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Global Packaging Design Emphasizes Convenience, Ergonomics and Customization
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in six-part video series.
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Dimensional Weight: Don’t Let it Weigh You Down!
In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages...

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By MMH Staff · January 16, 2017
Anticipated $9.2 million investment to create up to 354 jobs in the next seven years.
<p>Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for ORBIS Corporation, and new chairman of the board of directors for RPA.</p> By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
20-year reusable packaging industry veteran Norm Kukuk named chairman of the board of directors.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 13, 2017
Latest printer applicators engineered for high-speed, e-commerce parcel labeling can minimize downtime.
By Noel P. Bodenburg · January 11, 2017
Strategically positioned PACK EXPO East houses education and innovative solutions
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern Materials Handling sat down with David Krebs, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices, to talk about mobile technology and it's use in the warehouse environments
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2016
New packaging helps hurricane-resistant windows and doors stand up to shipping and punishing weather.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Packaging Systems and Design Student, Marlon Levy-Faigen, to Receive $2,500.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
The review includes updates on Brambles’ 2020 Sustainability Goals, which are based on the company’s sustainability framework and are closely aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
By Sara Pearson Specter · November 8, 2016
Automated opening, marking and sealing of shipping pouch bags boosts productivity while reducing shipper costs. Advantages of Polybag in the warehouse
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2016
The three-day event features 400 exhibiting companies and spans more than 100,000 net square feet, providing the opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with 7,000 peers.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
The food and beverage sector is expected to produce more than half this growth.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
The U.S. continues to be the largest market for pharmaceutical and medical devices, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
ESKO to sponsor Clemson University’s Consumer-Driven Package Design exhibit.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
Pharma Expo 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), co-located with Pack Expo International will provide two educational platforms to address key trends and issues along the pharmaceutical supply chain.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
PMMI’s 2016 State of the Industry Report forecasts U.S. shipments of packaging machinery to reach $8.5 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 2.4 percent.

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