6 hot tips for ice melt application

6 hot tips for ice melt application

Veritiv Facility Solutions | November 19, 2019

If it only cost $10 to improve safety for your employees and customers, plus avoid paying $100,000+ in damages, would you do it? Most people would say, “Of course!” Yet this expense (the average cost of one bag of ice melt) is often overlooked or delayed.
Ice melt helps minimize slips, trips and falls in snowy or icy conditions. While there are other methods for de-icing, ice melt works faster and lasts longer than products like rock salt thanks to its mix of sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, and calcium chloride.

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Is it time for a packaging equipment upgrade?

Is it time for a packaging equipment upgrade?

Packaging | November 15, 2019

The equipment you choose can make or break your packaging—and even your product. So how do you know when it’s time for an upgrade? “There are key signs that indicate it is time to evaluate the situation,” says Julius Little, Director, Equipment and Load Containment Solutions with Veritiv.
Your equipment is antiquated and challenging to maintain, and may even pose a safety risk.
Your business is rapidly growing, and your equipment simply can’t keep up with demand or production needs.

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Take note: a handwritten card delivers

Take note: a handwritten card delivers

Print and Paper | November 14, 2019

When’s the last time you received a handwritten note, or better yet, wrote one yourself? Handwritten notes on printed cards seem to be a dime a dozen these days, but this just makes them more special to give and receive!
This is especially true in the business world. In fact, handwritten notes on printed cards can be a powerful marketing tool. If you customize them with your own commentary, they help you develop stronger customer relationships and perhaps even gain lifelong loyalty. And as a bonus, your sales may benefit too.
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4 steps to reducing germs

4 steps to reducing germs

Veritiv Facility Solutions | October 24, 2019

Sickness can impact both personal safety and business productivity. With this year’s season on the horizon, now is the time to prepare to keep your employees and business healthy. 80% of germs are transmitted by hand-to-hand contact, so keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps to avoid illness and outbreaks in the workplace.* Here are four steps to reduce germ transmission and boost wellness.
1. Explain proper handwashing

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Dispelling the “don’t print” myth

Dispelling the “don’t print” myth

Veritiv Print and Paper | October 16, 2019

Be a copycat! Terms like “Go paperless; save trees,” or simply “go green” can be misleading and spread falsehoods about printing and paper. Printing too much or too often doesn’t destroy trees and forests in the long term. Here’s the truth: North American forests are continuously replenished by sustainable forest management and considered a renewable resource.

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Unit load containment testing

Unit load containment testing

Veritiv Packaging | September 18, 2019

Packaging professionals too often address issues with breakage, damage, and loss (BD&L) by increasing the number of times a pallet is wrapped with film—temporarily addressing unit load failure, but driving up film usage and possibly labor costs. Utilizing different methods of palletized unit load testing can help uncover how primary and secondary packaging structures affect the overall containment performance.

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Your next marketing effort: mail it in

Your next marketing effort: mail it in

Veritiv Print and Paper | September 16, 2019

Admit it. You still check your mailbox when you get home. Sure, you may overlook most of the clutter, such as bills, credit card applications and the like, but every now and then something catches your eye. A well-crafted message on a postcard is still an attention grabber!
In our electronic marketing multi-channel world, a solid print component can easily be disregarded. But, direct mail is an invaluable method of generating consumer responses. And here’s proof:
75% of households usually read, scan, or read some of their direct mail advertising materials.1

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How to right size your can liner

How to right size your can liner

Veritiv Facility Solutions | August 29, 2019

Need help taking the trash out? Selecting the right can liners for your facility can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. However, any ol’ bag won’t do. Get to know these bag basics and choose your liners wisely! 
1. Determine the proper resin type for your application
LLDPE – recommended for sharper objects and will stand up to heavier, irregular waste
HDPE – recommended for paper and non-sharp objects with light to moderate transport needs
2. Determine how much weight your can liner needs to hold

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Food packaging predicament: flexible or rigid?

Food packaging predicament: flexible or rigid?

Veritiv Packaging | August 22, 2019

Flexible packaging is a fast growing packaging trend, but is flexible or rigid packaging right for your product and channel strategies? According to Jim Wynne, Director of Food Solutions with Veritiv, the answer may be both.

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The benefits of SBS paperboard packaging

The benefits of SBS paperboard packaging

Veritiv Print and Paper | August 19, 2019

In today’s packaging world, the choice of materials can be overwhelming. While plastic packaging has proven to be a very efficient packaging material, especially when it comes to keeping food fresh, Solid Bleached Sulfate (SBS) paperboard is a more versatile and environmentally friendly option.
What is SBS paperboard?
SBS paperboard made from mostly hardwood, chemically pulped fibers that are bleached and refined. Here are some benefits of using SBS paperboard as your go-to packaging material:

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