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Jun
28

Allen Field Turns 71 This Year

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It’s hard to believe, but Allen Field will turn 71 this year in 2016. Established in 1945, we started out as a customer-focused manufacturer of plastic sock hangers, small garment accessory hangers, plastic clips, plastic closures and other retail display hardware for the garment and hosiery industry and we have evolved to one of the leading companies in the Packaging, Woodworking and Textile Industries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun
21

New York’s EastPack Conference 2016: The Latest in Packaging Innovations

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Packaging professionals can gain an immense amount of knowledge from the EastPack Conference, which is being held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York from June 14-16, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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May
09

Packaging Tips Told by a Retail Veteran

Ron Sasine, who has served as senior director of packaging for Walmart, is a retail veteran who is sharing his vast knowledge of the packaging industry with brand owners and their packaging suppliers looking to decipher the best practices for what retailers are really looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr
28

Poll Says Over One Fourth of Respondents Will Use Cobots in Packaging Operations in 2016

According to data from a new poll, it appears the use of cobots in the packaging operation industry is on the rise in 2016, which shows the expansion potential this robotic automation will have in packaging operations going forward. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr
08

The Evolution of Corrugated Box Flutes Is Important, and Here’s Why

Corrugated box flutes: we use them for everything from pizza boxes, various take-out containers and bakery boxes. The evolution of these flutes isn’t done, either. There are new classes of flutes emerging often for specialized needs in newer items like disposable bakeware and other eco-friendly disposables. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar
23

Customers Aren’t Happy With E-Commerce Packaging

A survey completed by Shorr Packaging has revealed adult e-commerce customers aren’t satisfied with packaging. In fact, only 11 percent of total customers are completely satisfied. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan
29

Category Focus – Self-Ready Packaging (SRP)

Point of sales can no longer afford to ignore the category of Self-Ready Packaging (SRP), with more and more brands coming to the realize how effective it can be. Historically, retailers haven’t put much effort into SRP, but the tides are quickly changing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan
26

Global Packaging Demand to Increase Up Until 2020

The rate of global packaging will grow between 2015-2020, a new report suggests, with the prediction that it will reach $998 billion at today’s prices over a five-year period. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov
24

Bioplastic Market is Set to Soar Over the Next Five Years

Allied Market Research, a marketing research team has released a new and exciting report on Bioplastics and their development in popularity among the packaging industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct
26

PACK EXPO: Top 3 Packaging Trends that are Affecting the Global Packaging Market

There are many packaging trends that have flooded the packaging industry this year, but some show a forecast of greater influence on the global market for packaging design than others. Read the rest of this entry »

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