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Contract Packaging Association News:
Join us for the PMMI OpX Panel Discussion Webinar

One of the most talked about events from our Annual Conference, the PMMI OpX Panel Discussion, was so popular that we are turning it into a webinar! During this panel, moderated by PMMI Vice President, Industry Services Tom Egan, PMMI member company suppliers will discuss their approaches for successful projects with contract packers including what to look for, what to ask and when, critical milestones and post install best practices. TCO, FAT, OEE, and equipment design will be discussed. Join the group on Thursday, April 20 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CST for this informative session. Register now. 

CPA Member News

Bonded Pac, the contract packaging division of Bonded Logistics, posted a recent article to their blog that outlines three reasons why companies rely on co-packers to outsource rework services like repackaging, repairs, relabeling, inspection, recalls, and returns. Read more. 

CPA Member News

TricorBraun, one of the world’s largest supplier of rigid packaging, has been awarded a 2017 American Package Design Award, according to Keith Strope, President and CEO of TricorBraun. The award was presented to TricorBraun by Graphic Design USA, for the development of packaging for Envirocon Technologies, makers of Lemi Shine Dish Soap.

New research showed that customers wanted the functionality of ‘under the counter’ dish soap, in a new, counter-worthy design, according to Jonathan Bolda, TricorBraun Design Engineer. “Developing a new package for Lemi Shine was a welcome engineering challenge because it involved more creativity than most projects and customer feedback was quick, so the process was smooth,” said Bolda. Read more. 

CPA Member News

Multi-Pack Solutions™ has promoted David Sanchez-Turner to Operations Manager for their Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based wet wipes business, where he will lead the company’s Production, Procurement, and Logistics teams. David will be responsible for leading lean and quality-based production initiatives in support of the company’s core commitments to delivering innovation and speed-to-market, with an initial emphasis on improving key metrics such as on-time delivery and quality. Read more.

CPA Member News

Read My Lips: Lip Balm Consumers Prefer Convenient Packages That Make Using Lip Balm Fun | TricorBraun’s consumer research also reveals the appeal for the innovative pop jar packaging format purchase drivers for consumer lip balm package selection include Intuitiveness, Visual Appeal and Trendiness. Female consumers prefer the size, fun and trendiness of lip balm stick packaging and the trendy, hygienic and visually appealing design of modern jar packaging, according to new research from rigid packaging leader TricorBraun. Consumers also favor the intuitiveness, size, portability and open/close ease of a new pop jar format compared to the traditional jar. Read more.

New Article Available from Counsel to the CPA Eric Greenberg

The Counsel to the CPA Eric Greenberg, shares with us his long-time affiliation as a Contributing Editor of Packaging World Magazine, for which he writes monthly columns analyzing current legal developments affecting the packaging industries. We are pleased to provide reprints of those columns as an educational resource for our members through our Educational Partner Portal. Read the March 2017 column here.