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Paperboard – Not Just a MailJacket

PAC is a manufacturer of paperboard mailers known as “MailJackets”. Typically, our lower weighted paperboard, (12pt – 16pt)  is used for document protection during shipment. The higher weighted board, (18pt – 26pt) is more commonly used for photo mailing protection. Did you know, the same paperboard material we use to construct MailJackets can be used

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Packaging 101

Black Friday? Perhaps “Green Friday” is More Appropriate

With the passing of another holiday season, also came the infamous day referred to as “Black Friday”.  The day individuals and families build traditions around so they can wake up before the sun rises to save money and shop to find the best deals possible for the holiday season.  The origin of Black Friday was

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Packaging 101

Exciting new Product Offering from PAC: Pouchjackets

We are excited to offer you our new line of custom branded and designed retail style laminated flexible pouches! Pouchjackets are a convenient, economical and user-friendly packaging solution for a wide variety of products. They are made with effective laminated barrier film structures that protect the contents and allow for long shelf-life. They are available

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E-Commerce

Make your Shipment Memorable

In today’s e-commerce marketplace, it is crucial for businesses to make a strong impression on consumers throughout the entire selling cycle.  It is obvious that these companies invest large sums of money into their marketing strategies to generate interest. Just take a look or listen to their television ads, radio ads, website designs, direct mail

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E-Commerce

Cyber Monday

Now that the elections are finally over, can we start to focus on some more important things, like the impending Cyber Monday.  That is right kids, it is time to shop for your holiday gifts. In 2011 shoppers spent $1.25 billion on Cyber Monday, a 22% increase over 2010.  Let’s hope the e-tailers have made the

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Shipping

Sick and Tired of Chasing Down Package Components and Services?

We hear a lot about our packaging choices … paper, poly, recyclable, foam-in-place, biodegradable, the list is a long one.  There is a huge amount of work that goes into packaging choices, implementation, and delivery when that time can be better spent on many other aspects of your business. What is your company’s process of

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Packaging 101

Protect those Precious Memories

Do your kids play sports?  Mine do and naturally you want to get the photo package complete with magnets and trading cards.    I received a box in the mail the other day but was really unsure of what we had ordered.  When I opened it I found the photos, magnets, and trading cards.   All flat

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E-Commerce

Packaging on a Diet

As many Americans take their chubby bodies to gyms and on outside walking trails these days they are realizing the GREAT benefits of weight reduction. They are thinking, why should I carry these extra pounds around every day when with a small effort I can be lighter. These folks are trying to reduce their costs

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E-Commerce

The Corner Drugstore

Times, they are a changin’.  Remember your local corner pharmacy?  Well with the explosive growth of direct to consumer delivery of prescription drugs, the local pharmacy may become a distant memory in the next 5-10 years.  In 2011, the pharmacy industry took in a whopping $273 billion dollars, according to the Pembroke Consulting Group.  Of

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E-Commerce

Savings on top of Savings

In today’s ultra-competitive e-commerce markets, consumers are constantly comparing prices between multiple company websites.  E-sellers need to factor in many pricing variables.  Besides the actual cost of the goods themselves, packaging and fulfillment costs can make or break a sale. Many of these companies are inserting their customer invoices/paperwork into adhesive backed packing list envelopes

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