Welcome to Packaging Perspectives podcasts. You’re a reader of the Packaging Group brand magazines; now become a listener. The Packaging Perspectives channel provides you with industry news, innovations and engaging interviews that keep you up-to-date, informed, and entertained. Each episode features expert packaging professionals interviewed by editors of the Packaging Group. Scroll down and click an episode to listen. It will automatically begin in the player below.
Featured podcasters include:
Eric Fish, Flexible Packaging Expert
John Kalkowski, Packaging Events Expert
Kristen Kazarian, Packaging Strategies Expert
Kristin Joker, Packaging Design Expert
Research and analytics company Nielsen recognizes 25 products that are reshaping the consumer landscape. Nielsen Senior VP Jenny Frazier discusses how these products were chosen and their impact on the market.
At Global Pouch West, Packaging Perspectives sits down with keynote speaker Jan Tharp, interim president and CEO of Bumble Bee, an iconic seafood company. She discusses where the company is heading, the role of sustainability in both fishing and packaging, as well as how the growing use of pouches is opening up new opportunities for shelf-stable seafood.
At Pack Expo, Carl Vause, CEO of Soft Robotics, joins Packaging Perspectives to discuss advances in robotics that are making this technology more attractive to packaging companies, no matter what type of product they are producing.
The Organization for Machine Automation and Control, representing brand owners, OEM machine builders, system integrators and non-profit / government agency organizations, explains how the group strives for new ways to reduce delivery times, be more efficient with available resources, and increase profitability– all while helping members maintain their competitive advantage.
Saverglass, a French company specializing in bottles and decoration for premium wines and spirits, has just opened a new production facility near Guadalajara, Mexico. With sales booming for craft liquors in the Americas, the Saverglass marketing director Regis Maillet discusses how packaging can make popular wines, rums, tequilas or bourbon stand out as a premium or super premium product.
Packaging Strategies heads to Hainan Island in china to meet with Dr. Huang, who manages the forestry division of APP to learn how the paper manufacturer uses sustainable fibers and manages its forest plantations to increase yields while protecting the environment.
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!