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PACK EXPO International Is the Main Event for Beverage Packaging
With functional beverages, enhanced waters, herbal infusions, teas and sparkling alternatives to soda gaining popularity by the moment, it’s likely you have new beverage products in the pipeline for launch. Finding the packaging equipment and materials you need to increase speed to market is as simple as attending PACK EXPO International.
- For digital solutions that make specialized labels, on-demand printing for multiple SKUs and high-end effects economically viable, be sure to check out vendors in the PACKage Printing Pavilion.
- Look for lightweight, sustainable materials, eye-catching shapes and unique sizes in the Containers and Materials Pavilion.
- Connect with peers, talk shop and learn from experts in The Beverage Cooler Lounge.
- Plan to attend the Beverage Industry Reception on Tuesday afternoon.
- Participate in FREE educational sessions focused on beverage processing.
BEVERAGE INDUSTRY NEWS
Sustainable six-pack carriers
Craft brewer uses environmentally friendly E6PR ring made of barley and wheat ribbons used in the brewing process. It also provides the strength to hold cans through distribution.
What is old shall be new again
A packaging redesign contemporizes classic beer line for modern drinkers while maintaining the heritage of the product for its “heartland” consumers.
Beverage redesign gets its own visual voice
A redesign for a well-known beer creates a point of difference from the master brand and brings a fresh, modern personality while retaining “old school” brand equities.
No Waste coffee capsules
Coffee company’s coffee capsule packaging, comprising a compostable pod, a compostable mother bag and a recyclable carton leaves no trace.
A light touch for PET bottles
Blow molder control system supports lightweighting success, ishaving six grams off of two-liter bottles.
New bottle design and packaging graphics, the introduction of 12-oz cans, and new flavors help rebrand and market a sparkling water portfolio, expanding the portfolio into its regional brands.
Operating for about a year now, the newest canning line at a craft brewer includes an overhead palletizer, is capable of producing 750 cans/min and features a cloud-based Warehouse Management System.
Plastic retains its reign
A new study projects an overall beverage industry growth rate of 4.5% through 2028, and plastic will gain share on all other packaging materials.