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PMMI Corner

Opportunity in Reducing Uncertainty

Manufacturers advance track-and-trace capabilities in light of pending food safety regulations.
By Jeffrey Barach, PhD, PMMI Consultant
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In a recent study, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reported on the perceptions of industry stakeholders surrounding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in 2011.
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A new e-learning initiative launches for the label community

The Label Academy will provide education and training for the future
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In today’s knowledge based economy, education and competence management are key to the future success of any business, and the label industry is no exception.
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Materials Technology: Labels

Labels work smarter, not harder

Today’s labels adhere to reliability and eco-conscious guidelines.
By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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Labels tell a story to the consumer, display product information, packaging details and showcase what makes the product unique, all in an attempt to get the consumer to “pick me, pick me.”
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Lauterbach Group revamps services to eliminate vulnerable moments in label making process

Industry thought leader invests in top-of-the-line inkjet printer to hold true to promise as a labeling pioneer
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In a world full of large printing companies who are set in their obsolete ways, the industry changes right underneath them. Packaging is more complex than ever and regulations are hard to keep up with, especially in the food labeling industry.
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The current state of the paper packaging market

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Within the recycled materials market, paper packaging is the largest sector, accounting for around 65% of all recycled packaging.
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A solution to the full wrap shrink recyclability problem? Not so fast

By Rick , Executive Director, National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR)
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If you’ve been following the debate around full wrap shrink labels and PET container recyclability, you might have heard declarations of victory in the wake of recent trials of new mechanical delabeling equipment. Some have claimed that the equipment pays for itself in about a year, and that all label manufacturers need to do is apply a perforated label. Problem solved?


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Tri-S offers new eco-friendly foil application process for beer bottles

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The use of eco-friendly hot stamp foils on beer bottles is now offered by Tri-S.
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DuPont Packaging Graphics customers win best of show awards

FTA recognizes DuPont™ Cyrel® users for excellence in flexographic printing
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The Flexographic Technology Association recently announced its Excellence in Flexography Award winners during its 56th Annual Forum in Baltimore, MD
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PMMI Corner: Elevating the brand

Packaging enhancements attract new customers.
By Kate Achelpohl
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It’s no secret that packaging’s role in branding is critical
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New legislation would protect consumers by eliminating confusion and advancing food safety

Coalition for Safe Affordable Food applauds introduction of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
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This legislation protects consumers and ensures the safety of food ingredients made through the use of modern agricultural biotechnology.
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EVENTS

LabelExpo Americas 2014

9/9/14
Rosemont, IL
United States
Labelexpo Americas launched in 1989 and is the largest label event in the Americas Read More

GRAPH EXPO

9/28/14
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States
Featuring everything graphic communications professionals need to adapt and grow their business Read More

Multimedia

Videos

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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
9/30/14 2:00 am EDT

Achieving High Speeds and Maximizing Productivity on Your Packaging Line

Increase efficiency and reduce costs by deploying high speed robotic picking on your line today.  BPA Delta style robots coupled with Cognex Vision Systems provide the fastest platform for pick and place applications.  BPA Delta Style robots are faster and reduce more human touch points than other available methods.  By utilizing a Cognex Vision System you increase quality and efficiency while reducing mechanical fixturing and labor hour costs.  BPA Delta Style Robots with Cognex Vision Systems quickly, accurately and efficiently load random oriented product into containers, wrappers or hffs machines all “on the fly” without stopping or indexing production, this leads to higher Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Food and Beverage Packaging

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

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