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Time to Invest

I have been researching as of late whether or not I should pull the trigger on refinancing my home.  Based upon where interest rates are today, it is very attractive to refinance when you can shorten the life of your loan and actually REDUCE your monthly mortgage.  The problem is apprehension always sets in if

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Packaging 101

Unique Security

Attention all small and large retailers, franchise owners and local banking institutions! What is your current method for bank deposits? Are you keeping it old school with the blue vinyl zip bags? And local banks, what are you providing your customers who bank with you? PAC Worldwide is not only about bubble. We are a

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Packaging 101

Baby, it’s Cold Inside

I was over at my parent’s house the other day as they needed some assistance in cleaning out their garage. They are older and are looking to get rid of their clutter. Their garage contained the usual junk you find in a garage. What surprised me the most was the amount of Styrofoam coolers that

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Sustainability

Affordable Natural Gas helps the US to be competitive in Plastics

We are all aware that many products are made less expensively in Asia primarily due to lower cost labor. We have seen and heard of many jobs moving that direction. While a fair amount of plastics manufacturing jobs have moved off shore, the loss is far less than in other industries. There are two general

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Sustainability

Recycle those bubble mailers!

Bubble mailers are great at protecting your more fragile items during shipping, but once used there are many creative things you can do to recycle them! First of course you can just reuse them for mailing another item, some have a built in double peal and seal which make reusing easy, if they don’t have

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Packaging 101

Packing Noodle…or Planting Noodle?

Spring is upon us and when I think of Spring, I think of planting and flowering pots. OK, maybe not, but my wife does. And when I say flower pots, I mean POTS -BIG ones. The ones we have are 24” across at the top and 16” deep. They are made of plastic so they

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Packaging 101

Big Bubbles in a Mailer????? YES we Did!

If you are like me, you probably send gift cards for presents to your family and friends. Why? Well because they are fast and easy to buy and can be placed inside the card, right? But equally as important you don’t have to buy a box, wrapping paper and tape. And that is if you

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Shipping

Consider the shipping weight

Have you ever considered shipping weight? The couriers have. Next time you need to send a package contemplate using a poly bubble mailer or flat poly mailer (for your less fragile items). These offer superior protection yet at the lightest weight possible. Take note these are the very same products all the major couriers use.

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Shipping

Mailers Vs. Boxes –The Debate Continues

My township charges me $2.00 per trash bag that I am forced to use at my curb for trash. They also pick up almost all non garbage at the pick up so one pricey bag a week is all I need. As my family orders items from internet retailers and on line sellers, it always

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Packaging 101

PACjacket System

I am a big fan of Apple from many different perspectives.  I love their products.  They continue to amaze me with the advancements they make with each new product.  I truly appreciate how they go to market.  They create a demand from the consumer and essentially get people to forget about the cost of their

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