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Sustainable Packaging for Pharmaceuticals

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The pharmaceutical industry is one of the largest industries and major contributor to the national GDP, and is also more emission-intensive than the automotive industry according to some studies. Challenges of the Pharmaceutical Packaging Market. The pharmaceutical packaging market must address many considerations that are not applicable to other packaging markets. Packaging processes typically include […]

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Secondary Packaging Types & Uses

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Secondary packaging describes the type of packaging that protects products inside and is often the first thing customers see when picking products off the shelf. Unlike primary packaging, which comes in direct contact with the product, secondary packaging adds another layer of protection and an opportunity to create brand awareness with marketing and product information. […]

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How to Organize Pallets of Product Crowding Your Facility

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All types of finished goods and raw materials are shipped between businesses every day. As companies receive truckloads of goods shipped on pallets, they must find a way to keep their facility and inventory organized. A proper flow of goods and organization is key to achieving streamlined and productive activities. Here are some tips to […]

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What Is Kitting for Manufacturers?

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This article was originally published on April 6, 2021 and updated on 3/28/2023 Kitting is a process that involves grouping together individual products that are either sold together or used together into one assembled kit. What is Kitting? Kitting is an inventory management technique that is often used by retailers, especially e-commerce and online marketplace […]

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Supply Chain Optimization: Kitting Solutions

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This article was originally published on April 12, 2021 but updated on March 27,2023 Companies in every industry take great care to source all products and services from reliable providers to optimize their supply chain for maximum value. Manufacturers in many industries, such as automotive or electronics, want to make sure their suppliers follow generally […]

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Why Kitting Processes Matter to Many Industries

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  This article was originally published on April 19, 2021 and updated on March 23, 2023 The definition of kitting is to gather a set of products that somehow relate to each other or go together into a kit, or a collection. Kitting combines individual items with individual SKUs into one kit with one SKU, […]

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Does Product Kitting Reduce Dock-to-Stock Cycle Time?

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This article was originally published on April 26, 2021 and updated on 3/21. Dock to stock (DTS) is a term used to describe the time needed to move products from receiving to storage, whether items are going directly to inventory on shelves, racks, bins, or pallets. Receiving for small companies can be a straightforward process, […]

Packaging Trends For 2023

Packaging Trends For 2023

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Packaging plays a critical role in the way consumers perceive your product and brand. It is vital that your packaging material stand out on the shelf and quickly provide the information consumers are looking for in an appealing and enticing way. The packaging industry is continually evolving to meet changing consumer demands and utilize evolving […]

Advantages and Disadvantages to Contract Assembly

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This article was published on May 18, 2021 and updated on February 14, 2023 Many types of companies have a need to assemble their products, whether a manufacturer that requires the assembly of components for further manufacturing processes or a retailer that must assemble products to make themselves ready for display. Companies that require product […]