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New York’s EastPack Conference 2016: The Latest in Packaging Innovations


Packaging professionals can gain an immense amount of knowledge from the EastPack Conference, which is being held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York from June 14-16, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Packaging Tips Told by a Retail Veteran

Ron Sasine, who has served as senior director of packaging for Walmart, is a retail veteran who is sharing his vast knowledge of the packaging industry with brand owners and their packaging suppliers looking to decipher the best practices for what retailers are really looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

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Poll Says Over One Fourth of Respondents Will Use Cobots in Packaging Operations in 2016

According to data from a new poll, it appears the use of cobots in the packaging operation industry is on the rise in 2016, which shows the expansion potential this robotic automation will have in packaging operations going forward. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Evolution of Corrugated Box Flutes Is Important, and Here’s Why

Corrugated box flutes: we use them for everything from pizza boxes, various take-out containers and bakery boxes. The evolution of these flutes isn’t done, either. There are new classes of flutes emerging often for specialized needs in newer items like disposable bakeware and other eco-friendly disposables. Read the rest of this entry »

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Customers Aren’t Happy With E-Commerce Packaging

A survey completed by Shorr Packaging has revealed adult e-commerce customers aren’t satisfied with packaging. In fact, only 11 percent of total customers are completely satisfied. Read the rest of this entry »

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Category Focus – Self-Ready Packaging (SRP)

Point of sales can no longer afford to ignore the category of Self-Ready Packaging (SRP), with more and more brands coming to the realize how effective it can be. Historically, retailers haven’t put much effort into SRP, but the tides are quickly changing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Global Packaging Demand to Increase Up Until 2020

The rate of global packaging will grow between 2015-2020, a new report suggests, with the prediction that it will reach $998 billion at today’s prices over a five-year period. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bioplastic Market is Set to Soar Over the Next Five Years

Allied Market Research, a marketing research team has released a new and exciting report on Bioplastics and their development in popularity among the packaging industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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PACK EXPO: Top 3 Packaging Trends that are Affecting the Global Packaging Market

There are many packaging trends that have flooded the packaging industry this year, but some show a forecast of greater influence on the global market for packaging design than others. Read the rest of this entry »

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In-Mold Labeling is on the Rise

In 2015 it became apparent to the packaging industry that in-mold labeling was on the rise. Those within the packaging industry conducted a study on in-mold labeling and this is what they found.  In-mold labeling is expected to grow the most rapidly of all primary-packaging label technologies through 2019, with stretch, sleeve and heat-shrink labels also experiencing solid growth. The study conducted by the packaging industry reveals an annual growth rate of 4.7% between 2009 and 2014 and predicts a package design growth rate of 5.4% between 2014 and 2019. This assessment is  based on United States demand alone. Read the rest of this entry »

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