It’s getting close to the end of the year and we wanted to share our top 10 most read packaging blog posts from our Knowledge Base this year. What’s been popular this year? It looks like there’s a lot of questions about plastics, corrugated, and poly bags. That seems to be the theme for all of these articles, you’re looking for solid information on some confusing things. You’ve definitely come to the right place so keep coming back for more…
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A new controversy is arising in the packing supplies industry, as food companies and government officials square off over the effects and use of a synthetic additive to food packaging.
Chicago, IL — Plastics Color Corporation, a global producer of colorants, compounds, additive masterbatches and custom polymers solutions, has made significant capital investments in line with a new strategic vision to guide the company into the next decade. “Plastics Color has committed its resources to making forward planning investments in several facilities to increase production capabilities,” announced Joe Byrne, president of Plastics Color. The investment program was implemented …
The latest reports from the packaging products industry have found that a new trend is quickly gaining sway. While it still only comprises a small corner of the total market, its future growth is expected to be explosive, which will affect how businesses approach packaging in the long term.
Food and Beverage Packaging reported that a recent prediction saw the global plastic biodegradable packaging market expanding at a compound annual growth rate of more than 18 percent from 2013 to 2019. That means that in the future, the industry may be worth as much as $8.4 billion. Increasing consumer awareness, as well as the desire for change, has driven much of this growth. Generic and contract manufacturing activities will only drive it further.
Plastics have long been a common solution for many packaging strategies, but one specific form of the material is growing increasingly common among many producers and distributors.
The use of poly resin within the packaging industry is quite varied. From the creation of bags to bottles and various containers, the flexibility of the material allows it to be used in a number of different settings, thus allowing it to become the go-to packaging material for many manufactures. With demands for more recyclable goods trending upward and businesses focusing on establishing quantifiable value and quality, the poly market is classifying specific plastics, such as polypropylene plastics, more attractive than others. There are a number of advantages to the use of polypropylene material making it a strong choice for companies of varying industries.