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Pouches on the Cutting Edge

CLP Industries supplies many markets in many countries. Sophisticated laser scoring equipment is one of the keys to its success.

What's Ahead for Bagmakers?

Faced with competition from Asia and pressure from packagers to lower costs, bagmakers in Europe are finding ways to trim expenses and reduce downtime.

In the Bag

Less is more in today's heavy-duty sacks. New developments in production and materials keep profits.... In the Bag

Diving into Pouches

Providing a broad range of solutions to such leading brands as Frito Lay, Pepsi, and Heinz, Parkside Flexibles knew flexible packaging. But there was

LPS Pouches Provide Added Security

MOONACHIE, NJ--In reponse to consumers' increasing product security concerns, LPS Industries has developed "unit specific bar coding." Now available on

All Zipped Up: Hard-to-Beat Valley Packaging Tackles New Zipper Technology

Valley Packaging's investment in Hudson-Sharp's patented Inno-Lok technology is helping the contract converting operation win big in the zippered-packaging game.

Fido's Food Goes GLOSSY

With the help of a Prime UV ultraviolet curing system, Canadian-based Bonar Packaging has given glamour to the plain pet food packaging bags of the past.

Pouchmaking Equipment Adapts as Materials Advance

The materials used to make pouches are changing. We are seeing specialty films that are thinner, stretchier, multilayered. While multiple thin layers

Assessing Real-Life Sealant Performance in Flexible Packaging

Application: Polyolefin plastomers exhibit excellent caulkability to deliver the sealing characteristics necessary for total package performance.

Bringing Together the Many Benefits of Film and Paper

Harrier Packaging is targeting the food industry as it converts PaperFeel, a coex PE film that reportedly combines the best of paper and film.

Latest Gravure Technology Launches Converter into Fray

Imagine you're a paratrooper. Your mission: to launch yourself out of a plane, drop to the earth, hit the ground running, and go into battle. Sounds risky,

Bagmaking Operation Is There When Customers Call

Ray Glenn, VP of Apollo Plastics, Jersey City, NJ, never went to medical school, but his company's approach to customer service sometimes makes him wish

French Fry Fascination Brings Big Business to Bonar

Two Black Clawson coextrusion lines bring Bonar into the world of institutional french fry packaging. And what a big world it is.

Seventy-Five Years and Counting for Bancroft Bag

With people living longer these days, a few of you actually may remember 1924. But if you don't (or if you weren't even alive yet), there are a few things

FPA Winners Prove Again How to Do More with Less

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), Washington, DC, presented its 1999 Top Packaging Awards to seven companies for flexible packages that broke

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