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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 […]

  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

  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 […]

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, […]

  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 […]

  The emergence of new packaging machinery design and features are taking packaging to new heights, thanks to smart technology. Many of the advancements we’re seeing are geared towards making the space needed for packaging more condense. E-commerce and the competitiveness of same-day delivery demand logistics centers that are closer to consumers and are often in […]