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21Feb 2020

For years, Toothpaste brands have made their packaging out of layers of plastics, polymers, and other non-recyclable materials that take more than 500 years to break down. Colgate has recently launched a new product line of toothpaste called Smile for Good that is aimed to promote the use of sustainable resources. Instead of the usual […]

14Feb 2020

At Pioneer Packaging, we believe that sustainability initiatives such as reducing waste, re-using and recycling materials, and lowering energy consumption are the fundamental responsibilities of everyone. In this day and age, it’s now more important than ever to go green where you can.  Fortunately for the packaging industry, there are always new innovations and inventions […]

07Feb 2020

  Styrofoam is one of the most widely used types of packaging due to it being lightweight, low cost, and heat resistant material. However, the Earth is the one paying the price. You might have noticed consumers have become increasingly conscious of the negative effects that Styrofoam has on our environment and human health. The Polystyrene […]

31Jan 2020

    If you’re active on any of the popular social media platforms, we’re sure you’ve seen the topic of “unboxing experience.” We’ve seen influencers opening up packages sent to them by companies, for free, for a (typically positive) review in return. For some reason, viewers are tuning in by the millions to watch influencers […]

24Jan 2020

When managing a company in the food industry, it’s a known fact you must keep up with the FDA’s food guidelines to stay in business. Starting at the beginning of this year, the FDA released a new set of requirements for food package labeling. How will this affect customers and companies? Who has to oblige […]

10Jan 2020

If you’re active on any of the popular social media platforms, we’re sure you’ve seen the topic of our next discussion. That’s right, the trend of an “unboxing experience” is flooding our feeds and influencers are continually capitalizing on the surprising mode of entertainment for their audiences. We see everyone from beauty bloggers and YouTube […]

03Jan 2020

  Ending 2019 as a leader in the design and manufacturer of custom packaging solutions, Pioneer Packaging is celebrating another successful year. We are proud to be a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise with expertise in the packaging industry. We create a customized approach for our customers to build the perfect packaging solutions for any type of […]

26Dec 2019

This holiday season, packaging is everywhere. Unfortunately, most of it is comprised of excessive materials that can clog landfills and end up in places it shouldn’t.  While 2019 may be coming to an end, we’re glad to see that sustainable packaging is ramping up. Take a look back at some of the coolest, most sustainable […]

20Dec 2019

Every industry has key trends or even megatrends. Trends are a major movement, pattern, or emerging force that will have a significant impact on consumers, and the trends for packaging products are no different. As an all-encompassing industry term, packaging is a designed solution for the technology and work going into protecting or enclosing every […]

13Dec 2019

It’s everywhere…covering the shelves you stroll by at the grocery store, arriving in boxes on your doorstep for the holidays, and being assembled as we speak to be sent to a retailer near you. What is it? Packaging, packaging, and more packaging.  Unfortunately, most of it is comprised of excessive materials, unnecessary plastics, and wasteful […]

06Dec 2019

  The holidays are upon us, which means so is wrapping paper! It has been estimated that decorating, wrapping, and packaging products account for nearly half of the 85 million tons of paper consumed in the United States alone. This year, FSC Certified paper is focusing on sustainability by creating a sustainable alternative to wrapping […]

27Nov 2019

The first thing that a consumer sees before opening a product is its packaging. Product packaging is responsible for marketing itself and creating an eye-catching first impression on the shopper. Consumers tend to remember unique packaging, which is why businesses focus their attention on designing their product packaging. Businesses have been shifting their focus to […]

22Nov 2019

As time goes on, trends and consumer tastes change. To stay competitive in today’s market, you may need to ask yourself, is it time to change my packaging? If your sales are waning or maybe it’s just been a while, your company may want to think about redesigning your packaging. Change isn’t always easy, however, […]

15Nov 2019

Thanksgiving and the holidays are right around the corner; it’s a great time to reflect on the year as we start saying goodbye to 2019. What worked with our business? What didn’t work? What can we do to improve our customer’s satisfaction? How did our packaging measure up to the competition? At Pioneer, we can […]

07Nov 2019

  The end goal of your packaging experience is to ensure that your products are getting packaged efficiently and get where they need to go. There are many reasons why location is important when choosing a packaging center for your products and packaging.   Transportation – Shipping your products at long distances can get pricey. By […]

31Oct 2019

Did you know, October is National Women’s Small Business Month? At Pioneer, we pride ourselves on being nationally-certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).   What is a Women Business Enterprise certification? A WBE certification means a business is majority-owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. This certification process is designed to confirm […]