The Dos and Don’ts of Craft Beverage Packaging

Craft beverages have exploded onto the scene in recent years, with dozens of companies vying for their share of the market. Even with all the success, these companies have seen, there have been some mistakes as well, especially in regard to packaging. Advances in beverage packaging mean that some traditional viewpoints are now outdated and must be revised for businesses to stay profitable. In this post, we’ll discuss aluminum cans as the premier packaging type for craft beverages while going over some do’s and don’ts. (more…)

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How to Avoid Craft Beverage Packaging Line Bottlenecks

Running a craft beer or beverage business requires you to be an expert at both brewing and business. You want to get your high-quality, delicious beverages in the hands of thirsty consumers, but if your packaging line isn’t efficient, you can end up with unhappy customers, wasted resources, and shrinking profits. Avoid bottlenecks in your craft beverage packaging by following these simple rules: (more…)

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This Year’s New Sweet Treat Packaging Trends

There’s no denying that candy and snacks are industry leaders when it comes to food sales. However, this also means major competition between brands, which is why snack and candy makers are upping their game and using packaging innovations to attract and retain customers. Here are just a few of…

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Don’t Miss These Upcoming Packaging Expos

The average consumer may not always consider the systems required to achieve reliable and attractive product packaging and cartoning, but companies like Econocorp specialize in it. This is why Econocorp will be participating in two major international packaging expos this June. Here’s everything you should know about these exciting upcoming…

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Could Plastics-Free Grocery Shopping Be an Innovation of the Future?

Plastic has enjoyed its time to shine as a packaging agent and general household material, but it is now coming under fire for its less-than-stellar environmental and health implications. While many industry leaders have been working to combat the effects of plastic by developing BPA-free material and cutting down on…

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The Growing Role of Sustainability in 2018 Packaging Changes

It only takes one glance at a cup sleeve from Starbucks to be reminded that big brands are committing themselves to packaging that causes less of a negative impact on the environment. Every coffee cup sleeve at Starbucks reads, “Same great sleeve, less waste. Because we care about our planet,…

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Fiber Packaging Offers a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic

Plastic has long reigned as a favorite packaging material thanks to its flexibility and versatility, but it is no friend to the environment or human health. These concerns have led packaging experts to introduce fiber as a sustainable alternative. Here is everything that you should know about this innovative option!…

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With Minimized Packaging Downtime Comes Maximized Profits

In the packaging industry, time spent doing anything other than packaging products is time spent wasted. The more efficiently that machinery continues production, the higher profit margins can remain. However, this isn’t always possible due to machinery downtime. Since minimized downtime leads to stronger profits, it is important to use…

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When Beer, Packaging, and Lawsuits Meet

Some things go together effortlessly, like peanut butter and jelly, while others leave you scratching your head. Beer, packaging, and lawsuits have recently become tangled up together as Greg Koch, co-founder of the widely respected craft brewery Stone Brewing, has filed to take MillerCoors to court for attempting to steal…

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For Today’s Consumers, Convenience is Key

From coffee cups to snack packs and everything in between, consumer decision making is heavily swayed by the convenience that their purchases will provide. This has inspired leaders in the packaging industry to overhaul their packaging strategies in order to make their products more attractive to convenience-driven customers. Flexibility Glass…

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