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Article | April 30, 2003
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The packaging graphics survey was conducted on Packworld.com late last year. Some 145 respondents were included in this report: 96% from end users of packaging the remaining 4% from contract packaging
Slightly more than half of all respondents said their companies employed from one to 500 employees and more than 30% reported their firms had more than 2 employees.
The respondents were primarily from companies in North America though nearly 7% came from overseas. Nearly 23% were from the Midwest followed closely by the Northeast (21%) and the West Coast (15%). Nearly 10% of the respondents were from companies in Canada or Mexico.
In terms of job responsibilities most reported engineering titles (30%) followed by packaging (15%) and purchasing (13%). About 26% reported their companies were in the food business and 13% were from medical/pharmaceutical companies. Beverages and nonfood consumer products (each 12% of respondents) were also frequent industries of
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