From concept to performance, the very best paperboard packages from across North America are judged during the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. Great Northern StrataGraph, an innovative leader in engineered solutions for retail packaging, received four Excellence Awards in the general category.
BRANDPackaging announced the winners of its 2018 Design Gallery People's Choice awards at the annual Packaging That Sells Conference held in Chicago on October 8-10. The awards recognize the industry's best packaging designs based on how effectively the packaging uses graphics and structure to tell a brand's story.
Esko, alongside sister companies Pantone, X-Rite and AVT released a new study, “Packaging and the Digital Shopper: Meeting Expectations in Food & Beverage,” highlighting what shoppers want from food and beverage packaging. Get inside of the mind of the in-store shopper, and learn what consumers want in an online shopping experience.
Postage reduced up to 52.8%; address label not required for EnvyPak machinable poly envelope
August 27, 2018
EnvyPak received another new ruling from the United States Postal Service (USPS) that provides lower automation letter rates for a specially-formatted, polypropylene (poly) envelope that now does not require an affixed mailing label, can be sealed with glue applied by lettershops and is fully machine-insertable.
At PACK EXPO International in Chicago this October, Sun Chemical will highlight a new portfolio of eco-friendly inks and coatings, a new UV ink system for primary and secondary food packaging that is not manufactured with BPA-based materials, a UV offset ink system developed to make sophisticated graphics look vibrant on high-end luxury folding cartons and more.
ADF&PCD New York 2018 is on tap to offer more for Indie beauty brands than ever before. The event, which takes place September 5-6 at the Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion, will include interactive features, hands-on workshops and dedicated speaker sessions all designed specifically for those independent brands in attendance. As well, the exclusive Pentawards Conference is appearing in the Americas for the first time.
Women of mixed ethnicity constitute a target group that is set to growth exponentially. Yet their color cosmetics needs are far from being met. As brands seek ways to cater to the many skin tones within this group, packaging will emerge as a key factor in "serving the underserved."
Consumer health and safety is of the utmost concern to the cosmetics and personal care industry, and while the reduction and eventual elimination of animal testing and use of alternative testing methods is something all cosmetic and personal care companies are working towards; California’s SB-1249 could ultimately ban cosmetics from being sold in California.