PACK EXPO Las Vegas Processing Zone Preview | Technical Workforce Development Trends Within Manufacturing
Take Five Video: As processing and packaging come together as an integrated system, it’s more important than ever to bring them under one roof. Also covered: NAM initiatives reach out to minority communities to fill the demand for a quality workforce.
Jul 30th, 2021
PepsiCo, Nestlé, Del Monte in the News | High Pressure Processing Update
Jul 16th, 2021
Increase in Online Grocery Shopping Impacts Beverage Pack Sizes and Machine Needs
Jul 15th, 2021
Beverage Manufacturers Use Reformulation and Labeling to Align with Consumer Trend
Jun 30th, 2021
PACK EXPO Connects Daily Download: Wednesday
Mar 16th, 2021
Beverage Manufacturers Respond to Consumer Trends on Plastic Packaging
Plastic has become an issue for consumers, particularly related to plastic waste in the environment. This directly impacts the beverage industry, which is made up of 45% rigid plastic packaging, only 25% of which ends up being recycled in the US.
Jun 17th, 2021
Cybersecurity Risks Mount While Bag-in-Box Gives Brewers “Cider Security”
In this two-part Take Five, we first take a look at mounting risks around cybersecurity, then switch gears to look at a rising bag-in-box trend among intentionally flat beers and ciders.
Jun 11th, 2021
In Good Times and Bad, Partnership Spells Success
The importance of partnership and teamwork has accelerated over the past decade and also shown its necessity to overcome the food industry’s challenges.
Jun 11th, 2021
Accelerating Speed to Market for New Food and Beverage Product Ideas
There are some common challenges when moving a new food or beverage product from idea to reality, and some considerations such as packaging and sustainability that are an integral part of the process.
Jun 7th, 2021
Advanced Manufacturing Emphasized at Powder Show Digital Flow | COVID-19 Shifts Consumer Trends
Take Five Video: International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference is making an in-person return, but live virtual content remains. Also, Tetra Pak’s research suggests consumers are still expecting manufacturers to meet environmental demands despite COVID-19.
Jun 4th, 2021
unPACKed podcast: Market Disruption as a Competitive Advantage
Listen to the unPACKed with PMMI podcast as Tom Morrison outlines a classic good news/bad news evaluation for the next five to ten years.
Jun 3rd, 2021
OEMs Play Larger Role in Manufacturing Industry Cybersecurity
Since OEMs also serve manufacturing clients who are themselves vulnerable to cyberattack, there are a few extra considerations to be aware of with regard to cybersecurity.
May 18th, 2021
Flex Forward Offers Pet Food Industry Recycling Solutions for Flexible Packaging
A “Return to Retail” pilot for pet food flexible packaging had an unexpected benefit for store owners.
May 17th, 2021
Attract and Retain a Quality Workforce, Insights with Gardner Carrick at PMMI’s ELC
NAM and MI programs and research bring information into labor outreach efforts and retention of a diverse, quality workforce.
May 10th, 2021
Personnel Training: A Critical Third Step in Cybersecurity
The best cybersecurity plan is only as good as the individuals tasked with carrying it out.
May 11th, 2021
Network Management: The Second Step to Increasing Cybersecurity
After a thorough operations analysis, securing networks is the next step to addressing security gaps and lapses.
May 5th, 2021
The Logistics of Pivoting from B2B to B2C
The pandemic has brought swift surges to e-commerce and D2C sales. How can a traditionally B2B company quickly pivot to the B2C market during these times?
May 4th, 2021
Enter AmeriStar Competition For Package Design: Deadline May 21
AmeriStar entries are accepted across 17 categories, and include three special top awards: Best of Show Award, Sustainable Packaging Award, and Design Excellence Award. Here's your chance to gain recognition for your innovative package design.
Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
Apr 26th, 2021
A New Model for Digitizing Supply Chain Operations
Global supply chain leaders are collaborating to shape and transform next generation digital supply chain networks.
Apr 22nd, 2021
Measure the ‘Size of the Prize’ via Asset Reliability
Work product focuses on relationship between overall equipment effectiveness and three key performance indicators for asset reliability: people, operating, and financial.
Apr 21st, 2021
Preventing Internal Cyberattacks Could Save Companies Millions
Cyberattacks in the U.S. have the highest cost of any global nation, with an average cost of $8.64 million per occurrence for companies suffering an attack.
Apr 20th, 2021
The Technology Balancing Act of Staying in the Zone
Being in the zone means balancing your technology investment with all the people and teams using that technology. The short-term benefits realized through accelerated performance can achieve a lasting impact by sustaining those gains.
Apr 7th, 2021
Cybersecurity 101: The Difference Between IT and OT Attacks
There are two categories of cyberattacks, but they can create a bridge to one another, creating a potential avenue for cybercriminals to access the organization.
Apr 6th, 2021
Mexico Labeling Regulations: Meeting the Challenge
Nearly six months after the enaction of NOM-051 about front-of-package labeling for foods and non-alcoholic beverages, a webinar of Enlace EXPO PACK 2021 brought companies up to date on the progress made and the challenges of its implementation.
Apr 5th, 2021
Manufacturing Cybersecurity: Critical Components for Risk Assessment
By the second quarter of 2020, cyberattacks targeting manufacturers accounted for 33% of all incidents across all industries with losses totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Small businesses are also at risk.
Mar 28th, 2021
Pet Food Packagers Weigh In On Top Issue: Sustainability
Recently one of our content strategists chatted by phone with key players in the pet food marketplace. Their discussions really helped shed light on current trends affecting pet food processors and packaging professionals, sustainability taking top spot.
Mar 29th, 2021
OMAC Helps Manufacturers Share Best Practices
“When manufacturers come together and share best practices, the whole industry benefits,” says Bryan Griffen of PMMI. New OMAC website encourages and promotes your involvement.
Mar 25th, 2021