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Aug 05, 2008 | 02:01 PM CDT

The China Shift: Economic Realities

By: Jeff Falk

Though the boom in China’s economy means a more affluent consumer, U.S. and European brands turning to Asia as a supply chain feel pressure from rising shipping costs and logistical challenges. If you haven’t entered the market yet, you may be too late.

Jul 21, 2008 | 12:34 PM CDT

Alcan Enters Russian Market

Alcan Packaging has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Russian-based Tubapak tube manufacturing facility...

Jun 16, 2008 | 12:01 PM CDT

Beyond One Dimensional

By: Jeff Falk

Supplemental to Fanning the Flames of Innovation, from the June 2008 issue. MWV (MeadWestvaco) discusses brand/supplier partnerships, brand/packaging strategic uses, sustainable packaging and more.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:18 PM CDT

Supply Chain: Don’t Lose Your Company’s Future En Route

By: Simon Kaye

In today’s hypercompetitive market, lost shipments are unacceptable and unnecessary.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:05 PM CDT

Odor Among Aromas

By: Larry Nielsen

The consumer’s first impression of your product can mean the difference between success and failure, and unwanted or unmasked odors in cosmetic or personal care products often make for a negative first impression. Don’t be in a position where an off-putting odor keeps repeat buyers away or harms your brand equity.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:02 PM CDT

Contract Manufacturing Comes of Age

By: Bill Hunt

Once, brand owners had to babysit fillers—not any longer. From lipstick to liquid fill, contract manufacturing is maturing. Old line companies are becoming more modern, and new nimble, high-quality shops are emerging.

Jun 09, 2008 | 02:56 PM CDT

Skin Care’s Big Impact

By: Karen A. Newman

The boom in antiaging skin care gave a big boost to specialty contract manufacturers, but those with broader offerings have also gained from the category’s growth and influence.

Jun 09, 2008 | 02:54 PM CDT

Speeding to Market

By: Leslie Benson

Quick turnaround tops marketer demands on today’s contract manufacturers.

Jun 05, 2008 | 09:42 AM CDT

PolyOne and Eastman Chemical Company Form Strategic Alliance

Companies will combine new copolyester with performance-enhancing additives…

May 30, 2008 | 09:58 AM CDT

Packaging Suppliers Form Alliance

Alliora, Curtis Packaging and Utility Printpack seek to optimize global service and quality while reducing their collective carbon footprint...