packaging material Articles

  • How to Create Less Packaging Waste

    From an environmental point of view, packaging is a necessary evil, but one that can be minimized in a number of ways. Here are a few ideas companies can use to reduce the amount of packaging waste they generate, and in many cases, improve their operations in the process. Corrugated Box Redesign Corrugated shipping containers generally represent the greatest amount of packaging ...

  • Effect of weather condition, packaging material and storage duration on quality of dried tomato slice

    The effect of weather condition, packaging material and storage duration on some quality parameters of dried tomato slice was investigated. Dried tomato slice samples each weighing 20 g were packaged in small size pouches made from aluminium foil, polypropylene, high density polyethylene and waxed paper. The packaged samples were placed in airtight glass bottles at the relative humidity levels of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Leachate and Hydrolysate Content of Food Grade Polymers using Microwave Preparation with Non-Contact Temperature & Pressure Control

    Food SAFETY is a primary concern for manufacturers and consumers World-wide. While there is always concern for the Food PRODUCT itself… from either Microbial or Chemical contamination… there is also a need to preserve Food for storage and shipment, and the desire to minimize packaging waste, and many Food items are sold as “ready-to-eat” products. Now we must concern ourselves with the ...


    By Buck Scientific Inc

  • Design for the environment: life cycle assessment and sustainable packaging issues

    As extended producer responsibility gains ascendancy in sustainable development, proper management of the life cycle of a product is becoming more and more important. This paper presents a general overview of product life cycle assessment (LCA) and sustainable product packaging over the last four to five years. The review of life cycle assessment includes on overview of LCAs conducted over the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Headspace Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) in Contact Packaging Materials Using the HT3 Automated Headspace Analyzer

    Abstract Regulatory agencies such as the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) and the European Union (EU) have published regulations and provided guidance on the use of chemicals in food packaging materials. Teledyne Tekmar provides method parameters for the HT3TM Automated Headspace Analyzer for the determination of volatile compounds that may be contained in food contact ...


    By Teledyne Tekmar

  • Testing the oxygen barrier properties of biodegradable packaging materials - Case Study

    The Hemicellulose research group have chosen the Systech Illinois 8001 oxygen permeation analyser to test the barrier properties of polysaccharide films. The University of Helsinki is at the forefront of international research and doctoral education. The quality of the University’s research is reflected in the high number of Centres of Excellence, Academy Professors, ...

  • REGULATORY REPORT FDA: Regulation of Food Packaging Produced Using Nanotechnology

    Food packaging is a target opportunity for the commercialization of nanotechnology. One respected industry analyst has reported that there are already 250 packaging products on the market incorporating substances manufactured using nanotechnology (nanopackaging). These products generated over $860 million in sales worldwide last year, and the same analyst projects that within10 years, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Soda, ST-50E, Texas - Case Study

    Turnkey BCS-50 system for the shredding of cans and plastic bottles of soda. The system included a bin tipper for the loading of large containers, a de-watering auger for the separation of package and contents and a bi-directional conveyor for handling of the shredded package ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Consider a fully Automated Horizontal Baler in your business

    “A fully automated horizontal baler” may sound like a huge piece of equipment and create a notion of an application only for municipalities or recycling centers. However, horizontal balers come in different sizes and a fully automated solution can very well be feasible and the preferred option to streamline waste handling for retailers, factories and warehouses. Sure, we ...


    By Orwak AB

  • A Survey of Residual Solvents in Various Inks used in Consumer Product Packaging

    Abstract Food manufacturers use various printing inks on their consumer product packaging. These inks are typically used on the outside of the package, but are now also included on the packaging material used in the microwave. These inks can contain residual solvents currently monitored in food and drinking water. This application note will present a survey of consumer product ...


    By Teledyne Tekmar

  • Has lockdown made us more wasteful?

    The impact of the pandemic on our domestic waste habits Living life with COVID-19 is about getting back to normality as much as possible while taking the steps we need to defend ourselves and our communities against the threat of more outbreaks and economic chaos of lockdowns. A major effect of the pandemic was to change our shopping habits. Here we discuss the popular perception ...


    By Whitespace Work Software Ltd

  • Anaerobic digestion of aliphatic polyesters

    Anaerobic processes for the treatment of plastic materials waste represent versatile and effective approach in environmental protection and solid waste management. In this work, anaerobic biodegradability of model aliphatic polyesters, poly(L-lactic acid) (PLA), and poly(ɛ-caprolactone) (PCL), in the form of powder and melt-pressed films with varying molar mass, was studied. Biogas production ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Green Bottles, Jars and Containers

    The main facets of green glass bottle are: non-toxic, tasteless; transparent, beautiful, and has exact barrier of glass bottle, airtightness, wealthy and common raw materials, low price, and green jars and green bottle can be used repeatedly. Green glass bottle has the blessings of warmth resistance, stain resistance and cleaning resistance. Green bottles can be sterilized at high temperature and ...

  • Synthesis of aluminium nitride under 2.45 GHz microwave irradiation

    Aluminium nitride (AlN) is a functional ceramic which has several properties, and it is applied to substrate materials and fillers for packaging materials of electronic devices. Microwave heating has characteristics such as internal heating, rapid heating and selective heating, so it is useful for synthesis of ceramics. In this work, spherical AlN particles were synthesised by carbothermal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • COMMINUTION OF PLASTIC BEVERAGE BOTTLES

    PACKAGING REGULATIONS MANDATE THE PROCESSING In the past, a lot of plastic was favoured in the steel and cement industry as a source of energy. With the rise of crude oil prices became - besides the thermal use - also the adaptation to new packaging materials economically interesting. Prerequisite for this is the at least the reasonably genuine provision of the plastic materials. For this ...


    By Fritsch Milling and Sizing

  • Patented method for oxygen permeation analysis of food packaging

    The PermMate utilizes an innovative method of oxygen permeation analysis of finished packages - ‘Ambient Oxygen Ingress Rate’ (AOIR). Providing the ability to test the oxygen permeability of packages under different test conditions including how the product ...

  • FCM regulations in China and the US - a comparison

    While the intention of food contact regulations in both China and the US is to protect public health, the approaches taken, the obligations for industry and other facets of the regulations differ in notable ways. This article overviews the two regulatory systems, highlighting key similarities and differences between the emerging regulatory regime in China and the established US Food and Drug ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Case study: custom precision mechanics components manufacturing

    Ojala Group’s (owned by Flextronics) mission is to build, maintain and develop mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with customers within the telecommunications, electrical and electronics industries as well as the automation and control industries. Ojala Group is committed to constantly satisfying its customers' changing needs thereby adding value to the customers. Ojala Group ...


    By WatMan Engineering Ltd Oy

  • Blue Bottles, Jars and Containers

    The main features of blue glass bottle are: non-toxic, tasteless; transparent, beautiful, and has good barrier of glass bottle, airtightness, rich and common raw materials, low price, and blue jars and blue containers can be used repeatedly.  They mainly include blue glass containers, blue jars and blue glass bottles. Blue glass bottle has the advantages of heat resistance, pressure ...

  • Effect of storage conditions on physico-chemical properties and fatty acid ratio, C18:2/C16:1 of blended fat

    Hydrogenated palm kernel oil (HPKO) blended with butter in ratio 3:1 and 3:2 were investigated for different physicochemical properties and fatty acid ratio, C18:2/C16:0. The antioxidant treated samples and the control samples, packed in LDPE bags, PET and glass jars were stored at room and refrigerating temperature for ten months. Storage of control samples in LDPE bags at room temperature was ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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