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Packaging World 09/20/2019 14:40
Dow announced the nine Diamond Award winners of the 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards. Stay tuned for deep dives into each of these winners in the October issue of Packaging World. The highest honor, the Diamond Award, went to Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Packaging Division's DNP Functional Film Complex PET plastic bottle, an environmentally conscious and brand-friendly bottle alternative that offers a distinct glass-like appearance due to a peelable outer layer which can act as an oxygen barrier when combined with PET. Currently, many beverage bottles are made with glass because of its barrier properties and sense of luxury, despite its heavier weight and higher risk of breakage. Glass often shatters while its collected or when its sorted.
Packaging World 09/20/2019 13:13
Replacing plastic shrink wrap with 100% recyclable paperboard for its multipack cans across Western Europe will help CCEP meet its Action on Packaging commitments. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has announced it will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000 tonnes (4,400 U.S. tons) of single-use plastic per year across the region.
Packaging World 09/20/2019 08:00
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth C-2800! Bosch Packaging will launch its all-round packaging system, which is ideal for bars, biscuits, and bakery products but can also be adapted for other products. It features the Pack Feeder 4 and the Pack 403 horizontal flow wrapper with an output of up to 800 products/min. The chain feeding system stands out for its easy cleanability with tool-less belt removal and gentle product handling. The Pack 403 achieves consistent flow wrapping results thanks to its upgraded cross and fin-seal units. With decals and scales, the machine is operator friendly and features a removable discharge belt that reliably rejects faulty packages. “Our new system is a modular and scalable solution that is able to grow wi.
Packaging World 09/19/2019 10:49
In Latin America, flexibles and PET lead packaging growth, with demand continuing to rise for smaller pack sizes and multipacks. According to " Global Packaging Landscape: Growth, Trends & Innovations ," a new report compiled by Euromonitor International for PMMI Business Intelligence, Brazil is the largest packaging market in Latin America, with an expected 17.7 billion unit absolute volume growth by 2023 and approximately 40% of the region’s total sales.
Packaging World 09/19/2019 08:00
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth C-4018! Ohlson Packaging will launch an updated high-speed rotary pouch filling machine that can fill up to 60 pre-made pouches/min (without a zipper opening). “Pouch filling is continuing to expand in many different industries,” says John Ohlson Jr., President and CEO of Ohlson Packaging. “This new system will allow us to help even more companies improve their operations.”The new also integrates seamlessly with Ohlson Packaging’s existing products, such as multi-head and linear scales, conveyors, and other packaging automation equipment.
Packaging World 09/19/2019 05:35
Improving accessibility for gamers with disabilities, packaging for the Xbox Adaptive Controller wins the highest Pentawards accolade. “The jury were blown away by Microsoft’s entry.”Though some healthcare packages are designed with the intended users’ limited mobility in mind, the packaging community still has much work to do in offering ease of use and to patients. And should inclusive design be limited to non-discretionary purchases? In a perfect world, no. Microsoft is being celebrated for improving accessibility in the gaming sector for its Xbox Adaptive Controller. The company recently won the top Diamond prize at this year’s (the high-profile packaging design competition) for its package design, which allows better gaming access to
Packaging World 09/18/2019 14:14
World Centric announces the addition of tree-free paper cold cups, made from sustainably-sourced bamboo paper, to its NoTree collection of 100% compostable hot cups and bowls for the foodservice industry. The NoTree™ line includes 12, 16, and 22 oz cup sizes that conform to ASTM D6400 Standard for compostability, are BPI Certified, and meet FDA guidelines for food use. Additional features include:. • Available in natural tan color, a continued step by World Centric to remove bleaching from the manufacturing process. • Will compost in 3-6 months in a commercial composting system. • Bio-based lining inside and out that prevents leaking and condensation accumulation. • Fits seamlessly with World Centric plastic lids created from Ingeo™ certified
Packaging World 09/18/2019 11:00
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth #LS-5919! AlliedFlex will introduce the compact FLX AXIS-Servo linear pre-made pouch/bag/fill/seal system designed to fill and seal pre-made standup/zipper pouches and quadseal side gusset bags. The FLX AXIS- Servo is ideally suited for moderate entry level production requirements with an output of 20 ppm. It accommodates popular retail size packages with rapid changeover. The model is designed to handle pre-made pouches and bags made of laminated, recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable materials. The system utilizes and Rockwell - Allen Bradley control system with Color Panelview HMI and meets UL and CSA electrical and applicable safety codes. Automatic pouch infeed system, date coding and mechanica.
