Troubleshooting Case & Carton Failures: Adhesive Pre-Set

Troubleshooting Case & Carton Failures: Adhesive Pre-Set

You’ve packaged your product, sealed the box, and are ready to ship. You’re close to getting product out the door when you notice that the boxes have popped open. Unfortunately, pop-opens can cause downtime and increase your costs. Case and carton failures can happen for a number of reasons. In this four-part series, we’ll address…

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5 Packaging Designs that Stand Out

5 Packaging Designs that Stand Out

Packaging has the ability to make or break a purchase. Products that stand out on the shelf against their competitors are more likely to find themselves in the hands of the consumer versus those that lack appeal. Presentation is powerful. Asya Tsuruta, writer at Repsly, highlights five companies that hit the nail on the head…

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3 Adhesive Tips for Contract Packagers

3 Adhesive Tips for Contract Packagers

Contract packaging can be a complex process. As a contract packager, you face many decisions when it comes to materials, such as corrugated flute thickness and coatings, ink colors, and the overall packaging design. Among all of these choices, an additional one contract packagers share is the use of adhesives. From assembly of multi-packs to…

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From Packaging Foam to Power

You know those “packing peanuts” that keep your products protected during shipping? It seems they are capable of doing so much more than we thought, including powering your everyday devices! According to Victoria Woollaston of The Daily Mail, researchers have developed a way to transform these peanuts into carbon, which can then be added to…

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