Parshav Jain, director at S Anand Packaging, talks about market trends and need for trade shows. 

FPA releases Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular Economy report

FPA partnered with PTIS, LLC, and Priority Metrics Group (PMG) on this research report that explores the future of sustainability and flexible packaging through 2030. It provides information related to flexible packaging and sustainability, circular economy, legislative trends, impacts to the...

The PMMI Foundation and Enercon Industries Corporation have selected Max Klein, a junior packaging engineering student at Indiana State University, as the recipient of the 2020 Bill Zito Scholarship

The scholarship was established to honor Packaging Hall of Famer and longtime Enercon employee Bill Zito, who strongly believed in the importance of education in the packaging field.

Awarded to students in their junior year at a PMMI Education Partner school who major in packaging...

British converter Aztec Label has urged other converters across the country to get behind the Prismm Zero Labels 2 Landfill scheme

‘Although the environmental agenda has been increasingly important for businesses over the last few years, 2020 has understandably seen sustainability issues side-lined by many,’ said Colin Le Gresley, managing director of Aztec Label. ‘The challenges during the early stages and at the height of...

The Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) has appointed Stéphane Piqué of Accenture as the new chair of its advisory board

Based in Switzerland, Piqué has spent the last five years leading Accenture’s Industry X practice in Switzerland and overall Industry X sales in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. He is also leading the global smart packaging activities for Accenture. Piqué is also a guest lecturer in digital...

Nearly 8,800 visitors and 130 exhibitors attend inaugural Labelexpo South China in Shenzhen

Taking place at one of the largest purpose-built event spaces in the world, Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, and occupying 11,000 sqm of floor space, the show offered a platform for 130 exhibitors to showcase the latest label and package printing machinery, smart technology,...

British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) has appointed Ian Wilton as its new president

Wilton is currently operations director at CDS, a communications agency, and has been involved in the print and communications industry all his life. He left school and undertook an apprenticeship as a printer in a local company. This is where his passion for the sector started. He’s held...

All Printing Resources has become the fifth industry sponsor to support Stripe, a novel virtual online educational tool for the package printing industry developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University

APR’s commitment as a leading sponsor of the platform will impact the development and dissemination of this tool to graphic communications educators across the nation. Other sponsors include Poteet Printing Systems, Harper Corporation, Anderson & Vreeland, and the Flexographic Technical...

AWA Alexander Watson Associates has launched AWAVirtual as part of its AWA Conferences & Events business

AWAVirtual has been established to create a new and sustainable virtual conference and seminar model in partnership with AWA’s traditional physical events. The first event took place in August 2020, followed by several conferences and seminars, which were pivoted from regular physical events due...

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has released a new Flexible Packaging Market Tracker updated with the recent data from Euromonitor International, including information on Covid-19 impact on the industry

In the Covid-19 section, members can view the pandemic conditions, its impact on the gross domestic product (GDP), impact on sector growth, and the impact on the flexible packaging market. This section will be updated quarterly, while the primary market tracker data is updated annually.

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