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Environmental Impact on Recycling Cardboard Boxes
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Environmental Impact on Recycling Cardboard Boxes

Corrugated cardboard has the best recycling Record of any packaging material Did you realize that in the United State over 90% of items shipped are packaged in cardboard? In this infographic we take a look at how individuals can reduce the environmental impact of cardboard manufacturing by simply recycling. Right now there are over 400 […]

Fruit Stays Fresh Longer when packed in Corrugated Trays
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Fruit Stays Fresh Longer when packed in Corrugated Trays

New research by the University of Bologna indicates that corrugated trays keep fruit fresher and safer than reusable plastic containers (RPCs). Researchers examining both shipping options found corrugated trays added up to three days shelf life and significantly reduced contamination from pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms. The chief finding was that corrugated trays ensured higher-quality packed […]

World Wildlife Fund organizes around reuse of materials
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World Wildlife Fund organizes around reuse of materials

WWF convenes industry stakeholders to develop strategies to help businesses and industry source secondary materials. Coca-Cola, Nestlé, McCormick, and Target among members. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has announced the Cascading Materials Vision, a platform that seeks to enable a global system of efficient materials management, creating markets that better the reuse of materials to reduce waste. Grounded […]

Innovating Corrugated Literally Demands Thinking Outside the Box
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Innovating Corrugated Literally Demands Thinking Outside the Box

Few things are as ubiquitous today as the humble cardboard box. Reliable, durable and easily transported, corrugated boxes have been around for over a century. However with longevity comes challenge—real innovation in such a commodity space, if possible, demands novel thinking. An astonishing 95% of all products in the US are shipped in corrugated Corrugated […]

Corrugated Packaging Is Looking Forward to the Future
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Corrugated Packaging Is Looking Forward to the Future

Creative thinking and new printing techniques are transforming corrugated packaging into eye-catching uses beyond its traditional purpose, according to European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO). FEFCO says that the industry is continually investing to meet challenges such as the ongoing shift towards internet shopping, environmental concerns and food waste. It is already a pioneering force […]

Folding Carton Converters Get Creative With Digital Printing Technology
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Folding Carton Converters Get Creative With Digital Printing Technology

As SKUs continue to multiply, run lengths decrease, and brands demand faster turnarounds and explore personalized packaging, digital printing continues to gain traction in the folding carton segment of the packaging industry. With several digital carton presses now commercially available, multiple folding carton converters are creatively using digital printing technology to serve their customers’ needs. […]

The Uses of Corrugated Cardboard
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The Uses of Corrugated Cardboard

It’s easy to find a constant, free supply of corrugated cardboard. Many stores, especially grocery stores, dispose of tons of it each year. Many of your purchases probably come in a corrugated cardboard box that you can save. Taking advantage of its availability not only saves you money, but it is kind to the planet […]