Freedonia Issues Study on Active and Intelligent Packaging

Among other trends, report says pharmaceuticals will be the fastest growing active and intelligent packaging market through 2017

Amcor Flexibles Wins Technical Innovation Award

Honored by FPA for the StayClean flexible overwrap

Ampac Products Wins Several Industry Awards

Earns kudos for packaging excellence, design, and innovation

Metal FX Films Opens Its Doors

A new company run by two industry veterans is now producing metallized films with a brushed finish for dramatic packaging effects

Barrier Film Capacity Expanding at Next Generation Films

Orders three blown film extrusion lines from W&H

AIPIA Seeks Speakers for 2014 Congress

Presenters will speak at the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Assn. event when it co-locates with Pack Expo in Chicago

Derprosa Films Have Properties to Keep Food Fresh and Safe

Films include classic transparent varieties as well as anti-fog and anti-bacterial offerings

DuPont Calls for Entries in Competition

The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation is seeking entries from brand owners, retailers, packaging designers, converters, and technology providers

Bemis Sells Paper Packaging Division to Hood Packaging

Bemis chooses to focus on high barrier flexible packaging, medical and pharmaceutical packaging, and developing geographic markets

Clondalkin Group Reports Alliance with Pharma Prospect

The two companies form a strategic alliance expected to aid both in the European healthcare and pharma markets

Toray Plastics (America) Announces New Metallized BOPP

Called a cost-effective replacement for foil, film also has use as inner barrier web of a tri-lamination in gas-flushed stand-up or flat pouches

Heat Technologies Introduces App to Assist Converters

Aids in understanding how much ink or coating is laid down and more

Sigma Stretch Film Adds Two Gloucester Lines

Installs 5-layer cast and 5-layer blown stretch film lines

Chromatic Technologies Salutes "Burn Awareness Week"

Thermochromic plastic turns bright red to indicate piping hot beverage

KristaFilms Installs Fourth BOPP Line

The new line, with seven-layer coex capability, allows company to offer an assortment of packaging and label films with various properties

Corona Treating For Coating & Laminating Film

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