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The Real Cost of Poor Packaging

Disclaimer: The following consequences of poor packaging are entirely preventable. If your number one priority is shipping products as quickly as possible, and by any means necessary, stop reading. If you are not concerned with the quality of the product as it arrives to your customer, this article...

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Branded Packaging: Not Just For Retail

Branded packaging is not just for retail anymore. Whether it's toothpaste, shoes, or tomato sauce, branded packaging is everywhere in retail.  We expect to see it while walking down the grocery aisle or on a shopping website. It's what differentiates items from their generic counterparts. It's why everyone...

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The real difference between Supply Chain + Logistics

Like David Bowie once sang, "Love (and logistics) is such an old-fashioned word." (See: lyrics to "Under Pressure") The word logistics became popular during World War II to explain the supplying of equipment to troops in different parts of the world. In the business world, logistics means "the...

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7 Questions to Ask Your Packaging Team

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4 Packaging Myths + Misconceptions

Not all packaging companies are created equally. There are hundreds of packaging companies out there. Some are online, some are national, international, or local. Packaging providers are plentiful because nearly every type of distribution or manufacturing business -- be it healthcare, food, beverage, home goods, textiles, electronics, beauty,...

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25th Anniversary Trade Show: SPONSORS (Full List)

Thank you for all who made our 25th Anniversary Event + Trade Show a success! Our 25th Anniversary Event + Trade Show, held at our warehouse on May 18, 2017, was a great success -- and much of that was because of our wonderful sponsors. We had over...

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Shurtape: A “Visionary” in the Packaging Industry

As many of you know, we are proudly celebrating 25 years of service at United Packaging on May 18, and could not be more excited to host such a wonderful event for our clients, partners, and friends in the business. A lot has happened in 25 years, but...

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