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Consumers Remain Concerned About Food Packaging and Safety

G&S Business Communications Survey Shows Evolving Trends

Late in the fall, G&S Business Communications updated its national survey of consumers to see how COVID-19 continued to change their habits and found that about 58% remained at least somewhat concerned with contracting the virus through food packaging. That number was down from 66% in April 2020, says Brian Hall, managing director for G&S. […]

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2021 Ripe with Political Pros and Cons

2020 was not the year anyone expected, and 2021 will not be either. Along with the ongoing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus, the outcome of the elections—with both chambers in play, as well as the presidency—will shape 2021 and the next four years.

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Industry News

Comexi Plans New Miami Tech Center

Comexi plans a technology center at its new U.S. headquarters in Miami. The specialist in solutions for the printing and converting industry of flexible packaging said its 15,000-square-foot technology facility would open this fall.

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Industry News

AMB Buys PTS

Italian converter AMB SpA bought German firm PTS (Prime Tray System) Verpackungen, a manufacturer of injection-molded cups, bags, and composite plastics films.

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Live, Virtual, or Hybrid: Game is On

Live, Virtual, or Hybrid: Game is On

Pandemic Doesn't Deter Conference Organizers

Although the pandemic shuttered in-person conferences and events this year, the industry expos and meetings that celebrate innovation and forge connections found virtual platforms and audiences, with organizers hoping for live events again in 2021. “Packaging is necessary,” says Laura Thompson, vice president–trade shows for Chicago-based PMMI Media Group, producer of the canceled PACK EXPO […]

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2021: A Year of Adjustment

2021: A Year of Adjustment

Leaders Apply Lessons While Still Learning

Each week brings encouraging developments about vaccines to fight COVID-19, but leaders in the flexible packing industry haven’t been waiting for that relief to start planning for 2021 and beyond.

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Trump and Biden Share Some Trade Goals

Trump and Biden Share Some Trade Goals

The Candidates, However, Differ on The Details

The Candidates, However, Differ on The Details. While the candidates for president diverge sharply in many areas, they share the same goals when it comes to trade and economic policy: President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden both want to revive manufacturing jobs in the U.S. and combat unfair trade practices pursued by […]

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Workspaces Will Change

Workspaces Will Change

Leaders Expect Pandemic to Alter Views About Travel and Work

The health and safety policies put in place to combat COVID-19 will prepare companies beyond the immediate crisis, if they continue to stay focused on preventing illness, several leaders in the flexible packaging industry suggest. “Despite any uncertainty, we’re controlling what we can control, and a major part of that is keeping our employees healthy,” […]

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A Closer Look at Anoosheh M. Oskouian

A Closer Look at Anoosheh M. Oskouian

President, CEO, and Co-Founder of Ship and Shore Environmental, Inc.

Each issue, FlexPack VOICE™ hosts a question-and-answer segment that discusses important issues with an industry leader. This issue, we query Anoosheh M. Oskouian, who is president, CEO, and co-founder of Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc., based in Signal Hill, California. Ship & Shore Environmental custom engineers, designs, manufactures, and maintains pollution-abatement equipment that treats emissions […]

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