Broken Golden Arches, unconnected Audi rings, spaced-out Coca-Cola typography, brands with missing on-pack personalities and more are showing the public that yes, we are ALL in this together. See who's joined the charge.
Income elasticity analysis reveals that adidas, Nike, LVMH and Groupe Danone have higher Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk exposure among select FMCG companies, while Kraft Heinz and Kimberly-Clark, which are less dependent on discretionary spending, appear to be less exposed.
Coty Inc. has started producing hydro-alcoholic gel, which is used as hand sanitizer, to help combat the COVID-19 virus. The products are free of charge and are being distributed to medical and emergency services staff who are facing shortages due to the fast-spreading COVID-19 virus.
The FPA issued letters to the White House, all Governors and Capitol Hill leadership with regard to the need for essential packaging manufacturing during this time of uncertainty, particularly food insecurity and access to pharmaceutical and medical supplies.
The manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes are working to keep transport packaging flowing to makers of essential products including packaging for food and other consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical products, tissue and hygiene products and more amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Annual Trade Show Moves from April 29-30, 2020 to August 24-25 in Green Bay, WI
March 19, 2020
BNP Media, organizers of the Converters Expo, announced today that in response to the serious outbreak of COVID 19/Coronavirus, they have postponed the April event to August 24-25, 2020 at the same location - Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, WI.
Yesterday, the President of the United States declared an expanded emergency declaration for all states and the District of Columbia on truck shipments of consumer goods and other supplies. Below is an update from the FMCSA delineating the types loads that are being exempted from hours of service rules.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!