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.