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Bottled water industry supports Earth Day 2014

The bottled water industry is focused on helping people lead healthier lives and enjoy environmentally friendly communities. 
April 22, 2014
The bottled water industry is focused on helping people lead healthier lives and enjoy environmentally friendly communities. 
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Celebrate strong gains in carton recycling this Earth Day

Forty-six states now have access to carton recycling and several states reach significant statewide carton recycling access milestones
April 21, 2014
The Carton Council of North America announces that just over one million households had cartons added to their recycling programs between January and March 2014.
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Recycling of plastic film still growing

Report highlights opportunities for greater recovery
April 17, 2014
The recycling of postconsumer film packaging continues to climb with the total amount collected for recycling in 2012 exceeding one billion pounds.
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Bottle water segment markets to children

April 16, 2014
With global bottled water sales consistently rising by more than five percent a year, companies are increasingly turning their attention to new segments and new consumers.
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Industrial machinery market growth to double in 2014

April 14, 2014
High demand for machines in manufacturing sectors ranging from auto making to packaging will push the industrial machinery market to new heights during the next five years.
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Japan packaging industry shows resilience and strength

April 11, 2014
The Japan Packaging Institute and significant Japanese packaging players will be showcasing their cutting-edge technology at interpack 2014.
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Beverage packaging market forecast to grow 2014 to 2024

April 9, 2014
The beverage packaging market is set to grow in the next 10 years at a fairly flat rate.
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Intelligent packaging and recyclability to be top two disruptive technologies in flexible packaging

April 7, 2014
The top five disruptive technologies in flexible packaging are forecast to be intelligent (smart) packaging, recyclability, packaging openability, bio-based polymers and digital printing, according to a new market report by Smithers Pira.
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PMMI brings innovation to interpack

185 PMMI members to showcase solutions for enhancing speed, efficiency, food safety and consumer convenience
April 3, 2014
PMMI will launch an online platform to help interpack attendees quickly identify and engage with its member companies showcasing game-changing innovations at the event in D?sseldorf.
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Benchmarking study dispels foodservice packaging recycling myths

Nearly 70 material recovery facilities responded to identify factors affecting acceptance of foodservice packaging
April 2, 2014
A recent benchmarking survey commissioned by the Foodservice Packaging Institute finds widespread but varied acceptance of foodservice packaging by material recovery facilities.
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Creating A Winning Culture: It’s Only data Unless you Use it!

On-Demand Manufacturers are often trying to answer a simple question: why is my machine stopped?  Or more precisely what caused my machine to stop?


Food and Beverage Packaging

FBP April 2014 cover

2014 April

Check out the April 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, featuring our annual Packages of the Year cover story!

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Packaging Formats

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The Food and Beverage Packaging Store

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Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

Many factors are relevant in making the proper choice of food packaging material, including those related to shelf life and biodegradability.

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FBP Buyer's Guide

2013 FBP Buyers Guide



Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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