This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.




  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit May. 29, 2013

Home   Join TAPPI   PLACE Events   Volunteer   Education   Publications   Bookstore   Contact Us    





 

Packaging for an aging population
Packaging Digest
Research and Markets has added the Packaging for an Aging Population report to its offerings. This report assesses the implications of our aging society on packaging design and demonstrates ways in which manufacturers can address these challenges. Market forces are identified, recent examples of senior-friendly packaging are examined, and technological advances that will influence the next generation of packaging design are discussed.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




PRoactive: Negative reviews can be your best friend
PFFC
No, that's not a misprint. That growing collection of online reviews can provide critical insights into how your customers perceive you.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Surgical kits 'empower' Medline
Packaging World
Healthcare product manufacturer/distributor introduces new surgical procedure kit ID system to improve patient safety and reduce operating room staff confusion.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


SHOWCASE
  Selective

Since 1926, Selective has been providing businesses like yours with the insurance solutions you need. We know, Response is everything®, and we'll prove it to you when you work with us. Selective offers a wide range of insurance solutions for you.
Click here for more...
 


Co-op to divert all food store waste from landfill
Packaging News
The Co-operative is aiming to stop 34,000 tonnes of rubbish going to landfill by recycling all food store waste from its food shops. Food waste will be sent to anaerobic digesters which will convert the waste into energy.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Illinois thermoformer TEQ invests $6 million in upgrades and infrastructure
Plastics News
Thermoform Engineered Quality LLC in Huntley, Ill., has invested more than $6 million for new equipment, another clean room and an eco-roof. President Randall Loga said the upgrades in machinery and infrastructure will enable the custom thermoformer to better serve medical device and packaging customers, and also keep pace with changes in the industry's quality and safety requirements.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


 
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
 


Windmöller & Hölscher to open an office in Shanghai
Plastics Today
German-based Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) is planning to increase its presence in China with an office in Shanghai featuring sales, service and maintenance, Philipp Elder, W&H sales manager for China, told PlasticsToday.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


June promising packaging patents
Packaging Digest
A preview look at three patents appearing in the June issue of Packaging Digest: An intelligent temperature-indicator label, a reclosable beverage can end with a sliding closure and a bottle with an internal scraper for dispensing convenience.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE
Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword PATENT.




Austrian label converter adds 3D foil embossing
PFFC
Austrian wine label printing company Marzek Etiketten opted for a Pantec RHINO flat bed foil embossing system to be integrated to one of its semi-rotary Rotatek Brava presses, thus improving differentiation on short jobs.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Could packaging help McDonald's address 'fast food' health concerns?
Packaging World
When McDonald's unveiled new packaging designs on carryout bags and fountain beverage cups with QR codes earlier this year, the Oak Brook, Ill.-based foodservice retailer's press release said, "Bags and cups to feature QR codes providing access to finding nutrition information."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  SteadyWeb™5 Tension Controller

Machine operators learn to control the web tension on production lines in less time with the new SteadyWeb™5 Tension Controller. A streamlined menu system, scroll knob and intuitive graphic user interface make setup a breeze on the large 4.3-inch color graphic display. MORE
 


Linpac creates bakery boxes for morning goods
Packaging News
Linpac Packaging has developed a new range of hinged bakery boxes for morning goods, such as croissants, Danish pastries and muffins.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Dow's sustainability manager looks at big picture for package design
Plastics News
You can make a package from recycled material, reduce the weight by 50 percent and ensure that it's reusable. But that's not always enough to make it sustainable. True sustainability requires looking at everything and considering the entire life cycle, said Erica Ocampo, sustainability and advocacy manager at Dow Chemical Co.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


  Reduce TiO2 Costs with Vinyl Binders

Use PVAc or VAE binders to achieve brightness and opacity while reducing expensive TiO2. Learn how BrightCoat can help you meet your optical and strength goals. 
 


