The Growing Role of Sustainability in 2018 Packaging Changes

It only takes one glance at a cup sleeve from Starbucks to be reminded that big brands are committing themselves to packaging that causes less of a negative impact on the environment. Every coffee cup sleeve at Starbucks reads, “Same great sleeve, less waste. Because we care about our planet,…

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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!…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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