The Flexible Packaging Blog
Reviews, trends, and tips covering all things flexible packaging to protect your products and your bottom line.
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A brand’s commitment to adopting environmentally conscious practices has become increasingly important to today’s consumers. As more people recognize the need for environmental awareness, shoppers prefer companies that take steps to reduce their environmental impact and ecological footprint. So, where does sustainable labeling fit into the mix, and how can it help boost trust in your product? In this article, we will explain why sustainable labeling is such an essential part of your labeling process in a world where ever more people are demanding their favorite brands "go green."
Environment | Packaging Design | Food Packaging
It’s easy to overlook the value of packaging beyond brand recognition and loyalty efforts. Still, smart packaging strategies can remedy that as your operations shift their focus to inbound goods. As packaging gets even more intelligent, it could also have a story to tell your customers when it arrives. Smart packaging opens up new opportunities to protect your products as they move through the supply chain. It comes with more planning than other boxes but can have significant returns. Let’s look at some of those planning needs and where to look to build out a smart packaging strategy.
Are you curious about freeze-dried food packaging and the process of freeze-drying food? You are not alone. Many people are looking into both of these topics. The COVID-19 pandemic has skyrocketed consumer demand for shelf-stable foods. And according to recent reports, this trend is here to stay. With consumers shifting their focus to non-perishables, we can also expect freeze-dried foods to become more and more popular. If you’re just learning about freeze-dried foods to stockpile, you’re probably wondering, “what is freeze-drying food?” You may also be looking for information on freeze-dried food packaging. In this article, we will explore the process of freeze-drying food and note some of the popular packaging supplies used for packaging this type of food.
Equipment | Packaging Materials | Plant Performance | Investment | Packaging Design | Food Packaging | Warehousing
You are beyond excited as you take your last sip of coffee, gently placing the cup on your desk. You have packaging materials and machinery on your mind. And you are ready. Before you, a flat-screen LCD monitor glows, projecting that beautiful blue light upon your face. You can feel the caffeine coursing through your veins. You type away at the keyboard; the excitement rises with each click and clack of the keys beneath your fingers. You hit enter. Now, you stare at the home page of your chosen packaging materials and machinery vendor. You have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Today is the day, you think to yourself! You are finally ready to purchase packaging materials or machinery, and you are about to hit that buy button. You hear a gentle whisper as if a voice was calling to you from another realm. And suddenly, you freeze. Your finger hovers over the enter button. Wait, says the voice. Wait? You think to yourself. No, I want to do this; I am ready to buy, you exclaim to no one in particular! Again, you attempt to hit the buy button. And again, your finger stops as it just barely scratches the surface of the enter button on your keyboard. Wait, says the voice, now louder, as if from a person standing in the room with you. Whom could that be, you ask yourself silently? As you read these words here today, we answer you. It is us, Industrial Packaging! You are probably wondering why it seems as if we do not want you to buy packaging machinery and materials. We do. We genuinely do; however, you may not be ready yet. It would help if you answered several essential questions first, and we are here to go over those questions with you. Once you have taken care of the items in this article, you will be ready to make a packaging purchase.
Packaging Materials | Packaging Design | Food Packaging
Whether you are packaging food or some type of consumer goods, you have spent much time researching the different packaging materials for your product packaging needs. You have considered many different packaging supplies, but you had to do a lot of searching before coming across carded packaging. During that time, you discovered skin packaging. After reviewing the elements of skin packaging and what is involved when using these types of packaging materials, you decided that skin packs are the right packaging supplies for your current packaging project. The only problem is that you are having trouble finding pricing information for skin packaging and each of the related products that make up a skin pack. You have been frustrated that you cannot find this information and have been scouring the internet for this data to no avail. However, your quest to find this information ends now. With many decades in the packaging industry, Industrial Packaging has been consulting thousands of clients on the cost of skin packaging for years. And, we can do the same for you. This article will explain how much skin packaging costs and describe the additional items that can impact that cost. After reading this article, you will know how much skin packaging costs and will be one step closer to purchasing.
Packaging Materials | Packaging Design | Food Packaging
Clams! Lobster! Haddock! Salmon! Mussels! Geoduck! Oysters! Shrimp! The list goes on and on. There is a whole universe of seafood to eat. There is an equally large selection of packaging materials to package your succulent fruits of the sea. As a seafood processing and manufacturing company, you are looking for the appropriate packaging materials to package your products. But, you don't want just any old packaging materials. You want to give your customers the most beneficial packaging currently on the market. You have been trying to find the top seafood packaging materials but are not sure where to start. You are looking for this information but have been having trouble finding it. Well, fortunately for you, today's catch of the day is the top 5 types of seafood packaging! With multiple generations in the food packaging industry, Industrial Packaging knows the most popular types of seafood packaging currently available. This article will cover the top 5 types of seafood packaging. After reading this article, you will be able to choose the proper seafood packaging for your business!