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Growth in E-Commerce

Saturday, September 28th, 2019


The evolution of electronic commerce - La croissance du commerce électronique

In 2016, e-commerce had grown to reach $1.67 trillion in worldwide sales, which represents an enormous leap of 25% since 2014. Packaging for the millions of products sold online therefore need to be available. Since e-commerce mainly includes shopping online, sales often follow irregular schedules, depending on what is being ordered and when. This said[…]


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Corrugated Cardboard and the Cleanliness of Food

Sunday, July 28th, 2019



The versatility of corrugated cardboard has been capitalized on throughout its existence, from liners for tall hats in the late 1800s to foldable VR (virtual reality) goggles in the 21stcentury. This said, of all the industries that use this lightweight material to package, protect and ship their products, which one is cardboard’s biggest beneficiary? The[…]


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To Protect the Environment and your Product

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019


Cardboard boxes that respect nature - Boîtes en carton et respect de l'environnement

Have you ever bought a new flat-screen tv only to find out the screen has been broken during shipping. Disappointing, right? Well, the tech industry knows how much of a problem this would be for sales and so they make sure their products are well protected. Layer after layer of cardboard and Styrofoam means the[…]


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Belley and the Industrial Products’ Sector

Thursday, March 28th, 2019



With total manufacturing employment exceeding 157,000 in 2014 in this industrial sector alone, according to the Arizona Commerce Authority, the manufacturing industry is a salient contributor to the state of Arizona’s economy. Complimentary to this industry is the supply of production goods necessary to the development, conception and creation of the final consumer product, otherwise[…]


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A Client in the Office Supply Business

Monday, January 28th, 2019



This Belley customer is one of the leading companies in the office supply business. With around 35% of their sales being seasonal, demand is often unpredictable and is an issue if products are not packaged to ship fast enough. The boxes made for this client’s products would take up too much usable space if they[…]


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Packaging and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018



The pharmaceutical industry is a key part of both the United States’ massive economy and its population’s health. According to the Statistics Portal, the United States represents approximately 45% of the entire world’s pharmaceutical market. In Arizona alone, the Arizona Commerce Authority has concluded that the bioscience & healthcare industry employs over 320, 000 Americans.[…]


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Two Birds, One Cardboard Box

Friday, September 28th, 2018



New York’s 4thmost predominant industry, retail, faces two major problems in a competitive and pollutant economy. Firstly, retailers only use plain cardboard boxes for bulk shipping, meaning their products’ “real” packaging lies inside the protective cardboard carrier. Consequently, two layers of packaging must be wastefully thrown away only for one product sold. Secondly, the need[…]


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Just-in-time’s Advantages to Microbreweries

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018



From the brewing equipment to the colossal storage tanks, beer brewing requires a considerable amount of space. This being mentioned, imagine giving up some much-needed floor space, which could potentially be used to increase beer production, only to store your product’s packaging. For some companies in the brewing industry, square footage is sacrificed in order[…]


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The corrugation process eliminates bacteria

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017


The corrugation process eliminates bacteria

When it comes to food, most people want to feel fulfilled by nothing less than clean kitchens. Unfortunately, even the food made in the most meticulously cleaned kitchens may be vulnerable to unwanted bacteria amassed during shipping to various supermarkets. However, it is now known that corrugated boxes contain less contaminants thanks to the actual[…]


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The Importance of Packaging in Beer Sales

Sunday, December 18th, 2016


Emballage pour les ventes de bières

According to a study performed by Virginia Craft Beer, close to 30% of buyers walk down the beer aisle without knowing what they want to purchase? These buyers do not necessarily know the taste of their beer options, and so they rely solely on the appearance of the beer packaging. This being mentioned, a crucial[…]


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