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Trade Associates


The Institute of Packaging Professionals is the leading individual membership organization serving the educational needs of the packaging community. It strives to be a central unifying force in packaging matters in North America, and to be a leading and authoritative packaging association.


TAPPI is the leading technical association for the worldwide pulp, paper, and converting industry. Its mission is to to engage the people and resources of our Association in providing technically sound solutions to the workplace problems and opportunities that challenge our current and future members.


Pira Internaitonal is a commercial consultancy, testing and media business which specializes in retail supply chain technologies related to industries such as packaging, paper, plastics, printing, publishing and consumer goods. industry sectors.

Trade Journals & Publications

Packaging Magazine, a leading information source for the packaging supply chain, is part of the UK-based CMP Information, which publishes Packaging Magazine, a leading industry journal.

PackExpo is a website devoted to the packaging industry. It is for suppliers and buyers of packaging machinery, materials, components and services.

Packaging World

The Packaging World magazine and online site brings to the packaging community the best-written and produced packaging publication in the world.

Stagnito Communications

Stagnito Communications is a publishing company with trade journals emphasizing the Food, Beverage and Packaging industries. Publications include Brand Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Food & Drug Packaging, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, Beverage Industry, Confectioner and more.


China pack net provides information on the Chinese packaging industry, including package news, search engine and a quotation system.

Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics offers print and on-line version of the magazine for demand-driven logistics, with mission to provide today's business logistics managers with the information they need to speed cycle times, reduce inventories, and use logistics expertise to get closer to their markets and customers.

Packaging Digest

Packaging Digest reflects the exciting dynamics that comprise the $110 billion U.S. packaging marketplace by reporting on new developments in materials, machinery technologies, case history solutions and market trends around the world.

Packaging Today

Packaging Today International seeks to inform all readers of current trends in materials, packs and machinery. The magazine plans to solve the problem by encouraging the very best talent to choose careers in packaging.

Think Packaging offers online resource for packaging companies, products, services, news, features, events, employment, innovations, auctions, education, associations and more.

PackPlus is an electronic magazine aimed at getting information on news, on jobs and other vital matters of importance to the industry into the marketplace as quickly as possible.

Brunton Business Publications

Brunton Business Publications Ltd are specialist publishers of trade journals for the world-wide corrugated and folding carton industry. Their publications include International Paper Board Industry, Folding Carton Industry, Carton Box, Who's Who in Corrugated and more.

QuoteMyPackaging - Offers free, multiple quotes from companies with packaging products and services. Simply select a product and request multiple, competitive quotes.

Related Software

Appian Logistics

Appian Logistics Software provides logistics solutions for building optimized routes, territories, and/or schedules across a wide variety of industries.


GlobalPKG is a provider of enterprise-class packaging services and aims to create greater efficiency across what is today a poorly connected supply chain, enabling new models of business between the participants, and more optimized packaging systems throughout product life cycle.

Schools - Packaging, Supply Chain, Logistics


Michigan State University
Clemson University
Rochester Institute of Technology
San Jose State University
University of Wisconsin - Stout
California Polytechnic State University
Indiana State University
Missouri University of Science & Technology