Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview

Contract packaging news & trends

Podcast

Podcast: Automated, wireless replenishment of packaging materials

At The Automation Conference 2013, contract OTC pharma manufacturer Perrigo presented their Stage By Component process, where Automated Guided Vehicles bring packaging materials to packaging lines on demand. Packaging World’s Pat Reynolds talks with Perrigo’s Trent Martin, Lean Sigma Black Belt, about the project.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
iPad app upgrades for warehouse, quality control apps
Supplier News
|

Nulogy upgrades iPad-optimized mobile apps for contract packagers

Mobile warehouse, quality app upgrades target more productive workflows and data access for the mobile contract packaging workforce.
TalkingRain beverages are expanding nationally
Supplier News
|

TalkingRain Beverage Co. expands nationally with Saddle Creek 3PL

Saddle Creek to manage nationwide U.S. logistics for TalkingRain beverages from five existing and three new locations.
ARI specializes in primary & secondary CPG & food products
Supplier News
|

ARI Packaging earns 'Excellent' food safety certification under SQF

Food/CPG co-packer reports being one of four companies in its category to certify to earn this distinction under a Level 3 audit.
Shrink sleeve label delivers shelf impact.
Package Case Study
|

Shrink sleeve look for popular water

Contract Bottling, located in Sunderland in northeastern England, has developed a new shrink sleeve branding solution for its well-known Perfectly Clear brand of flavoured-water drinks.
Supplier News
|

Quality Associates welcomes Steve Bowden as President and COO

Steve Bowden has joined contract packager Quality Associates Inc. as President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to the Board of Directors and managing all aspects of on-going business operations.
Supplier News
|

CPA 2013 Annual Meeting helps members Sharpen their business tools

With the theme "Creating a Winning Edge," the Contract Packaging Association structured its annual meeting in Naples, FL, to help its members take charge of growing their business in 2013.
Supplier News
|

New CPA objectives make 2013 A YEAR OF ACTION

Objectives result from conversations between contract packagers, industry suppliers, CPGs and other industry stakeholders.
Supplier News
|

Time to bring manufacturing back to North America?

In the past few decades we have seen China emerge as the world leader in manufacturing, according to our Cost Cutter columnist.
Supplier News
|

Store brands: Threat or opportunity?

In January, a Wall Street Journal story, "P&G Needs to Convince Thrifty to Splurge" said that the "real challenge" for Procter & Gamble in combatting poor sales and disappointing new-product launches was to get consumers "to spend more again on the company’s premium-priced products."

Pages

Subscribe to Contract packaging news & trends

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.