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The White House (blog)

Remarks by President Trump at Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Initiative Announcement
The White House (blog)
These three companies are announcing that pharmaceutical glass packaging will now be made in America. That's a big step. That's a big statement. We're very proud of that. Thank you very much, by the way. And I know they wouldn't have done it under ...
POTUS recognizes pharmaceutical glass packaging developmentPackaging World
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Trump unveils companies' $500 million US drug packaging projectReuters
UPI.com -RealClearPolitics -News-Medical.net -The White House
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Packaging Digest

What best practices for ecommerce packaging are emerging?
Packaging Digest
Regarding transit packaging tests, no clear winner emerged. By a narrow margin (less than a full percentage point), 30.5% of poll takers say they are not currently testing their transit packaging—makes me wonder what their damage rates are. Nearly 30 ...

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Los Angeles Times

Trump promotes pharmaceutical packaging initiative
Los Angeles Times
The three companies have partnered to modernize and expand the manufacturing of pharmaceutical glass packaging in the United States, Trump said. He said that the initiative is expected to create new jobs, as much of the work had previously been ...
Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller's Russia investigationWashington Post
Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business TransactionsBloomberg
Excerpts From The Times's Interview With TrumpNew York Times
New York Times
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The Institute of Packaging Professionals selects new Executive Director
Packaging World
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) appointed Jane Chase, CPP, College of Fellows, as its new Executive Director. Chase's involvement with IoPP spans more than 20 years, in which she has served in a variety of important areas. She was a ...

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Packaging Digest

Packaging vision and execution define top award winners
Packaging Digest
The top winners in this year's Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) AmeriStar Package Awards Competition showed the rest of us how it's done, combining innovation with practicality and design creativity with real-life usability. The Best of Show ...

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Business Insider Nordic

Finnish innovators have invented a new material to wrap up the packaging market – no plastic, no harmful chemicals ...
Business Insider Nordic
Kotkamills has developed a new paperboard material that can be totally recycled after use. The material is water- and greaseproof, but that is achieved without using plastics, and it also does not contain harmful fluorochemicals. Packaging for food and ...

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Marks & Spencer Reduces Packaging on Popular Foods
Environmental Leader
Major British retailer Marks & Spencer launched an initiative called “Project Thin Air” over a year ago to redesign packaging for 140 popular food products. The goal: Use less plastic and slim down the pack size without changing the amount of food inside.

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The Guardian

M&S slashes plastic use in food packaging to cut waste
The Guardian
“We've been working on this project for over a year and are really pleased with the results,” said M&S packaging expert Laura Fernandez. “We see this as the start of a much bigger piece of work and hope to bring equally impressive savings to other ...
Marks & Spencer set to slash air inside food packaging to cut down ...The Independent
M&S saves 75 tonnes of plastic with new Project Thin Air packagingRetail Gazette (blog)
Marks & Spencer Reduces Snack-Food PackagingESM - The European Supermarket Magazine
Greener Package
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Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville's Acosta marketing and packaging firm acquires Ohio-based company
Florida Times-Union
Acosta Sales and Marketing, which specializes in consumer packaging and goods among other services, announced this week it is acquiring ActionLink which also provides marketing and sales services for retailers, a news release said. Financial terms of ...

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Racked

Dissolvable Pods May Be the Future of Beauty Product Packaging
Racked
Packaging for beauty and personal-care products can run the gamut from genius (cushion compacts) to terrible (this leaky toothpaste tube). Dissolvable pods, which you probably know as those things that laundry detergent comes in, might very well be the ...

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