Materials Technology: Films
March 11, 2014
Unique material lends itself to unique filmRead More
Modified Atmosphere Packaging extends shelf life.
November 8, 2013
In this three-column series, Bosch Packaging Technology shares its wealth of information to help manufacturers optimize their horizontal packaging lines.Read More
Materials Technology: flexible packaging
Biobased products and films for greener flexible packaging take root.
October 14, 2013
We must all agree that sustainability is not just a fad after all, and that it is here to stay. How can we make that assessment?Read More
Materials Technology: sustainable materials
Kellogg uses a pouch instead of a traditional bag-in-box format.
July 9, 2013
For the first time, Kellogg is using post-consumer resin in a retail pouch; Kellogg is implementing a reusable pouch for its Kashi cereal from Envision Plastics.Read More
Dairy Farmers of America Column
Protein drinks and shelf-stable packaging on the rise.
July 9, 2013
Protein drinks and shelf-stable dairy beverages are nabbing an exponentially growing share of the beverage market, driving Dairy Farmers of America’s Contract Manufacturing division to create increasingly innovative formulation and manufacturing solutions for its business partners.Read More
February 15, 2013
Allied Development Corp. publishes “Barrier Materials for Rigid Packaging 2013 to 2017”, a global industry report which provides in-depth analyses of the barrier materials that are used for the production of rigid barrier packages. The study focuses on seven materials that provide desirable low-level oxygen transmission rates (OTR) between zero and 77.5cc/m²/day (5 cc/100 in²/day). The principal barrier materials reported on in the study include glass containers, PET resin, steel sheet, aluminum sheet, transparent oxide-coated containers, EVOH resin, and nylon resinRead More