to establish a “one-stop shop” for packaging with online marketplace

02/20/2012, an online marketplace for the manufacturing industry, has launched a packaging marketplace in an effort to help companies get products to the market faster.

Mitch Free, founder and CEO of, told PlasticsToday he believes the packaging industry is fragmented and complex, and what was once regionalized has now become a global competitive market where sourcing innovation and efficiency take precedence.

"Each industry is like its own little island," he said. "Now all these come together as a 'continent' for packaging. You can source any packaging material, in any geographic location, in any quantity all in one place."...
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