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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Top 4 Ways Your Brand Can Use Smart Packaging to Create a Unique Customer Experience

Connecting with customers digitally has become one of the top priorities for B2C brands’ marketing efforts today. 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. The next big thing? “Smart” packaging!

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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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Safer Alternative to Sewn Top Packages

Printpack, a leading flexible and specialty rigid packaging manufacturer announces a new solution to sewn-top bags featuring Fresh-Lock® Grip And Rip technology. This collaboration led to the development of a new way to open large-format bags weighing up to 50 pounds. With the advancement, Printpack now offers brands a way to easily open those large bags, prevent spoilage, deter pests, and help keep food fresher for longer.

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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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Renewed Wellness with Reopening: Functional Foods are Here to Stay, and Your Brand Can Participate

Renewed Wellness with Reopening: Functional Foods are Here to Stay, and Your Brand Can Participate The effects of COVID-19 on consumers’ nutritional priorities have sparked a renewed demand for functional

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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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The Change is Clear: Is Transparent Packaging Losing Popularity?

The Change is Clear: Is Transparent Packaging Losing Popularity? Consumers demand transparency from food brands. Not only do they want greater insight into the products and the manufacturing of those

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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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