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November

Packaging Know-How for the peak season

5 big packaging mistakes that will see failure in the Peak season 

It sounds incredibly sad however the peak season, the lead up to Christmas will be soon upon us. Within this period planning and forecasting is everything. Which is why you need to start now.

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07

November

Bottle Packaging

Our range of Beer Boxes and Brewery Packaging should make this easy.

 Don’t worry brewers we haven’t forgotten about you, far from it. We feel we are a perfect fit for your requirements. First things first let’s talk about the beer carry boxes that are in demand within this industry.

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04

November

What Employees Are Saying on Glass Door

Ever look at a company and think, “I wonder what the employees there truly think of their boss? Do they like the company they work for or not?”

GlassDoor.com has the answer. The online review site has been allowing employees current and past to post anonymous reviews about their organizations, management teams, and CEOs.

If the company you are interested in researching is of any respectable size, chances are you can find some employees who have spilled the beans about the organization. That being said, it isn’t just a place for ticked

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20

July

How do food manufacturers pick those dates on their product packaging – and what do they mean?

Londa Nwadike, Kansas State University

No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don’t want to throw food away unnecessarily – but we certainly do. The United States Department of Agriculture estimates Americans toss out the equivalent of US$162 billion in food every year, at the retail and consumer levels. Plenty of that food is discarded while still safe to eat.

Part of these losses are due to consumers being confused about the “use-by” and “best before” dates on food packaging. Most U.S. consumers report checking the date

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20

July

5 Tips for Great E-Commerce Packaging

You’ve all heard the phrase, “You eat with your eyes first.” When it comes to a fine dining experience, how your meal appears on the plate is just as important as how good it tastes.

The same goes for packaged goods. Marketing and manufacturing companies know this, which is why they invest so much money in making their packaging look appealing. The shelves of grocery stores are packed with brightly colored, whimsical bags, bottles, and boxes all designed to entice you to buy. (Ask yourself, would Oreos be as appealing if

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26

June

How To Make Your Ecommerce Packaging a Success

Packaging is no longer considered just a way to get a product from your facility to your customer’s door. Now, it’s an experience. Consumers are done with the days of having a flood of styrofoam peanuts hit their floor and getting a huge box with tons of bubble wrap and one tiny product in the bottom. Unboxing your package should be like opening a present from that friend that’s really good at wrapping gifts. Like getting cookies from Grandma, sent with love.

So, how do you go

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20

February

Quality Packaging; driving customer engagement by creating a packaging experience

Packaging is often an afterthought; it is viewed as something that is only necessary to deliver an item. It really makes a difference when the packaging is a pleasure to open. It can really create a lasting impression.

It is this impression that drives the feeling you have towards the item within the package. This is why we are seeing companies that are requiring us to create a packaging experience on their behalf.

Value adding unpacking experience

The rise of e-commerce has created a new

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24

January

The Perfect Package: Feet on the ground and the World Wide Web

We understand how important our customers are to us, but most importantly how those customers vary massively from company to company or person-to-person. This provides us with a challenge of creating a service that is flexible and accessible for all clients’ requirements.

External sales force (our feet on the ground)

There is nothing new here within the packaging industries, to have an external sales team used to be common practice. These days, with a lot of the online packaging companies, they rely solely on their online

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20

January

Printed Tape Shop

Packaging Supplies have a standard range of low noise polypropylene printed tapes that are pre-printed with the words ‘Caution’, ‘Handle with care’ or ‘Fragile’.

Packaging Supplies can also arrange for tape to be printed with your own wording or company logo for a minimum of 2 boxes (72 rolls)

“Only close attention to the fine details of any operation makes the operation first class.”

Successful brands are made on attention to detail. Getting your company name or logo printed on tape, is a tool to

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