Articles by Tom Egan

Materials Technology: Sustainable Materials

Seeing the big picture of sustainability

Materials, equipment and logistics all play a role in evolving the sustainability of manufacturers.
As consumer demand for sustainable packaging continues to rise, brand owners and manufacturers across the packaging and processing supply chain are looking for solutions to reduce the carbon footprint of their overall operations.
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PMMI Corner

X-Ray vision

In a climate with increasing concerns regarding food quality, leading manufacturers use the latest in X-ray inspection technology to protect products, consumers and ultimately, their brands.
The meat industry pioneered the use of X-ray technology in food production, using it to identify and remove bone fragments and to analyze fat content.
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PMMI Corner: Beyond the packaging surface:

What really makes a ‘green’ package.
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PMMI Corner: Don't parrot, practice: Taking a holistic approach to sustainable packaging

Trends in machine innovation will impact sustainability in 2012 and beyond.
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.

Food and Beverage Packaging

FBP October 2014 cover

2014 October

Check out the October 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with a special PACK EXPO preview, and much more!

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Packaging Innovation

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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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