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Bag Sits Flat

Being has become the new cool trend in pouchmaking. A unique, box-like profile combines the best features of a stand-up pouch with those of a true flat

Dirge for a Plastic Bag Part 2

There are more PFFC readers with an opinion on banning plastic bags since my last column in August. And there's still more positive news on the subject,

Weight Reduction

Coating Excellence Intl., a supplier of specialty flexible packaging, has made sustainable development an essential element of its business plan — and ultimately its business success — for the past decade

Plastic Bag Recycling Efforts Lauded

NEW YORK, NY The Progressive Bag Affiliates of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) is applauding the efforts of Penn Jersey Paper Co. and Poly-Pak Industries,

Bagmaking Guiding: Air Solution

Productivity runs at a fast pace at privately owned Duro Bag Mfg. Co

Dirge for a Plastic Bag?

While the dirge-like proliferating news on the subject of plastic bags isn't exactly a hymn or tune, certainly the negativity surrounding the topic is tending to sound slowly and very solemnly like grief and lamentation for the bag's future

More Pouches, More Sizes

CINCINNATI, OH A new Mamata pouching machine is at work in the Cary, IL, facility of Ampac Flexibles. The Vega 610 is giving Ampac the ability to increase

NYC Mandates Plastic Bag Recycling

NEW YORK, NY The Progressive Bag Affiliates of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) reports passage of the New York City Plastic Carryout Bag Recycling

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

Sustainability—Déjà Vu All Over Again?

For those of us who have enjoyed this industry for more than ten years, the current buzzword defines a trend that has assumed many names in the past.

Green with Envi

Taking Charge

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

Sweets Success

Located in the industrial left bank of Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine's bustling capital city, Ukrplastic is the nation's largest flexible packaging converter.

A Scrappy Competitor

Rich Shaw, general production manager of Mohawk Northern Plastics, says the 35-year-old company has enjoyed sustained success by operating state-of-the-art

New Plastic Bag Resource

A new consumer plastic bag Web site is the latest tool to be added to EPIC's growing list of plastic bag resources. The new site was designed specifically for the general public, providing residents with the tools they need to find out where they can recycle their plastic shopping bags.

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