Monthly Archives: June 2019

  1. Plastic's Role in the Food Industry

    Without plastic in the food industry, we miss out on important opportunities for food distribution and preservation. The role of plastic in our food industry is quite significant, but many are calling for an end to using plastic to package foods due to the growing need for sustainability. While we certainly agree that finding an eco-friendly plastic solution for the food packaging industry is essential, we know that plastic should not be completely taken out of the equation. Here’s why plastic’s role in the food industry should be preserved.

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  2. Why You Should Work with a Packaging Engineer

    Packaging engineers can save you a lot of time and money when it comes to your packaging design. Find out why it's time for you to work with one to create the packaging you need.

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  3. How Color Affects Your Packaging Design

    Color plays an important role in your packaging design. Customers can be influenced simply by the colors you choose for your packaging, so it's important to know the effects it can have. Here's how color affects your packaging design.

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  4. Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer Labels

    Direct thermal and thermal transfer labels are commonly used in the packaging industry for many applications, including barcode labels. There are some key differences between the two you should know before selecting which type of label is right for your application. Keep reading to learn more about Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer labels.

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  5. How to Store Pallets and Products with Confidence

    When it comes to inventory management, ensuring products are stored safely is key to success. Without proper storage techniques for products and pallet loads, you risk losing thousands of dollars in damaged inventory costs. Here are some simple tips to help you store products and pallets with confidence, so your inventory can always keep up with your demand.

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  6. Strapping Break Strength vs. Tensile Strength

    Although some might get them confused, break strength and tensile strength are not the same. Understanding both of these strapping characteristics is essential if you want to select the right materials for your application.

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  7. Types of Shipping Boxes

    Most products that are sold online are shipped in corrugated boxes. From the iconic Amazon box to custom-colored packages, there's a lot of options when it comes to picking out your box. Here's a few basic types of shipping boxes you should know before finalizing your packaging operations.

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  8. 5 Tips to Avoid Overpacking

    Overpacking is wasteful in so many ways, so here's our best tips for avoiding overpacking in your packing operations.

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