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Contract Packaging Association News:

MJS Packaging is proud to be the winner of a silver National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) Award! Each year awards are given to the top three packages in each category to celebrate success in packaging innovation. The NACD presented MJS Packaging with the silver award in the novelty category for our packaging solution created for Killer Food Plots SUFFUZE product, a liquid that triggers an immediate reaction from animals by stimulating their keen sense of smell. This innovative bottle and sprayer system was chosen due to its ability to produce a continuous spray and its flexibility to disperse while upside down.

The shrink sleeve packaging also highlights the distinct shape of the bottle and provides maximum real estate for brand messaging.

Kala launches Premium White options on its digital press platform. The opaque white Electro Ink can achieve a wide range of opacity levels and brightness in a single print process, giving near-silkscreen white opacity and top quality for labels and flexible packaging. The new white options give brands an edge with the ability to dial in the perfect amount of “pop” to engage consumers. Read more

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 his June column here.

If anyone asks you in the next few months what the big new legal trend affecting packaging is, I suggest you tell them it’s the “Worldwide Plastics Smackdown.” Say it like that and they’ll be certain to remember what you said. That kind of attention and vigilance on the packaging industry’s part could be necessary in years to come. Read More.

If you've ever perused the law's definition of "misbranded" food, you know it has lots of sub-parts, describing essentially every imaginable detail about a food label that could be improperly displayed, missing, inaccurate, or misleading.
Read his September column here.

This column is being written on the 17th anniversary of the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001. The human toll of that day is what we should continue to remember most. The attacks also led, however, to important changes in law and policy that remain with us to this day.
Read his October column here