Aristotle might have taught that nature abhors a vacuum, but meat loves it! Candidly, these two ideas of vacuum are not quite the same. On the one hand, we have the idea that a perfect vacuum, a space that is completely void of matter, cannot exist in nature; on the other is the concept of […]Read More Can Vacuum Sealing Double Shelf Life?
Between Thanksgiving and Christmas in 2020, the shipment industry dealt with 3 billion packages at once. Is the system equipped with the right tools to deal with it? Judging by the delivery delays by FedEx, UPS, USPS, and such, the answer is not enough. Even with the hiring of seasonal workers and the added steps to […]Read More 5 Reasons Your Package May Be Delayed
Polyolefin shrink film is used in a variety of applications. Anything from wire shrink tubing to winter window treatments. For this article, we are talking about centerfold polyolefin shrink film used for packaging applications. We will discuss a few options available and which benefits they offer. A centerfold film comes on a roll folded in […]Read More Centerfold Polyolefin Shrink Film Differences
Shrink Wrap, what does it mean? Here are ten different uses for Shrink Wrap and which one may suit your needs. Shrink wrap is one of those allusive terms applied to many different things, and sometimes the term is misused. One of the most common confusions is with Stretch wrap. These two terms like to […]Read More 9 Items “Shrink Wrap” Can Refer To, and Which You Need
It’s always so exciting to unwrap holiday packaging from loved ones during the holidays. But, there’s one not so exciting side effect: waste. During the month of December, there’s more waste from holiday gift packages than any other time of year. While a holiday care package is a wonderful thing to receive, it might not be […]Read More How to Dispose of Holiday Packaging
In the United States, 200 million pounds of turkey go to waste every year at Thanksgiving alone. Simultaneously, 48 million Americans develop foodborne illnesses every year — and holiday meals are a notorious culprit for food poisoning and food safety problems. It’s a challenge to keep food safe during the holidays while at the same time avoiding food waste when […]Read More How to Package and Preserve Food for the Upcoming Holidays
In 2019, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) projected a 40% increase in plastic pollution over the next decade. Notably, the WWF calculated this projection before the coronavirus pandemic. Since the pandemic began, plastic pollution has increased exponentially. Experts warn that this increase may leave lasting environmental consequences long after the pandemic subsides. So what can you do to reduce […]Read More How to Reduce Packaging Waste During the Coronavirus
COVID-19 disrupted lives and business operations overnight. Health and safety protocols have never been more critical for industries around the globe. The pandemic has forced millions of people into quarantine. Still, the impact of COVID-19 on commercial packaging will have a lasting effect on consumers and businesses long after stay-at-home orders have been lifted. Have […]Read More 4 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed Packaging Policies