Five Things Your Corrugated Graphic Designer Needs You To Know

You’ve put an order in for your corrugated boxes, and they have asked you to provide print-ready graphics. Before you pull your logo from your website to send to the graphic designer, here are five things the graphic designer would like you to know that will make the printing process much smoother. You will be […]

Creating E-Commerce Packaging for Your Brand

A Guide to Creating the Best E-Commerce Packaging for Your Brand Custom e-commerce packaging goes above and beyond the constraints of standardized packaging solutions, allowing e-commerce sellers to implement branded packaging that suits the needs of each unique product. Through custom packaging, online sellers ensure that goods remain better protected in transit and present a […]

Where Do I Start When Packaging My Product?

From primary to tertiary packaging, all aspects of your product’s packaging should be designed with purpose. It not only protects your product, but it also acts as a tangible first impression of your brand. Ensuring you have the right packaging solution is critical for success. Below are five things to consider when packaging your product. […]

How Environmental Conditions Impact Corrugated Boxes

Storage and transportation of corrugated boxes can expose them to varying and often fluctuating environmental conditions. This can negatively impact the corrugated material’s moisture content and the effectiveness of the glue used in manufacturing. Moisture and temperature are important considerations when discussing the strength and longevity of corrugated boxes. Moisture Content Takes a Leading Role […]

Mullen Burst Test vs. Edge Crush Test (ECT)

Optimizing your corrugated boxes to find the perfect balance between protecting your product and minimizing excess packaging (i.e., excess costs and environmental impact) is a science. The science involves using empirical data from testing the corrugated board that makes up the box. Two standard tests are the Mullen Test and ECT or edge crush test. […]

Packaging Supply Chain

Can a Packaging and Supply Chain Assessment Save You Money? If you are choosing a packaging vendor based on only unit cost, you might be costing yourself more money. Looking at the total cost of ownership, through a packaging and supply chain assessment, can help you reduce your opportunity and variable costs. A packaging and […]

Evaluate Your Packaging

Is It Time To Evaluate Your Packaging Vendor? If your vendor isn’t meeting your needs, it may be time to make a change. Below are some topics for consideration regarding your current vendor vs. Progress Container and Display. Supply Chain Inefficiencies We provide suggestions to reduce supply chain inefficiencies, including: Supply Chain Management.  Starting at […]

Packaging Costs Review

What is Your Packaging Really Costing You? If I asked you what your packaging costs are annually, you might total up your invoices for the year to come up with your annual costs. You may even think you are doing pretty good, having negotiated a great unit price. However, the total costs, not the unit […]

Companies React to Consumers’ Need for Sustainable Packaging

For years, sustainability has been a big buzz word that was casually mentioned on websites and pushed out on social media, but now companies are increasingly moving from talking to doing. Finding the balance between profits and sustainability is critical, and business executives are finding the two goals are not mutually exclusive. One sustainability survey […]

Corrugated Marketing Material

Turn Corrugated into Affordable Marketing Material When many people think of corrugated boxes they think of the ubiquitous box used to ship product. And while that is an important function, corrugated can also be used to drive brand awareness and attract customers. Whether your corrugated box is sitting on a warehouse shelf, used as primary […]