New developments in holography find apps in packaging


To see what’s new in the world of holography, look no further than The Cast & Cure™ process. It’s one of the latest innovations in holographic technology that is especially suitable for packaging applications, offering brand leaders another decorative option to make sure their products stand out and catch the eye of busy consumers browsing … Read More

Microscan to Demonstrate AutoVISION Machine Vision Technology at ProPak China 2011


This is a great PR piece for Microscan one of our preferred vendors here at (Packaging World Marketplace).  Microscan truly is at the forefront of machine vision technology.  Can’t wait to hear how ProPak China goes for them! Renton, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2011 Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision and … Read More

Grocery Store Rids Itself of Packaging


That environmentally friendly canvas shopping bag you proudly lug to the grocery store is about to get a lot more full, if you do your shopping in Austin, Texas. You’ll need to fill it with your own reusable containers, because cereal boxes and beer bottles will be a thing of the past at In.gredients, a … Read More

Packaging sent to landfill plummets 43 per cent in 11 years


The amount of packaging sent to landfill by EU-15 members dropped by 43 per cent in just over a decade thanks to soaring recovery and recycling rates, said the European Organization for Packaging and the Environment (Europen). The packaging body said its analysis has show the volume of packaging waste going to ‘final disposal’ – … Read More

Company Profile: Fernqvist Labeling Solutions


As of 2011 Fernqvist Labeling Solutions has been in business nearly 20 years.  With a huge base of loyal customers, dedicated employees, and supportive suppliers, the Fernqvist team has built a strong history of success in the labeling industry.  Equipped with state of the are digital and flexo presses along with an in-house prepress department, … Read More

HUGE Win for the Paper Board Industry in Massachusetts!


  Massachusetts-Based Pioneer Packaging Speaks Out Against EPR   SPRINGFIELD, MA—On June 6, 2011, Jeff Shinners, President of Pioneer Packaging and a member of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) and Kim Guarnaccia, Director of Marketing and Communications at PPC, met with business leaders at the Chicopee City Hall in Chicopee, MA to oppose a proposed … Read More

Packaging packs a punch on local market


Some international brand packaging agencies are considering making Romania the head office for their other regional subsidiaries. The local brand packaging market is, however, only at the start, and with an estimated value of just EUR 2.5 million, experts say there is still room for growth. Current packaging trends see the market divided between international … Read More

Packaging execs talk trash at meeting in Spain


Also express concerns about extended producer responsibility Sixty CEOs and other top executives from some of Europe and North America’s leading food and beverage convenience and service packaging companies met last month in Barcelona, Spain to talk trash, specifically the trash created when their products are not properly disposed. The meeting, organized by trade groups … Read More

Dieters More Likely to Trust Food Packaging


Study found they believed labels suggesting product was ‘healthy,’ even if it was not. WEDNESDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) — Dieters are more likely than non-dieters to be misled by food names, a new study says. For example, dieters rated food items with names such as “salad” as being healthier than identical products with names … Read More

New Report Assists Packaging Distributors in Combating Their 8 Biggest Challenges


“The 8 Biggest Challenges Packaging Distributors Face,” a new report by I.D. Images LLC, offers suggestions for combating some common problems that packaging distributors face today. I.D. Images LLC, a Brunswick based label converter, released a new white paper offering recommendations to packaging distributors on how to succeed during tough economic times. The white paper … Read More