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It's not too late to register for the TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Symposium and the Global Pouch Forum
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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. Register now to secure one of the few remaining seats!

The Flexible Packaging Symposium is designed to give an in-depth look into pouch-making and structures and features speakers from the converting side. It will provide educational resources to support the day-to-day duties of industry professionals, as well as research and academic pursuits that matter to you! The one day symposium will take place from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Continue your conversations at the Global Pouch Forum’s poolside Welcome Reception, 6-7:30 p.m.
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Is 'less' truly 'more' in package design?
Packaging Design
In package design, “less is more” has become a mantra. Need proof? Start with the design firms, big and small, that chime it. Packaging trade magazines join in with articles about designs that purportedly embody the phrase. Contest judges add their voices, commonly describing winning designs as clean, sleek, and uncluttered.
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Method's new liquid laundry detergent is 1st to be packaged in 100 percent PCR PET
Packaging Europe
Well known for its brightly colored hand wash and all-purpose cleaning formulations showcased in clear PET bottles, Method has broken new ground in the liquid laundry detergent aisle, according to Joe Hunter, Director of Packaging for Method. “This new PET offering in the liquid laundry segment resonates with the rest of our brand portfolio in hand wash and all-purpose cleaners,” said Hunter. “This is an important achievement in a market that has previously been predominately limited to opaque high-density polyethylene containers.”
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DuPont Awards: Salsa container blends rigid and flexible to earn 2015 highest honor
PFFC
Canada-based IPL Inc., earned the Diamond Award, the program’s highest honor, for SkinnyPack Technology. This mono-material package marries flexible and rigid packaging to create a thin, light, strong structure that uses less material, enables recycling, and allows more message space.
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Post-consumer PET recycling processes evaluated
Food Production Daily
A panel of the European Food Safety Authority has backed two processes used to recycle post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate into food contact materials.
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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
 


O. Kleiner: PacXpert as replacement for rigid packaging
Food Production Daily
PacXpert from Dow Packaging enables the transition from larger traditional rigid containers to flexible packaging with potential cost-cutting benefits, according to a licensee of the technology.
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Polymer distributors delivering in a challenging market
Packaging Europe
In 2014, more than 12 percent of polymer consumed in Europe was sold via distribution channels which are equal to around 3.4 million tons. After hitting its lowest point in 2009 during the great recession and with another slowdown in 2012 due to weak polymer demand affected by the eurozone crisis, distributors' sales grew at an average of over 3 percent a year in 2013 and 2014 and for the first time in seven years surpassed the volume of sales reached in 2007.
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If you are serious about saving money and maximizing roll cover life, turn to the experts at Vail Rubber Works, Inc.
 


Rocker cap speeds handwash dispensing
Packaging World
Permatex, an automotive repair and maintenance products company, has tipped the waterless hand cleaner segment in its favor with a clever new disc-top closure. Designers came up with a unique rocker design that places the disc top on the package bottom. With this design, users can simply tap the bottle on its bottom corner to open the spout and dispense, then tap the spout again to close.
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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 sustainable packaging hurdles to overcome
The Dieline
End users have increasingly put pressure on retailers to make their packaging more sustainable. In turn, the pressure is now put on the packaging designer – but how do you tackle the project? As designers, by knowing the parameters and overcoming hurdles both you and the client will be set up for success. Here are five common hurdles designers face when designing for sustainable packaging.
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Warnings of Pet and HDPE recycling industry 'collapse'
Resource Magazine
According to the group, producers of milk packaging, as well as those manufacturing home and personal care packaging, are increasingly planning to switch from using high-density polyethylene in their products to polyethylene terephthalate, due to "cost, marketing and sustainability reasons."
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Gillette reimagines the shave gel bottle
Packaging World
New Gillette Fusion ProGlide Sensitive 2-in-1 Shave Gel Plus Skin Care, launched in February 2015, features a rust-free plastic package, an enhanced dispenser, and a see-through gel gauge that have been designed to reduce waste and prevent mess.
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f+s develops the grip cup with a pop
Packaging Europe
The feldmann+schultchen design studios have been successful in creating an iconic, shaped paper cup with a significantly superior handling due to the innovative "press to grip"-technique. The silhouette is created with a single intuitive movement. With a distinct pop, the cup wall arches inwards along predetermined fold lines and becomes concave.
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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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Top 5 packaging developments of May
Packaging Digest
A science-reflecting packaging redesign, debris-polluted oceans, a very intriguing beer launch and two virtual tours of trendy food packaging innovations found at tradeshows earned the Top 5 spots as the most popular articles at PackagingDigest.com over the past month.
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