Packaging/supply chain

Writing samples can be found at my Packaging Digest author page), PMMI Media (Packaging World author page) and elsewhere. Below are some clips on packaging operations, management and supply chain strategies…

You Can Stream 3D Parts for Packaging Machines Now — really. Cross the ease of music streaming with the magic of a Star Trek replicator to learn how major CPGs can now click on an image as easily as they’d click to play a song, and parts pop out of their printer. The financial transaction’s also automated. (Packaging Digest)

CPGs no longer needs in-house expertise to bring ideas to reality faster with 3D printing. (Photo: Schubert Additive Solutions)
  • Standardizing Customization: Content consulting for a two-part article by Jason Tham, CEO of Nulogy. Part One introduced of standard tools and methods for late-stage CPG product/packaging customization; Part Two highlighted successful implementations of collaborative co-pack solutions. (Nulogy)
  • Chocolate, nuts and co-packing success: A profile of $6.7-billion confectionery co-packer Warrell Corp., and its leader, Pat Huffman. (Food Processing)
  • Anatomy of a high-speed pharma line installation: Here’s a alook at diversified co-packer Praxis Packaging Solutions’ push into OTC and prescription drug packaging. Pictured: Their line (previously owned by a Big Pharma firm) for tablet-filling and packaging line for at 200 to 300 containers per minute. (PMMI Media; various channels.)
Photo: from Anatomy of a high-speed pharma line installation, shot at Michigan-based Praxis, co-pack/manufacturer to Pharma brands. Additional pharma-related writings have appeared at PMMI’s Packaging World, Healthcare Packaging and Contract Packaging.