Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP) Mentorship Is a Gift that Gives Back

The Future Leaders in Packaging (FLiP) Mentorship program pairs plastics professionals under the age of 40 with volunteer mentors from throughout PLASTICS’ member companies. In Hannah Smith, Sr. Product Development Engineer case, she was paired with Monica Filyaw, Director of Quality, Safety and Regulatory Affairs for PolyQuest. Monica brought plenty of experience to the table both from her corporate life and from the PLASTICS perspective; she is the first woman to chair the association’s Food, Drug and Cosmetic Packaging Materials Committee. 

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Smart Packaging Creates a Unique Customer Experience

The market is crowded with digital strategies, so it’s time to get creative with how your brand wants to enter the larger mobile consumer culture with smart packaging like adding QR Codes and other innovative ways!

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Moving from Bearable to Sustainable

In 1987, the United Nations released a lengthy report known as “The Brundtland Report”. One of the key takeaways from this report was the three pillars of Sustainability, which are now used across businesses, governments, and NGOs. Sustainability can only be achieved when the solution is viable socially, environmentally, and economically.

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Printpack and Schneider Electric Partner to Bring Renewable Electricity to Querétaro and Guadalajara Facilities

Printpack and Schneider Electric Partner to Bring Renewable Electricity to Querétaro and Guadalajara Facilities Printpack, a U.S.-based manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging, has partnered with Schneider Electric, the

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Printpack Wins Four Flexible Packaging Awards

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) awarded Printpack four Flexible Packaging Awards. Printpack received a Gold Award for Shelf Impact on the HerSHEy’s Bar. The Celebrate HerSHEy’s bar was created for

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Is Transparent Packaging Losing Popularity?

The demand for see-through windows and transparent packaging was one of the leading flexible packaging trends in the past several years. Today we are seeing a notable shift in these preferences and consumer expectations; especially in food packaging.

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William Barlow elected Chairman of Flexible Film and Bag Division Executive Committee

William Barlow elected Chairman of Flexible Film and Bag Division Executive Committee William (Bill) Barlow was elected Chairman of the Flexible Film and Bag Division of the Plastics Industry Association.

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Printpack, TIPA and Digimarc partner to develop sortation technology for compostable packaging

Printpack, TIPA and Digimarc partner to develop sortation technology for compostable packaging Printpack has partnered with TIPA Compostable Packaging and tech-pioneer Digimarc Corporation on a successful proof-of-principal of new sortation

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Printpack and Sirane announce a Strategic Partnership

Printpack, a US-based manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Sirane, a UK-based leader in paper coating and paper-based packaging. Together, the

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