Pro Mach Acquires EPI Labelers to Continue Expansion of Labeling and Coding Business

Cincinnati, OH – Pro Mach, Inc., an industry-leading integrated packaging solutions company, announced today it has acquired EPI Labelers. The addition of EPI Labelers expands Pro Mach’s extensive labeling and coding product offering and complements existing capabilities in vertical form, fill, seal (VFFS) packaging equipment. Pro Mach completed the acquisition on January 28, 2016, and […]

2016 GMO Label Law Update

2015 was a year filled with updates about trends with GMO labeling. In fact, if you have been following the news related to GMOs, you may be aware of the developments at the end of 2015 regarding possible legislation where it would not be required for states to have companies share products that contain GMOs. […]

GMO Update 101: The Latest Developments in GMO Labeling

Should it be mandatory to label genetically modified foods (GMO)? We have been keeping up with all of the GMO updates over the past few months and have recent news to share regarding these possible changes. Food Industry As the end of 2015 approaches, there is a potential change regarding GMOs on the horizon. The food […]

Stand-up Pouch Market Experiences Large Growth

When buying your favorite foods, chances are you have purchased a product that is housed in a stand-up pouch. This form of food packaging has experienced growth along with the flexible packaging industry. How do stand-up packaging and flexible packaging fit together? Customers are looking for light weight, compact and sterilized packaging solutions, and stand-up pouches […]

Front vs. Back Food Label Packaging, What You Need to Know

When shopping for your favorite foods, the placement of the label may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it is extremely important. There are a variety of label placements for products, but two of the most common are the front and back label. Read on to learn more about everything you […]

Keeping an Eye on Sugar During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time to get together and share a meal with family and friends. While there are a variety of foods served during this time of year, sweets and sugar are often some of the most prevalent menu items. Stay healthy and happy this season by reading your nutrition labels and keeping […]

Evaluating Labels on Fresh Produce

October 24, 2015 is Food Day, a day that inspires many to change the way they interact with food. Food Day is also a good time to get inspired and take a look at what you are really eating. This year Food Day has the theme “Toward a Greener Diet.” Part of a green diet […]

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2015 Recap

EPI Labelers recently returned from Pack Expo 2015. This year’s event was the 20th anniversary and broke attendance records with 29,000 attendees, a 4 percent increase over 2014. The event consisted of free seminars throughout the show floor and was packed with attendees. One of the popular topics at the event was the Food Safety […]

Millennials Setting Food Trends

Are you a millennial? If you were born between 1982 and 2004 chances are you are. This generation is currently influencing many aspects of our economy, and the food industry is no different. Millennials have different food priorities than previous generations and are focused on consuming foods that are good-for-you. This is causing manufacturers to think […]

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2015

Pack Expo Las Vegas is the world’s largest packaging event of the year, and is just around the corner! This year Pack Expo and the Pharma Expo Trade Show will come together again to exhibit at the same time in Las Vegas, September 28-30, 2015. PMMI will be teaming up again with ISPE to offer this […]