Welcome to new members

» Welcome new members to the PAC family. Thank you to all members for your continued support. JOIN PAC PACKAGING CONSORTIUM FOR NEXT GENERATION THINKERS

» Marlene Jollymore accepts award in recognition of High Liner Foods' 50-year Membership with PAC

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


» Sign up now for Course 3 of the Packaging Certificate Program: Corrugated Fibreboard, Glass, Aerosols, Packaging Machinery. Sept. 18-20, 2018

» Sustainable packaging as a solution to reduce food waste

» Tesco plans to discard best before labels on fruit and vegetable packaging in bid to fight food waste

» Study to look at food waste throughout supply chain

» False assumptions on food waste, plastics, and packaging


PAC Member Featured Articles

» IFS PACsecure 188 Companies Certified Worldwide - 157 North America

» Check out the IFS PACsecure video!

» About IFS - Providing trusted standards and services to improve product integrity

» "IFS PACsecure Raises the Bar"

» IFS PACsecure Standard Version 1.1 is now available

Upcoming IFS Training Sessions

» IFS PACsecure - July 13, 2018
in Montreal, QC

» 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

» Jones Packaging receives Commercialization of the Year Award at CPES 2018

» "Why reaching consumers through intelligent packaging is crucial to your business" New intelliPACK white paper released.


» Learn more about intelliPACK

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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Registration Open for the PAC TO THE FUTURE Conference!
September 26-27 in Montréal, QC

New Speakers Announced from National Zero Waste Council, Sealed Air, OCAD, and VCMI!


» Download the NEW Sustainability Checklist for Structural Package Designers

» Rachel's Sneak Peek: Innovative & Sustainable Packaging During Global Waste Crisis



» Industry Event Schedule

» McDonald's begins transition away from plastic straws

» Vancouver aims for zero waste by 2040

» Canadian plastics and chemistry industries set waste reduction targets

» Ocean plastics in focus: G7 Charter, product bans

» Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Dell, National Geographic offer options to address marine litter

» The ethics of packaging

» Foodservice wholesaler Brakes launches "2 Zero 20" black plastics reduction campaign

» Tesco sets out closed loop aspirations

» Hilton plans to eliminate 20 million plastic bottles and 5 million plastic straws annually

» British Plastics Federation sets plastic packaging challenge for industry

» Single-use plastics: new EU rules to reduce marine litter

» New U.S. tariffs on China include more resins

» Australian officials commit to waste reduction target

» UN calls bans "effective strategies" to reduce plastic litter

» Mexico recyclers see opportunity in China's ban on imported waste

» What Chinese import policies mean for all 50 U.S. states

» Organizations, governments pledge to reduce plastic waste

» Vietnam to temporarily stop accepting scrap plastic imports

» China roundup: CCIC update, intense inspections, and more

» Less of Canada's scrap plastic leaves North America

» The Recycling Partnership to launch coastal cart program

» A&W plans to eliminate plastic straws

» "Airplane mode" effect and sustainable packaging

» 5 top packaging developments in May 2018



» Quebec Region Fall Golf Tournament on September 25, 2018 at Club de Golf St. Raphaël in Île-Bizard, QC - Register for the PAC TO THE FUTURE Conference and receive 10% off your golf registration

» 2M Ressources Plant Tour on September 25, 2018 in Montreal, QC - FREE if registered for the PAC TO THE FUTURE Conference

» 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!

» The PackHub offers technical support, insight, and innovation for every stage of your packaging project

» PAC members receive 15% off of The PackHub reports

» Learn more about ThePackHub

» For more information contact Paul Jenkins at

» Introducing WealthPort

» Learn about PAC INSURE!

» Member discounts on home and auto insurance

» Member discounts on a ROBO advisor platform

» Exclusive coverage and wordings forcommercial insurance

» Group benefits plan

» For more information contact Joanne Whelan, Commercial Account Executive, at