Articles for Packaging Knowledge

  1. E-commerce Packaging Tips for Beginners

    If you're new to e-commece packaging, here's some beginner tips to help you navigate the process of creating your packaging design and operations. 

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  2. Benefits of Working with a Packaging Distributor

    Working with a packaging distributor gives you the upper hand when it comes to managing your packaging supplies and equipment. See some of the specific benefits you can experience when you partner with a respected packaging distributor for your packaging needs. 

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  3. Food Packaging Regulations

    In this article, we breifly cover some of the specific FDA regulations and codes that affect food packaging. 

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  4. What to Know About Glass Beer Packaging

    Shipping beer bottles requires a serious packaging solution that's prepared for the needs of glass packaging. 

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  5. Paper Void Fill vs. Air Pillows

    Paper void fill and air pillows are two competitng options for your packaging operations. See the benefits and challenges of each in today's read. 

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 7 Types of Plastic Resins for Packaging

    Your plastic packaging materials begin as resins, which are tiny materials used to form molecular structures known as polymers. Polymers are the building blocks for every type of plastic available. Here's the 7 different resins available for your packaging needs.

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