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Angleboard: Green Pallet Packaging Alternative
05 Jan

Angleboard: Green Pallet Packaging Alternative

A lumber company was receiving numerous complaints about the condition of their lumber upon arriving at its destinations. Merchandise was being sent back and money was being lost; the lumber company knew they must think of a true solution to their problem. At IPS Packaging, we offer a sustainable pallet packaging option: angleboard. It is cost-effective and environmentally friendly! Although it offers a minimal amount of packaging material, it provides ample protection for products during transit …
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Packaging waste remains major concern among industry leaders
01 May

Packaging waste remains major concern among industry leaders

Among the many issues that affect packing products companies, packaging waste remains a major one. According to Waste Management World, the European Union has set a target to send zero plastic waste to landfills by 2020. This latest surge to reduce packaging waste comes as the continent sees its landfill material easily reducible. The news source reports that more than three-quarters, or 77 percent, of Europe's plastic waste comes from just seven countries, with the United Kingdom being one of t …
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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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Pharmaceuticals: Discovering New Void Fill
07 Jun

Pharmaceuticals: Discovering New Void Fill

A pharmaceutical company was looking for a green solution to replace their current foam-in-place polyurethane void-fill. When first hearing about air pillows for a solution, they were skeptical. Traditional air pillows are not typically recognized as being environmental or biodegradable. IPS decided to try something new by offering an air pillow that is in the recyclable category 4. With a large amount of shipments going out on a daily basis, a pharmaceutical company was looking for an earth friendly …
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Performance Trumps All When it Comes to Packaging
20 Mar

Performance Trumps All When it Comes to Packaging

A major national retailer of clothing, accessories and apartment items for young men and women previously had transitioned the fulfillment packaging for one of its brands. The clothing retailer made the switch from corrugated shippers and air cushioning to padded mailers from Sealed Air. The motivation was to reduce cost for both shipping materials and freight, by improving cube and reducing weight. Additionally, the material source reduction would better support the company’s environmental profile. …
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