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Check out the latest news for what's happening in the packaging and processing industry for women, including tips, career advice, what to look out for and more.

Comfort Zone
Want to grow in your career… in your life? Move Outside Your Comfort Zone

By Lisa Hunt, COO, Plexpack

While scrolling through my LinkedIn and Instagram feeds a while ago, I came across this great image. I can’t remember from where it originated – but it spoke to me.

10 Things the Next Generation Needs to Know About Careers in the Packaging Industry

Published on May 6, 2019

As an older Millennial from the Midwest, a career in packaging never crossed my mind until I pretty much fell into it. I ended up in the industry entirely by accident. Anecdotally, many of my coworkers report the same thing. So why isn’t packaging considered as a first-choice career path, especially among the younger generation?

Kim Magon-Haller
Career Opportunities in Packaging

Published on April 22, 2019

Since joining the packaging industry in 2007, I’ve learned much about packaging processes, materials, markets, machinery and people. What is most interesting about this industry is that there are career paths for everyone, no matter what their interests and goals are. Fortunately, this multi-billion-dollar field is expected to keep growing, so multiple opportunities abound.

International Women’s Day
Reflecting on the PPWLN on International Women’s Day

Published on March 8, 2019

March 8th is International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  Today is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action – both globally and at a local level.