Internet Resources: Materials

New Study Says Food Manufacturers Offering US Consumers Retort Packaging to Meet Conveniency/Lifestyle Demands

The applications for retort packaging, in particular, are gaining more ground in the consumer food market, according to a new report, The US Market for Convenience Packaging and Serving Size Trends by market research publisher Packaged Facts.

Kodak Polychrome Graphics to Demo Flexo Plates at Drupa

Kodak Polychrome Graphics reports it will demo its new line of Flexcel printing plates for the flexographic printing industry at Drupa (6 - 19 May, 2004).

Agfa's Sublima Screening Technology Garners Award from Flexo Prepress Platemakers Assn.

Agfa says its award-winning screening technology, :Sublima, is an easy-to-use tool that improves print quality and gives flexo printers the edge they need to stand out.

Disposable DVD Requires More Than an 'Ordinary' Package Deal

Evatone is leveraging a customized Multivac machine and oxygen-scavenging film from Cryovac to produce packaging for “time-sensitive” movies.

Foil Packs Offer Multiple Solutions

DSSELDORF, GERMANY The European Aluminum Foil Assn. handed out Alufoil Trophies for four Foil Packs of the Year. Winning top honors were the following:

Waste & That Blue Box

More local and regional jurisdictions are seeking to deal with litter and solid waste by embracing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws that place

The Mettle of Metallizers

Published back in 1997, The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, 2nd ed., stated: The field of vacuum metallizing serving the packaging industry

A Secure Alternative

Micro-optic films have been developed to respond to the ever-diminshing security provided by holograms and DOVIDs.

Bio Break Down

Technological breakthroughs in biodegradable flex-pack products have created a very real competition with their non-biodegradable counterparts.

Novel Method for Testing the Grease Resistance of Plastic-Based Dry Pet Food Packaging

Dry pet food packaging needing high resistance to staining from or migration of fat content requires rapid and reliable standardized tests for development and quality control purposes. New tests show high reproducibility and good correlation with field performance.

Paxar Announces Immediate Availability of RFID Implementation Kit for Wal-Mart Suppliers

A member of EPCglobal, the agency managing the emerging standards for RFID, Paxar is a supplier of products that identify and track consumer products worldwide. (paxar.com)

The Family Breadwinner

AIMCAL recognizes winners of its annual competition for opening new markets and for technological superiority.

Patent Pending

Technology and innovation earn high honors in the Flexible Packaging Association's flex-pack competition.

Selling Quality

A Schiavi gearless press adds its capabilities to Seville Packaging's flex-pack operations.

Enercon Corona Technology

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