Clever Converters

Achievements in packaging can be defined in many ways: functionality, convenience, safety, and sustainability to name a few. To acknowledge outstanding

Demographic Demands

Demand for converted flexible packaging is forecast to expand 4.2%/yr to $16.5 billion in 2011 (see Figure 1). Growth will be attributable to cost, performance,

Bobst Announces Positive Results from K 2007

The Business Area, Flexible Materials of Bobst Group presented its latest technologies for converting plastic film and other flexible materials at K 2007 Intl. Plastics Trade Fair

Melamine Revisited

Barrier-coated flexible packaging, both metallized and clear, is a much-favored choice among brand owners and retailers across the globe today. It offers

On base

Amcor Flexibles, Gloucester, UK, offers FibreLite, described as a unique base webto give the appealing and traditional look and feel of paper

Foodservice Disposables Growth Led by Packaging

CLEVELAND, OH Foodservice disposables demand in the US is projected to increase 3.8%/yr to $16.6 billion in 2011. This is the conclusion of a new study

K 2007 Exceeded Optimistic Expectations

At K 2007, the 17th Intl. Trade Fair for Plastics + Rubber, all expectations were exceeded: 3,130 exhibitors from 58 countries and about 242,000 visitors from 100 nations took part in the event (compared to 2,904 exhibitors and 231,000 visitors at K 2004).

The place

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Troubleshooting Extrusion Processes With Hands-On Computational Proceduresby Natti S. Rao, Plastics Solutions International Consulting

Klockner Pentaplast Plant Expands PE Capacity

The Klockner Pentaplast Group will add to its North American production capacity for polyester films at the company's Beaver, WV, plant.

China & India: Flex-Pack Leaders?

PCI Films Consulting predicts that between now and 2010, half the world's growth in flexible packaging will be in China and India. But how will this shake out if China's qualilty control issues follow into the flex-pack industry?

Taking Charge

To control film production for its tamper-evident products, Nelmar Security Packaging adds a W&H polyethylene extruder.

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Transinformative Thermographic Barcode Matrix That Archivally Monitors The Safety Of Food, Drug, & Biologicals: A Fungible Line Item

Reduce & Comply

Going green? Be prepared to face the challenges of today’s complex environmental compliance regulations.

Scoring the Scorecard

The deadline to comply with Wal-Mart’s packaging initiative looms. Industry associations weigh in on the hurdles for converters.
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