Your First Stop for Innovative Containers and Materials

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Located in the Upper North Building

Explore exciting materials, containers and cutting-edge printing and labeling that open up new possibilities for your brand. Discover ways to create a strong brand statement, broaden your appeal, enhance your shelf presence or extend shelf life with:

  • New types of glass, plastic, metal and paperboard materials and containers

  • State-of-the-art labeling and decorating technologies

  • Re-sealing technologies

You will also find inspiration from award-winning designs in the 13th Annual Showcase of Packaging Innovations®.

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® is sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company

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See who’s exhibiting in the Containers and Materials Pavilion.


PMMI Logo Pulse—News from the Containers and Materials Industry

Consumer is King
Featured in National Provisioner
Consumer demands for on-the-go packaging are growing, and more stringent food safety regulations demand greater strides in recall prevention and execution. In order to keep up with the ever-changing consumer demands and regulations, manufacturers are turning toward automation, convenience-enhancing packaging and more robust workforce development practices to stay ahead of the curve. Continue reading…

Additive-free Materials
Featured in Food Safety Magazine
It is important for manufacturers of organic or clean-label products to look beyond the ingredients in the mixer and select packaging that helps them deliver on brand promises of purity. Suppliers are working to provide materials and containers that meet these consumer expectations, as the growth of organic options does not appear to be slowing anytime soon. Continue reading…

Is Your Brand Organic?
Featured in Food Safety Magazine
It is important for manufacturers of organic or clean-label products to look beyond the ingredients in the mixer and select packaging that helps them deliver on brand promises of purity. Suppliers are working to provide materials and containers that meet these consumer expectations, as the growth of organic options does not appear to be slowing anytime soon. Continue reading…

Youth Rules
Featured in Packaging Digest
Five ways the largest and most influential generation in history is demanding innovation that is changing the way brands approach their packaging. Continue reading…

“Diet” and “Fat-free” Won’t Do
Featured in Food Manufacturing
Brand owners that understand and aim to attract the progressive health and wellness consumer will clearly communicate wholesomeness and nutritional benefits. Companies that emphasize “gluten free” and “all natural” attributes on their packaging make it easy for consumers in search of these qualities to zero in on these products amid crowded store shelves. Continue reading…

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