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Jim visits 2017 Global Leadership Awards Best of Show winner Bulletproof in their London office

Debbie Inman and Holly Bishop.

» 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!

» Chantler Packaging Inc. announces joint venture with Packages Lanka Ltd.

» Sealed Air Annual Sustainability Report

» SIG: World first aseptic pack 100% linked to plant-based renewable material

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


» Central Region Fall Golf Tournament
September 12, 2017 - Carlisle, ON

» Atlantic Region Golf Tournament
September 15, 2017 - Moncton, NB

» E-Commerce Packaging Seminar
September 19, 2017 - Montreal, QC

» sgsco Facility Tour
September 19, 2017 - Toronto, 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!

» PAC FOOD Event Schedule:
Webinar: Packaging's Future in Food Waste Prevention
September 13th, 12pm-1pm ET

» Walmart invests in research to cut food waste at the source

» NYC Food Waste Fair to offer businesses comprehensive, practical set of solutions for food waste reduction and diversion

» IKEA initiative to halve food waste from nearly 400 stores by 2020

» Survey reveals that date labelling is a common cause of food waste in America

» Ontario wants to ban food waste from trash bags in five years









» Guest Column:
Cynthia Shanks,
Director of Communications
Keurig Canada

» RACHEL'S SNEAK PEEK: Moving Pieces in Packaging's Circular Economy Puzzle

» PAC NEXT Event Schedule:
Packaging Innovation Gateway
August 17th, 2pm-3pm ET

Multi-Material Laminates
August 22nd, 3pm-3:30pm ET

» Industry Event Schedule

» Research project is underway into replacing carbon black and other challenging pigments in plastics packaging

» Coca-Cola unveils new sustainable packaging strategy for Great Britain

» Coca-Cola creates first advertisement with 100% recyclable packaging

» Report examines the global biodegradable paper and bio-based plastics packaging markets, noting major drivers

» PepsiCo joined The Recycling Partnership to address a continued shortfall in US recycling rates

» Think tank Green Alliance outlines 'five simple actions' to drastically reduce plastic marine litter from the UK

» Closed Loop Fund to invest up to $3M in plastics conversion technology

» Study reveals that the bulk of foodservice packaging is wasted because municipalities do not realize that the packaging is recyclable

» What would happen if everyone recycled?

» The big upsides from breaking down bales

» The cost of plastic packaging

» Multi-Material Flexible Packaging Recovery: A global databsase of initiatives and resources

» Study examines the future of liquid paperboard packaging to 2022

» Packaging Certificate Program Course 3 September 19-21, 2017

» PAC Emballage Intensif starts September 12! Course given in French.

» Precisely Packaging On-line is available now!


Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Mississauga, ON

» Membership now open, contact for more info.

» For more info on the intelliPACK Purpose:

» 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

» 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:

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

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