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Protect the Environment with Protective Packaging
08 Mar

Protect the Environment with Protective Packaging

One of the biggest hassles that virtually every business will encounter is product damage during the shipping process. Whether a pallet full of glass bottles topples over in the back of a trailer, fragile custom dishware cracks inside its corrugated box, or those brand-new expensive electronics are subjected to electrostatic shocks, damage can happen at just about any time in the supply chain. Not only is this detrimental to our bottom lines and customer satisfaction, but it also brings with it the unintended consequence of furthering environmental degradation. Shipping is a necessity of modern life, but it can be a huge drain on the natural world at the same time. That’s why it’s important to minimize our shipping needs and our harmful impact as much as possible. When products are damaged, returned, and replaced, we end up significantly increasing the amount of shipping and packaging materials used for the transaction. Thankfully, protective packaging plays an important role in protecting both your products and the environment. 
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Consumer Packaged Goods - Ecommerce Changes in Packaging
22 Apr

Consumer Packaged Goods - Ecommerce Changes in Packaging

What are Consumer Packaged Goods? Consumer Packaged Goods, (or CPGs), are products that are sold quickly at a relatively low cost. Just think of those household items with daily use such as beverages, paper products, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, etc. These items are shipped quickly and need to be restocked at home on a routine basis. CPGs are the next major category of products to be impacted by ecommerce. Less than 5% of current sales come from the ecommerce channel but it claims 40% …
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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps
13 Nov

Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

There's a lot to unpack with the unboxing experience By now you've probably heard about the unboxing experience, you may have had this experience yourself with consumer goods. That feeling of anticipation that one gets just before they open the packaging to reveal their new item. We've all done it and it probably started for everyone at Christmas. Think back to when you were a little kid and the excitement you got by opening those presents tucked under the tree. Now you may get packages shipped to …
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Protective Packaging- Bubble and Foam
05 Aug

Protective Packaging- Bubble and Foam

Protective packaging Do you remember when you were a kid and you'd pop all those air bubbles that came with a package? Well they're more useful than just keeping a child's attention for a few minutes. Bubble and foam are important protective packaging materials. These materials have many applications for protecting products. Uses for both bubble and foam packaging: see chart below. Block and Brace- Position and restrict products within the interior of a secondary package to prevent them from …
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How are your customers reacting to your packaging?
17 Apr

How are your customers reacting to your packaging?

You know how you feel about your packaging. But, have you thought about how your customers feel about your packaging? And does it even matter? Apparently - the answer is yes. I ran across this really interesting study conducted by one of our vendors. The goal of the study was to measure consumer emotional response to different protective packaging mediums. While some of the results may not be surprising, some were and some are really good food for thought as you consider new packaging design or …
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Laminated Bubble Packaging
24 Jul

Laminated Bubble Packaging

Bubble Packaging - Laminated Laminated bubble packaging is bubble packaging that is adhered to kraft paper and that absorbs moisture, can be written on easily, and can be used to conceal the product being shipped. Our Laminated bubble packaging has a layer of 40 lb kraft paper laminated to  3/16 in., 5/16 in., OR ½ in. bubble packaging. laminated bubble packaging provides superior burst strength, it withstands pressure and abuse, giving maximum product protection.The moisture absorbent kraft paper l …
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