Packaging needs at Hewlett-Packard, as at other consumer goods companies, offer contract packagers opportunities, if they know where to look and how to approach these potential customers.Contract Packaging magazine asked John Hayward, manager of packaging engineering at HP, to discuss where and why the opportunities for contract packaging exist inside HP and at other large-scale consumer goods companies, and how contract packagers can shape winning strategies to gain their business.
Data collection devices mounted on trucks in China starting in August 2004 are already drawing interest from major U.S. packaged goods companies. Here’s a look at the results and implications of the original China Project.
Sonoco is manufacturing self-heating containers at a plant in Wausau, WI. Sun Chemical has formed Sun Chemical Security, a new global business unit that will provide a wide range of products used to print packages that incorporate security measures.
Companies such as Unilever, Hewlett-Packard, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, and Clif Bar have converted much of their folding carton packaging board to recycled board, according to the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.
Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, announced Sept. 11 that its law suits against two distributors and sellers of counterfeit HP LaserJet printer toner cartridges have resulted in permanent injunctions prohibiting these companies from selling refilled toner cartridges as new HP products.