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Rebecca Kisch, who started a job with a commercial printing operation in June, updates her career path since being identified by Cal Poly as a Rising Star in Packaging in 2014.

 


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You’ve probably tut-tutted when recently reading about the number of recycling centers that are closing (


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All you need to know about creating documents intended to protect consumer safety and the mutual interests of end users and suppliers.


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An overview of packaging trends and one surprise found during the recent gathering of the printing industry in Dusseldorf, Germany, are revealed by printing expert Michael Ferrari.


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Food safety expert Gary Kestenbaum provides thought, opinions and advice on the latest FSMA rules governing transportation of non-comestibles in the food industry and its application to packaging.  

 


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Follow these 7 steps to turn the required Nutrition Facts Update redesign into a consumer-pleasing recipe for packaging success.

 

What’s the most reproduced graphic of the past century?


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This packaging case study involves a lot of hoopla and several diverse inputs: Kobe’s last game, an air-filled ziplock bag and oxygen transmission rates.

 


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With the changeover from May to June, our regular compilation reviews what articles drew the most attention this past month as measured by website metrics at PackagingDigest.com.


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Damen Soriente, Millennial, Rutgers packaging engineering Rising Star and 2015 graduate, talks about what his career looks like working in packaging for Coty’s Sally Hansen brand.

 


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Eco-Insights expert Robert M. Lilienfeld points out the invaluable lesson learned from a bathtub-shaped curve and what it means for sustainable packaging.

 


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Our third Rising Star of Packaging from the 2016 Rutgers School of Engineering in New Brunswick, NJ, graduating class is Erica Wysocki.


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Ann Cierpial, a senior in the Rutgers School of Engineering in New Brunswick, NJ, studying packaging engineering, was selected by the university as a Rising Star in Packaging.


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Packaging design expert Richard Palmer of Little Big Brands takes a closer look at leveraging the use of color in packaging and identifies where color confluence is seen and another dynamic demographic where a color collision


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Rutgers University selects a trio of Rising Stars of Packaging who graduate this month, including Janina Pirela. Pirela, who is also president of Rutgers’ Packaging Engineering Club, shares her story.

 


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There’s welcome news from packaging material converters that have received formal certification of HACCP-based food safety programs in their manufacturing facilities.

 


Rebecca Kisch, who started a job with a commercial printing operation in June, updates her career path since being identified by Cal Poly as a Rising Star in Packaging in 2014.

 

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You’ve probably tut-tutted when recently reading about the number of recycling centers that are closing (...


All you need to know about creating documents intended to protect consumer safety and the mutual interests of end users and suppliers. Before you respond “So?” know that the least exciting part of your job may represent the most important quality...


An overview of packaging trends and one surprise found during the recent gathering of the printing industry in Dusseldorf, Germany, are revealed by printing expert Michael Ferrari. Ferrari says his fourth visit to the once-every-four-years...


Food safety expert Gary Kestenbaum provides thought, opinions and advice on the latest FSMA rules governing transportation of non-comestibles in the food industry and its application to packaging.  

 

 

In April of this...


Follow these 7 steps to turn the required Nutrition Facts Update redesign into a consumer-pleasing recipe for packaging success.

 

What’s the most reproduced graphic of the past century?

Hint: It appears on more...


This packaging case study involves a lot of hoopla and several diverse inputs: Kobe’s last game, an air-filled ziplock bag and oxygen transmission rates.

 

There had been much hoopla over the course of NBA great Kobe Bryant’s final...


With the changeover from May to June, our regular compilation reviews what articles drew the most attention this past month as measured by website metrics at PackagingDigest.com.

In short, May was about cans and trends. By cans we mean for...


Damen Soriente, Millennial, Rutgers packaging engineering Rising Star and 2015 graduate, talks about what his career looks like working in packaging for Coty’s Sally Hansen brand.

 

First there was our Rising Star series of notable...


Eco-Insights expert Robert M. Lilienfeld points out the invaluable lesson learned from a bathtub-shaped curve and what it means for sustainable packaging.

 

A bathtub shaped curve indicates that both too little and too much of...


Our third Rising Star of Packaging from the 2016 Rutgers School of Engineering in New Brunswick, NJ, graduating class is Erica Wysocki. Wysocki graduated May 15 with an Applied Sciences in Engineering with a concentration in Packaging Degree. You...


Ann Cierpial, a senior in the Rutgers School of Engineering in New Brunswick, NJ, studying packaging engineering, was selected by the university as a Rising Star in Packaging. She joins Rising Star classmates and friends Janina Pirela, who was...


Packaging design expert Richard Palmer of Little Big Brands takes a closer look at leveraging the use of color in packaging and identifies where color confluence is seen and another dynamic demographic where a color collision is occurring...and...


Rutgers University selects a trio of Rising Stars of Packaging who graduate this month, including Janina Pirela. Pirela, who is also president of Rutgers’ Packaging Engineering Club, shares her story.

 

Our ongoing Rising Stars of...


There’s welcome news from packaging material converters that have received formal certification of HACCP-based food safety programs in their manufacturing facilities.

 

In previous columns, I have expressed disappointment in what I...


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Decton is a leading provider of temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire employment services with a network of offices strategically located throughout Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. Our goal is to provide the most talented, motivated...


The Joint Venture Program (JVP) is responsible for implementing the Prison Inmate Labor Initiative, Proposition 139, passed by the voters in 1990. Under its provisions, private businesses can set up operations inside California correctional...


Obelis European Authorized Representatives Center (O.E.A.R.C.) is a quality driven, service oriented company with over 20 years of experience with European Directives & Regulations providing European Authorized Representative services and “EU...


OPARC is known in the field for remarkable success in finding jobs for participants and ensuring success through ongoing training, guidance, and supervision. OPARC has trained and provided work opportunities for more than 300 developmentally...


The creation of the Wyoming Business Council in 1998 dramatically changed Wyoming's approach to economic development. Unlike the state's previous economic development efforts, this organization has a more corporate structure, incorporates private...


KANDU Industries has been providing work opportunities to people with disabilities for more than 40 years. This service enables KANDU workers to achieve their maximum potential and enjoy the dignity of being productive citizens. At KANDU, we're...


At Occupations, Family Empowerment Council, and New Dynamics Corporation we are committed to assist people in their journey to achieve their dreams.

It’s our mission to help people with diverse needs, to live in a safe environment where they...


The Saskatchewan Abilities Council is a registered charity and operates under the authority of The Non-Profit Corporations Act, 1995, of Saskatchewan. It is dedicated to providing programs and services to people with disabilities in Saskatchewan...

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