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E-Commerce is the Key to Success For Today’s Suppliers

January 16, 2023

Five Ways Packaging Brands Can Stand Out From the Crowd Online By Yoav Kutner, CEO and co-founder of Oro, Inc. The packaging industry has never had it so good. The pandemic sent consumers online for everything from groceries to healthcare supplies to luxury items — leading to a surge in packaging purchases with e-commerce sales…

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Packaging Waste Management Is In the Spotlight

January 16, 2023

Best Practices for Circular and Sustainable Packaging By Allison Berg, Sustainability Manager at DS Smith With the unprecedented expansion of e-commerce, packaging is now ubiquitous in our daily lives. E-commerce sales were $870 billion in the US in 2021, a 14.2% increase over 2020 and a 50.5% increase over 2019 – and growth in online shopping is…

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Texwrap Demonstrating its E-Commerce Packaging Solutions in Booth S3803c at ProMat 2023

December 5, 2022

Designed for high-volume environments, EPS-2011 Series e-commerce packaging system handles up to 40 packages per minute. Automating e-commerce packaging operations is an efficient and cost-effective way to keep up with this consumer shopping trend that shows no signs of slowing down. That is why Texwrap, a leader in the design and manufacture of fully automated…

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Market Topic: Keeping your E-commerce Packaging in the Game

November 10, 2022

Succeeding in the Online Marketplace Takes the Right Strategies, Solutions, and a Whole Lot of Agility By: Joe Schewe, Director of Design and Engineering at RRD It comes as no surprise that the pandemic changed consumer habits — in particular, the accelerated growth of e-commerce. According to a report by Insider Intelligence, U.S. e-commerce sales…

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Reconfiguring the Packaging Process for E-commerce

November 10, 2022

Efficient Packaging Means Less Waste and Lower Costs By Alicemarie Geoffrion, President, Packaging Operations, DHL Supply Chain, North America Packaging has become a strategic component of the entire supply chain, especially for many e-commerce providers who do not have the luxury of delaying orders until the next day. Meeting consumer demand for faster delivery times…

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ShurSEAL® Packaging Solutions Help Ensure Direct-to-Consumer Packages Arrive Intact

October 3, 2022

Increased e-commerce packaging demand is leading more direct fulfillment centers to focus on case sealing automation. The continuing surge in direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipments due to e-commerce growth has actually created a growing number of supply chain challenges for direct fulfillment centers (DFCs), from labor shortages to a higher number of damaged packages. Sometimes new challenges…

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New ProCommerce Vertical Bagging Series from Rennco Provides Bubble-Wrapped Packaging for e-Commerce

April 5, 2022

Rennco’s new ProCommerce Vertical Bagging Series provides right-sized bubble-wrapped packaging for sensitive or more fragile products for your e-Commerce applications. The new ProCommerce Vertical Bagging Series from Rennco, a ProMach brand, produces custom bag sizes lined with bubble mailing material for e-Commerce applications. Rennco is a leading manufacturer of vertical semi-automatic and automatic bagging solutions…

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Levain Bakery™ Meets E-commerce Demand with RRD

March 9, 2022

RRD helped Levain Bakery™ meet a 200% increase in e-commerce demand during the pandemic. Leveraging RRD’s expertise, Levain has transformed from a New York City institution to a national brand. RRD, a leading global provider of marketing and business communications, helped Levain Bakery™ meet a 200% increase in e-commerce demand during the pandemic. The 26-year-old…

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Five Trends for Industrial Inkjet Printing in 2022

March 7, 2022

Demand is growing for faster digital printing and specialized ink due to coding and labeling requirements, and new consumer preferences. By Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager at Kao Collins New risks have cast a shadow on 2021’s robust economic recovery. Businesses are struggling to meet the pent-up consumer demand that grew during the global pandemic. Further,…

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The Packaging Strategy Everyone Should Know

March 7, 2022

Automating e-commerce operations provides a path for growth by adding speed and accuracy By David Nettles, Director of Sales, Texwrap Packaging Systems Effectively managing a business’s e-commerce operation can be challenging, especially when it comes to the packaging process. For many companies, e-commerce packaging is a labor-intensive endeavor that is not a very efficient operation.…

