Tag: Flexible Packaging

TricorBraun Announces Acquisition of Pacific Bag

TricorBraun, a global packaging leader, has acquired Pacific Bag, LLC, one of the largest independent U.S. distributors of flexible packaging. The company will combine Pacific Bag with its existing flexibles business, Taipak, to create TricorBraun Flex…

COMMENTARY: Navigating Packaging Backlash

The rising backlash against plastic packaging among consumers continues to gain steam, with concerns over recyclability at the forefront. However, consumers need to understand the sustainability advantages of all packaging formats before demanding a ma…

ePac Announces Location of its Next Plant

ePac, a producer of digitally printed flexible packaging, has revealed the location of its next facility. The facility, which will open in early 2019, marks the eighth location ePac has announced.

ePac Purchases 20 HP Indigo Presses, Eyes Expansion to 15 Sites

ePac, a provider of digitally-printed flexible packaging, has signed for 20 new HP Indigo digital presses. The presses are expected to be installed at ePac locations by 2020, and the company is planning to grow to 15 total locations.

Glenroy Chosen as Exclusive Converter of Premade STANDCAP Pouch

Glenroy Inc., a flexible packaging printer and converter in Menomonee Falls, Wis., has been selected as the exclusive pouch converter of the new premade STANDCAP Pouch. The STANDCAP Pouch is designed for controlled dispensing, allowing the consumer to …

ePac Flexible Packaging to Expand With New Boston Plant

ePac Flexible Packaging, a multi-location company producing entirely digitally-printed flexible packaging, has announced it will be opening a new facility in Boston. The plant will serve the New England region and will focus on the packaging needs of s…

Package of Month: Whirlybird Pouch Provides Snacking on the Go

Welcome to packagePRINTING’s new video series, “Package of the Month,” where we highlight packaging samples that we feel deserve some special recognition. This episode features a flexible pouch for Whirlybird Granola, which is a great example of how fl…

Flexible Packaging Industry Continues to Battle Back Against Tariffs

Since the Trump administration first imposed tariffs on imported aluminum, the flexible packaging industry, which relies on the use of aluminum foil, has been significantly impacted. As the final months of 2018 approach, the Flexible Packaging Associat…