Articles Tagged with ''packaging''

New packaging sustainability standard released

Global Protocol for Packaging Sustainability includes more than 40 indicators for sustainability.
August 28, 2013
Global Protocol for Packaging Sustainability includes more than 40 indicators for sustainability.
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Beverage packaging market to be worth $125.7 billion by 2018

Asia Pacific is predicted to be the fastest growing region in that period.
August 26, 2013
Asia Pacific is predicted to be the fastest growing region in that period.
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Attract and Inform: Using graphic enhancements to differentiate packaged goods and highlight important product information

Today’s average consumer is much more aware of what information is required on CPG packages.
August 14, 2013

Many consumers seek out local or organic goods or products that fit their dietary restrictions.


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Modified atmosphere packaging can help meet logistical challenges while improving freshness

MAP packaging does not affect taste or nutrition the way heat sterilization and freezing do.
August 14, 2013

Gases commonly used in preservation include oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen.


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Cup packaging line

August 8, 2013

 Meeting all 3-A Sanitary Standards, the Oystar Erca M-F 14 cup packaging line for the food and dairy industries forms, fills and seals cups of various shapes and sizes at a maximum forming depth of 70mm at a rate up to 21,600 cups/hr. 


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Robotics

Is there a robot in your line’s future?

Robots aren’t all things to all people, but in the right place, they can be a big time and labor saver.
August 7, 2013

 Robots can help increase overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), which improves a processor’s bottom line. 


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Digital printing poised for growth

Next generation printing technologies offer shorter lead times and lower cost.
July 30, 2013

We discuss the future of digital printing technologies with Kate Achelpohl, director of member communications at PMMI.


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FDA no longer approves BPA in infant formula packaging

The action comes in response to a petition from March 2012.
July 15, 2013

Written objections and requests for a hearing will be accepted until August 2012.


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BPA-free plastics on trial in Texas

Plastic resins marketed by Eastman Chemical may contain chemicals that act like estrogen hormone.
July 15, 2013
Plastic resins marketed by Eastman Chemical may contain chemicals that act like estrogen hormone.
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Canned foods stocked in 98 percent of American households

A new survey reveals the shelf-stable standby has endured.
July 12, 2013
A new survey reveals the shelf-stable standby has endured.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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