How much is sustainability costing your customers?

by Todd McDonald on October 22, 2014

There’s no question that today’s consumers consider sustainability and social consequences when shopping, and many are putting their money where their values are. In fact, according to Nielsen’s recently released 2014 Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, a majority of consumers are even “willing to pay more for products and services from companies that are [...]

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How has your thermoformer evolved over the years?

by Todd McDonald on October 7, 2014

It’s hard to imagine a world without plastic. From our health and well being to our safety and security, plastics certainly play a critical role in our everyday lives. It’s no wonder the news is often full of references to the future of plastics, from the next generation of bioplastics to the latest 3D printing [...]

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How green is your thermoformer?

September 30, 2014

With so much focus on sustainability these days, it may surprise you that according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), industrial pollution is responsible for almost 50 percent of the pollution present in the United States. Fortunately, there are many ways manufacturers can work to lower this sobering statistic – such as manufacturing products using [...]

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What’s the story behind your thermoformer’s certifications?

September 17, 2014

If you find yourself reviewing the certifications and qualifications of various packaging or medical device manufacturers, chances are you will see a mix of one or more ISO registrations, cGMP certifications, even FDA registrations. So how do you make sense of this “alphabet soup” and effectively compare one company to another? In other words, are [...]

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