With more than 20 deli meat SKUs in the Metro Deli line, the Sealed Air food care team set out to deliver an innovative packaging solution that would meet the needs of each individual product and size.
This study showed that most of the containers in the same-size range (with widely-differing geometry) have similar weights, barring a few outliers.
May 11, 2017
To help understand which attributes make containers easier or harder to dispense, PTI tracked the force needed to dispense, along with the amount dispensed per millimeter of indentation, for a variety of 20- to 25-ounce containers in different product categories.
Sustainability is now a fast-growing and vitally important area of concern for packaging and addresses economic, environmental and social objectives, according to the study.
May 8, 2017
Data from Smithers Pira, UK, forecast steady growth across the packaging industry – pushing a market valued at $839 billion in 2015 to expand at 3.5% year-on-year and reach a total value of $997 billion in 2020.
Growth will outpace the overall corrugated box average due to continued solid expansion for revenues and store units among retailers that require retail-ready packaging.
March 27, 2017
Demand for retail-ready corrugated boxes is projected to increase 5.6% per year to $3.3 billion in 2020, according to “Retail Ready Packaging,” a report released by The Freedonia Group, Cleveland, Ohio.
Attendees include corporate, general, plant and project managers; engineers; production supervisors; those involved in operations and quality control; purchasers; package designers, brand managers and marketers; and logistics and supply chain management professionals from all vertical industries.