Professionals in the folding carton industry have a unique opportunity this winter to hone their skills and grow professionally at the PPC's People, Paperboard, & Productivity Workshop, Feb. 19-21, 2019, in Dallas.
This year’s Global Pouch West heads to Tempe, Arizona, with a dynamic program targeted to flexible packaging professionals doing business in the western U.S. The event will take place Nov. 13-15 at the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes. Come to where brand owners, retailers and suppliers doing business in the West meet to network and discover the latest trends, markets and challenges in flexible packaging.
The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) annual Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference is taking place at the Whitley Hotel, October 24-26, and the focus this year is to increase productivity and tackle workforce recruitment and retention issues that are crucial to the packaging industry’s future.
PMMI's Technology Excellence Awards recognizes exhibitors’ innovative technology—newly developed and never seen before at a PACK EXPO International event. The deadline is July 11 to submit an application. Finalists receive editorial coverage in the show daily, an ad in the show guide, photo and summary of the new technology or product.
Karlville Solutions Showcase was a great opportunity for this year’s Global Pouch Forum attendees to learn about the latest flexible packaging innovations. More than 300 guests toured Karlville’s Tech Center in Miami.
Richard Cope, senior trend consultant at Mintel, was in Prague in April to give the keynote at Let’s Paper The World 2018, the first European shopping bag summit. In an interview with the Mondi Newsroom, Cope expanded on insights he shared with the summit’s participants.
The Glass Packaging Institute is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Clear Choice Awards. The awards program recognizes the contribution glass packaging makes to the image and success of everyday products. Products may be entered for an award in one of nine categories, with a new Sustainability Award category this year.
Diadeis is launching the first conference about packaging artwork. It will be an intimate and interactive event, a one-day track devoted to understanding and sharing strategies and insights with a focus on improving the packaging value chain.
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!