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  1. Drum Handling Equipment With Quick Release Drum Lifting Attachment

    New to Packline Materials Handling, the double grip quick release drum lifting attachment is designed to handle drums by their rim, to prevent damage and crushing to the fragile walls of the drums

  2. Consumer Packaging And The Environment: Report Finds Few Leaders & Many Laggards In Fast Food, Beverage, And Consumer Goods Industries

    While plastic packaging is the fastest growing form of packaging in the U.S. in large part due to the popularity of fast food and consumer beverages, only 14 percent of it is recycled. That contributes to an overall waste of $11.4B in potential recycling revenue every year, according to a new report examining packaging used by fast food, beverage, and consumer goods/grocery companies.

  3. CombiWhite C3 Introduced To Improve Printer Safety

    Flint Group Narrow Web announced the introduction of an upgraded version of CombiWhite - the easy over-printable opaque white rotary screen ink widely used in beverage, health and beauty, and no-label-look applications

  4. Which Beverage Will Be The Most-Consumed Packaged Drink By 2016?

    As consumers become increasingly concerned with health and convenience, consumption of bottled water has steadily grown and is expected to outdistance all other packaged beverages by 2016/

  5. Food Inspection: New Technologies Are Ensuring Better Detection

    It’s not just machinery providing advancement in food inspection, some solutions have been provided by simple, fresh innovations.

  6. MTS Updates Safety Ratings For Level Plus Models MR And MC420

    MTS Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, recently announced updated safety approvals for the Level Plus M-Series Models MR and MC420 level transmitters

  7. Why Permeable Packaging Can Be Very Problematic

    Shelf-life is an important indicator of how well a product’s packaging performs. Creating packaging that has barriers against moisture, oxygen, and contaminants is a critical step toward building a quality product line.

  8. 5 Drivers Of Packaging In 2015

    The packaging industry is ever-changing and brand owners must not only acknowledge those changes, but adjust alongside them to meet consumer demands, remain relevant, and strengthen the bottom line. Here are five trends that will steer the packaging industry next year.

  9. ATCC To Provide Proficiency Testing Programs Through Partnership With LGC

    ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, and LGC, a leading global producer and distributor of reference materials and proficiency testing (PT) programs, announce a new agreement to provide high-quality proficiency testing programs supporting the food, beverage, animal feed, and pharmaceutical quality control markets in the United States

  10. G3 Labs Introduces minoTOR With Sustamine L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine

    G3 Labs is offering minoTOR™, a ready-to-drink sports supplement that combines Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine with a blend of vitamins and other amino acids