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Spotlight on Corrugated | Packaging in 2017
Corrugated, CPG, News, Trends

Spotlight on Corrugated | Packaging in 2017

Simon Creasey reports on how the corrugated sector is likely to perform in 2017 and what challenges are on the horizon To the uninitiated corrugated doesn’t seem like the sexiest packaging sector. However, if you scratch beneath the surface you will find a hotbed of innovation and a sector that’s enjoying steady growth. Globally the […]

American Paper Facts
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American Paper Facts

Every day U.S. papermakers recycle enough paper to fill a 15 mile long train of boxcars. The first paper merchant in America was Benjamin Franklin, who helped to start 18 paper mills in Virginia and surrounding areas. For hundreds of years, cotton and linen rags were the papermaker’s raw materials. During the American Revolution, paper […]

Coated paper market to rise by more than 4.2% CAGR by 2024
Corrugated, Trends

Coated paper market to rise by more than 4.2% CAGR by 2024

According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the coated paper market size is forecast to cross US$57 billion by 2024. Increasing popularity of online trade and e-commerce with trending demand for door step delivery of commodities may drive the global coated paper market across retail packaging. With decreasing domestic slack time, owing […]

What is Cardboard Recycling?
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What is Cardboard Recycling?

Cardboard, also referred to as corrugated cardboard, is a recyclable material that i recycled by small and large scale businesses to save money on waste disposal costs. Cardboard recycling is the reprocessing and reuse of thick sheets or stiff multilayered papers that have been used, discarded or regarded as waste. Cardboard boxes are usually heavy-duty or thick-sheets of […]

Packaging Outlook 2017
Corrugated, News, Trends

Packaging Outlook 2017

Folding Carton Packaging In 2015, the last year for which complete figures are available, the North American industry shipped 4.94 million tons of paperboard packaging with an average value per ton of $1,765, according to the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC). This is down from the 5.03 million tons shipped in 2014. The good news is […]

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

Redesigning the display-ready case for its packaged chocolate products from a two-piece to a one-piece box helps move Hershey toward its goal of reducing its packaging material by 25 million pounds by 2025. The Hershey Co. has redesigned the display-ready case for its chocolate packaged candy, proving that significant sustainability advantages can be achieved simply […]

TREES AND PACKAGING
Corrugated, Sustainability

TREES AND PACKAGING

The Canadian pulp and paper industry grapples with two broad public misconceptions: that Canada is somehow “running out of trees” and that every time we need new packaging the industry just grabs a chainsaw and heads for the forest.   In fact, only a tiny amount of Canada’s extensive forest lands is actually harvested every […]

Packaging innovation over the decades
Corrugated, News, Trends

Packaging innovation over the decades

The packaging world is always evolving, and I’ve witnessed significant shifts in the industry since my start with PMMI back in 1990. We’ve seen countless trends come and go over the years, requiring brands to adapt to fluctuating consumer demands. As a result, our industry is constantly pushed to design with innovation and employ cutting-edge […]