The wrapper that holds many natural and organic products may be transparent but actually has a huge transparency problem. Food and beverage packaging is currently accounting for more than half of the world's non-recyclable flexible plastic, but a new technology developed by Tipa Corp. may turn the tide.
Bringing together both folding carton manufacturers and industry technology suppliers, the community will help PPC members explore new digital technologies and understand the growing trend toward low-volume orders.
Kwikee, the leading provider of CPG imagery and brand-related data, has launched Brand Propeller, a turnkey service to help small and emerging brands create the agency-quality e-commerce-ready imagery and product data they need to propel their brand onto the digital shelf quickly, easily and cost effectively.
Coors Light has rolled out the first application of photochromic inks in partnership with CROWN Beverage Packaging North America, a business unit of Crown Holdings Inc. The Coors Light Summer Certified cans program will run all summer and features six limited edition cans with sunlight-activated specialty inks and printing, and encourages consumers to enjoy the refreshing, crisp taste of an ice-cold Coors Light outdoors.
SIG Combibloc launches, in partnership with Languiru cooperative, a new digital technology to be exported to 40 countries. Technology ensures operational traceability and production process management from start to finish.