A monthly look at some of the hits and misses in the packaging world from the viewpoint of Joe Public, Canadian Packaging magazine’s revolving columnists.
Menasha Packaging takes home 14 OMA awards, winning “Display of the Year” and “Most Creative Display Of The Year”.
Packaging for confectionery and baked goods: low-cost and eco-friendly persuasion.
Coca-Cola and Kraft are multiple winners of the six Best of Show awards.
IoPP Southeastern Chapter announces Walmart, Home Depot and Kraft Food to send judges for the 2013 “48 Hour Re-Pack” Competition
System will enable consumer goods industry to better reduce environmental impact.
Proactive capital investment strategy keeps venerable cookie manufacturer perched near top of the food chain
Sustainability is steadily gaining in importance for consumers as they want ethically and ecologically impeccable products, packaged in a resource-conserving manner that nevertheless ensures their perfect condition when purchased. This is a major challenge to packaging producers, as the industry wants to save on materials without compromising the stability of the packaging in any way.
Leading consumer packaging products manufacturer Sonoco of Hartsville, S.C. says its inhouse-designed packaging sustainability software is enabling leading brand-owners achieve significant reductions in their landfill-bound waste through effective material substitution and elimination, downgauging of packaging structures, and the simplifying of package designs to improve their recyclability.
The Procter & Gamble Company has filed a patent lawsuit against Kraft Foods Inc., manufacturer of the Maxwell House and Tassimo coffee brands. The lawsuit was filed as an amendment to a current complaint alleging that Kraft’s new four-pound plastic…