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Consumers power packaging (sidebar)

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This report is based on responses from 115 people 107 of whom represented end-user packagers and eight of whom were from contract packaging firms. Respondents’ companies were mixed fairly evenly in terms of their size. Twenty-nine percent of respondents came from companies with one to 100 people 27% from companies employing 101 to 500 22% from companies of 501 to 2 employees and 21% from larger companies. One-fourth of the respondents represented food companies followed by 22% whose companies made nonfood consumer products. Other respondents were balanced fairly evenly with 12% reporting their companies made industrial products 11% beverages 11% medical/pharmaceutical and 8% end-user packaging firms who made other products. Another 5% came from firms producing cosmetics or personal care products and 4% represented companies producing chemicals or cleaners for house auto or lawn applications. The majority of respondents (29%) worked in the Midwest. Other geographic areas with strong representation included the West Coast or Northwest (16%) the Northeast (15%) and the Southeast (8%). Engineering and packaging tied as respondents’ most frequently mentioned job duty at 19% followed by marketing (13%) purchasing (12%) management (10%) production (9%) and R&D (7%).

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