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More Tips on How Packaging Design Can Add Brand Value

There are many ways in which a brand can add value. From higher quality parts incorporated into their design, to innovations in technology, and so forth. One of the key areas—and what we think is also one of the easiest yet most effective areas—is in the packaging. With the right packaging, a product can actually…

How vision machines make sure your package arrives accurately

The speed at which new technologies are adapted and enhanced is growing at exponential rates. This is absolutely the case with vision machines and technology. Distribution centers are integrating this type of smart technology causing a spark in the machine vision equipment market. In fact, the global market for this type of equipment is expected…

What are the benefits of working with a contract packaging partner?

We no longer live in a world where product packaging is an afterthought. Over the last decade in particular, product manufacturers have been pressured to put more thought into the overall packaging process. Whether it is the aesthetics and the marketing of the product or managing package weight and void-fill solutions for shipping (or anything in…

Four Signs That It’s Time to Replace Packaging Equipment

No matter how big or small a business is, packaging equipment is a large investment. Our number one recommendation for packaging equipment is regular maintenance – we believe in this so strongly that we give our clients 24-hour access to our factory-certified support technicians. We also provide maintenance plans and training to ensure that our…

5 Packaging Considerations for Your Startup Business

Starting a new business causes enough headaches and packaging doesn’t have to be one of them. Whether for e-commerce or for integrating a “ship-from-store” model, there are endless decisions to be made, items to be purchased, and papers to be signed. Here are five packaging considerations for your new business. Should you automate? It is…

Get a Head Start on Your Holiday Packaging

It’s that time of the year again where temperatures drop and online orders skyrocket. This year more than ever, online shoppers have access to daily deals and the convenience of shopping at home, so foot traffic at mass in-store sales (like Black Friday) is predicted to significantly decrease. Shoppers no longer need to wait around…

E-commerce Returns: What You Need to Know About Packaging

Consumer studies show that a whopping 92 percent of consumers will buy something again if returns are easy. Your customers want to know that they can easily return the item if there is an issue. To help customers, many companies offer free shipping on returns and include the required packaging materials to make the return….

Everything You Need to Know About E-commerce Shipping & Fulfillment

Most e-commerce companies are entering the busiest time of the year (and most profitable). E-commerce vendors are shipping mass quantities of packages and fulfilling endless online orders this time of the year. From commercialized sales like Cyber Monday to other holiday purchases, consumers are increasing their spending right now. Be on the lookout for newcomers…

The Current State of Food Waste & How Packaging is Helping

The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we waste approximately 30-40% of our food supply. Much of the food that goes to waste could have fed the growing population of hungry people and people in poverty. When we look at the bigger picture, we’re wasting more than just food. Food that goes to waste also…

Fact or Fiction in Industrial Packaging

In today’s world we are forced to sort through conflicting information when it comes to just about any subject. A simple Google search can bring up the contradictory information for many of the most important topics. There are several reoccurring themes right now that dominate the global packaging conversation. Even in this realm, there is…