Packaging Equipment

Coverage dedicated to packaging equipment trends, new releases and advancements.

ARTICLES

Case packers adjust to handle lightweight, flexible packages

Small container sizes introduce pack configuration puzzles

When parents are teaching their children how to handle breakable objects, they often remind them to use extra care and handle it gently with two hands. The case packers segment of a beverage line also is learning to handle newer, more breakable packages with care in order to ensure that lightweight and flexible packages are gently packed and shipped to stores in one piece.


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Pack Expo 2014 post-show report

Exhibitors present processing, packaging, lifecycle innovation solutions for the beverage industry

From Nov. 2 through Nov. 5, Pack Expo International 2014 and the co-located Pharma Expo drew more 48,000 attendees to Chicago’s McCormick Place.


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Labeling equipment caters differently to different-sized beverage companies

Labeling lines can offer flexible or rigid restrictions, depending on the product

Although the term “flexibility” often is used to describe expectations for beverage industry equipment, in terms of labeling equipment, there still is a place for more rigid machines dedicated to specific operations, notes Raul Matos, vice president of sales and marketing at Miami-based Karlville Development LLC.


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Beverage brands capitalize on trends with printer technology

In-house printing increases speed to market, reduces cost

The right labels and packaging can attract new customers and position the product for wider success. However, manufacturers often find it difficult to meet emerging demands because of the time and expense involved in designing a new label and having label runs produced by a printing house. Printing technology can change that model.


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EVENTS

Industry

Global Pouch Forum

6/10/15
InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL
United States

The Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference focused on pouch formats in packaging and their growth prospects worldwide, attracting an audience of more than 500 attendees in 2013.

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SouthPack 2015

11/18/15
Orlando, FL
United States

As one of the premier tradeshows for the Southeast's packaging marketplace, SouthPack features leading suppliers of packaging equipment, materials and contract services used to package and process a wide range of consumer and industrial products.

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How beer brands are using social media to connect with consumers

Social media has become a buzzword for not just American consumers but also the business environment. Companies are turning to various social media channels to create brand awareness or possibly boost retail sales. Beer brands also are turning to social media to make their stories heard. Brand Chorus, a division of New York-based TippingGardner, conducted a Beer StoryScore Index for Beverage Industry. StoryScore is a quantitative measure of a brand’s storytelling through social management based on creativity, strategy and personality.

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2/18/15 2:00 pm EST

A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

Podcasts

Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

Beverage Industry Magazine

BI April 2015 cover

2015 April

The April 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Zevia's natural sweetener, as well as articles on CSDs, whiskey, and more. Check it out today!

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