Necessity is the mother of invention and there’s no shortage of creativity and innovation in the plastic packaging sector. Here’s a gallery of some exciting new patents picked by PlasticsToday and Packaging Digest editors.
On the equipment side, there are ideas for modular bottle blow molding from PepsiCo and for ultrasonic sealing from Campbell Soup. On the packaging container and materials side, there’s Fresenius Kabi Deutschland's unique drug packaging, Procter and Gamble's highly flexible shipper, Frito-Lay's biodegradable snacks bag, ProAmpac's handled dispensing pouch, and Hillshire Brands' moisture-removing microwavable packaging.
Click through our curated assortment of leading-edge advancements that are poised to propel the packaging and plastics industry forward.