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Digital print for corrugated packaging
TAPPI
Make plans to attend an EXCLUSIVE corrugated packaging event in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 27-28 sponsored by HP! The event will include the latest in digital printing, networking, demonstrations and lots of great discussions. Due to large demand, go now to the registration section and secure your place for the event.
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Upcoming webinar: Evaluation of LLDPE Sealants and Structures for Ultrasonic Sealing
TAPPI
Want to learn more about Ultrasonic Sealing? Join us for a webinar titled Evaluation of LLDPE Sealants and Structures for Ultrasonic Sealing on Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. EST. This FREE webinar is sponsored by the TAPPI PLACE Division. Speakers include Dan Ward, NOVA Chemicals, Alexei Kazakov, NOVA Chemicals and Sophie Morneau, Branson Engineering.
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Pattern control options for packaging
Packaging Digest
If you're looking for a way to cut down on your adhesive costs, or simply need the ability to create customized adhesive patterns for your specific packaging process, you’ll want to take a look at employing a pattern controller. Available for both hot melt and cold glue systems, pattern controllers are relatively straightforward mechanisms.
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How food package manufacturers keep pace with today's market
Manufacturing.net
By all indicators, manufacturing in the U.S. has been on the upswing and is expected to keep building momentum into the next year. For chemical manufacturers, employment is rising after years of decline, capital spending is up, and overall, U.S. chemical output is expected to rise another 3.7 percent in 2015.
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  Fully Automated WVTR and OTR testing

MOCON has virtually reinvented permeation testing with its fully automated oxygen and water vapor permeation systems. Faster testing, easier to use, increased accuracy, lower cost.
 


Label promotion | What is labeling's top purpose: Promotion or information?
PFFC
Mark Lusky offers a few guidelines to consider when it comes to what should be said on a product label.
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2 on-trend new options in rigid packaging
Packaging Digest
A dynamic duo exemplify the latest innovations in rigid packaging, one a newly developed beverage carton that uses certified renewable polyethylene for increased sustainability, the other a value-added shelf-ready package format that can be erected with one swift, labor-saving motion.
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How PET bottle right-weighting saves millions of dollars
All Africa
SIDEL, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, has announced a new initiative aimed at reducing the amount of PET used in beverage bottles worldwide, thereby helping producers to save money and improve their environmental footprints at the same time.
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European flexible packaging market set to grow
European Plastics News
Germany-based research group Ceresana has produced a study showing that it expects the European market for flexible packaging to reach a volume of around 19.2 million tons by 2021. The company highlights how flexible packaging offers good options for increasingly demanding consumer requirements, and due to this flexible packaging is replacing its rigid counterparts in many market segments.
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Quality doctor blades and end-seals


In addition to being a manufacturer of quality metal, composite, and plastic doctor blades, Allison Systems now offers OEM and custom design chamber end seals. MORE
 


FDA says BPA is safe, new study says otherwise
Packaging Digest
Earlier this year (2015), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its 2014 safety assessment for the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) citing that it is safe at current levels of exposure from food contact uses.
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Plastic packaging trends to watch for in 2015
Plastics Today
There's always a lot of excitement on the horizon for plastic packaging. And for good reason, the market continues to drive innovation in the packaging market as a whole. Innovation is the trend that never stops for packaging. With that in mind, here are some other trends to pay attention to in 2015 for the packaging sector.
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7 key packaging trends of 2015
Marketing Magazine
It's that time of year again, when future forecasts abound with the weird and wonderful trends that will shape our world in the next 12 months. In design land we are no different, obsessed with the new colors, forms and fonts that we can conjure onto the supermarket shelves. But beyond the aesthetics, it's important to understand the consumer drivers behind each trend, ask the "why" as well as the “what.” So here are Boxer & Co’s top picks for 2015.
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A quarter-million tons of plastic pollution found in oceans
Packaging World
The first global estimate of plastic pollution of both micro- and macroplastic floating in every ocean on earth has led researchers to conclude that the smallest and most insidious particles are present throughout the world's oceans. The new report, published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal, culminates more than six years and 50,000 nautical miles of pelagic plastics research.
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Business reviews now available on the TAPPI Buyer's Guide
MultiView
Nearly seven out of 10 people read online reviews before making a purchase, and in the business-to-business world, reviews are even more important in the decision-making process. To help in your purchasing decisions, we are pleased to announce that we've now incorporated business reviews into our TAPPI Buyer's Guide. Now you have the opportunity to share your experiences with a company's products or services with your fellow colleagues, or read what others have to say about a potential future vendor. Visit the TAPPI Buyer's Guide to search for qualified product and service providers and write a review.


5 New Year's resolutions for more sustainable food packaging
Nation's Restaurant News
A new year means new resolutions. And for food retailers and service providers that means finding new ways to be more sustainable without sacrificing packaging performance or presentation value. To help packaging producers, restaurants and food service providers reach their goals, and meet the rising demands of their consumers in 2015, here’s a new twist on some traditional New Year's resolutions to consider.
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The 10 most challenging types of packaging to recover and recycle
Packaging Digest
Multilayer laminates and compostable plastics head the list of the Top 10 packaging recycling challenges for a Material Recovery Facility that’s the topic of a new white paper from PAC Next. One of the biggest sustainable packaging challenge that brand owners and the packaging industry face centers on recovering materials that don't fit into the major recycling streams of PET and HDPE containers, glass bottles, paperboard and corrugated boxes and aluminum and steel cans.
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Most significant deal in flexible packaging since Amcor's Alcan bid
Food Processing & Packaging
The acquisition of Constantia by Wendel for 2.3 billion euros is "the most significant deal in the flexible packaging industry since Amcor's acquisition of Alcan assets in 2009 ($2.8 billion)," according to Moorgate Capital, a corporate finance and Mergers and Acquisitions advisory firm.
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3 ways to improve the usability of flexible packaging
Packaging Digest
Flexible packaging has firmly established its place in the world of packaging. Brands have converted to pouches in every category — from motor oil to barbeque sauce to dog shampoo. We've also seen a rise in pouch innovation — such as pouches that conveniently maintain historical brand equity with old fashioned mason jars shapes or pouches with tear-off spouts and many different types of handles.
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Chili in a pouch stands out
Packaging World
Progresso has extended its expertise in soup to two new "homemade-quality" chili products packaged in a flexible standup pouch decorated with bold, rustic graphics. Offering unique ingredient combinations — Smokehouse Pork and Beef Chili with Beans, and Southwest Style White Chicken Chili with Beans — the line was launched in July to address consumers' growing interest in tasty dinner options that are easy to prepare.
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Dairy saves 1.7 million pounds of HDPE in less than 2 years
Greener Package
A new 1 gallon HDPE milk jug for United Dairy uses significantly less plastic, increases operational efficiencies, and offers greater functionality to consumers. In August 2012, United Dairy, an independent family-owned dairy with plants in Martins Ferry, Ohio, Charleston, West Virginia, and Uniontown, Pennsylvania, began a trial run of a new gallon jug produced in its Martins Ferry facility and rolled it out to eight of its retail customers.
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The Anilox Roll-Heart of the Flexo Process, Second Edition

Joe Trungale's second edition, The Anilox roll – Heart of the Flexo Process, has been newly enhanced and contains an accurate historical review of the flexo printing process, anilox roll construction, information on the various methods of doctoring the ink such as rubber roll, doctor blade and the chambered doctor blade systems. While much has been written over the years about the use and care of anilox rolls, Trungale offers guidelines on cleaning anilox rolls and reviews the various cleaning methods currently being used in the industry.

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