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PAPERBOARD PACKAGING TRENDS FOR 2017 – USA
Corrugated, CPG, Trends

PAPERBOARD PACKAGING TRENDS FOR 2017 – USA

The paper converting industry is facing critical challenges as the year 2017 is approaching. The trends we identified last year evolved and continued to draw attention from converters worldwide. Paperboard packaging trends in 2017 affect mature markets and developing nations at different levels. However, they share common traits that predict sustained growth in their folding carton industries. For […]

The life cycle of your packaging
Corrugated, CPG

The life cycle of your packaging

Smart choices today give the future a great start. Making smart, responsible choices means having a vision for the future. That includes the life cycle of your packaging. The average corrugated box consists of 47 percent recycled fiber. We continue to set recovery goals and find new ways to minimize waste. That’s the smart choice for […]

Corrugated Packaging : Economically Sustainable
Corrugated, CPG

Corrugated Packaging : Economically Sustainable

Corrugated packaging delivers exceptional and sustainable value to our nation’s manufacturing sector. For more than 100 years, corrugated packaging has been a cost-efficient preferred choice for shipment and display of 90 percent of the products produced in North America. Corrugated packaging contributes to U.S. success in a global economy: • Corrugated packaging is sourced, manufactured […]

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 […]

Why Corrugated?
Beauty, Corrugated, CPG

Why Corrugated?

Corrugated packaging protects products in ways often taken for granted. It adapts easily to all shapes and sizes, optimising handling and distribution and interlocking stacking features minimize movement in transit. It can also be customised for easy opening and handling without damaging the product in-store. Corrugated has great retail appeal too. Today’s advanced printing methods […]

Finding the Sweet Spot in Aseptic Packaging
Corrugated, CPG, Retail, Sustainability

Finding the Sweet Spot in Aseptic Packaging

In developed and maturing markets, food and beverage manufacturers are struggling with slowing growth and are therefore, seeking new growth opportunities. The challenge is establishing the right consumer space to identify the right customers and create the right kind of products. It’s a similar story for emerging markets where the challenge is to provide relevant […]

Study Confirms Cleanliness of Corrugated Shipping Containers
Corrugated, CPG, News

Study Confirms Cleanliness of Corrugated Shipping Containers

Single-use corrugated minimizes risk of contamination, supporting food safety Periodic testing performed to a protocol designed by food safety, microbiology and toxicology experts from the University of California-Davis and Haley & Aldrich, and sponsored by the corrugated industry confirms corrugated containers used to transport fresh produce are safe and clean. “Ninety-nine percent of the samples […]