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Former Atlantic Canada Leadership Council Chairmain Paul Nieuwenstein and PAC CEO Jim Downham

PAC Goes East workshop hosted at The Peg in Masstown, Nova Scotia on June 7, 2017

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

» 11 insights into food waste in packaging production

» Study: Measures of food waste are 'overstated' and potentially consequential

» UK eats almost four times more packaged food than fresh

» Stay tuned for a feature on intelligent packaging and packaging that decreases food waste in our next issue!

Inland receives MillerCoors' Procurement Innovator of the Year Award

Atlantic Packaging and Canada Fibers Strengthen Alliance to Enhance Sustainable Packaging Solutions

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For more info on the intelliPACK Purpose:

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:

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

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RACHEL'S SNEAK PEEK: Transforming Ideas into Solutions

PAC NEXT Event Schedule:
» Packaging Innovation Gateway
July 13th, 2pm-3pm ET

Industry Event Schedule

» Discussion paper released for comment: Addressing Food and Organic Waste in Ontario

» China mulls import action beyond National Sword

» The factors behind skyrocketing paper prices

» Manitobans have increased recycling more than anyone else in North America

» Keurig maker moves faster than expected on recyclable K-Cup pods

» Laying down markers for plastic packaging recycling

» Ocean Conservancy, industry to raise $10 million to combat ocean plastic

» Plastic-eating worms could help wage war on waste

» Dispatches from Europe: Are we ready for reusable packaging?

» World Wildlife Fund organizes around reuse of materials

» Ikea’s solution to peak stuff? Invest in plastics recycling plant

» PepsiCo joins the New Plastics Economy initiative as core partner

» Food packaging gets smart - and poses a recycling nightmare

» As You Sow puts pressure on McDonald’s to eliminate EPS

Packaging Certificate Program Course 3
September 19-21, 2017

PAC Scholarship Fund: With the support from the PAC Scholarship Fund, Conestoga celebrates two students recently named one of the winners of the 2017 Young Package competition.

Precisely Packaging On-line is available now!

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

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