MeadWestvaco Corporation, a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today released research findings from a study conducted jointly with Pennsylvania State University via a webinar hosted by QSR Magazine. The study reveals key insights into consumer preference and behavior regarding takeout packaging.Read more
Stretchy cardboard has been in development for quite some time at our top secret research laboratories, and is now ready for the market.Read more
Smurfit Kappa, one of the world leaders in paper-based packaging solutions, has installed a Jetmaster-Inkjet single-pass digital printer in its Alcalá plant in Madrid, Spain, generating more value for customers by helping them to differentiate and increase sales.
This investment is another example of Smurfit Kappa's commitment to creating value for its customers by building brand awareness through packaging and improving the shopping experience for consumers.
HELSINKI, March 26, 2015 (Press Release) - Stora EnsoPackaging Solutions launches the new 360 solutions provider branded offer for containerboard. Customers will benefit from the holistic approach to products and services to help them improve packaging performance, processes and operational efficiencies. The new branded offer is built upon extensive research and insights obtained from converters and brand owners about their future needs.Read more
A new study quantifies sizeable added costs for shipping onions from grower to retailer in reusable plastic containers (RPCs) vs. corrugated containers. Actual data provided by a large onion grower confirmed that using RPCs instead of corrugated containers increased their annual shipping costs by 10.4 percent system-wide.Read more
LONDON, March 27, 2015 (Press Release) -A food packaging firm in Gateshead has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries to his hand when it was caught between a feed belt and drive roller.
The 30-year-old, from Swalwell, was working as a trainee for Integrated Packaging Ltd at its factory in Team Valley when the incident happened on 22 November 2013.
The worker, who does not wish to be named, was preparing for a new run of cartons on a machine which cuts windows and film onto packaging.Read more