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Webinar: Promoting Recycling as an End-of-life Solution for Plastic Film Packaging
TAPPI
TAPPI announces a July webinar on "Promoting Recycling As An End-of-life Solution for Plastic Film Packaging." Tune in to this FREE webinar sponsored by the TAPPI PLACE Division on Friday, July 31 at 2 p.m. EDT. Shari Jackson, Director, Film Recycling, Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council will discuss initiatives and other Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG) programs to support film packaging design for recyclability and collection of high quality film for recycling.
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MOCON instrument tests package headspace oxygen
PFFC
MOCON is offering the OpTech-O2 Model P test system for food, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies who want to improve the accuracy of their package headspace oxygen readings. The system uses a patent-pending Pressure Needle and a sensor to automatically measure internal package pressure and calculate the correct oxygen reading.
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Flexible packagers 'suffering' from uncertain raw material supply
Production Daily
A spate of force majeure declarations by EU polymer manufacturers is putting industry under severe pressure, according to Flexible Packaging Europe. More than 30 "force majeure" declarations by polymer manufacturers in Europe since March has led to significant shortages in supply resulting in about only 80 percent capacity being available, depending on the polymer, said the association.
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WaterBox growing in package size and market reach
Packaging Digest
The bag-in-box WaterBox that makes packaged water affordable in a sustainable format in two sizes is poised for bigger things, including entry into the U.S. Leading Brands, Inc., Vancouver, Canada, has filed patent applications in both the United States and Canada to protect its new WaterBox that uses 85 percent less plastic than conventional bottled water.
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Domino launches digital cold foil solution
PFFC
Domino Printing Sciences has launched its first digital cold foil solution based around the K600i digital print module. The solution uses the K600i to print a digital adhesive and create the image area prior to UV-curing and delamination.
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CCE will have all cardboard and corrugated packaging FSC certified by the end of 2015
Food Production
"Despite the fact nearly all of our packaging is recyclable, it is often not recycled," says Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) in its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report.
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Concept for hipsters on-the-go wins Packaging Impact Design Award
Packaging Europe
This year’s Swedish edition of the packaging competition PIDA was a well-attended forum where talented young packaging designers presented their ideas and concepts to industry influencers in search of fresh ideas and perspectives. The jury chose the hipster friendly creation Raw Food Café by Katarina Häll and Joakim Tidén at Broby Grafiska as the winning concept, in all categories. The competition is an initiative supported by BillerudKorsnäs, a leading provider of fiber based packaging material and solutions.
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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
 


Active packaging gets smarter
Plastics Engineering
In this age of information, it's no wonder that even our packaging is telling us valuable things about what's inside. "Active" or "intelligent" packaging provides information on practically everything, from the state of its contents to when patients must take medication.
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4 ways adhesives aid and abet wine packaging
Packaging Digest
The next time you’re enjoying a delicious glass of your favorite Merlot, take a moment to think about all of the adhesives that were involved in the process of getting the wine from the vineyard to your table. From the labels that adorn the front and back of the bottle, to the case the wine was placed in prior to being loaded on a pallet and shipped, adhesives play a bigger role in the wine packaging and labeling process than you may have ever realized.
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Walmart reveals new packaging for Great Value and more
Packaging Digest
Walmart’s repackaging and branding highlights are disclosed for Great Value version 2.0 and 2.1 along with information on Blackweb electronics and Pure Balance Premium Pet Food. When Walmart talks, people listen, as was the case for this editor and dozens of other attentive audience members last week in Toronto, Canada, when Sandra Farwell, VP, Brand Management & Product Design, Walmart Canada, spoke during the PAC “Winning By Design” Conference.
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EU sets 115.9 million euro fine for food packaging cartels
Reuters
The European Commission said on Wednesday, June 24, it had found eight manufacturers and two distributors of retail food packaging trays guilty of participating in cartels and set fines of a total of 115.9 million euros ($129.90 million).
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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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