PMMI Podcast

Episode #57 - Packaging Tech Trends in 2021

Guest: Pat Reynolds, Editor Emeritus, Packaging World

UnPACKed with PMMI teams up with Packaging World to add an audio option to its top-shelf written content. On this episode of UnPACKed with Packaging WorldPW Editor Emeritus Pat Reynolds reviews the latest technology trends and other items of note from his observations of PACK EXPO Connects. With e-commerce exploding in 2020-2021, late-stage customization drives many packaging innovations, and companies need to remain flexible to keep up. Reynolds also comments on the increase in inspection equipment, noteworthy packaging materials and even some technologies entering the industry that even his experienced eye saw for the first time.


Pat Reynolds

Pat Reynolds
Pat Reynolds

Pat Reynolds has been a packaging journalist since 1983. He was part of the team who launched Packaging World in 1993, and he was named VP/Editor of the magazine in 2002. Pat's career has taken him to countless packaging operations, technical conferences, and converting plants, not only across the U.S., but internationally as well. Pat holds a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois, an M.A. in English from University of Wisconsin, and an M.A. in Anglo-Irish Literature from University College Dublin.

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