As consumer interest in sustainable packaging continues, brands are left to evolve or falter. Manufacturers are focused on creating sustainable solutions whether it be in production, transportation, or end-of-life; a sustainability factor that often requires education for the general consumer. Often, a package’s sustainability is tied to whether or not it can be recycled. As… Continue reading Consumers Seek Sustainable Packaging
The flexible packaging industry is constantly evolving. Industry goals include working towards a circular economy, expanding the use of flexible packaging, and developing new technologies to meet consumer needs. We are thrilled to highlight these technical innovations from the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) members. Medical Innovation EnteraLoc™ is a patented 501(k) FDA-approved medical fluid device… Continue reading Technical Innovations of 2022
We are so excited to continue sharing the 2022 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition winners! Check out our September spotlights listed below to learn about the benefits of each package, the manufacturers behind the creation, and brands that are using these packages for their products. Marouf® Coffee Roasted Espresso 3D Pouch The Marouf® coffee 3D… Continue reading Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards: September Spotlights
by guest contributor and FPA member Ken Brunnbauer at Glenroy, Inc. Choosing premade spouted pouches can be a natural choice for many brands because they offer multiple sustainability benefits, the cost of entry is affordable, product scrap waste is lower, and more pouch features are available. Also, premade spouted pouches are manufactured by experts in… Continue reading Refill Pouches Sustainability Spotlight￼
by Sustainability Expert Shelbi Orme Let’s talk about a circular economy! Now what is a circular economy? Well, a circular economy decouples economic activity from the consumption of finite resources. It is a resilient system that is good for business, people, and the environment. The circular economy is a systems solution framework that tackles global… Continue reading How Does Flexible Packaging Fit Into a Circular Economy?