The pressure is on for the government to supply hospitals around the country with enough medical equipment to fight Coronavirus.
Seal strength and integrity are important for food safety and shelf life. But, what factors make a strong seal?
Heat, time, and pressure. The perfect combination of these three factors is essential for strong seal integrity and strength in packaging. Maintaining seal integrity throughout the package’s life cycle is important to guarantee high product quality upon opening. For the consumer, there is nothing worse than buying a product, such as a delicious cut of steak, only to find out the product has spoiled because of a seal breakage. Obviously, that reflects poorly upon the meat company.
There are several methods to package food. Which method is right for you?
Incorporating Cobots into your packaging process can improve packaging efficiency and employee safety.
Cobots, short for collaborative robots, are designed to work alongside humans in shared workspaces. Cobots in packaging are used to make human workers more efficient, enhance performance and become more effective. Unlike robots, cobots usually work with employees, rather than replace them. It's also a safe technology for the employees working alongside cobots because there is no need for cages or closed areas separating the cobots and workers.
How Flow Wrapping innovation is advancing and what to look for next.
Flow Wrapping is a versatile packaging technique that is used for many types of products. The technique is favored by production managers for its ease of use, its capacity for high volume with minimal waste, and its cost effectiveness.
Flow Wrapping offers a variety of benefits when deciding the best packaging for your product.
Flow wrapping provides numerous benefits for the product being packed and for packagers during the production process. This packaging method handles high volumes, the production process is user friendly, it creates minimal waste, and is cost effective.
Finding the correct film type and film usage is just as important as choice of packaging method.
Flow Wrapping accommodates many types of products; from candy bars to medical devices, flow wrapping offers extensive benefits for production managers. Factors like cost-effectiveness, minimal waste and a high volume of production makes flow wrapping a preferred choice for packers.
Millennials prefer eating out, ordering in, and snacking. They also want their food in convenient sustainable packaging.
Millennials are shifting the food market from home cooking to convenient snacking, prepared meals, carry-out, and delivery. Moreover, millennials want to eat food from establishments and brands that keep sustainability in mind. A combination of convenience-oriented eating and sustainability demands puts packaging in the spotlight.
Sustainability, technology, and classic design headline packaging trends in 2020
As consumer habits, needs and demands evolve and develop, the packaging industry must innovate and stay up to date with new trends in packaging. According to a report by McKinsey & Company, as of 2019 the packaging industry creates $900 billion in annual revenues throughout the world. The report also states the industry is projected to grow at a rate of 3.1% each year through 2022.