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2018 Trends In Packaging Film & Paper Printing Equipment
Innovation, Trends

2018 Trends In Packaging Film & Paper Printing Equipment

Major changes are set to take place in the packaging printing industry over the coming few years. Innovation will gain pace for both toner types and the inkjet systems that use them. Competitive digital packaging film printing equipment will be seen offering lucrative features and several advantages to consumers. The overall value of the industry […]

5 Myths About Corrugated Use
Corrugated, Innovation, Sustainability, Trends

5 Myths About Corrugated Use

A number of misconceptions and misperceptions exist regarding the use of corrugated. Consider just a few myths below. Myth 1: “No real innovations have occurred in recent times.” Not so! The strength-to-weight ratio for corrugated has improved recently as more durable material options, better fluting methods and more stable structural designs have penetrated the market. […]

Packaging Outlook 2018: Paperboard Packaging Overview
Corrugated, Trends

Packaging Outlook 2018: Paperboard Packaging Overview

One of the cornerstones of the folding carton industry, and a reason for its continued stability, is the fact that most paper-based packaging is used for consumer staples. Nearly 60 percent of all paperboard packaging is used in food product segments such as beverages and dairy products, candy and confections, dry foods and frozen foods. […]

Six indicators of effectively leveraged packaging
Corrugated, Sustainability, Trends

Six indicators of effectively leveraged packaging

What renders a tool effective is the skill with which it’s utilized. Packaging has great potential. However, potential always is a quality that either gets unlocked or remains unfulfilled. By Sterling Anthony, CPP, Contributing Editor It’s a given that some corporations are more effective at leveraging packaging, but what do they share in common? While not […]

What you need to know about the global snack food market
Innovation, Trends

What you need to know about the global snack food market

Smaller geographic markets will lead future growth in this $280 billion market. According to new research by PMMI Business Intelligence, Europe holds the largest share of the global snack food market at 45%, followed by North America at 33%. Though these largest markets have shown flat to slow growth in recent years, developing countries such […]