End-of-Line Packaging Automation

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End-of-Line Packaging Automation  Many businesses around the globe are fortunate to reach a point when there comes too much work for manual labor alone to be able to handle. At this stage of the business lifecycle, you have to make some important decisions about how to best manage the workload. You’ve likely considered adding more staff to package your goods, but labor costs are constantly on the rise and you’d rather focus your trusted team on tasks that require more critical thought than sealing boxes

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Recycled Corrugated Boxes vs. Virgin Corrugated Boxes

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Recycled Corrugated Boxes vs. Virgin Corrugated Boxes  Boxes. They’re a seemingly inescapable fact of modern life, both in the home and at work. Just about every business utilizes these omnipresent containers to ship goods to their customers around the world, but have you ever given much thought to the material that they’re made up of? Most of the shipping boxes you see around your house or office are constructed from corrugated material – not cardboard, as many are led to believe. When it comes down

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Ecommerce Packaging for Beginners

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Ecommerce Packaging for Beginners  Living in the 21st century in the United States just about ensures that you’ve done some online shopping. Chances are that you’ve made purchases at ecommerce giants like Amazon or eBay or shopped for something new on the website of your favorite local retailer. No matter where you choose to spend your dollars, it’s nearly impossible to avoid online shopping in the modern world. Maybe you’ve even considered starting up your very own Etsy shop or offering online sales to your existing brick-and-mortar location and are wondering how to successfully get your

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Packaging Trends 2021: What to Expect

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Packaging Trends 2021: What to Expect  We can probably all agree that 2020 has been a more unexpected year than most people anticipated. The arrival of the global COVID-19 pandemic came along with extended at-home quarantines, restaurant and bar closures, and individuals nationwide working from home. It seems that everything this year was a little different and took most of us by surprise. As we head into the New Year, it’s important to understand that 2020 fundamentally changed a lot of practices in the packaging and supply chain industries. Though the beginning of 2021

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Sustainable Packaging Myths

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Sustainable Packaging Myths  One of the biggest trends in modern packaging is the shift toward eco-friendly materials and processes. Companies and consumers alike are making conscious efforts to utilize green packaging supplies that are better for our environment than the popular choices of previous years. In fact, one 2020 survey indicated that 74% of American shoppers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging, with up to ¼ of that 74% willing to spend as much as 10% more on average. While this is excellent news

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