FPA 2021 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Competition Call for Entries is Now Available

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced that the 2021 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Call for Entries is now available.

Terphane Barrier Films Improve Shelf Life

Terphane is proactively addressing the demands of the food industry with its barrier films to improve shelf life and help to guarantee product safety.

Acculink Becomes First Color-Logic Certified Flexible Packaging Printer

AccuFlex Packaging, a subsidiary of Acculink, has become the first flexible packaging printer to receive Color-Logic certification.

Glenroy Inc. Formally Announces Company Sustainability Initiative

Glenroy™ Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging for over 50 years, formally announced its sustainability initiative with a dedicated website.

SÜDPACK to Invest in India

SÜDPACK announced it has entered a joint venture with Kamakshi Flexiprints Pvt. Ltd.

PPC Flexible Packaging is the Proud Recipient of the FTA Bronze Award

PPC Flexible PackagingTM announced that it has won the FTA’s bronze award for Mid-Web at the 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards for its entry: “Sweet Earth Harmless Ham & Chickpea Patty/Benevolent Bacon Egg & Cheddar Wrappers.” The ceremony was held virtually on April 22.

“Strong color, fine detail and sharp resolution were achieved using INX ink, Miraclon's KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra plates (recipient of FTA's 2020 Technical Innovation Award), 300 lpi artwork and excellent press crafts- manship. Two complex designs with neutral process builds were produced side-by-side on the same web with just CMYK and white,” said Marcy Southern, vice predsident of graphics and print optimization, PPC Flexible Packaging.

The Excellence in Flexography Awards is the premier awards program for the flexographic industry. Each of the more than 500 entries received every year is individually evaluated by a panel of judges on its degree of difficulty and level of execution. Award-winning prints offer proof of significant achievements in quality.

For more information, visit https://www.flexography.org.

Plastics, Packaging and the Environment

It is no doubt that packaging plays a vital role in our lives and modern society.

New H.B. Fuller Flexible Packaging Adhesive Helps Converters Meet Paa Guidelines Faster and Enhance the Food Safety System

H.B. Fuller announced the latest in the series of Flextra® Fast flexible packaging adhesives by introducing a rapid food compliant, two-part universal performance solventless adhesive.

Smurfit Kappa Replaces EPS Frozen Food Packaging With Sustainable Paper-Based Alternative

Smurfit Kappa was reportedly approached by Patani Global Food B.V., a global supplier of fresh and frozen foods

A Packaging Design Update Enables More Sustainable Packaging Printing

In its recently published sustainability report, Linkosuon Leipomo Oy reportedly states how it has paid attention to sustainable development in packaging production

Rising to the Challenge

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to pose unprecedented challenges to businesses across the globe, and these companies are indeed reacting to ensure new demands and production expectations are met.

Windmöller & Hölscher to Host Virtual Expo

With mainstay trades shows such as drupa and interpack postponed, Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) will be taking exhibits planned for those shows directly to customers’ computers around the world in the company’s first Virtual Expo to be held on June 24-25.

Terphane Antifog Films Improve the Appearance & Hygiene of Your Product

Terphane responded to increasing requirements for consumer convenience, packing efficiency, extended shelf life and food safety, by reportedly making its films provide the fresh appearance and safety demanded by today’s consumers.

Breaking the Recycling Barrier: Cortec Repulpable Moisture Barrier Paper Stands Apart in VCI Packaging Industry

When it comes to rust preventative packaging for metal parts, most VCI (vapor corrosion inhibitor) moisture barrier papers are waxed or coated with polyethylene (PE).

New Coating Technology Providing Real Solutions in Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is one of the most diverse industries in the world with products that are used every day, by millions of people

Corona Treating For Coating & Laminating Film

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