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Awareness of resource scarcity is growing

New survey findings from Tetra Pak suggest more can be done
Packaging professionals within consumer packaged goods companies report growing awareness around the business impacts connected to natural resource scarcity, but robust knowledge and understanding is still absent
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Plastics Academy to induct nine of the industry’s best into the Plastics Hall of Fame at NPE2015

The Plastics Academy will honor this year’s inductees in a streamlined ceremony held at NPE2015, the largest and most important plastics tradeshow held in North America.
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US corrugated & paperboard boxes market increases

US demand to exceed $39 billion in 2018
US demand to exceed $39 billion in 2018
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The future of the food packaging market in China to 2018

Future shows consumption of primary, outer, closure and multi-pack packaging.
Bag/Sachet is the most popular pack format used in the retail Food industry in China.
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Top 2015 food and packaging trends predicted

As the end of 2014 draws near, Canadean forecasts the top trends which will influence consumer behaviour in 2015, and provides an insight into how manufacturers and marketers can target these evolving consumer needs to drive sales over the next year.
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Recycling Reinvented expanding current mission beyond EPR to include supportive policies

In the last two years, Recycling Reinvented has worked to introduce legislation in several states and commission a cost-benefit study for Minnesota to show how EPR could increasing recycling rates and find cost efficiencies on a statewide level.
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Bottled water sales and consumption projected to be the number one packaged drink by 2016

Building on last year’s growth of 4.7 percent, bottled water will again post significant increases in both sales and consumption for 2014, according to preliminary data from the Beverage Marketing Corporation
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Plastics machinery shipments continued to rise in Q3

Market demand for plastics machinery continued to grow in the third quarter of 2014.
Shipments of primary plastics equipment (injection molding, extrusion and blow molding equipment) for reporting companies totaled $301.4 million in Q3.
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Aluminum can manufacturers collected 217,350 pounds of beverage cans in challenge

Collection resulted in more than $179,400 donated to charity
Rexam’s corporate headquarters recycling efforts raised more than $45,300 for various local charities.
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2015 marks the end of mass and the rise of the individual

From ultra-personalized experiences to custom packaging to straightforward dialogue, 2015 will be the year where the consumer truly reigns supreme.
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