The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) recently held its annual meeting in São Paolo, Brazil, providing a forum for its partners to review packaging industry and global market trends. The group also discussed ways to further support international brands with enhanced packaging solutions that align with their sustainability goals.
Representatives from a range of companies were present, including rlc Packaging Group, Germany; Colorpak Limited, Australia; Diamond Packaging, USA and Yau Bon Offset Printing, China. They shared the latest developments in their packaging operations, including equipment investments, value-added processes, green initiatives, and operating data for benchmarking. Members also provided commentary on current economic conditions in their respective countries, and the impact of the economy on packaging markets.
“GPA members continually exchange their knowledge and experience to meet the growing demands of its customers to sustainably produce packaging with the same global, high standard,” said Hans-Christian Bestehorn, CEO of the rlc packaging group, a GPA charter member. “This enables us to coordinate production processes worldwide, implement identical quality standards, and assume global packaging responsibility across the value chain. Global brand manufacturers particularly benefit from the collective experience of the packaging manufacturers organised within the framework of the GPA.”
The Global Packaging Alliance is an international organisation of independent packaging experts proficient at managing all aspects of the supply chain. With state-of-the-art production facilities and logistics centres around the world, the GPA provides responsive, localised service, award-winning creative designs, identical product specifications and consistent brand recognition, resulting in global packaging support.