Packaging Knowledge

  1. Stretch Film Wrapping Equipment | Which Should I Use?  

    Stretch Film Wrapping Equipment | Which Should I Use?  

    With so many kinds of stretch film wrapping equipment on the market, it’s important to know which type is best suited to your operation’s needs and wishes. Whether you’re looking to improve your efficiency, eliminate as much manual labor as possible, or simply find the most appropriate solution for your business, we’ll help you break down all of the options to determine the best fit for you.  

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  2. What are PCR Plastics?

    PCR plastics refer to any type of plastic material that is made from post-consumer resins. They are environmentally friendly and a more sustainable option that many manufacturers are beginning to use in support of their recycling programs and to help reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills.

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  3. Top Annual Packaging Events to Attend

    Every year you can find some amazing packaging events and conferences to help you connect with others in the industry and learn about new technologies and practices. Attending annual conferences is a great way to network with other packaging professionals and find solutions you may have never heard of before.

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  4. 2020 Packaging Trends to Watch

    In just a few days we’ll be ringing in the new year with champagne and sparklers, which means it’s also time to start watching out for new 2020 packaging trends. Some of them may shock you, while others may come as no surprise.

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  5. Benefits of Hemp Plastic Packaging

    Hemp plastics are becoming more popular as the push for sustainable packaging continues. Many manufacturers are searching for renewable resources that can replace the fossil fuels and other materials used to create plastics. Hemp seems to be a viable alternative for these manufacturers, especially those who deal with short-term and single-use plastics.

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  6. Methods of Precision Cutting and Slitting

    Precision cutting or slitting allows many companies to convert different packaging materials, such as tape or plastic film, to a custom size for easier application. Custom-sized products offer many benefits, including reduced product waste, greater design flexibility, and material cost savings. There are many methods of precision cutting and slitting available, so we thought it would be helpful to go over a few of the options for you.

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  7. Common Shrink Wrap Problems

    When working with shrink wrap, the right heating conditions must be met in order to provide an attractive and protective covering for your products. Shrink wrap can be used to add a complete and finished look to your packaging that is also protective against dust, dirt, moisture, and tampering. Sometimes, during the application process, shrink film can be applied with certain defects or unappealing finishes. Here’s some of the common shrink wrap problems you might experience, and how to handle them.

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  8. 2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    Make sure you stay on top of this year's holiday shipping deadlines, so you can keep up with all your shipments for the season. 

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  9. Cold Shipping Packaging Supplies

    Cold shipping packaging supplies keep products fresh and ready to use. They are designed to cool the storage environment and preserve the freshness and taste of consumable goods. Here are some of the most well-known cold temperature supplies you can use to support your cold shipping strategy. 

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  10. 15 Amazon Packaging Acronyms You Need to Know

    If you want to successfully incorporate Amazon into your e-commerce strategy, you'll need to understand their lingo when it comes to packaging. Here are 15 packaging acronyms that Amazon may use to communicate with you. 

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  11. How to Ship Packaging Free Products

     Packaging free products are growng in popularity, but what does it mean for something to be packaging free? And, how do you ship something that doesn't have packaging? Here's how to ship packaging free products. 

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  12. 3 Major Challenges of Sustainable Packaging

    The growing popularity of the sustainable packaging movement has many brands considering how they can make their current packaging more environmentally friendly. But sustainable packaging presents a few major challenges to those who want to incorporate it effectively into their packaging operations...

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