A tasty lesson in supply chain efficiency

by Todd McDonald on March 5, 2015

From the grocery store, to the office, and yes even online, it’s that time of year again when we are constantly faced with the temptation to stock up on Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Samoas, not to mention take advantage of a time-honored opportunity to help young girls learn money management and business ethics skills. It’s [...]

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Can you solve this packaging riddle?

by Todd McDonald on February 18, 2015

What is amazingly light, incredibly moisture resistant, extremely durable and 100% recyclable? What has clean peel and low lint features as well as superior tear strength and puncture resistance, even when wet? What can maintain the sterility of medical devices for at least five years after terminal sterilization and does not become brittle after gas [...]

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5 real-world benefits of 3D printing in package manufacturing

February 4, 2015

Bifurcated. It’s at term you may have heard used to describe certain markets (such as the housing market), loans, civil trials and even bodies of water. It’s a word that often conjures up images of division and segmentation. One thing it might not make you think of, however, is 3D printing. But perhaps it should. [...]

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The most heat resistant thermoforming material ever invented

January 22, 2015

When it comes to heat resistant materials, Starlite may be one of the most heat resistant materials you never heard about. While its inventor, Maurice Ward, never disclosed the formula for this potentially world changing innovation before his death in 2011, it was proven to be able to withstand heat three times hotter than the [...]

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