Mars Africa finds a better way to package its line of instant dry soup mixes by replacing foil in its laminated structure with a coextruded barrier polymer.
Nirav Desai, director of operations at Haremar Plastic Manufacturing Ltd, explains how film suppliers can enhance pouch production and design. Desai has been with Haremar for 10 years.
Q: Pouches are an innovative and competitive category in packaging: How can film suppliers contribute to the R&D process?… more
A line of three fruit-inspired wine varieties are launched in an eco-friendly stand-up pouch by organic winemaker Gilles Louvet.
GrainPro’s SuperGrainbag of hermetic containers guard premium coffee beans and grains during storage and shipping.
Vertical bagger runs stand-up bags that boost ‘billboard’ impact and eliminate need for cartons.
This flat-bottom, quad-seal (four-corner) standup bag was produced on the Model XYT15 bagger, part of Triangle Package Machinery’s X Series.
It uses an optional off-set, corner back seal to maximize use of space for brand messaging—zoom in to see the clean look of the four full panels, which provide optimum marketing/graphics space. And the stand-up capability eliminates the need for cartons, adding shelf impact while providing “green” benefits of material reduction and cost savings. This packaging format is also available with optional zipper, and is ideal for products such as cereal, confectionery and snacks, individually quick frozen products and poultry.
Flexible packaging materials manufacturer Rollprint Packaging Products has announced an investment of $1.25m on a new pouch manufacturing line for sterile medical and other applications.
Packaging International News looks at an innovative cooking bag that can literally be thrown on the barbecue.
Shrink bags are available in clear, translucent or opaque colors, with up to 7-color printing…
Nurses prefer double-barrier packaging, consisting of a sealed tray within either another tray or a pouch, learned attendees at HealthPack 2013 in Louisville, KY. Such preferences along with feedback on package recycling and usability were shared during HealthPack’s annual Voice of the Customer survey and live nurses panel. This year’s survey results were gathered by Jennifer Foreman and Jennifer Neid Benolken and presented by Foreman on March 13, marking the survey’s fifth year.
The hook-to-hook closure system “provides a fast, effective and stress-free bag closure…
A packaging line upgrade for horse oats makes a dramatic improvement in output without extra…
A new Block-Buster Bulk Bag Conditioner from Flexicon features a hydraulically actuated, variable-height turntable for automated in-frame bag rotation and conditioning of bulk bags at varying heights.
Flexible packaging converter Infinium Printing has partnered with Velcro to create easy to use and seal pouches for the US market that can be used for a broad range of foods, including snacks.