Flex-Pack Summit

Norcross, Ga | TAPPI PLACE announces the 2009 Flexible Packaging Summit, to be held in Columbus, OH, April 28-30. Included will be the two-day Consumer

Green Guarantee

Plastics recycler CSIPLASTICS, Holden, MA, has designed a reusable bag that is guaranteed 100% fully recyclable

A Hybrid Vehicle

Bemis Paper Packaging Div., Omaha, NE, says its HybriCore poly/paper hybrid bag integrates the benefits of both paper and plastic, making it one of the strongest, most versatile bags in the marketplace

Candy Assortment

Ideal for a range of sweets, a new line of products from Noble Gift Packaging, Cedar Grove, NJ, offers marketers an array of style, color, size, and strength options from resilient to delicate packages, many of which can be custom-designed with branded messages

Curwood Turns 50

Oshkosh, WI | When businessmen Howard Curler and Bob Woods launched Curwood Inc. in a small garage in 1958, their vision was to develop polymer extrusion

Press a Perfect Fit

Bristol, TN | The Robinette Co., a full-service flexible packaging and specialty converting manufacturer, is making way for a new 52-in., eight-color

Ore-Ida launches packaging line for Steam'n'Mash potatoes

Ore-Ida has launched a line of frozen potato products in four varieties. Packaging for the Steam n' Mash potatoes allows for quick microwave cooking

Film Line Comes in Early

Hoogstraten, Belgium | Davis-Standard has completed the installation of a 65-ft agricultural film line for Hyplast NV. Says Paul Leenders of Hyplast,

Sustainability and Flex Pack: a Study

Manteno, Il Zip-Pak recently announced its latest research findings on the relationship between flexible packaging and sustainability. Zip-Pak says the

Emerging Nations

Over the past 15 years, the world of flexible packaging in Western Europe has morphed from a booming, innovative industry to a stable, low-growth sector.

A Perfect Ten

Alcan Packaging, Chicago, IL, reports ten-color printing capability for vacuum shrink bags, adding graphic appeal to meat products

Certifiably Clean

Whatever you do, don't send a fruit basket. That's exactly what one ill-fated bag converter did 25 years ago to apologize when it failed to deliver the

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
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