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Automotive packaging strategies

For the ever-changing automotive industry

Innovative packaging strategies deliver operational advantages by helping you quickly adapt to changing business conditions while providing consistent product protection within cost targets.

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Advancements in automation: cobots join the team

The future belongs to those who automate, or at the very least, those who are open to collaborating with their new cobot teammates.

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Is it time for a packaging equipment upgrade?

Your equipment can make or break your packaging—and even your product. When is it time to update or change your equipment? Here are the key signs to look for.

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How biometric testing informs packaging design

Andrew Hurley, PhD, Founder of Package InSight LLC uses biometric testing to study consumer reaction to packaging design. His research is making our perceptions about packaging and products clearer and more transparent.

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5 signs it’s time for a package redesign

Brands often face packaging challenges during each stage of the product lifecycle. Whenever product metrics plateau or decline, it may be time for a package redesign.

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8 CPG digital printing trends

The popularity of digital printing is rapidly growing in the CPG market because it offers several key advantages over traditional packaging printing. Here are the eight trends.

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Discover new and emerging materials transforming the industry

As personal and corporate environmental responsibility grows, so has the demand for alternative packaging materials that can properly protect products while reducing environmental effects. Here’s what we’re seeing on the front lines.

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New stretch film? Here are 5 areas to watch.

Stretch film. It’s essential. If you’re considering a change to the film brand you rely on, read our article on five areas that inform decision-making.

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6 ways to take your load containment from risky to rock-steady

It’s no secret how dangerous load containment is. However, little time and money are spent on safety. Find new ways to reduce breakage, damage, and loss and increase efficiency through a holistic approach to unit load containment.

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Beyond the film: Unit load containment testing

Utilizing different methods of palletized unit load testing can help uncover how primary and secondary packaging structures affect the overall containment performance.

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LEAN packaging strategies

LEAN packaging yields a variety of long-term benefits that are not always apparent. Looking at things from different perspectives, and working with a packaging partner with LEAN expertise, is key to uncovering waste throughout your operations.