Welcome to new members:
» Neenah Paper

» Thanks to our friends at sgsco for an amazing "Own the Moment" tour!

» 2018 Membership renewals underway. Thank you for your continued support. JOIN PAC, THE CONSORTIUM FOR NEXT GENERATION THINKERS

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


» PAC Global Leadership Awards Launch Parties
October 4, 2017 - New York, NY
October 5, 2017 - Chicago, IL
Must RSVP - Space is limited!

» Nestlé Ice Cream Plant Tour
October 26, 2017 - London, ON

» E-commerce Packaging Workshop
November 9, 2017 - Montreal, QC

» 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!

» Inland receives two PackagePRINTING Excellence Awards

» New Coca-Cola Sustainability Report Uses Infographics to Highlight Continued Progress toward Company Goals

» Atlantic Packaging Products Ltd Announces Strategic Partnership with York Container Company

» Canada Fibers to expand Ontario recycling operations through acquisition of HGC Management

» Nestlé acquires majority interest in Blue Bottle Coffee

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

» Sign up now for PAC NEXT's Ready to Ship webinar on October 11, 2017!


» PAC NEXT Event Schedule:
Multi-Material Laminates
October 19th, 2pm-3pm ET

» Industry Event Schedule

» Glass packaging production grows in Europe

» New digital tools help educate on plastic wrap and bag recycling

» Hershey’s new display-ready case reduces corrugated by 32%

» SC Johnson buying Method Products

» Steady growth forecast for PET films in food applications

» EU beverage carton recycling rate hits 47%

» Industry sues to block 2nd NYC EPS ban

» Chinese scrap import ban could “greatly diminish” support for recycling programs

» Plastic Waste Management Market worth 26,573.3 Million USD by 2020

» The Plastic Fantasy That's Propping Up the Oil Market






2018 PAC Global
Leadership Awards

Early Bird Deadline Date:
October 13, 2017

Closing Date: November 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Mississauga, ON

» Guest Column:
Dr. Claire Koelsch Sand,
Owner, Packaging Technology & Research, LLC; Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University

» Benefits of flexible packaging for fighting food waste

» Clay-based antimicrobial packaging keeps food fresh longer

» Starbucks will start halving the price of its food at the end of every day in a bid to curb wastage

» Study: Food scrap recycling can work in cities of any size, though PAYT helps

» Edible, Biodegradable Food Packaging

» Two out of three meat, poultry, and seafood manufacturers are planning to update packaging materials and presentations

» Walmart Is Testing Grocery Delivery Straight Into Your Fridge

» Kroger plans to eliminate food waste by 2025

» PAC Packaging Certificate Program
Course 4 - October 24 & 25, 2017

» 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

» IFS PACsecure, GFSI benchmarked, has now certified over 152 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

*Note that once you register you can access the recorded webinar

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