GlobalData research has found the top influencers in packaging based on their performance and engagement online. Using research from GlobalData’s Influencer platform, Packaging Gateway has named ten of the most influential people and companies in packaging on Twitter during Q3 2020.

Biggest influencers in packaging: The top ten in Q3 2020

 1. Labels Labeling (@LabelsNLabeling)

Labels & Labeling is a leading international magazine for labels and package printing, accessed by printers, designers and brand owners globally. Founded in 1978, it focuses on the trends and technologies in the label industry.

Launched in 2001, the publication covers news, cases studies and opinions within the industry. It is read across more than 100 countries and covers a range of package decoration methods from self-adhesive labels, sleeves to flexible packaging.

Twitter followers: 13,406

GlobalData influencer score: 100

2. Future of Packaging (@packfutur)

Future of Packaging is an event organised by Leading Futurists, a consultancy, in collaboration with Packaging Technology Integrated Solutions (PTIS), a packaging consultancy.

The event includes workshops, briefings, keynote speeches and other tools to help companies gain an understanding of the trends in the packaging industry. It helps companies to identify opportunities and challenges in the industry and align their products and services accordingly.

Twitter followers: 23,463

GlobalData influencer score: 92

3. Packaging Innovations (@EasyfairsPACK)

Packaging Innovations is a packaging event held in London and conducted by Easyfairs, a multi-format event organiser. The event brings together suppliers, buyers and companies in the packaging industry to provide access to solutions related to primary and secondary packaging, machinery, labelling, equipment and printing.

The event holds live workshops and knowledge sessions by leaders in the packaging industry, while highlighting the latest trends, innovations and legislations.

Twitter followers: 17,827

GlobalData influencer score: 81

4. Packaging Of The World (@packagings)

Packaging of the World (POTW) is a packaging design blog that publishes some of the latest projects. Launched in 2008, the blog aims to galvanise designers across the globe by circulating the most creative and exciting projects from international packaging agencies to students.

The blog hosts packaging projects across various sectors including food, home living, fashion, healthcare, drinks and electronics. The visitors to the blog include designers, advertising agencies, manufacturers and suppliers.

Twitter followers: 22,317

GlobalData influencer score: 75

5. Domino Printing (@DominoPrint_UK)

Domino Printing is a provider of coding and printing technologies for various industries including food, beverage, pharma and cosmetics. The company supplies equipment and technology for printing adjustable data on their products during the packaging process.

Domino’s coding technologies can be used to authenticate and personalise products based on consumer needs. The firm leverages various technologies including Thermal Ink Jet, Laser printers, Continuous Ink Jet and Drop on Demand.

Twitter followers: 7,627

GlobalData influencer score: 73

6. Xeikon (@Xeikon)

Xeikon is a digital printing technology company and a division of Flint Group, a manufacturer of printing and packaging products. The company provides services for document printing, packaging applications and commercial printing.

Xeikon makes computer-to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing industry that amalgamate the newest exposure methods with cost-effective UV plate technology. It also supplies platemakers for newspaper and offset-printing needs.

Twitter followers: 8,364

GlobalData influencer score: 73

7. A&M Tape & Packaging (@AMTAPE)

A&M Tape & Packaging is a packaging and shipping products company. It manufactures products that address all the packaging needs of a company including shipping room, tape, packaging products, warehouse suppliers and cardboard boxes.

A&M also specialises in making tailor-made products to suit customer needs. Its packaging and financial professionals have extensive background in the industry, which helps them provide best solutions to the customers.

Twitter followers: 9,003

GlobalData influencer score: 72

 8. WestRock (@WestRock)

Westrock is a consumer and corrugated packaging solutions provider, which offers packaging to various sectors including pumps, sprayers, and containers. Founded in 2015, the company is headquartered in the US and operates centres across five different continents.

WestRock operates several production plants, design labs and sales offices across the world. The company offers products for the personal care, e-commerce, luxury, retail, and beverage industries.

Twitter followers: 6,438

GlobalData influencer score: 70

9. Weber Packaging (@WeberPackaging)

Weber Packaging is a premier manufacturer, designer and supplier of label and coding systems. It supplies state-of-the-art systems, media and software supported by sales, service and technical prowess.

Headquartered in Illinois, US, the company has branches and service locations across the country apart from operations across the continents of Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.

Twitter followers: 5,348

GlobalData influencer score: 68

10. Choose Glass (@ChooseGlass)

Choose Glass is supported by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), a trade association representing the glass packaging industry in the US. The association was established more than 100 years ago as Glass Container Association of America.

GPI promotes the use of glass as the best packaging option, propagates environment friendly recycling policies and recommends industry standards. The organisation also trains packaging experts of glass container makers.

Twitter followers: 3,941

GlobalData influencer score: 65