DuPont Co. to sponsor the Conference at PACK EXPO education program

August 29, 2012

The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), sponsor of PACK EXPO, says DuPont will sponsor the Conference at PACK EXPO education program. The conference runs Oct. 29-31, concurrently with PACK EXPO International 2012, Oct. 28-31, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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‘Green’ Performance with Purpose

Frito-Lay North America’s core snack food production facility in Casa Grande, Ariz., may be the most sustainable food facility in the U.S.
August 13, 2012
Chipping in for a “greener” future, Frito-Lay North America’s snack manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Ariz., is the company’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold snack unit—a remarkable achievement in its own right. But the plant, which Frito-Lay calls its Near Net Zero project showcase, is also the result of a highly ambitious sustainability project that took the location “off the grids,” running primarily on renewable energy sources and recycled water, while producing zero landfill waste. The plant could be the most sustainable food production facility of its kind in the U.S.
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Flexible Packaging Association issues U.S. industry report

August 1, 2012

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) releases its 2012 report on industry converters, suppliers, investors and analysts with insight into the performance of the U.S. flexible packaging industry over the past year. The information also examines materials and processes, end uses, structure and consolidation, imports, trends and more.

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Harpak-ULMA Packaging names Hyde Southeast regional manager

July 27, 2012

Harpak-ULMA Packaging, a Taunton, Mass., builder of packaging machinery, including skin-pack equipment and flowrappers, appoints Mark Hyde Southeast regional manager.

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Ready-to-eat foods market to surge 7.5%

July 27, 2012

Packaged Facts reports that prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods are enjoying major gains at retail, especially in supermarkets, and such items will reach sales of nearly $32.5 billion this year, up 7.5% from 2011.

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Packaging News:

WS Packaging Group buys Boelter Industries

July 20, 2012

WS Packaging Group’s purchase will greatly expand its folding carton portfolio. Boelter is a full-service folding carton company located in Winona, Minn., that specializes in the design, manufacturing and distribution of folding cartons and converted paperboard products for a broad variety of end uses.

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Custom pan solutions made in America

July 3, 2012

Lloyd Pans, Spokane, Wash., produces its pan products in the good ’ole USA, using a proprietary stick-resistant coating that cleans easily and is 100% PTFE-free. What’s interesting, though, is that it sells almost all of the baking pans online.

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Zip-Pak opens a manufacturing facility in Brazil

June 21, 2012

Sao Paulo is the location for Zip-Pak’s new resealable closures and packaging equipment manufacturing facility. According to the company, the plant will reduce lead times and expand technical and consulting services to South American customers. Full production of its line of resealable closures will begin in early 2013.

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Ingredients News:

Understanding ‘natural’ trans-fats

June 21, 2012

If it’s time to think differently about trans-fats—from health recommendations to food choices to nutrition labeling—a new website can help. The site explores the important differences to human health between industrial and natural trans-fats.

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Pack Expo’s Brand Zone will house latest material/container innovations

June 21, 2012

It’s not enough for a package to look good. More consumer demand for sustainability, convenience and innovative design makes it increasingly challenging for brands to connect with consumers at point of purchase. Pack Expo International 2012 show’s Brand Zone will help, housing various glass, metal, paper and plastic packaging developments.

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