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IPS President donates 1.25 million in scholarships to High Point University

Scholarships generously donated from Jerry Murdock Our President, Jerry Murdock has generously donated 1.25 million dollar in scholarship funds to High Point University. Jerry is an alumnus of High Point, graduating from High Point College in 1962. He and his wife Joan are pledging the money to the Jerry W. and Joan S. Murdock Endowed Scholarship, which supports students in need of financial assistance. “I came to High Point College with a full scholarship and didn’t have to pay for anything.

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Consumer Packaged Goods – Ecommerce Changes in Packaging

CPGs - Consumer Packaged Goods

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

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Section 179: Packaging Equipment Tax Deduction for 2019

Section 179 tax deduction - IPS Packaging

Section 179 explained Essentially, this section of the IRS tax code lets businesses deduct purchase prices of equipment and/or software during the tax year. Tax codes can get complicated and messy, but this one is pretty straight forward. If you purchase or finance equipment during 2019, you can deduct the full purchase price from your gross income. Section 179 really invites businesses to invest in themselves with larger purchases such as packaging equipment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts has

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Top 10 IPS Packaging Articles of 2018

Top 10 packaging articles of 201- IPS Packaging

Packaging articles you loved this year We’ve given you a lot of great packaging articles this year. So much that we want to take a look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018. Of course, none of this would be possible without you. So, THANK YOU! There’s plenty of valuable packaging content to sift through here in our IPS Knowledge Base. If this is your first time here, spend some time and look around. Our Packaging Knowledge Center

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Improving the unboxing experience in 4 steps

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.

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