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Interpack: The Single Most Important Event in the Packaging Industry

From May 4 to 10, Interpack 2017 will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany with the goal of inspiring the packaging industry and the rest of the supply chain. As explained on the Interpack website, “The packaging industry is essential to all other industry sectors. It’s impossible to think of any product without the sometimes highly

Econocorp’s Packaging Kit Heads to India

Since it was established in 1989, Welbound Worldwide has dedicated itself to a passion for developing affordable and state-of-the-art equipment for the graphic art industry. Welbound is responsible for transforming the way books are bound in India, and today they do so much more. Impel, the packaging equipment arm of Welbound, is one of the

The Dangers of Neglecting Packaging Optimization

Packaging products involves far more than the physical material used to encase and transport products. From choosing the right type of packing and accounting for environmental factors during the transportation process to working with the right package design and material vendors, the art of packaging is complex and demanding. This is why all successful companies

Minimize Your Downtime, Maximize Your Profits

The term “downtime” has a few different connotations and can even be viewed as a positive thing for busy workers or parents who need some “downtime” or rest. However, when applied in the packaging industry, downtime is a costly and unwanted occurrence. In the manufacturing world, downtime can be described as time that machinery should

Will Robotics Soon Rule the Warehouse?

Robots have long been the fixation of science fiction writers and dreamers of the future, but today robotics has become an integral part of the American economy, especially in warehouses. A recent market research report published by MarketsandMarkets revealed that between 2017 and 2022, the warehouse robotics market is expected to grow 11.8 percent to

The Fast Pace of U.S. Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the backbone of many local economies around the country, but it’s become all too common for those manufacturing jobs to be “shipped off” to other countries willing to accept cheaper wages and offer tax incentives. Fortunately, according to The Institute for Supply Management, manufacturing in America is now expanding faster than it has

The Packaging Shopping List of 2017

If you want to know what to expect in terms of packaging trends for 2017, look no further than the “shopping lists” of pharmaceutical and medical companies. A recent survey of 210 professionals in the pharmaceutical and medical communities explored their expected packaging technology needs throughout the next year, and the results indicate a heavy

Packaging Lessons Learned in 2016

2016 has been a memorable year, to say the least. From the presidential election and political upsets to a long list of unexpected celebrity deaths, 2016 will be remembered as a truly unique year. The same goes for the 2016 trends in the packaging industry, which witnessed evolution within the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, ecommerce, and

The Perks of Purchasing Pre-Owned Packaging Machinery

The sale of used and previously owned items is a core piece of the economy. From consignment shops selling secondhand clothes and household items to pre-owned car dealerships, countless consumers are happy to save money by purchasing used goods. The same principle applies to the buying and selling of second-hand machinery. If you need a

The Rise of Compostable Packaging

As climate change and environmental concerns become more widely understood, much of the world is looking to France for guidance. This guidance is coming not only in the form of carbon emission standards, but also in compostable packaging ideas. In fact, just this September, France mandated compostable serviceware and diversion goals for food waste.

 
 

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