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RS Industrial, Inc. Achieves ISO Certification

In case you haven’t heard the big news, our company is now ISO 9001:2008 certified! We’re very excited to announce this major milestone and are always grateful to our customers and suppliers for their continued support. For more information on this accreditation, you can visit our Quality Commitment area, and read the following press release:…

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Bottle Labeling Just Got Smarter

Bottle Labeling Just Got Smarter

Just how smart is the average bottle of wine? Apparently, it’s gotten a lot smarter. The beverage industry has just announced the launch of its its first-ever “smart wine bottle.” Developed using Thinfilm technology, the wine bottle uses thin, electronic sensors that can detect when the bottle has been opened and where the bottle is…

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Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part 2

Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part 2

Last week, we shared Part I of our Bottle Labeling Troubleshooting Guide with you. In case you missed it, you can find it here. We’ve also re-posted it below alongside Part II. By now, you’re familiar with what may cause your labels to wrinkle or blister as well as curl away from bottles. But what…

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Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part I

Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part I

If your process involves bottle labeling, you know how much unexpected issues can hurt your bottom line. When labels fail to adhere properly to bottles, reworks and downtime can increase your costs and decrease production. Since bottle labeling can be a complex application, there are many potential issues that may arise, along with a wide…

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Which Labeling Adhesive Should I Use?

Which Labeling Adhesive Should I Use?

You’re familiar with your labeling process, but how much time do you have to dedicate to understanding the adhesive? If you’re like most people, the answer is not a whole lot. With so much going on in your facility, there’s little time left for understanding how adhesives work. One of the first questions you may…

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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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The Importance of Having a Food Packaging Safety Advocate

Do you have someone on your team rooting for food packaging safety? Gary Kestenbaum, senior food packaging safety consultant with EHA Consulting Group, shares his thoughts on why organizations should have an internal advocate, someone who is passionate about the cause, when it comes to effectively implementing a food packaging safety program. Read the full…

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Case Study: How RS Industrial Resolved One Customer’s Case Failures

Case Study: How RS Industrial Resolved One Customer’s Case Failures

An adhesive with the ability to withstand high heat was critical for this food manufacturer. It became apparent that their cases holding heated food product were failing, causing pop-opens at their climate controlled warehouse. Not knowing the source of the problem or the solution, the food manufacturer turned to RS Industrial for technical expertise.

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