What’s Up With Packaging Ep3

What’s Up With Packaging Ep3

It’s time for my weekly look at packaging-related news stories. This week, we start with good news about a brand new aluminium can manufacturing plant, just down the road from here. Can One USA has moved into an industrial building that was dormant for years and...
What’s Up With Packaging? Ep01

What’s Up With Packaging? Ep01

Packaging news and related stories that caught my attention in the last week. As you’d expect, a lot of the stories we see these days are related to sustainability, where there is obviously a lot of activity. There is always a lot happening in the industry,...
Thin PET Bottles and Special Coatings

Thin PET Bottles and Special Coatings

You might have noticed that the PET bottles your favorite beverage is packaged in seem to be getting thinner and more flimsy these days. This is in the name of sustainability, reducing the overall amount of PET plastic released into the world, maybe to reduce costs...
Flexible Packaging & the Environment

Flexible Packaging & the Environment

Flexible packaging is ubiquitous today, used for everything from food and beverages to household items and consumer goods. The benefits of flexible plastic pouches, bags, and wraps are numerous – they are lightweight, take up minimal space, preserve freshness,...
White Laser Coding With DataLase

White Laser Coding With DataLase

DataLase, a specialist in laser coding and marking solutions, has launched a new range of colorless coatings that turn to white when used with a laser coder. The product line includes coatings that are suitable for use with folding cartons, flexible films, foils,...