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Welcome to new members:
Asterisk Media Group Ltd.
Canada Fibers - Urban Resource Group
DECO Labels
Envirotech Associates

Haver & Boecker
Thin Film Electronics


Check out PAC Evolution Rebrand


Thank You for the Rebranding Design, Love it!


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!



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Welcome to our new members
FX Creative
sgsco
Thin Film Electronics



Graphics Canada intelliPACK member presenters

Membership now open, contact labraham@pac.ca for more info.

For more info on the intelliPACK Purpose: http://pac.ca/intellipack-the-purpose.html


UPCOMING EVENTS



Pano Cap Plant Tour
May 11, 2017 - Kitchener, ON


If you would like to host a tour of your facility, please contact mleong@pac.ca.

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



RACHEL'S SNEAK PEEK: Spring Fever at PAC!


PAC NEXT Event Schedule:
» Packaging Innovation Gateway
May 11th, 2pm-3pm ET

» Multi-Material Laminates
June 8th 11am-12pm ET

Industry event schedule


» Walmart Launches Project Gigaton to Reduce Emissions in Company’s Supply Chain

» Upcoming New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize to be announced on May 18th

» FDF & INCPEN release new publication: Packaging for people, planet and profit - sustainability checklist

» Plastics recycling in Canada rises slighty

» Pantene bottle helps save water

» How ecommerce can go green with flexible packaging

» Amazon on creating ecommerce packaging that's great for all: customers, companies and the environment

» Closing the loop: an EU action plan for the circular economy

» Carrot not stick: Municipalities move beyond packaging bans to ensure compliance

» Microwaves and mobility mark plastics-to-fuel effort


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.


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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.




Guest Column: Dr. Claire Koelsch Sand, Owner, Packaging Technology & Research, LLC; Adjunct Professor, MSU



» Reducing Food Waste in Packaged Food

» $20 million donation will help U of Guelph transform global food economy

» Aldi looks to cut food waste with advice on fresh packaging

» Vacuum packaging's key role in the great food waste challenge

» Food Packages: safe, efficient, smart and sustainable

» Trending: If Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' was about food waste


Shown left to right: Terry Grill, Sealed Air; Angela Dennis, Nestlé Canada; Dr. Martin Gooch, VCMI; and Jim Downham, PAC on the packaging panel at Canada's Food Loss + Waste Forum on Apr. 12




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



Precisely Packaging On-line is available now!


ProAmpac, A Leading Flexible Packaging Company, Completes Acquisition of Trinity Packaging Corporation


Conference on Canadian Stewardship


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




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 mcowell@bkifg.com


IFS PACsecure, GFSI benchmarked, has now certified over 128 facilities to date in North America and Europe. For a full list of certified organizations, please visit: http://pac.ca/pacsecure.html


Sign up now to access these recorded webinars*:
IFS PACsecure: Structure and Features
IFS PACsecure: Most Common Deviations

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