Sustainability is no longer the future for packaging. It's officially the present state and the foreseeable future in package design and corporate responsibility. Sustainable packaging is not only a better option for the environment, but a great investment; especially for brands that are actively pursuing a positive image in the eyes of the consumer. The main impediment to its speed to growth in the packaging market has been the higher cost that comes along with it, but that's changing. Deciding how to design for sustainability may seem difficult and costly, but it is a worthwhile endeavor that will not only become mandatory in the next decade, but also provide major benefits to brands that adopt it in some form, sooner rather than later.
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There is a trend in packaging that is playing a growing role in the way that consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies operate. This fast rising trend is the shift towards consumer convenience. The packaging trends towards convenience for CPG companies are a key component to consumer satisfaction. In this article, we talk about how you can use this information to ensure your packaging is cost effective while delivering what the consumer wants.
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When operating any business, being mindful of costs is one of the key ways to maximize sales potential. After all, creating a competitive product is important, but making that product available to the consumer in a cost-effective way sets successful businesses apart from the competition. Production line automation allows companies to leverage ingenuity and efficiency without sacrificing craftsmanship or quality. With an automated production line, you never have to worry about employees getting sick, you can rest assured that production levels will remain high, and you can feel confident knowing that the end product will be made to a consistently high standard.
Upgrading your packaging line can be incredibly beneficial to your production. If you’re thinking about upgrading any part of it, your packaging machinery is a great place to improve efficiency and reduce costs in several ways. Here are the top 5 things to consider when upgrading your packaging line to ensure you’re on the path to success.
In the age of the technology boom it's important to take a look at how you bring your products to market. Do you need to consider the boom in e-commerce when it comes to your current packaging designs? Some believe it's necessary depending on your product line and target markets while others are using it as a way to catapult their business by packaging with a new set of eyes and creativity, creating a bond between the consumer and the brand. How has the digital age influenced product packaging? Here's the latest on how digital is influencing packaging aesthetics and how you can too, with research to back it up!
Flexible packaging is one of the fastest growing forms of packaging in the industry and it doesn’t look like that growth is stopping anytime soon. Not only is it beneficial to both manufacturers and retailers, but it also has it’s perks for consumers as well. Flexibility is the name of the game, not just in a tangible sense. The options available in the flexible material space are almost endless! Read on to learn why flexible packaging is so innovative and the great perks that come along with transitioning to using it to package your products.