Digimarc Barcode is a technique to “tag” plastic substrates or print materials (e.g., shrink sleeve, IML label, or paper label) with an identity that could include attributes such as plastic type, product manufacturer, product SKU, and food or non-food usage.
October 21, 2019
Berry Global Group, Inc. recently announced its participation in the new recycling initiative, HolyGrail 2.0.
The Label Industry Global Awards reportedly recognize the most innovative, influential, and successful work from the label and package printing industry across the globe in the last 12 months.
October 7, 2019
Avery Dennison, Esko, and GMG were among the category winners honored at this year’s Label Industry Global Awards, which took place on September 24 at Brussels Expo, Belgium, the first night of Labelexpo Europe 2019.
Thousands of packaging professionals from around the world will have the opportunity to see myriad packaging industry innovations from September 23-25 at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
September 17, 2019
PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019, co-located with Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019, will be held September 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the shows’ 2,000 exhibiting companies will host an expected 30,000 attendees across the 900,000-sq-ft (net) exhibit floor, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries.
According to PPG, its Teslin substrate is a durable, secure, and easy-to-print synthetic material that excels in applications that demand a tough, high-performance label solution.
August 27, 2019
PPG recently announced that it will showcase PPG TESLIN® substrate for adhesive coaters, label converters, and packaging specialists during Labelexpo Europe 2019, which will be held September 24-27 in Brussels, Belgium.
The expansion of the foodservice industry, along with the emergence of “takeaway” and “grab-and-go” services, will continue to provide potential growth prospects for the compostable foodservice packaging market.
August 23, 2019
Worldwide sales of compostable foodservice packaging reached approximately 6,400 tons worth $16.7 million in 2018; the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% through 2029.
According to Jowat, the products feature high renewable raw materials content, which provides high efficiency and cleanliness during processing while facilitating recyclable bonds according to the German packaging law.
August 20, 2019
Jowat recently announced the launch of its new Jowatherm® GROW product range, comprising bio-based hot melts for the environmentally compatible bonding of packaging.
With plastics packaging in the media spotlight, the challenge is on for the flexible packaging industry to demonstrate not only that multilayer flexible packaging uses the fewest raw materials to provide the best protection against food waste across the supply chain, but also how they are advancing technology to improve even further.