The Vital Partner and Catalyst

for the Packaging Value Chain

PAC, Packaging Consortium is a not-for-profit corporation that includes over 2,300 members throughout the packaging value chain. No one is excluded! Our networking process includes PAC webinars, seminars, conferences, competitions, facility tours, education programs, trade shows, technical work groups and

social activities i.e. golf tournaments.

The History of PAC

On May 26th, 1949, representative of the packaging industry met in Lansing, Ontario to discuss the formation of a Packaging Association of Canada (PAC) and elect a steering committee. The committee held its first meeting on October 18th of that same year.


Lansing Ontario, May 26, 1949

Steering Committee, October 18, 1949

The Packaging Association of Canada was officially formed in 1950 with the following founding member companies and incorporated in 1951:


• Canadian Packaging Magazine

• Cascades Boxboard Inc.

• Consolidated Bottle Company

• Crown Packaging

• Dover Packaging

• Dupont Canada Inc.

• FPC Flexible Packaging Corporation

• Hood Packaging Corporation


• Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited

• Kraft Canada Inc.

• Mondelez International

• Nacan Products Limited

• Exopack

• Pliant Corporation

• Shorewood Packaging Corporation of Canada

• Smurfit-MBI

• Winpak Ltd.

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