Tag Archives: The Great Recession

Is lack of leadership sabotaging US manufacturing’s rebound?


Editor’s Note:  I live in Wisconsin, whose economy relies about 20% on manufacturing (about twice the national average), so this story hits home particularly well. American leadership is off-course in improving US manufacturing competitiveness while at the same time the … Continue reading

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In Sync: Consumer trends and flexible packaging align for 2013


Perhaps the greatest attribute that flexible packaging has going for it today (and in the next few years) is how well it syncs with a variety of consumer trends, says Lynn Dornblaser, director-innovation and insight at CPG researcher Mintel Group, … Continue reading

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FPA packaging converters stay flexible, prepare for 2012 recovery


The 2012 Flexible Packaging Assn. annual meeting held last week in Scottsdale, AZ, was not even 48 hrs long, but it was packed with informative presentations to help the nearly 300 industry professionals on hand stay flexible amid the continuing … Continue reading

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