Tag: Flexible Packaging

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…

W&H Digital Flexible Packaging Press to Use Xaar Printheads

After months of testing that occurred last year, Windmöller and Hölscher (W&H) has selected Xaar 5601 printheads for use in its first digital, single-pass press for flexible packaging.
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Inland Showcases Digitally Printed Flexible Packaging

Two of the biggest trends in the packaging industry are the continued rise of digital printing and the growing market share flexible packaging is enjoying in the food and beverage markets. In the 2018 packagePRINTING Excellence Awards, Inland Packaging…

McDowell Label Impresses With Crisp Graphics and Text

When a customer approached McDowell Label with a challenging shrink sleeve job for a new line of foaming hand soaps, there was never a question the Plano, Texas-based printer would take on the job and produce it to the customer’s specifications. In fac…

Mark Andy Adds Three New Press Models to Performance Series Line

Mark Andy has expanded its Performance Series line of flexographic presses, with the addition of the P9E, P7E and P5E models. The P9E will be officially unveiled at Labelexpo Americas, and is designed specifically for flexible packaging production.
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Amcor to Acquire Bemis in $6.8B All-Stock Transaction

Amcor Limited and Bemis Company have announced that their respective boards of directors have approved an agreement in which Amcor will acquire Bemis in an all-stock transaction valued at $6.8 billion. Amcor CEO Ron Delia stated that Amcor is seeking g…

Why Customized Packaging Works for Brands of All Sizes

It wasn’t long ago that customized packaging was outside the realm of possibility for many small brands, primarily due to limitations in traditional printing technology. However, with digital printing, the benefits of customization in packaging have be…

FPA Members Participate in Hearing on Tariff Impacts

Representatives from Flexible Packaging Association member companies took part in a United States Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Roundtable Hearing yesterday to discuss the impact on tariffs on their businesses.
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Flexible Packaging Opportunity for Narrow-Web Newcomers

As the flexible packaging market continues its rapid growth, narrow-web printers are finding ways to access this packaging segment.
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