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Save Money on Packaging and Achieve Product Success

It is often said that you get what you pay for. In the packaging world, such is not always the case. At PreferPack, we know that packaging has a lot to do with how well a product sells, but we do not necessarily believe that the amount of money you spend on packaging always correlates to Read more about Save Money on Packaging and Achieve Product Success[…]

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Packaging for Shipping: Choose the Right Materials

25% of brand loyal consumers hesitate in their purchasing decisions if packaging is damaged.  – Brand Packaging Magazine A key factor in developing a brand’s trust and healthy sales is choosing the right materials for its product packaging. After all, consumers experience misgivings about purchasing a product if the product’s packaging is damaged or discolored. Read more about Packaging for Shipping: Choose the Right Materials[…]

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Board Grade & Availability: Let What’s Inside Be Your Guide

Does your company pay as much attention to designing your folding cartons as to the product inside? It should, because your customers, or theirs, do. What factors do you consider when choosing, for instance, paperboard folding cartons? Depending upon your product, you may require 0.018 paperboard (commonly called chipboard) stock on one hand or solid Read more about Board Grade & Availability: Let What’s Inside Be Your Guide[…]

Printed paperboard folding cartons with integrated hang tab.

Board Grade & Availability: Let What’s Inside Be Your Guide

Does your company pay as much attention to designing your folding cartons as to the product inside? It should, because your customers, or theirs, do. What factors do you consider when choosing, for instance, paperboard folding cartons? Depending upon your product, you may require 0.018 paperboard (commonly called chipboard) stock on one hand or solid Read more about Board Grade & Availability: Let What’s Inside Be Your Guide[…]

Understanding The Importance Of Sustainable Packaging

According to a report by Smithers Pira, the global market for sustainable packaging is forecast to reach $244 billion by the year 2018. The report also stated that sustainability programs, which are serving an important platforms in new product and marketing development, but are also being seen as a source of innovation, while appealing to Read more about Understanding The Importance Of Sustainable Packaging[…]

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Packed, Stacked, Shipped: Know Your Corrugated Stacking Strength

How strong is your corrugated board? Standard ratings are a major guide to answer that question, such as stacking strength results from ECT (edge compression test) measurements. But several factors can cause compression and weakening of boxes packed and stored under load, such as storage time; relative humidity; pallet patterns (aligned columns, misaligned columns and Read more about Packed, Stacked, Shipped: Know Your Corrugated Stacking Strength[…]

Flexible Packaging Replacing Rigid Packaging Solutions

According to the consumer, today’s packaging solutions are growing in importance of sustainability and convenience. One way to do this is by implementing a solution designed to fit the consumer’s needs by replacing traditional packaging, such as rigid solutions, with flexible packaging options. By 2018, it is estimated that the flexible packaging market will be Read more about Flexible Packaging Replacing Rigid Packaging Solutions[…]

Packaging Made From Potatoes

In a time where being green has never been more important, a new packaging product is being made…out of potatoes?? Tom’s of Maine, producer of all-natural toothpaste and other hygiene products, has decided to give non-GMO potatoes a try as their new product packaging. These non-edible potatoes, that would have otherwise been thrown away, will Read more about Packaging Made From Potatoes[…]