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Lisa McTigue Pierce

March 11, 2015

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Bedtime packaging stories written by you


Packaging Digest is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013. Throughout the year, we'll share interesting and fun facts from the past five decades of packaging. Send us your contributions/stories, too! 



Did you know ... 



By 1964, Americans were said to be consuming an average of 2,000 packages and the value of packaging materials was estimated at about 3.5% of GNP.



Packaging accounted for 54% of total hot-melt consumption from the 1960s to the early 1970s.






About the Author(s)

Lisa McTigue Pierce

Executive Editor, Packaging Digest

Lisa McTigue Pierce is Executive Editor of Packaging Digest. She’s been a packaging media journalist since 1982 and tracks emerging trends, new technologies, and best practices across a spectrum of markets for the publication’s global community. Reach her at [email protected] or 630-272-1774.

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