Flexible form/fill/seal

November 11, 2013

Increased bag-format flexibility is one of many new capabilities in form/fill/seal (f/f/s) packaging systems. Versatility, high performance and high speeds go hand in hand with what manufacturers need, as does easier maintenance. But these days, equipment designed with sanitation in mind gets extra high marks.

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Creating cannoli

November 7, 2013

From humble beginnings 40+ years ago in a small bakery near Boston to a 30,000-sq.-ft. plant today in Chelsea, Mass., outfitted with four production lines, Golden Cannoli Shells Inc. now generates more than 100,000 cannoli shells each day. The more spacious plant is also allowing the bakery to significantly increase its capacity.

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Sonoco Plastics wins inaugural award for Planters Peanuts packaging

November 7, 2013

Sonoco Plastics was recognized by the Society of Plastics Engineers for the blow molded plastic jar that it developed to replace Planters Peanuts’ glass jars.

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Producing purr-fect artisan

November 1, 2013
Creating a pleasant stir in New York’s restaurants since 1987, Tom Cat combines the craftsmanship of artisan baking with a cupful of automation plus a pinch of top-quality ingredients
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Baking biscotti

November 1, 2013
We toured Nonni’s Foods 45,000-sq.-ft. biscotti production facility in Ferndale, N.Y.
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PMMI announces new board members, 2014 executive committee

October 30, 2013

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies announces new board members, its 2014 executive committee and the addition of 30 new member companies.

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Interpack 2014 to draw exhibitors, visitors from around the world

October 29, 2013

In May, thousands of exhibitors and visitors from around the world will converge on the Düsseldorf Fairgrounds in Germany for interpack 2014 PROCESSES AND PACKAGING, the international trade event for packaging processes and machinery for food, beverages and a host of other consumer and industrial goods.

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Major brands aim to defeat food-labeling effort

October 24, 2013

Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Nestle are a few of the companies that contributed to an effort opposing a food-labeling initiative in Washington state, according to documents recently made public.

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Bars are becoming their own food group

October 17, 2013

Eating has never been easier. Bars are everywhere. They’re eating up the competition. Snack bars, cookie bars, gluten-free, sugar-free, kids’ bars, granola bars and others. But what’s really inside the wrapping?

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Celanese simplifies brand architecture

October 11, 2013

To capture the full suite of Celanese technology, resources, products and solutions in a single brand, the global technology and specialty materials company moves toward achieving its vision of becoming the first chemistry solution choice for customers.

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Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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