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Flexible Packaging: How and Why to Make the Switch

Whether you’ve boxed up your products in rigid cardboard for over a decade or have yet to package your first item, it is time to look at flexible packaging. While the rigid cardboard box may feel safe, traditional and trusted, forward-thinking companies know that flexible packaging can offer better sustainability, higher customers satisfaction and cost-savings.Continue Reading

Which packaging solution is right for your business?

Are you new to packaging and unsure about your options? Or are you hand-packing mailers and ready for the next level? Maybe you’re growing rapidly and ready to bring in an automated solution. Exploring all your packaging solutions, at every stage of shipping, is equally as important as the product you put into the package.Continue Reading

What size mailer do I need? Calculate the right PAC package size

At first glance, PAC mailers of varying sizes look like they all could fit the same product. Even physically placing an item on top of each mailer seems to ensure an easy fit. But finding the right size package is more involved than eyeing its size and shape. Did you know there is a mathematicalContinue Reading

Are you recycling packaging responsibly? How2Recycle can help

Sustainable packaging is environmentally responsible and adds brand value by appealing to conscientious consumers. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion surrounding end-of-life options for many types of packaging. Inconsistency in labeling and lack of regulation has made it too easy for companies to label their packaging as “sustainable” or “green,” when it is notContinue Reading

The Favorable Economics of Contract Packaging

Many economists may have never spent time inside a contract packaging facility, but they understand on a deep level why outsourcing can create a superior value proposition for a goods producing company. They will anchor their case in one of the irrefutable laws of economics: comparative advantage. Often used in analyzing gross domestic product (GDP)Continue Reading

Issues with Shipping Temperature Sensitive Products

Whether you are shipping perishable pharmaceuticals, chocolates, food or flowers, it is important to remember that temperature sensitive products require careful consideration. Failure to address the unique challenges of temperature controlled transport can lead to spoiled products, loss of revenue and disappointed customers. Identifying the challenges of temperature controlled transport can help you avoid commonContinue Reading