IS IT TIME FOR A  PACKAGING EQUIPMENT UPGRADE?

IS IT TIME FOR A PACKAGING EQUIPMENT UPGRADE?

Veritiv Corporation | September 28, 2018

The packaging 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.
1) Your packaging equipment is antiquated and challenging to maintain, and may even pose a safety risk.
2) Your business is rapidly growing, and your equipment simply can’t keep up with demand or production needs.

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The future of food packaging is retail-ready

Veritiv Corporation | September 14, 2018

Retailers may be the driving force behind retail-ready packaging (RRP), but brand owners and manufacturers are uncovering ways to boost sales and brand recognition through product packaging designed to be quickly stocked and attract consumers.

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National Toilet Paper Day 2018

National Toilet Paper Day 2018

Veritiv Corporation | August 24, 2018

At Veritiv, towel and tissue is big business. That's just one of the reasons why we celebrate National Toilet Paper Day—a national holiday dedicated to a product that we truly cannot live without. Here are five things you probably don't know about toilet paper:

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Aerospace material innovations take flight

Aerospace material innovations take flight

Veritiv Corporation | August 17, 2018

How composite materials are driving the need for new manufacturing and packaging solutions.
In aerospace, one material innovation can save money, reduce waste and even help improve safety. However, it also creates new manufacturing and packaging considerations. Case in point: carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP). 

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Does luxury and sustainable packaging go hand in hand?

Does luxury and sustainable packaging go hand in hand?

Veritiv Corporation | July 19, 2018

If you’re Boll & Branch – a high-end e-commerce company offering luxury bedding and towels – it’s not only a requirement, but core to the brand.
We recently teamed up with the high-end e-tailer on a gift box re-design. The previous design consisted of corrugated with a two-sided rollover and litho print on the inside. Kraft paper was used as filler around the gift boxes.

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Restroom experiences around the world

Restroom experiences around the world

Veritiv Corporation | July 11, 2018

When you travel, public restrooms are rarely top of mind. You’re likely thinking about flight check-ins, favorite destination spots, and unforgettable photo opportunities – not whether your restroom experience will be a positive one.
From the one-way glass restrooms on the streets of London to the video game toilets in Japan, it can be an interesting experience to use a restroom in another country.
Award-winning loos

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Packaging Equipment Solutions

Packaging Equipment Solutions

Veritiv Corporation | June 8, 2018

Packaging equipment is not just for large companies. Smaller, more nimble companies are using semi- and fully-automated packaging solutions to meet growing sales and customer demands. In a short time period, the equipment investment can deliver measurable ROI and contribute to a more efficient operation. Why are more and more companies (both large and small) interested in packaging equipment solutions? Here are five key benefits: 1. Increase capacity, productivity and throughput 2. Maximize product containment and protection during transportation and warehousing 3.

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Can strategic packaging improve your bottom line?

Can strategic packaging improve your bottom line?

Veritiv Corporation | May 23, 2018

In the past, packaging was often considered a last-minute process before products went to market. It was part of shipping, plain and simple. But today, innovative companies are making it part of the product development process, moving packaging design and manufacturing up the planning ladder.
Why? Strategic packaging can save manufacturers big money.

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6 tips for overseas packaging success

6 tips for overseas packaging success

Veritiv Corporation | April 6, 2018

The global packaging market is rapidly expanding, expected to reach $975 billion this year, with sales concentrated in Asia.* Manufacturing products overseas can help you meet customer demand and reduce per-unit costs, but it can also put your product quality, customer experience, brand and profitability at risk. To avoid this, consider these guidelines from our experts.
1. BE SURE TO GET THE PRODUCTS YOU PAY FOR

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4 Shocking But Fun Facts About Bubble Wrap®

4 Shocking But Fun Facts About Bubble Wrap®

Veritiv Corporation | January 25, 2018

Let’s face it – we all love Bubble Wrap ®, especially when we’re popping it. Enjoy these fun facts below!
1. Bubble Wrap® was originally invented as wallpaper
Fifty years ago, Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes created three-dimensional wallpaper from sealed air pockets between shower curtains. They thought people would love the groovy design, but Bubble Wrap’s destiny was function over form. A great packaging material was born.
2. Popping Bubble Wrap® relieves stress

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