The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the top winners of its 76th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. These folding cartons and rigid boxes represent some of the best paperboard packaging manufactured by North American converters over the past year.
From products sold bare to compostable paper and reusable containers, beauty brands are making the move toward more sustainable and eco-friendly packaging options. We can thank the millennial generation, as well as the Generation Z up-and-comers, for pushing this movement.
Green tech company rPlanet Earth will make about 75 million pounds per year of two product types from 100 percent recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET): forms for beverage containers and food packaging.
Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired World Wide Packaging LLC, a leading provider of cosmetic packaging components, plastic tubes and formulation/filling technologies. Simultaneous with Bain Capital’s purchase of World Wide Packaging, the firm has agreed to purchase a Chinese cosmetics packaging manufacturer and plans to merge the two companies to form a fully integrated solutions provider.
The convenience trend is driving the consumer packaged goods sector across the globe. Busy urban dwellers are increasingly looking for products in packages that suit their time-poor lifestyles. To cater to this set of consumers, Yujiahui Co. Ltd. created Unifon Kiss U CC lipstick with a disc-shaped new packaging design in China.
French haute couture fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier and CROWN Aerosols & Specialty Packaging Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings Inc., have collaborated to produce creative new package designs for the brand’s ‘Le Male’ and ‘Classique’ fragrances.
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!