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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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Air Pillow Packaging Equipment: AirSpeed HC Cushioning System

Do you find yourself in need of air pillows that both protect your products and enhance your versatility at the same time? Well, you’re in luck because the Pregis AirSpeed HC Versa can do both of those things and then some. This air pillow packaging system can handle cushioning, wrapping, blocking, bracing, and void fill – all in one handy automated packaging machine. Pregis HC, short for Hybrid Cushioning, is an inflatable film that offers premium performance capability. It is

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Sustainable Packaging

What is sustainable packaging? The Sustainable Packaging Coalition defines sustainable packaging as being the following: A. Is beneficial, safe & healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle B. Meets market criteria for performance and cost C. Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy D. Optimizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials E. Is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices F. Is made from materials healthy throughout the life cycle G. Is physically

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How can a packaging engineer benefit my business?

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Benefits of a packaging engineer If it’s not done correctly, packaging can be an expensive, time consuming, and frustrating process. It’s quickly becoming a profit and productivity drain. You can change that with the right process and materials. The way to tie it all together is working with a professionally trained packaging engineer. They look for cost-savings throughout your entire supply chain. Cost saving ingenuity Engineers look to cut costs in your packaging in ways you probably have missed. What

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Waste not, want not: How much packaging waste is too much?

We need packaging. But with it comes packaging waste. So, where do we draw the line? Packaging is a must: just imagine a world without it. There has always been some sort of packaging and there always will be, but is there way for us to discontinue the amount of pollution and waste produced from these necessity of life? Where do we draw the line in the agreeing to accept the reality of packaging waste into our lives? One of

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