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Why automated packaging systems are the best way to keep up with e-commerce demand

How do you keep up with your e-commerce business’ packaging demand? Further, how are you increasing output while also decreasing labor costs? It’s important to consider and act on these questions as you grow. Many e-commerce companies hire countless employees to hand-pack mailers when they may actually be ready for the next level in packing.

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The Recyclability of PAC’s Sustainable Mailers

Since the 1950s, worldwide plastic production has increased 300 times over. From plastic jars and bottles, to packaging and toys, nearly everything we buy has some sort of plastic component. There is no doubt that plastic is a useful material. Unfortunately, plastic that ends up in landfills and waterways can remain intact for hundreds of

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The Importance of Right-Sizing Your Packaging

Don’t oversize your package, right-size it! When it comes to choosing a shipping package, bigger doesn’t mean better. Bulky corrugated boxes with infill material are wasteful and expensive. It’s time to say Good-bye to the corrugated box and Hello to a new generation of efficient packaging materials that provide product protection and come in a

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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 mathematical

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Wicketed Mailer Side by Side Comparison

Looking for a way to speed up your fulfillment but not quite ready for automation? Check out this side by side comparison of a packer using Wicketed bags from PAC Worldwide versus a packer using traditional poly mailers.

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6 Steps to the Packaging Selection Process [Infographic]

If you’re new to packaging, trying to order it can be a massive headache. Do I need dual peel-n-seal? What gauge film do I want? There are different bubble heights? None of this makes sense right now, but it will. We’ve outlines the steps in order to placing your first packaging order. We’ll run through

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