeier has launched a new stretch hood
machine that can be used by the food packaging industry. "A wide
range of products will benefit from this technology, such food and
beverages, which in the past...

Plastic packaging takes off

Plastic packaging takes off

Plastic films used in barrier flexible packaging have made
substantial gains against metals, paper, and glass, according to a
recent study by the Kline group. Over the last five years, industry
growth has prevailed in spite of constant...

SWF launches new tray former

SWF launches new tray former

SWF Companies has launched a new tray former, the TF 600H, which is
a fully automatic forming solution for a host of food packaging
tray designs, including common footprint trays, and is capable of
producing up to 2700 trays per hour.

Hold on to your boxes

Hold on to your boxes

In the US, a new aerosol glue has been launched specifically aimed
at ensuring the stability of packaging for storage and
transportation of food and beverage products.

Pallet expansion

Pallet expansion

Chicago-based Excalibur Pallet Group, a manufacturer of quality
engineered paper pallets and other transport packaging products for
the food and beverage industry, this week announced the
introduction of its newly expanded product...

Package coding system

Package coding system

UK-based chilled desserts supplier Kensey Foods claims to have
increased the efficiency of its coding system by installing a
package coding management system from Claricom.

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