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PAC NEXT group launched to facilitate zero packaging waste

Packaging World - Fri, 2011-08-12 09:15
PAC has announced a new multi-stakeholder group tasked with moving the packaging industry toward zero waste.

‘Lazy Larry’ responds to FDA notification

Packaging World - Tue, 2011-08-09 11:57
A July 28 Warning Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration serves as a reminder of the power of the pen—or in this instance, the words printed on product packaging.

Flexible Packaging Innovation Gallery debuts

Packaging World - Fri, 2011-08-05 12:02
A one-stop shop for packaging professionals looking to quickly browse unique flexible package designs.

Here's where innovation hangs its hat

Packaging World - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:37
By the time I left Ice River’s plant, I knew I’d just seen not only one of the most impressive things I’ve ever seen in the sustainable packaging arena but in packaging overall.

Bemis acquires Mayor Packaging

Packaging World - Wed, 2011-08-03 07:08
Bemis Company, Inc. (http://www.bemis.com)  has acquired Mayor Packaging, a privately owned manufacturer of consumer and specialty flexible packaging including a manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China.

Medical packaging in operating room and emergency environments

Packaging World - Tue, 2011-08-02 11:25
Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience to study medical packaging with nurses using simulated surgery and trauma events.

The Promise of Contract Packaging

Packaging World - Mon, 2011-08-01 13:09
I vow to help you add value to your business.

Counterfeit pharmaceuticals and food threaten innovation

Packaging World - Wed, 2011-07-27 11:18
Report forecasts $74.2 billion in global anti-counterfeiting packaging by 2015, focusing on track-and-trace and brand authentication segments in pharmaceutical and food industries.

GreenBlue releases guidelines for designing recyclable, compostable packaging

Packaging World - Wed, 2011-07-27 07:12
Design for Recovery Guidelines for Aluminum, Steel, Glass, and Paper Packaging designed to promote more effective material recovery system.

Johnson & Johnson announces sustainability roadmap

Packaging World - Thu, 2011-07-21 05:55
Johnson & Johnson unveiled its Healthy Future 2015, a five-year sustainability roadmap that encompasses the company’s citizenship goals, which include packaging.

Evolving sectors gain attention at global forum

Packaging World - Tue, 2011-07-19 11:28
Medical devices and diagnostics, generics, APIs, and biologics are on the agenda at the 9th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum Sept. 26-30.

Pharmaceutical pavilion lends healthy appeal to Pack Expo Las Vegas

Packaging World - Mon, 2011-07-18 12:20
Las Vegas Convention Center hosts Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 26 – 28, focusing on packaging and processing.

Shelf Impact!'s Package Design Workshop

Packaging World - Wed, 2011-07-13 05:47
Register now for Shelf Impact!’s Package Design Workshop, held Sept 13 in suburban Chicago. Our workshop offers interactive instruction conducted in a roll-up-your-sleeves setting – packed with exclusive market research, expert tips and strategies from the pros on how to leverage packaging that can increase sales.

‘Sustainable and green packaging’ market worth $107.7 billion

Packaging World - Wed, 2011-07-13 05:39
New report points to rising environmental concerns, increasing health awareness, a dearth of natural resources, and high energy consumption as drivers for sustainable and green packaging.

New food safety award

Packaging World - Tue, 2011-07-12 05:41
Promoting food safety technologies in developing countries is the aim of a new award launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Investment and Technology Promotion Office – Italy in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP).

AMERIPEN identifies top priorities

Packaging World - Mon, 2011-07-11 06:20
At first member meeting, AMERIPEN selects education, resource recovery, and EPR as focus areas for 2011-2012.