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Medical Device Packaging Testing

June 3, 2020

When a medical device arrives at its final destination, medical professionals are often eager to put it to good use on behalf of their patients. While the packaging that a medical device was shipped in is usually quickly discarded, it is important to take note of the critical role that...

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General / Innovation / Preformed Pouches / Sustainable Packaging

What 2020 Holds For Flexible Plastic Packaging

May 14, 2020

Demand for flexible plastic packaging in the U.S. remains strong, even though the pressure from environmental interests continue to persist, particularly around the topic of single use packaging products. Recent data shows that annual sales for the industry to be in excess of $31M, with an estimated yearly growth rate of just...

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The COVID-19 Impact On The Flexible Packaging Industry

April 28, 2020

The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic has affected the daily lives of millions of people and put a severe strain on our healthcare system. As a result of this, the need for flexible packaging is increasing at a rapid rate. Industry experts expect to see a substantial growth in demand for these...

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What Defines An Essential Business Now

March 27, 2020

Many states are requiring that all businesses are closed to the public, except those that are deemed “essential”, during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With so many people now working from home and ordered to stay home, online orders have increased during the crisis. The Flexible Packaging Association is the U.S. association...

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Innovating Pharmaceutical Packaging to Benefit Seniors

February 13, 2020

One of the largest—and growing—age groups in the United States is seniors. Understandably, pharmaceutical packaging and other products aimed at seniors is being rethought to improve the user experience. Manufacturers are reconsidering packaging to make it easier to handle, open, read and understand, while reducing environmental impact. Accommodating Dexterity A...

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Flexible Packaging Trends in 2020

February 4, 2020

Where is flexible packaging headed in 2020? A number of industry trends, challenges, and opportunities are driving continued innovation and adoption across numerous sectors. Sustainability Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword, but a critical goal and ambition for nearly every industry. In flexible packaging, it’s not enough to just reduce the...

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Pouch Innovations Drive Flexible Packaging Growth

January 29, 2020

As consumers increasingly demand convenient packaging and eco-conscious manufacturing, innovation to meet those needs has made pouches the fastest growing segment of packaging. Beyond these needs, brands are also interested in adopting flexible pouch packaging to help grow their visibility and shelf performance while keeping costs down. Pouches have continued...

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Eagle Flexible Packaging Receives Its Highest SQF Score

January 27, 2020

Batavia, IL. – January 27, 2020: Eagle Flexible Packaging announced today that it achieved a 98 out of 100 – its highest score to date as a company on its SQF Food Safety Audit. “We recently completed our two-day surprise/unannounced audit for both our Food Safety and Quality Management System (QMS)....

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Convenience and Sustainability Driving Flexible Packaging Growth

January 23, 2020

The explosion of growth in the flexible packaging industry isn’t slowing in the foreseeable future. In fact, it’s increasing year over year as it’s adopted both by new markets, industries, and brands (large and small), and by established brands to replace their conventional packaging. According to the Association for Packaging...

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General / Innovation / Preformed Pouches / Sustainable Packaging

The Recycling Partnership’s Roadmap to a U.S. Circular Economy

November 6, 2019

The ultimate goal of sustainability is a circular economy—a particularly important goal for the packaging industry. Reducing waste is a great goal, but eliminating it is the ultimate plan of the Recycling Partnership, a U.S. nonprofit working hard to transform how Americans recycle. To that end, the Recycling Partnership recently announced...

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