Gloucester CEO says packaging market growing in Asia-Pacific
Plastics Today
Gloucester Engineering Co. (GEC) President and CEO Carl Johnson says Asia-Pacific customers are demanding more sophisticated and larger machines. "They want larger machines with higher outputs," he told PlasticsToday. "The demand for quality continues to grow."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PAFA attacks latest call for carrier bag tax
Packaging Europe
PAFA (Packaging and Films Association) has attacked the latest calls from Lib Dem peer Baroness Parminter for a carrier bag tax to be included in the next budget.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE



Bio-Board project promotes packaging recyclability
Packaging Digest
A European project called the Bio-Board project has been instituted to develop sustainable protein-based paper and paperboard coating systems to increase the recyclability of food and beverage packaging materials.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


British Falcon flies on the back of packaging
Plastics & Rubber Weekly
Paignton-based packaging specialist British Falcon Plastics has increased capacity with a £350,000 investment in a state-of-the-art thermoforming machine. The company produces vacuum-formed packaging for major U.K. retailers, food suppliers and pharmaceutical manufacturers. To fund the purchase of the new machine, which is the company's fourth, managing director David Newton approached Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance for a hire purchase facility.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


FEATURED ARTICLE
TOP TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
South Carolina firms merge to become Blue Ridge Thermoforming
Plastics News
Two South Carolina thermoformers have merged and are moving operations to Greenville.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Have your say: Would you buy a personalized pack?
Packaging News
oca-Cola is putting people's names on its bottles and cans, this summer, for the first time across Europe as part of its "Share a Coke" campaign.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
US demand for specialty films growing 5.2 percent yearly
Packaging Digest
U.S. demand for specialty films is forecast to advance 5.2 percent per year to $8.0 billion in 2017.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


Equal unveils fresh new look
Packaging World
Enhanced logo, packaging and Web site allows consumers to more easily identify the various Equal product boxes by color and type of sweetener.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Study expands innovation's definition in packaging industry
Brand Packaging
The definition of innovation varies from industry to industry, but a new study by USA Strategies intends to bring focus to what it means in the packaging industry. The study found that innovation is not just R&D or new technologies but also the development of new products and services that satisfy the unmet or unknown needs of consumers.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




Benson: New generation Bobst Expertcut die-cutters will help reduce process waste
Packaging News
Carton printer Benson Group has announced that its investment in new Bobst Expercut die-cutters will help it reduce process waste and further enable the business to meet the exacting demands of its customers.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Smart Balance gets square
Greener Package
In May 2013, Smart Balance, a division of Boulder Brands, Boulder, Co., began market introduction of redesigned packaging for all of its 13 popular, heart-healthier buttery spread products.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    US demand for specialty films growing 5.2 percent yearly (Packaging Digest)
'Convenience' food packaging changed our lives (Packaging Digest)
Fluid flow phenomena (PFFC)
Tamper-proof packs to combat 'dodgy' olive oil (Packaging News)
'Canned' classics now in an aseptic carton (Packaging World)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


Charter NEX adding two coextrusion film lines
Plastics News
Charter NEX Films Inc. is expanding the capacity of its Milton plant, adding two Windmöeller & Höelscher 3-layer coextrusion blown film lines. "They are on order and we're expecting the lines to be in by no later than the first quarter of 2014 — probably one later this year and the second next year," said Brian Beuning, vice president of sales and marketing for Charter NEX Films, in a telephone interview.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


KM Packaging launches 'velvet' for luxury touch
Packaging Europe
Food packaging specialist KM Packaging Services Ltd. has launched a stunning new premium packaging film with a unique feel and texture, targeted squarely at the luxury confectionery and high-end boxed goods markets across the world.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE

Film Extrusion Manual, Second Edition

The Film Extrusion Manual, Second Edition focuses on the technology and science of polymer film extrusion. The material in this book’s 42 chapters can be used to learn the basics of applied extrusion theory, as well as provide troubleshooting guidelines and solutions to many common problems encountered in the fabrication of thermoplastic films. This book can be used as a stand-alone training resource for all levels of professional and operations personnel working in the plastics film industry including: plastic film manufacturing, converting, equipment suppliers, and polymer suppliers. 2005.

Product code: 0101R313
ISBN: 159510075X
List Price: $205.00
Member Price: $137.00 Order today!

Follow TAPPI on: Share on Linkedin Twitter Share on Facebook

To join TAPPI, click here.



 



Disclaimer: TAPPI makes available the PLACE Weekly Wrap-Up as a resource for association members and subscribers. The companies, products and services advertised in display advertising within the news brief, as well as the content found on the advertisers' websites, are not endorsed or recommended by TAPPI.

Weekly Wrap-Up

Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Jennifer Maddox, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2613  
Contribute news


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here.

Recent issues

May 22, 2013
May 15, 2013
May 8, 2013
May 1, 2013






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063