2024 Consumer & Packaging Trends Report

In 2024, expect an era of heightened awareness and evolving lifestyles. As health, sustainability, convenience, and technology take center stage, the correlation between consumer trends and packaging is becoming increasingly pronounced. Find out how your brand can be guided by insights and gear up to take part in the new year’s trends.

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Wrapped in Green: Using Limited Edition Holiday Packaging to Test Sustainable Structures

With Holiday packaging filling the retail aisles, the upcoming season presents a unique opportunity for brands to experiment with sustainable packaging. Top food markets such as confectionery, snack bars, salty snacks can take advantage of sustainable packaging for the holiday season.

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Associate Spotlight Series: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

October's Printpack Associate Spotlight highlights Armando Sandoval, Plant Trainer in honor of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and his career journey story.  Learn more about his experience and how his family migrated to the US looking for more opportunities and a better future.

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Secure Your Brand’s Spot in Today’s Back to School Lunchbox

Research and consumer behavior indicate that well-crafted back to school packaging can create lasting impressions, encourage children's preferences, and sway parents' choices. An appealing unboxing experience can make children excited about using or consuming a product and contribute to a positive brand perception. Read about our four ideas that your brand can implement to optimize kids’ food packaging and boost sales for the school year.

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Printpack, ExxonMobil, and Pacific Coast Producers Bring Circularity to Fruit Cups

Printpack, ExxonMobil, and Pacific Coast Producers are working together to combine their respective expertise in materials production, materials converting, and food manufacturing to deliver a diced fruit bowl that supports plastic circularity initiatives through the inclusion of ISCC PLUS certified-circular plastic. With this launch, the three companies are working toward their goal of reducing plastic waste by supporting a circular economy for plastics. Learn more and click the button below.

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Associate Spotlight Series: Meet Jim Lyreman

August's Printpack Associate Spotlight highlights Jim Lyreman, Process Improvement Specialist in our Rigid manufacturing plant in Williamsburg, VA. Since joining the company in 1988, he has held different roles that have allowed him to expand his knowledge and responsibilities. Today, Jim is an expert in the thermoforming and tooling processes and helps troubleshoot any issue that comes along the way.  Learn more about Jim's Printpack experience!

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How Artificial Intelligence Can (and Can’t) Help Shape the Future of the Packaging Industry

With the development of artificial intelligence, the packaging industry will undoubtedly experience improvements in efficiency, sustainability, and methodology. Explore the top uses (and limitations) of AI for packaging within packaging design trends, smart packaging, supply chain optimization, data management and more. Read more by clicking the button below.

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Associate Spotlight Series: Meet Chris Lipham

July's Printpack Associate Spotlight highlights Chris Lipham, Press Manager in our Villa Rica manufacturing plant in Villa Rica, GA. Chris has been making a difference at Printpack for almost 20 years. He started as a Press Assistant back in 2006 and earned several promotions until he became Press Manager last year. Learn more about Chris' Printpack experience!

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Printpack Mexico Earns Three Awards For The Liquid Soap Stand-up Pouch During the Envase Estelar 2023 Competition

This June during Mexico's Expopack Show in Guadalajara, it was announced at the Envase Estelar contest that Printpack Mexico liquid soap stand-up pouch won the "Envase Estelar 2023" distinction, as well as two additional categories that included an award for "Excellence in Packaging in the Health and Beauty Category " and for “Sustainability”. Read more about this exciting nomination by clicking below.

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