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19Dec 2016
Laser Die Cutting

Get a Packaging Advantage… with Lasers! Laser Die Cutting In rock, paper, scissors, laser always wins! So how can you bring a laser to the scissor fight your competitors are engaged in when it comes to packaging? Laser die cutting. Dies, which can be thought of as templates, are the backbone of many traditional manufacturing […]

14Dec 2016

Given the life-saving and life-sustaining nature of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, packaging plays significant roles in maintaining product quality and promoting safe and effective use. Traditionally very distinct markets, pharmaceutical and medical device technologies are converging. As engineers and designers in both industries work to develop user-friendly packaging and drug-delivery devices, they must also address […]

14Dec 2016

Now that FedEx’s dimensional weight factor is on the move again, it may take a combination of tactics to balance out the cost impact of packaged shipping. Is this déjà vu? Did I just wake up from a long winter’s slumber way too early? I could swear I just read that FedEx is changing their […]

23Nov 2016

A special greeting of Thanksgiving time to express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty. We are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day May the good things of life be yours in abundance, not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year

18Nov 2016

Dell continues replacing its plastic packaging materials with bamboo solutions. At Pioneer, we are committed to raising awareness on the growing packaging innovations in today’s market. Here, we’ll explore Dell’s bamboo packaging. The Material Bamboo is one of the largest members of the grass family and is the fastest growing woody plant on the planet. […]

18Nov 2016

Every day, consumers buy their morning cup of coffee, stop at the grocery store for dinner ingredients, eat dessert with their families in front of the TV. In today’s eco-conscious market, most consumers are also aware of the environmental impact of their food choices. Favorite brand names like Starbucks, Bertolli and Ben & Jerry’s continue […]

27Oct 2016

Some consumers may be able to look past the negative environmental impact of plastic packaging when buying a plastic-wrapped product that they’ve been eyeing for months. But when it comes to their food, people are a bit more critical. With the growing concern over the presence of BPA in plastic food containers, more and more […]

27Oct 2016

Overpackaging isn’t something that most consumers generally think about, but once they notice, they start seeing overpackaged items everywhere. So what exactly is overpackaging? A package’s purpose is not only to store and protect its contents in the shipping and handling process, but it also works as a marketing tool to stand out among the […]

25Oct 2016

An Ohio-based energy company, Vadxx, has the technology to convert recyclable and non-recylable plastics, among many other materials, back into the crude oil from which they were created. The plant is located in Akron, Ohio. The process of turning plastics back into oil is called thermal depolymerization, and works for such feedstocks as scrap tires, […]

25Oct 2016

Burt’s Bees is well-known for its natural beauty products, including lip balms, moisturizer and soaps. The company took its commitment to sustainability one step further by packaging its soap bars in TerraSkin wrappers. TerraSkin is a tree-free, mineral-based alternative to paper materials. The innovative wrapper not only helps Burt’s Bees improve its package’s barrier properties […]

29Sep 2016

Many packaging products boast environmentally-friendly benefits such as “biodegradable” and “compostable” materials. But what exactly do these terms mean, and what is the difference between them? In order to fully understand the impacts that packaging materials have on the environment, is it crucial to examine and learn about the terms used to define and sell […]

29Sep 2016

When it comes to reducing packaging waste and carbon emissions, plastic isn’t the only material that companies are looking to cut. The shoe and apparel company PUMA  introduced its “Clever Little Bag” – one of the company’s initiative to reducing harmful waste associated with paper production, transportation and disposal. The Clever Little Bag has replaced […]

27Sep 2016
Glass Bottle Packaging

Glass bottle packaging has been around for a long time. As consumers become more aware of environmentally-friendly packaging, manufacturers are rediscovering the benefits of glass from plastic containers. The benefits of glass bottle packaging include safety, sustainability and image. Glass Bottle Packaging Benefits: Glass is made from all-natural raw materials. Other packaging materials, such as […]

27Sep 2016

Food packaging products serve multiple purposes, from marketing and branding to food protection and extended shelf life. With all of these functions in mind, sustainable materials can often be put on the back burner when designing food packages. However as environmental awareness increases, so does the need for sustainable packaging materials that not only contribute […]

31Aug 2016
10 tips for sustainable packaging

Polystyrene, more commonly known as Styrofoam for its use in the trademark plastic foam, is a type of plastic material with strong insulation and cushioning properties. These features make the material ideal for shipping, storing and packaging a wide variety of products. However, while Styrofoam can be extremely useful and versatile, the material is also […]

31Aug 2016

At Pioneer Packaging Worldwide, we are not only committed to providing packaging solutions that help improve performance and reduce costs, but we also offer sustainable packaging products that contribute to a healthier environment and more eco-friendly way of living. Today’s businesses and consumers are continually looking for innovative ways to minimize their carbon footprint while […]