Welcome to the January 2016 IoPP Spotlight on Contract Packaging

JANUARY 18, 2016

Case study: Snack maker goes single-source
Pata Snack Foods, Mantua, Italy, produces and packages potato chips, popcorn and extruded snacks for its own brands and for others. The company recently found itself in need of a flexible, reliable bag packaging system that would accommodate a range of film packaging structures, operate at high speeds, and minimize product and packaging waste. Learn how Pata evaluated various options, and which equipment it found, and installed, to suit the need.

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Serialization strategies: Think beyond U.S. requirements, evaluate suppliers
William Fletcher, Managing Partner at Pharma Logic Solutions, LLC highlights some of the areas of confusion in the pharmaceutical industry, with tips that could help in other categories. Among them, investigate options and services available through contract packagers. (Provided courtesy of Healthcare Packaging magazine)

Read Fletcher’s tips.

White paper: E-fulfillment trends report
E-commerce is huge in today’s marketplace – estimated at a $279 billion industry in 2015. The impacts of a good supply chain and order fulfillment are critical to success. This white paper takes a look at e-fulfillment trends, with responses from retailers, distributors and manufacturers who are involved with or have influence over e-fulfillment functions at their companies. (Provided courtesy of Saddle Creek Corp.)

Read the white paper.

Meet contract packagers at industry’s annual meeting
Need help with contract packaging services? One excellent place to do your research is at the Contract Packaging Association’s annual meeting, which will be Feb. 25-28, 2016 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, NV.

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