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The PAC team and Mark McKenney at the 2017 Conference on Canadian Stewardship in Montreal

2018 PAC Global Leadership Awards Launch Party at The Crown in NYC
Dustin Wills, MW Packaging; Jim Downham, PAC;
Josh Close, Bulletproof

» We are pleased to announce the new Pacific Regional Leadership Council for the 2017/18 year!

» 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!


» Select Food Products Plant Tour
November 8, 2017 - North York, ON

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

» Flow Water Plant Tour and Seminar
November 22, 2017 - Aurora, ON

» O-I Montreal Plant Tour
November 29, 2017 - Montreal, QC

» LCBO Summerhill Flagship Tour, Lunch, & Wine Tasting
December 7, 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!

» 2016-17 Membership Report now available!

» Consumer Goods Forum calls for standardised food date labels worldwide

» London Food Coalition tackles food insecurity and waste

» UK government plans to divert all food waste from landfill by 2030

» Global Green and Partners Ramp Up Food Waste Diversion in California

» EU and UN team up to fight antimicrobial resistance and food waste

» NYC proposes to expand food waste separation requirements

» Tetra Pak Publishes 2017 Sustainability Report in Accordance with GRI

» Ryerson Industry Survey about proposed Master's degree in Packaging Design & Technology

» Nestle reports nine month sales for 2017

» Thinfilm raises $110 million as NFC Solutions traction increases among leading consumer brands

» Graphic Packaging to Create a $6 Billion Integrated Paper-Based Packaging Company by Combining with International Paper's North America Consumer Packaging Business

» OCAD - Lyn Jamison Award Winner 2016-2017, Yisu Yu

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

About PAC
Join over 2,400 North American members that benefit from the PAC CONNECT network through a wide range of educational activities, awards and competitions, seminars, facility tours and social events. PAC Packaging Consortium is a not-for-profit corporation serving as A VITAL PARTNER AND CATALYST FOR THE PACKAGING VALUE CHAIN since 1950. Learn more.

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2018 PAC Global
Leadership Awards

Entry Deadline Date:
November 10, 2017

» Guest Column:
Emmie Leung,
CEO, ReVital Polymers

» 2016-17 Membership Report now available!

» Packaging Towards a Circular Economy: Fact sheets released!

» RACHEL'S SNEAK PEEK: Make time to celebrate success!

» Industry Event Schedule

» McDonald’s, Starbucks, and more sign ACE UK cup recycling agreement

» China's ban on imports of recycled material prompts US recycling investment

» Companies push for quality as Chinese demand evaporates

» Industry sets deadline for recycling of black plastic packaging

» P&G launches bottle made from ocean plastic

» Coca-Cola European Partners launches packaging reduction initiative

» Study: consumers see value in biodegradable food packaging

» Biodegradable plastics needed to increase recycling efficiency, says EUBP

» San Francisco expands recycling program

» Sustainable packaging is more important than ever

» Rethinking premium packaging from a recycling viewpoint

Photos from the GET SMART Summit on October 17, 2017

Jim Downham, PAC; Joe Jackman, Jackman Reinvents; and Peter Kallai, intelliFLEX

Jim Downham, PAC; Jennifer Lee, Deloitte; David Luttenberger, Mintel; and Peter Kallai, intelliFLEX

Peter Kallai, intelliFLEX; James Lee, Jones Packaging;
and Jim Downham, PAC

» PAC Emballage Intensif continues on Nov. 21st and Dec. 5th! Course given in French.

» Precisely Packaging On-line is available now!

» Introducing WealthPort

» 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 157 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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