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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 […]

19Jul 2016

July has arrived, and businesses everywhere are taking a closer look at their budget, profits, services and products, customers, and packaging processes, and finding new ways to improve. Below, we explore order and packaging fulfillment, and why it makes sense. With the growing convenience of shopping on the Web, e-commerce businesses are in need of […]

19Jul 2016

People are familiar with corrugated cardboard, as it is a widely used packaging material that can be customized to store, ship and protect nearly any product. But what do you really know about the sustainable facts behind this extremely environmentally responsible material? Explore the statistics below, and discover the benefits of corrugated cardboard. 93% of […]

22Jun 2016

(Phoenix, Arizona) June 22, 2016 – Pioneer Packaging of Phoenix has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). “We are pleased to receive this important certification and we are honored to be a […]

15Jun 2016

Cosmetics and personal care items require effective packaging to keep products safe. Today’s innovative packaging solutions are using creative designs, new materials, basic applications, less material and automated systems to improve sustainable efforts, while still keeping packages appealing and efficient. Below, find five sustainable packaging ideas for cosmetics and personal care items. Innovative Design: Creative […]

15Jun 2016

Medical and pharmaceutical packaging must often comply with strict regulations regarding product protection, safety and tamper resistance, often knocking sustainability off the list of top priorities. Yet environmentally-friendly is still possible while focusing on product and consumer safety. Sustainability tips for medical packaging include using corrugated materials and utilizing efficient designs. Corrugated Packaging Materials Medical […]

26May 2016

Recent announcements from Walmart about barcode quality compliance for shipping cases have raised questions about which print technology produces the easiest to read barcodes. While the fate of the Walmart rule remains unclear, it always makes sense to ensure your barcoding is the highest possible quality. The readability of a barcode isn’t subjective – it […]

26May 2016

Plastic materials are used heavily in the packaging industry, contributing to the growing pile of plastic waste that is extremely harmful to the environment. Almost all plastics are recyclable, but with so many different types of plastic used for a variety of packages and containers, it can often be difficult to determine which can be […]

03May 2016

Disposable plastic packaging materials continue to pile up in landfills across the globe, paper packaging  becomes an effective alternative that contributes to more sustainable living. Paper materials are durable and versatile, with the ability to store, ship and display virtually any item safely and efficiently. Below, learn more about recycled, compostable and reusable paper materials. […]

03May 2016

Sustainable packaging not only benefits the environment, but can also be an effective marketing solution that increases sales while cutting costs. Below, find eight ways to improve sustainable packaging. 1. Innovative Designs. Packaging that protects the product and keeps customers satisfied while still contributing to a healthier environment takes a great deal of thinking outside […]

19Apr 2016

Most people consider this question when it comes to the big packaging issues, such as shipping containers and product displays. But what about the details, like carton sealing tape? With all those containers to seal, packing tape can add up and contribute to the packaging versus the environment issue. Here, we’ll explore why paper carton […]