During 2019 in the US, approximately 136.1 billion dollars of food was produced by American farmers, much of which was wasted due to spoilage. An estimated 30-40 percent of food is said to be wasted in the United States. Food is purchased and stored in the fridge or pantry, but consumers end up throwing items […]Read More How Vacuum Sealing Reduces Food Waste
There are many different packaging materials available throughout the world. Whether packaging items regularly or only occasionally, there are many choices.Packaging throughout the world differs significantly and understanding some of the unique types of packaging will help make an informed decision prior to making a purchase. Here are a few things to keep in mind […]Read More Packaging Material Types and Uses
When running a small business, packaging is one of the first impressions of your product. The right packaging can be appealing, functional, and budget friendly. Packaging is more than the means of transporting and protecting products. It plays a more important role in consumer decisions than you may have considered. Packaging is a way to market your small business, impress […]Read More Dependable, Affordable Packaging Ideas for Small Businesses
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