Remove, Reduce, Recycle, Renew, Re-use. These are five of the original 7 R’s of Sustainable Packaging revealed by Wal-Mart when it introduced its Packaging Scorecard to a standing-room only audience at Pack Expo 2006. The mega-retailer has since shortened the list to reduce, reuse and recycle, but also added a new term, rethink, to encourage companies to always remember to consider smarter sustainable options.
In a recent report provided from Research and Markets, the global cosmetic packaging market was valued at $24.86 billion in 2017, with the numbers expected to reach a value of close to $31 billion by 2023. When speaking of cosmetics, the term covers a wide range of products. Beyond makeup, it encompasses everything from toothpaste, deodorant, facial products, bath and body products; primarily anything that touches the skin.
Carefully crafted packaging of luxury goods is designed to deliver a high level of on-shelf ‘wow factor’ to the consumer. Items such as premium foods, cosmetics, and perfumes rely on beautifully created packaging. Quality is integral, and within the luxury category, more than others, minimal design is preferred over confusing branding and messaging.
Stricter packaging regulations that will aid in the fight against counterfeit drugs are leading a good number of pharmaceutical companies scrambling to meet the new compliance regulations. In order to do so they are looking at the potential of overhauling not only the packaging, but the distribution and tracking systems in place for all of […]
In the packaging industry there has been a flurry of orders being placed for semi-automatic overprinting systems. What is such a printing system? It is one in which the package to be printed is manually presented to the printing system. The printing operation itself can be accomplished by several different types of print technologies and […]
There are many bottle unscrambler machines on the market today to help speed production of the litany of bottled goods sold in a a myriad of shapes and sizes across a vast range of industries. One of the more notable models to hit the market is the LCX Bottle Unscrambler, which has numerous features and benefits. Here are three key advantages of this particular machine:
When you have a production line handling a large volume of containers that must be sorted and organized in an efficient way, a bottle unscrambler device can prove integral. Here’s an overview of bottle unscrambler technology and its benefits of use.
Throughout our various blog posts related to packaging coding systems, we’ve offered a numerous purchase tips and factors to consider relating to the wide range of models and systems available. All such considerations should be based on each businesses unique needs, wants and budget, so there is no “cookie cutter’ method of deciding which model to choose. However, there are key ways to narrow down the field and hone in on packaging coding systems that will meet all of your exacting objectives.
Given the selection of packaging coding equipment available today, comparing and contrasting them all can be difficult. There may be models that will deliver on some of your needs but not all, while there are other models that deliver too much capability for your needs – with a higher price point to boot. This is why it’s imperative to find packaging coding equipment that gets as close to your current and forecasted needs as possible, so that the unit does not fall short and can’t meet your goals or that you don’t pay more for a machine that offers features you simply will never need.
With so many variables and types of primary packaging coding equipment on the market today, it can be difficult to make a conscientious purchase decision with the utmost confidence that the capital expenditure will result in high productivity and minimal-to-no downtime. To help narrow down your options when vetting primary packaging coding equipment to discern the model that’s right for you, apply these 12 tips to better assure your choice will be a sound one: