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Fiber Packaging Offers a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic

Plastic has long reigned as a favorite packaging material thanks to its flexibility and versatility, but it is no friend to the environment or human health. These concerns have led packaging experts to introduce fiber as a sustainable alternative. Here is everything that you should know about this innovative option! Plastic: A Convenient Danger Plastic…

With Minimized Packaging Downtime Comes Maximized Profits

In the packaging industry, time spent doing anything other than packaging products is time spent wasted. The more efficiently that machinery continues production, the higher profit margins can remain. However, this isn’t always possible due to machinery downtime. Since minimized downtime leads to stronger profits, it is important to use these tips to maintain an…

When Beer, Packaging, and Lawsuits Meet

Some things go together effortlessly, like peanut butter and jelly, while others leave you scratching your head. Beer, packaging, and lawsuits have recently become tangled up together as Greg Koch, co-founder of the widely respected craft brewery Stone Brewing, has filed to take MillerCoors to court for attempting to steal his name. Koch is staunchly…

For Today’s Consumers, Convenience is Key

From coffee cups to snack packs and everything in between, consumer decision making is heavily swayed by the convenience that their purchases will provide. This has inspired leaders in the packaging industry to overhaul their packaging strategies in order to make their products more attractive to convenience-driven customers. Flexibility Glass jars and metal cans will…

What Sustainable Packaging Trends Should You Expect in 2018?

The movement toward environmental consciousness in the packaging industry has been occurring for many years, and sustainability trends will continue to evolve through 2018. Consumers are drawn to products that can boast environmental consciousness, and many are even willing to pay more for brands that position themselves as leaders in the fight for sustainability. From…

Does Your Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Need a Facelift?

Many components of packaging lines are now run by machinery, but they cannot function properly without human oversight, monitoring, testing, and inspection. What steps are you taking with your packaging to improve your overall equipment effectiveness (OEE?) If your OEE could use some improvements, these tips might help. The Definition of OEE Overall Equipment Effectiveness…

Using Packaging Inserts to Increase Customer Loyalty

Running a successful business involves more than manufacturing your products and getting them onto store shelves. It also demands that you earn customer loyalty and encourage repeat sales. There are many marketing techniques that can help you develop strong customer loyalty, from social media campaigns to email updates, but don’t forget about the marketing opportunities…

Will 2018 Kill These Packaging Design Trends?

The beginning of each new year always provides inspiration for the evolution of new trends and the elimination of old ones. It is likely that 2018 will provide the opportunity for innovative packaging choices to overtake the following design trends. Clutter Replaced By Simplicity The simplicity of minimalism is becoming increasingly popular, especially in place…

This Polymer Film Hygenically Covers Multipack Cans

Some consumers don’t give a second thought to opening a can of soda or beer and taking a cool, refreshing sip, but other consumers are significantly concerned by the potential for contamination. After all, cans pass through many different hands on their way to store shelves. Though packaging entities cannot be held responsible for how…

The Connection Between Cybersecurity and Packaging Operations

The instant connection between the packaging industry and cyber security may not seem obvious, but the truth is that packaging professionals need to prepare for the possibilities of ransomware and cyberattacks just as much as other industry leaders. Connectivity has become a necessity in modern packaging production facilities, making it easier than ever for hackers…

 
 

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