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January Focus: Contract Packaging
Providing IoPP members with the latest trends in a variety of packaging product areas
Co-pack/co-man industry is ‘vibrant, strong and growing’

Article provided by Contract Packaging

Contract packaging/contract manufacturing is "no longer an upstart industry," says Carl Melville, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of The Melville Group, whose firm wrote the Contract Packaging Association's fourth State of the Industry Report. "We’ve been growing at an incredibly fast rate for quite some time.”

From concept to store floor: ‘Whatever it takes’

Article provided by Contract Packaging

Repack Canada, a family-run, women-led contract packager, offers a wide scope of services including graphic design, kit assembly, club packs, sales promotions, custom displays, pallet displays, hand assembly, shrink wrap, bundle wrapping, labeling, pick-and-pack and more.

Don't miss IoPP's Jan. 29 contract packaging webinar

Co-hosted with the Contract Packaging Association (CPA)

Get details on CPA's 2018 State of the Industry report from the president of the company that authored it. This webinar will detail critical findings about contract packaging as laid out in the report and provide a fact-filled glimpse of the industry’s future. 

Carl Melville
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
The Melville Group
Video: How to Strengthen Trust with CPG Customers

Video provided by CPA and Nulogy

In this webinar recording, an expert panel moderated by Carl Melville, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of The Melville Group, discusses how they have improved inventory control, increased traceability, and streamlined data sharing with their CPG customers.

Winning at e-commerce

Article provided by Contract Packaging

Matt Dingee of OnPoint 2020 provided a contract packaging playbook for winning e-commerce in a webinar co-hosted by IoPP and CPA. He described the four dimensions of e-commerce and four "power plays" for your business.

(Elite and Premium IoPP members only)
Building markets in milk

Article provided by Packaging World

“Almost every region outside the U.S. has embraced the notion of shelf stability in traditionally fresh foods, especially with dairy,” says Gossner Food VP of Aseptic Operations Kelly Luthi. Though much of the U.S. isn’t ready for shelf-stability in its everyday milk, Gossner Foods Inc. is laying the foundation for wider adoption.

Skincare sample packs get a sophisticated makeover

Article provided by Contract Packaging

Co-packer Sonic Industries helped luxury skincare brand Luzern Labs design and source an eye-catching new sample-size tube and secondary pouch as well as fill and seal the packaging.

Ink-jet’s versatility brings uptime

Article provided by Packaging World

The exceptional versatility and user-friendliness of a new printer is delivering increased efficiency and convenience for Glowcroft Contract Packing in the U.K.

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