Welcome to new members:

Innovation, Packaging,
Strategy Network
Valco Melton

Thank you again for your continued support. Check out the Value that PAC provides for our members

Visit our Event Calendar for all of PAC's exciting upcoming courses, workshops and plant tours!


Membership now open, contact for more info.

For more info on the intelliPACK Purpose:

Check out the intelliPACK Pavilion and workshops at the Graphics Canada show from April 6 - 8, 2017.

PAC is proud to sponsor the packaging panel at Canada's 2017 Food Loss + Waste Forum! PAC members receive extended early bird rate! Email for the promo code.

EU calls on members to halve food waste by 2030

The UK’s first food waste supermarket opens: in pictures

Trending: Food Industry Aims to Cut Waste with Two New Food Labeling Schemes

Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impacts Reduction

ProAmpac's Westfield, MA and Hanover Park, IL Sites Achieve Global Safe Quality Certifications

PAC members, we will feature your press releases here. Send your links to Marissa Sharp. Please no ads.

Ryerson University GCM Job Fair - March 23, 2017

Registration for the refreshed PAC Packaging Certificate Program is now open!

Precisely Packaging On-line is available now!

About PAC
Join over 2,300 North American members that benefit from limitless networking opportunities through PAC's wide range of educational activities and events. PAC, Packaging Consortium is a not-for-profit corporation serving as a vital partner and catalyst for the packaging value chain for over 65 years. 
Learn more.

Want to advertise your company's logo in this newsletter or on the PAC website? Take advantage of showcasing your brand to thousands!
Contact Lisa Abraham for details.




Register today for PAC's sales workshop - learn the sales process approach that your customers will endorse.

March 9, 2017 - Toronto, ON

Awards Gala: May 2. 2017

Our 2017 PAC Canadian Leadership Award Judges
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Last chance to register! Webinar - Sorting Myth From Truth: The role of compostable packaging to increase waste diversion
Thursday, February 23rd at 12pm ET

PAC NEXT Event Schedule:
Packaging Innovation Gateway
February 27th, 2pm-3pm ET

Multi-Material Laminates
April 6th 11am-12pm ET

Industry event schedule

Recycling Council of Ontario hosts series of events about advancing the circular economy

Statehouses hit by bevy of bag billsChina starts new crackdown on plastics scrap imports

Prince Charles calls for plastic bottle deposit scheme

Ikea Buys Minority Stake in Plastic Recycling Plant

Online sales, sustainability bring changes to consumer packaging

Sustainable packaging concerns investigated and trends revealed

Future may hold more ‘compostable’ claim lawsuits

Learn about PAC INSURE!

• Member discounts on home and auto insurance
• Member discounts on a ROBO advisor platform
• Exclusive coverage and wordings for commercial insurance
• Group benefits plan

For more information contact Michelle Cowell at 905-898-3815x1230 or


Club Coffee Plant Tour
March 30, 2017 - Toronto, ON

Spicers Plant Tour and Exhibition
April 5, 2017- Vaughan, ON

If you would like to host a tour of your facility, please contact

Visit our Event Calendar for all of PAC's exciting upcoming courses, workshops and plant tours!

IFS PACsecure, GFSI benchmarked, has now certified over 117 facilities to date in North America and Europe. For a full list of certified organizations, please visit:

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IFS PACsecure: Structure and Features
IFS PACsecure: Most Common Deviations

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