Packaging World 09/18/2019 08:00
Avery Dennison’s Stand Up Pouch construction features print-ready facestocks with 3 mil sealant films. They can be printed and formed into pre-made pouches or pouched directly through form-fill-seal lines. They easily accommodate zippers, spouts, and other closure systems. A sealant film blocks oxygen and moisture. The constructionfeatures excellent puncture resistance, hot tack, and low seal initiation temperature for higher filler throughput and good machinability. White and clear versions feature a corona-treated polyester film for flexographic printing. The film combines durability and resistance to both heat and moisture. A metallized PET version is corona-treated for surface-printing. This material offers toughness, heat resistance, a.
Packaging World 09/17/2019 14:29
This wide-mouth PET container was chosen for a unique shelf appearance and compatibility with existing equipment. , a Pennsylvania producer of milk, ice cream, eggs, and more, recently launched a unique line of hemp iced tea drinks. , now available regionally for consumer purchase at select retail stores, was introduced at the recent Natural Foods Exposition in Baltimore Sept. 12-14. These specialty beverage products are now ready for national distribution. Kreider Farms invites food and beverage sellers across the USA to a quickly growing number of their peers including , , and many independent operators like and in carrying the full line of Chiques Creek hemp teas. The three currently available flavors are all made from a blend of hemp se.
Packaging World 09/17/2019 11:33
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth #C-3414! Roberts PolyPro, a ProMach product brand, introduces the ICHA180 inline can handle applicator that applies Robert PolyPro’s HDPE #2 handles to four- and six-packs of beverages in 12 and 16 oz aluminum cans at speeds to 180 cpm. Unit is ideal for the craft beer and distilled spirits market. “The growing craft beer and distilled spirits markets are competitive, and our attractive multi-pack handles help products stand out on crowded retail shelves. When choosing a way to apply them, small producers need a high quality system that fits their budget. The ICHA180 hits that sweet spot – it’s a fully-automated solution at a great price,” said Roy Tetreault, Vice President and General Manager at Roberts.
Packaging World 09/17/2019 08:00
Balluff’s laser sensors are designed with a background evaluation mode for detecting highly reflective or shiny parts. They also feature an intelligent ambient light suppression function that allows them to filter out interference and ambient light. These high-precision laser sensors’ different detection and processing modes enable reliable detection of complex-shaped objects. While their enhanced background suppression capability allows them to detect and measure dark and transparent objects, such as plastic film or products. “With the design and capabilities in this new sensor this product shines,” said Jack Moermond, engineer partner manager. “It is truly among the best sensors that Balluff has produced. It is absolutely impressive in it.
Packaging World 09/16/2019 10:16
It’s not how new or old their company is, these brand owners are introducing new products, packaging and branding redesigns, and building distribution channels to take their dreams to market. Fine & Raw Chocolate. Launched in 2008 by South African immigrant, Daniel Sklaar, in his Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick, this packaging is eye-catching for its simplicity.
Packaging World 09/16/2019 10:14
Modern Manufacturing Services launches the MSVS Punch Slug Vacuum System with a three-speed, 1100 W vacuum motor that creates a highly efficient cyclone to remove all waste. The motor is brushless for long life and zero maintenance. The system also features a large clear canister that is easy to remove to empty and replace. The MSVS Punch Slug Vacuum System works on any film and at any production speed. System is easily adaptable to any production line that is producing converted products requiring punching or venting. We also provide numerous attachments to ensure easy integration with your existing production lines.
Packaging World 09/16/2019 08:00
See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Booth #C-2824! Wexxar Bel will debut its Delta 1 fully automatic case former with MXM (Modular Expandable Magazine) System and auto adjust. The open design of the MXM allows for manual case loading that can be adapted to automatic loading. Streamlining the loading process with easier case loading is accomplished with the all new, patent-pending ergonomic-to-load MXM * design that increases the capacity of case blanks in the machine. Continuous operation and uptime is achievable with minimal labor-intensive manipulation of cases during loading. DELTA 1’s auto-adjust technology minimizes the level of operator engagement by automating many of the major adjustments on the case former, limiting human factors that i.
Packaging World 09/15/2019 01:12
New delivery option allows consumers to receive one-week shipments of food in a 30% smaller package fitted with compostable insulation panels made from corn. In recognition of modern consumers’ growing desire for convenient, customizable, and sustainable products, delivery, and services, Jenny Craig has rolled out its Jenny Craig Cares program "for more earth-friendly, personalized, and convenient weight loss," the company says.
Packaging World 09/14/2019 01:12
The radical new technology, which uses adhesive dots to hold multipacks of cans together, is expected to decrease the Danish brewer’s use of plastic by up to 13,000 tons/year. It may surprise those who rail against packaging that data from the Climate Collaborative shows that on average packaging accounts for just 5% of the energy used in the life cycle of a food product.

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