DuPont has announced its 2017 winners, honoring companies that have demonstrated major advancements in packaging technology to address the diverse and particular needs of consumers in markets around the world.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, along with The Prince of Wales's International Sustainability Unit, launch a $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize, which calls for innovators to find new ways of designing packaging to help keep plastics out of the ocean.
Recognizing masterful folding carton and rigid box manufacturing, the competition will be adjudicated by a panel of packaging experts in July at PPC headquarters in Springfield, Mass. The winning packages will be revealed at PPC’s 2017 Fall Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Campbell Soup Company, Church & Dwight, Henkel, Nestlé Waters North America, RB, Unilever and Ocean Spray join How2Recycle label program; announcement made at sustainability event hosted by Walmart, which has encouraged brands to join the program.
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) held its Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference on Mar. 29-31, 2017, in Charlotte, NC. During the three-day event, leaders in the paperboard packaging industry learned the latest in consumer, economic and policy trends.
Technology has made it easier for individuals involved in counterfeiting activities, as e-commerce platforms have gained popularity. Technology is assisting counterfeiters to advertise, produce and distribute fake products. However, technology can also play a crucial role to curb the production and distribution of counterfeit goods.