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7 packaging innovations fit for foodservice
Packaging Digest
A visit to the recent National Restaurant Show uncovered unconventional products and packaging from a no-handle Super Jug to fully-loaded brownie pouches to the first shelf-stable hummus multipack to Ghirardelli's pouch-driven dispensing system to a tiny semi-automatic packaging machine that amply fills a void in DIY foodservice packaging.
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The TAPPI PLACE Extrusion Coating Course is back!
TAPPI
Back by Popular Demand! The TAPPI PLACE Extrusion Coating Course, August 18-20, explores best practices and equipment technology that apply to extrusion coating applications.

This course, which will be held in Concord, (Charlotte) North Carolina, is designed to help you learn about resin and equipment technology (extruders, dies, and auxiliary equipment) that have applications in the extrusion coating application process. A team of experts in the field will discuss commonly faced process problems in extrusion coating. Learn more

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Learn the latest on nanocellulose-based materials for antibacterial packaging
TAPPI
Research is currently underway to discover the potential of nanocellulose in packaging materials like fibre-based materials or nanocomposites. Join TAPPI’s Nanotechnology Division for a webinar at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 3 as Dr. Julien Bras of the University of Genoble discusses the industrialization of nanocellulose and their uses in biobased materials for imparting active barrier properties such as antibacterials. During the one hour webinar, Bras will explain how microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) will be used in the future to enhance barrier at high humidity with clay and oxidized nanocrystals. MFC coating of cellulosic substrates as controlled delivery systems of antibacterial molecules for food-packaging will also be presented.

Learn more about this free webinar and register.


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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.
 


Clondalkin barrier film is suited for dry foods
PFFC
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Wentus has developed WENTOPRO barrier film for dry food products, particularly cereals, that is said to prevent the migration of potentially harmful mineral oils from the outer packaging into the food itself.
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Ipack-Ima: Single-dose sachets are a snap
Packaging World
A new sachet system with multiple material and equipment technology patents produces single-dose packets that can be opened with one hand and accommodate a range of liquid products. The technology comprises a square sachet with a patented center cut that allows liquid contents to be dispensed in a controlled manner when the consumer bends the packet in half. The Easysnap has been developed to replace flexible sachets, monodose tubes, small bottles, and thermoformed cups for applications such as food, personal care, and health care.
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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
 


New stretchable, shapeable paper creates unique 3-D packages
Packaging Digest
Now commercialized, FreeFormPack enables brand owners to create distinctive rigid paper packages with a custom shape or texture in a cost-effective form-fill-seal process. According to Gary Robinson, director of business development, formable packaging, North and South America, at BillerudKorsnas, the FibreForm material will 3-D form when you apply a force to it and it then keeps that shape. All that’s needed is a male/female tool and nip point to provide the pressure.
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How dairy packaging evolves with consumers, retailers
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
A look at health, convenience and retailing trends shows the strong give-and-take relationship between dairy brands and consumers. For example, consumers embraced the iconic California Milk Processor Board's "Got Milk?" campaign promoting the connection between milk and good health. They also followed the recommendations of health organizations and scientists, switching from whole milk to 2 percent to skim and back again.
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  Over 100 Years on a Roll

If you are serious about saving money and maximizing roll cover life, turn to the experts at Vail Rubber Works, Inc.
 


Plastic packaging dominates the personal care market
Packaging Digest
At 61 percent market share, plastic packaging — such as bottles, jars, compacts and tubes — reigns as queen for cosmetics and other personal care products. Plastic will keep its crown for the foreseeable future, with an expected 12 percent growth by 2019. Bottles are the most commonly used container, accounting for 30 percent of the market and are expected to grow 28 percent through 2019.
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H.B. Fuller introduces 2 new flexible packaging adhesives
Packaging Business Review
The adhesives, Flextra Fast and Flextra Reseal, were launched at ICE Europe in Munich, Germany. The Flextra Fast SFA 8700 + XR 1100 / XR 1200 adhesive system is suitable to a range of substrate combinations, from general to high performance. It will allow them to reduce change-over times between production runs and have increased flexibility for the converter.
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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.


Soft-touch packaging: A boost for brands
By Sharon Derbyshire
When faced with revitalizing an iconic brand, Bayer wanted to differentiate itself from the competition with a package makeover. The company ultimately chose an oversized ergonomic cap for its aspirin and Aleve over-the-counter medications. The new cap — overmolded with thermoplastic elastomers — makes it easier for arthritis suffers to grip and get to the pain reliever inside. The easily-recognized caps with raised logo are preferred by consumers and are even endorsed by the Arthritis Foundation.
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3 ways a cleaner label drives packaging changes
Packaging Digest
Career food scientist and co-owner of Global Food Forums, producer of the Clean Label Conferences, Claudia O’Donnell shares her insight on clean labels and what that means for packaging.
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There's still time to save on registration for TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Symposium and the Global Pouch Forum
TAPPI
The 2015 TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Symposium, June 10 at the InterContinental Miami Hotel in Miami, Florida, is co-located with the Global Pouch Forum, June 10-12, THE gathering place for top packaging professionals involved with every aspect for flexible packaging/pouch production and the corresponding film, closures, materials, equipment. May 19 is the last day to save on registration for both events.
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Erhardt+Leimer and AVT form strategic alliance
PFFC
Erhardt+Leimer, a provider of system solutions and process control equipment to web-based industries and Advanced Vision Technology, a supplier of print inspection, print process control, and quality assurance, have announced their intention to form an alliance that will broaden product portfolios and strengthen services for customers of both companies, including end-users and OEMs, through solutions born of the two companies’ combined experience and technological skills.
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Tobacco players confirm legal action over plain packaging
Packaging News
Tobacco giants Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco have launched legal action against the U.K. government over standardized plain packaging.
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The latest innovations and trends in pouches
Flexible Packaging
The statistics back up the evidence on shelves. According to Freedonia Group analyst Joe Pryweller, the demand for pouches, particularly stand-pouches, is forecast to increase 3.6 percent per year through 2017. The steady market growth and expanding range of options for customization puts standup pouches in good standing for the future of packaging.
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