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How Packaging Has Changed in the Amazon Age

February 9, 2022

Amazon suppliers are shaping industry standards for sustainable manufacturing and materials. By William J. Madl, Marketing Consultant  Amazon has been doing business since 1994, originally founded by Jeff Bezos out of his garage. Starting with over $20,000 in sales weekly, his company has gone on to reach $100 billion in revenue to date, is responsible…

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What to Expect from Packaging in 2022

January 17, 2022

By: Sean Riley, Senior Director, Media and Industry Communications at PMMI: The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies The value of U.S. domestic shipments of packaging machinery is estimated to have been worth $9.4 billion in 2020, according to the 2021 State of the Industry – U.S. Packaging Machinery Report produced by PMMI Business Intelligence,…

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Popping the Bubble on Protective Plastic Shipping Packaging

November 24, 2021

As eCommerce explodes, protective plastic packing materials must decline, and fast. By Lorne Herszkowicz, Partner at HexcelPack As eCommerce continues to escalate, we must wrap our hands around product shipping wrap to ensure optimal sustainability and eco-friendliness into the future. While environmentalists were already bracing for the glut of padded mailers, corrugated fiberboard, shrink wrap,…

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A Guide To Pet Food Labelling

November 22, 2021

By Brindha, Contributing Writer Many people adore pets, and give more importance to them by treating them more or like an extended family member. With the rising craze for pets in every home, the pet food industry is experiencing vast growth by producing unique pet foods and supplying it to the pet owners or retailers…

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Baumer hhs Introduces E-Commerce Hot Melt System

October 27, 2021

Baumer hhs announces the launch of its new hot melt system for e-commerce packaging. Designed to meet the growing demand for high-quality delivery boxes with pressure-sensitive adhesive closures, the turnkey system includes an energy-efficient melter, application head, controller, product guide, and durable mount with precision settings. “Our new system enables e-commerce packaging producers to apply…

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Governor Lamont Announces Ranpak to Create New Innovation Center in Shelton

October 22, 2021

Governor Ned Lamont announced that Ranpak Holdings Corp., a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, is creating an 80,000 square foot innovation and automation center in Shelton, Connecticut. The company expects to initially employ 35 workers at the facility and increase that amount to around 80 to…

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DS Smith survey: Pandemic Triggers Embrace of Recycling, Sustainable Packaging but There’s More Work to be Done

October 18, 2021

A pandemic-induced surge in e-commerce has left shoppers with more boxes than ever before, triggering a rush by consumers to embrace recycling and raising the demand for sustainable packaging. But while there’s more interest in sustainability – especially among millennials – many buyers say they’re frustrated by the amount of unrecyclable material showing up and…

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Surviving the Perfect Storm Impacting Packaging and Shipping Operations

October 18, 2021

By Peter Schwoerer, Vice President at CMES Robotics Inc. Packaging and shipping operations across all market segments were already being squeezed prior to 2020 by tight labor markets and cost pressures. The pandemic created the perfect storm in 2020 by not only intensifying an already tight labor market, but also by the exponential growth in…

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Ranpak Makes Strategic Investment in Creapaper, Innovative German Leader in Environmentally-Sustainable Grasspaper

October 5, 2021

Ranpak Holdings Corp. (“Ranpak”), a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, announced its recent investment in Creapaper GmbH (“Creapaper”), the inventor of grasspaper and provider of grasspaper products. Creapaper announced concurrently that the company successfully completed financing round B with new investors including Ranpak, JS Capital, Schusterman…

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HexcelPack Introduces E-Commerce Packaging Kit to Assist Retailers During Peak Ordering Seasons

September 27, 2021

HexcelPack, a developer of eco-friendly, paper-based protective cushioning solutions to replace bubble packaging and other plastic or foam-based materials, has introduced Store in the Box™, an innovative e-commerce packaging kit featuring three of HexcelPack’s sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, MiniPack™, Hexcel’ope™, and Fil in a Box™. The kit provides retailers on-demand packaging supplies to quickly ship…

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