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March 2020

In The News:

M-WB Series (Walking Beam)
The IM-WB Pouchmaster series is our latest addition to our quality line of horizontal form fill and seal machines.  Pouch clamps and the clamp carrying chain is eliminated.  The line shaft below the pouch center line has been eliminated creating an improved design for the most sanitary applications.  With this machine, we can form, fill, and seal standup zipper pouches up to 7.5” wide 2-up, achieving speeds up to 100+ pouches per minute.

Syntegon Technology and CEFLEX Stakeholders Develop “Designing for a Circular Economy Guidelines”
Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, contributes its vast packaging and processing expertise to the European initiative CEFLEX to foster a circular economy for flexible packaging. Read More

Universal Robots to Debut New Cobot-Powered Fulfillment Solutions
With eCommerce generating the greatest year-over-year growth of all U.S. retail industries, there is now more warehousing space being built in the U.S. than projected warehousing jobs required to fill that space. Read More

Pregis Joins CEFLEX to Further European Flexible Packaging Sustainability Efforts
Pregis announced it has joined Circular Economy Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX), a European consortium of companies and associations representing the entire flexible packaging value chain. Read More

Amcor Joins the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council
Amcor announced it has joined HPRC, a coalition of industry peers across healthcare, recycling and waste management, seeking to improve recyclability of plastic products within healthcare. Read More

The FPA Launches New Website
The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) recently announced the official launch of its new website, Read More

Global Packaging Industry Deals Total $2.73 Billion in Q4 2019
Total packaging industry deals for Q4 2019 worth $2.73 billion were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. Read More

interplastica,and upakovka 2020 Reflect Stabilizing Russian Market
At the recent concurrent staging of interplastica, International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, and upakovka – Processing & Packaging, in Moscow indications of the stabilization of the Russian market were reportedly evident. Read More

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Featured in Packaging Technology Today:

Packaging in an eCommerce World
The ongoing digitalization and the associated changes in consumer shopping behavior have a major impact on the design and construction of packaging. Read More

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Eco-Friendly Pallets
The global packaging market is expected to post a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) close to 6 percent by 2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. Read More

Featured Products:

Cor-Pak VpCI Stretch Film Fights Corrosion While Keeping Packages in Place
Manufacturers and shippers can add corrosion protection to their current packaging process by using Cor-Pak® VpCI® Stretch Film (Hand Wrap).
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OnRobot Expands Innovative Gecko Gripper Family with Compact Gecko Single-Pad (SP) Gripper for Small-Footprint Applications
OnRobot announced it has launched a compact, single-pad version of its innovative Gecko no-mark adhesive gripper.
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Domino Digital Printing Launches UV95 Food Packaging Compliant Ink Set
Domino Digital Printing Solutions launched its new seven color UV95 food packaging compliant digital ink set.
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Pallet Unloading Conveyor
Multi-Conveyor recently built a 48 in. wide stainless steel constructed chain conveyor system to move both empty and full pallets over seven separate conveyor sections totaling over 40 feet of over-under conveyance.
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New K6PM Thermal Condition Monitor From Omron Provides Continuous Thermal Monitoring For Industrial Equipment
Industrial automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas has a new technology to help facilities get closer to the ultimate goal of zero downtime.
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In Case You Missed It:

A Packaging Perspective: A Breakthrough in eCommerce Design
Online shopping will only continue to gain momentum in the years to come, enticing consumers by offering them access to better prices, more selection and shorter shipping times. Read More

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Packaging Technology Today – March 2020
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acpo, ltd. has been dedicated to manufacturing and supplying pressure sensitive coated films to the narrow web printing and converting market for over 30 years. With the largest product portfolio, acpo films can be found on labels and flexible packaging products from the health and beauty industry to pharmaceuticals and pet food.
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AlliedFlex Technologies
ALLIEDFLEX® is the leading North American supplier of Global Standup Pouch Packaging Machinery. ALLIEDFLEX® specializes in Global Pouch Machinery for Standup zipper or "slider" styles, retort pouch, spouted pouch, "shaped" pouch, side gusseted and stick-pack packaging machinery technologies from the most respected suppliers in the world.
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Automated Packaging Systems
Automated Packaging Systems is the global leader in designing and manufacturing bag packaging systems. We are the original inventor of genuine Autobag® bagging machines and pre-opened bags-on-a-roll, SidePouch® specialty packaging, and AirPouch® protective packaging.
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