The packaging industry can feel narrow at times. Both primary and secondary packaging resources can be limited. Keeping up to date on the latest news and packaging discoveries can give companies a competitive edge, but, finding information and industry news can be difficult. Luckily, we put together a list of some of the best resources for packaging news and updates.
Packaging Digest is a great resource for a wide range of packaging topics. Covering everything from pharmaceuticals to packaging automation, Packaging Digest is your go-to source on everything packaging.
Packaging World is another great packaging resource for a broad range of packaging areas. Packaging World also offers “Playbooks.” Essentially, these playbooks detail strategies on how to best implement and manage packaging projects.
For everything in the cardboard world, this is the ultimate source. The Los Angeles based packager also maintains one of the best blogs in the packaging industry. In addition to the great blog, their social media presence is also informative and fresh, plus they use the best shipping boxes for all their deliveries.
Interested in packaging design? Look no further. The website started small and has since grown into one of the most respected publications on packaging design. They also present the “Dieline Awards” every year. The Dieline Awards are an international design competition recognizing the world’s best consumer product packaging design.
The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) is a trade association made up of 700+ member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and packaging-related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials in the United States, Canada and Mexico. PMMI is a globally recognized resource for all things related to packaging and the manufacturing process.