Message From The Packaging Diva
Packaging News You Can Use
by JoAnn Hines Packaging Diva -Happy Holidays
Issue #1289 - December 20, 2007
MESSAGE FROM THE PACKAGING DIVA:
The office will be closed from Dec. 24th - 30. You may contact my assistant Janet Kypke at JanetKypke@teamdoubleclick.com in the interim.
Because of the holidays there is no feature article this week.
If you missed them, you can request via return email these recent articles:
I Want More Packaging -- Not Less!!
I Hate Packaging
Is Packaging Innovation The Chicken Or The Egg?
Look for new articles after Christmas.
Going 'green' can be a mixed bag for consumer companiesMarketWatch - USABy Anjali Cordeiro Consumer product suppliers are pushing to make their products and supply chains more environmentally friendly in an effort to bolster ...
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/going-green-can-mixed-bag/story.aspx?guid=%7B57AA0FE0-AFE4-48E2-B687-F19918DB6291%7DEngineering Green Packaging
Design News - Newton,MA,USABY THIS AUTHOR Food, beverage and consumer product packaging will soon get a whole lot greener. And much of the credit goes to Wal-Mart. ...
A Spotlight on the Green Side of Bottled Water
New York Times - United StatesA. We use less packaging than sodas or other convenience beverages. Nestlé Waters is rolling out Ecoshape, a 12.5 gram plastic bottle that holds half a ...
Lessons Learned on Display at Wal-Mart's Sustainability Summit
RenewableEnergyAccess.com - Peterborough,NH,USAIt can be an engine for innovation in products and packaging, even delivery systems. And it wants to help its tens of thousands of suppliers move in that
THE PACAKGING DIVA'S PICKS OF THE WEEK:
Tesco finds niche in US marketArizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USAFor example, Fresh & Easy will not carry cigarettes or products with non-recyclable packaging. All Fresh & Easy buildings will meet energy efficiency ...
Sunday Mirror - UKThey are also more environmentally-friendly as they are made of wood fibre and easier to transport and carry home. It could mark the end of canned food as ...http://www.sundaymirror.co.uk/news/sunday/2007/12/09/tins-canned-98487-20224060/
Calavo Adopts paksense Temperature Monitoring Labels
FreshPlaza - Netherlandspaksense, Inc. announced today that Calavo Growers, the global leader in packaging and marketing fresh and processed avocados and other perishable food ...http://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=12845
Box Making Industry Will Stagnate in 2008At least through 2008 containerboard mills will enjoy full capacity runs to feed Europe, says Fitch Ratings, Chicago. But the market for corrugated boxes will be at best stagnant.
Sears gives PVC the bootModern Plastics On The Web - New York,NY,USA12 that it intends to reduce and phase out the use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in its packaging and merchandise. The company, in a statement, ...
HAPPY AND SAFE HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND FAMILY:
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JoAnn Hines (The Packaging Diva) work is featured in Package Design magazine, Shelf Impact, Webpackaging and many other packaging portals and magazines. In the months of Sept. and Oct. her packaging commentary was used in Chicago Tribune (2), Entrepreneur Magazine and Cision. She is recognized as one 50 most influential packaging leaders in the 20th Century