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Packaging Research

Three forms of business research are commonly used to develop, improve and monitor the effectiveness of consumer goods packaging. The first of these is market research, which provides information about specific product categories, like food, consumer electronics or cleaning products.

The second is industry research, which delves into the packaging industry itself. Research reports in this category track the growth of PET resin shipments, for example, or regional expansion of aseptic packaging.

Market and industry research reports may evaluate market size and growth rate over a period of years; discuss issues driving change in the market or industry; describe trends, opportunities and threats (including regulatory changes); and provide information on leading vendors.

The third type of packaging research focuses on consumer attitudes and behavior. A focus group—in which consumers talk about their reaction to products and packaging—is an example of consumer research.

Also in the category of consumer research are: one-on-one interviews with consumers, online surveys, ergonomic studies to see how consumers physically interact with packages and in-store studies to examine consumer purchasing behavior. The Association for Consumer Research takes a scholarly approach to the subject.

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Integrated Solutions for Packaging Testing consist of testing instruments, services and ULab Data Processing software, which can achieve tests for packaging materials and finished packages, testing data management, analysis an


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The company was founded in 2003, is owned enterprises. Construction area of ​​over 50,000 square meters, a total of more than 800 employees of the modern enterprise, the company introduced more than the most advanced multi-lay


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In coming years, we’ll be seeing more remote access and more “connected” packaging machines as the next generation of food and beverage packaging engineers tap the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and similar technologies


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The number of packaging professionals tweeting, blogging, posting, commenting, liking and following has grown significantly in recent years. Is all this “socializing” making a difference though?


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For every market need, we offer the right solution to pack your bulk products into lined containers. To accomplish this, we continuously innovate our equipment and services.


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The more-popular term for raw plastic packaging material emerged as the leader in our poll from the very start and has stayed there, albeit by a slimmer margin as more packaging professionals responded.


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When doing internet research for a purchasing project, a gap exists between finding pertinent information on packaging vendors’ websites and being able to share it with others in your buying team.

 


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New England Machinery, Inc. was founded over 43 years ago by a group of packaging engineers. Today we have thousands of machines worldwide on every continent.


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Salaries are healthy and job satisfaction is high for pharmaceutical and medical device packaging professionals, but respondents to our annual survey report increased workload and hiring constraints.


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The rise of the internet the past 20 years has been a blessing and a scourge at the same time for both packaging buyers and suppliers.


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As the pharmaceutical industry evolves away from a blockbuster-based market, will it be ready for a more-personalized, almost-consumerized approach uniting traditional pharma with biotechnology and user-centered drug delivery?


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You’ll find in this list of the Top 5 most popular packaging articles for January at PackagingDigest.com a major new commitment to futuristic aseptic beverages, a popular bunch of “sharks” poised to attack an innovative contai


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Ever wonder why consumers buy what they do at the store? Or how big of a role packaging plays in the purchasing decision process?


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Inventions by PepsiCo, P&G and Abbott captured your attention, as well as new flexible packaging and an ingenious why-didn’t-we-think-of-that-before metering device.

 


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Packaging professionals in the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries are feeling the effects of constrained budgets, smaller staffs, and more responsibilities, yet job satisfaction runs high.

The more-popular term for raw plastic packaging material emerged as the leader in our poll from the very start and has stayed there, albeit by a slimmer margin as more packaging professionals responded. But the reasons why people prefer one term...


When doing internet research for a purchasing project, a gap exists between finding pertinent information on packaging vendors’ websites and being able to share it with others in your buying team.

 

Our initial international study...


Salaries are healthy and job satisfaction is high for pharmaceutical and medical device packaging professionals, but respondents to our annual survey report increased workload and hiring constraints.

In 2015 the U.S. economy has...


The rise of the internet the past 20 years has been a blessing and a scourge at the same time for both packaging buyers and suppliers. A key challenge for both parties is the sheer amount of channels and content available to facilitate purchases....


As the pharmaceutical industry evolves away from a blockbuster-based market, will it be ready for a more-personalized, almost-consumerized approach uniting traditional pharma with biotechnology and user-centered drug delivery?

Peter Schmitt...


You’ll find in this list of the Top 5 most popular packaging articles for January at PackagingDigest.com a major new commitment to futuristic aseptic beverages, a popular bunch of “sharks” poised to attack an innovative container, some onerous-to-...


Ever wonder why consumers buy what they do at the store? Or how big of a role packaging plays in the purchasing decision process? Clemson University’s CUShop is a very exciting exhibit where show-goers can experience walking through a simulated...


Inventions by PepsiCo, P&G and Abbott captured your attention, as well as new flexible packaging and an ingenious why-didn’t-we-think-of-that-before metering device.

 

You have voted! Here are the Promising Patents you, our readers...


Packaging professionals in the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries are feeling the effects of constrained budgets, smaller staffs, and more responsibilities, yet job satisfaction runs high. Are these professionals challenged by...
Hard to Open Packaging

Soccer matches, baseball practice, car trips and other activities dominate the occasions when food snacks and single-serve beverages sold in multipacks are consumed.

In our exclusive video series in partnership with...

Resealable packaging - the good and the bad

In our exclusive video series in partnership with Watch Me Think USA, American consumers critiqued sliders, zippers, tape reseals, spouts and lids.

Consumer reactions...

Hard to Open Packaging

In the opening episode of our new video series of exclusive consumer research in partnership with Watch Me Think, Packaging Digest reveals what bothers Americans about packages that are hard to open—and how they adapt.

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Ovalstrapping was founded and incorporated in 1952 and has since earned a reputation for quality packaging equipment and superior service worldwide.

The primary business of Oval International is to design, manufacture, and market packaging...


Packaging Concepts Assoc., LLC. was founded by Philip Meshberg who also started Emson Research (now Emsar). Its prime objective is to develop unique packages for dispensing a wide range of products that have consumer appeal and acceptance.

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PakTecha is a full-service contract manufacturing and packaging solutions provider, offering turn-key services that support the entire product process: product development, packaging engineering, packaging design, material sourcing, filling...


Smithers Pira was originally established in 1930 as PIRA, the initials standing for Printing Industry Research Association. The aim of the organisation was to be "a technical research bureau for the pooling of technical information and to conduct...


Freedonia research is presented as a multi-client, "off-the-shelf" study. From our web site, you may browse our catalog and order a study for immediate delivery (including electronic delivery by email) and/or for delivery in hard copy. With our...


For over 40 years, Vecoplan has continuously pursued the research, development and manufacture of recycling and repurposing technologies that are both environmentally sound and economically viable. Our Vecoplan industrial shredder...

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