Bill Riley has been promoted to the position of president, MWV Home & Garden, a full-service global platform of dispensing solutions--including sprayers, pumps and dispensing closures--that incorporates unique performance characteristics to communicate usability and ergonomics.
By no means comprehensive, here is a brief list of some companies who are either in the business of providing sustainable packaging materials or can speak to the subject:Innovia, www.innoviafilms.comEarthcycle Packaging, www.earthcycle.comNatureWorks, www.natureworks.com Plantic, www.plantic.com.auFabri-Kal, www.fabrikal.comMeadWestvaco, www.meadwestvaco.comTetraPak, www.tetrapak.com0-I, www.o-i.comHuhtamaki, www.huhtamaki.comPlastic Suppliers, www.plasticsuppliers.comSee the main story that goes with this sidebar: Sustainability brings environmental, social, and economic opportunities
Sato announced a definitive agreement to purchase Checkpoint’s Bar Code Systems Business, with operations in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, including its hand-held labeling solutions in the U.S.
One successful tactic for paperboard manufacturers in developing value-based packaging is knowing what consumers want and then taking the initiative to anticipate CPG companies’ needs by designing the right packaging and marketing it to them.
In November, a group of two dozen packaging professionals from companies such as Coca-Cola, Estée Lauder/Aveda, Masterfoods, Nike, PepsiCo, Starbucks, and Unilever agreed to form the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Naperville, IL) announced that Paul J. Zepf has been named Member of the Year. Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) received the 2001 Monsanto Supplier Quality Recognition Award for outstanding product quality and service.