Stay safe – 5 tips to live by

The warehouse is a hub of activity, and all that movement can create dangerous conditions. Here are five important tips to help you stay safe.

1. Ergonomics.
No matter if you are lifting, pulling, pushing or placing, when moving items, make sure they are between knee and shoulder height. Be extra careful around heavy or awkward …

The future of food packaging is retail-ready

Retailers may be the driving force behind retail-ready packaging (RRP), but brand owners and manufacturers are uncovering ways to boost sales and brand recognition through product packaging designed to be quickly stocked and attract consumers.

This approach has helped new food products compete against much larger companies. Often referred to as shelf-,┬ádisplay- or pallet-ready packaging, retail-ready …

Aerospace material innovations take flight

How composite materials are driving the need for new manufacturing and packaging solutions.

In aerospace, one material innovation can save money, reduce waste and even help improve safety. However, it also creates new manufacturing and packaging considerations. Case in point: carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP).

CFRP demand has increased across industries over the last 10 years, and experts expect …

Packaging Equipment Solutions

Packaging equipment is not just for large companies. Smaller, more nimble companies are using semi- and fully-automated packaging solutions to meet growing sales and customer demands. In a short time period, the equipment investment can deliver measurable ROI and contribute to a more efficient operation. Why are more and more companies (both large and small) …

Can strategic packaging improve your bottom line?

In the past, packaging was often considered a last-minute process before products went to market. It was part of shipping, plain and simple. But today, innovative companies are making it part of the product development process, moving packaging design and manufacturing up the planning ladder.

Why? Strategic packaging can save manufacturers big money.

Many leading automotive manufacturers …