Commonwealth Packaging Company and TIPA® announce strategic partnership for US market

COMMONWEALTH Packaging Company and TIPA Compostable Packaging increase accessibility of premium sustainable packaging options by announcing a new partnership in the U.S.  

The partnership comes in response to increasing demand from brands and customers for sustainable packaging solutions.  

Some 55 percent of U.S. consumers stated that they are extremely or very concerned about the environmental impact of product packaging.i Up to 70 percent of consumers say they would pay more for sustainable packaging.ii 

The partnership will help retailers embrace sustainability while still delivering an effective packaging experience to its customers.  

It will marry TIPA’s unique home compostable film and other flexible packaging solutions with Commonwealth’s deep industry relationships. 

Commonwealth Packaging, now in its 61st year, is a provider of custom packaging solutions for brick-and-mortar and eCommerce retailers around the world, including Lacoste, Tumi, Theory, Blue Nile, and many others.  

As a third-generation family business, Commonwealth Packaging is passionate about ensuring a healthy and safe world for many generations to come. 

TIPA offers high-quality home compostable packaging solutions with a wide variety of fashion packaging applications such as retail packaging and e-commerce.  

It helps designers and fashion houses reinforce a sustainability ethos throughout their supply chain, while ensuring that carefully manufactured clothing makes it to its destination safely, sustainably, and with exceptional brand impact. 

Mark Maisel, CEO of Commonwealth Packaging Company said: “We truly believe that our relationship with TIPA can transform the way our customers think about film-based packaging. With the innovative materials TIPA has developed, we can deliver the quality and attention to detail our customers demand, while reducing impact on the environment.  

“We couldn’t be more excited to work together to expand TIPA’s reach and make a difference for our planet.” 

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and co-founder of TIPA said: “TIPA is glad to offer our home compostable packaging to leading fashion brands in the US through our collaboration with Commonwealth Packaging.  

“We look forward to working together to help brands make positive, sustainable changes to their supply chains and access the highest quality, fully sustainable packaging solutions.” 

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Written by Kevin Gambrill