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Reusable Mailing Envelopes | Reducing Packaging Costs + Waste

Cascadia Packaging Group offers our clients a wide range of custom reusable and returnable packaging solutions supporting a wide variety of industries including aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, and eCommerce.  In a previous post, we highlighted the development of a custom

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Posted in Blog, Branding, Marketing, Packaging, Reusable Containers, Sustainability

Molded Pulp Corner Protectors | Orbital Holding Systems

Molded pulp is a packaging material typically made from recycled paperboard and/or newsprint that has been in use for many decades.  It is commonly used for protective packaging or for food service trays and beverage carriers.  Other typical uses include

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Posted in Blog, eCommerce, Molded Fiber, Packaging, Sustainability

eCommerce Update | FedEx and UPS Ground Shipments

          With a busy schedule, our family is a huge fan of Zappos. Order what you want in the convenience of your own home when you want it. We love the world class customer service and

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Posted in Blog, eCommerce, Management, Supply Chain, Sustainability

Sustainable Packaging | Standing Out in a Crowded Marketplace

Cascadia Packaging Group was recently featured in a Taiga Company blog post Sustainable Packaging 101. Taiga Company is a leading sustainability and social media consulting firm that helps clients embrace sustainability in their operations and engagement with their customers. This

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Posted in Blog, Branding, Management, Marketing, Packaging, Recycling, Sustainability

Good Design is Invisible

While driving recently, I was listening to an American MarketPlace podcast segment “The Unheralded Path to Success: Be Invisible” featuring the book “Invisibles – the Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion” by David Zweig. Invisibles in

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Retail Packaging

Taking products to market can be a difficult challenge, and packaging is only part of the puzzle. Depending on the retail channel and category placement, there are different expectations and requirements for packaging. The choices are countless among shape, size,

Posted in Blog, Packaging, Sustainability

Customized Standardization | Packaging Strategy Offers Best of Both Worlds

Standardization is a common strategy used in many different industries.  Organizations such as International Organization of Standards (ISO), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) exist to drive common requirements and practices internationally or

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Posted in Blog, Fabric Dunnage, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Returnable Containers, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Transport Packaging

Opportunity Knocks | Custom Protective Solutions

We work with our clients to deliver innovative solutions that provide part protection while minimizing packaging labor and waste. Often, problems lead to opportunities. Motivational speaker and author, Robert Kiyosaki said it best by saying “Inside every problem lies an

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Posted in Blog, Fabric Dunnage, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Returnable Containers, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Transport Packaging

Footprints + Packaging | Leaving a Lasting Impression

At home and work, we are all consumers of products and packaging.  Well-designed packaging looks great, is easy to unpack, and results in minimal packaging waste.  Packaging is functioning at it best when not noticed.  What was the last remarkable

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Posted in Blog, Management, Marketing, Packaging, Sustainability

Custom Packaging Solution | Padded Reusable Bag

At Cascadia Packaging, we are proud of our efforts to develop innovative packaging solutions that meet our client’s unique part protection requirements.  Recently a client requested that we develop a custom solution to eliminate the use of expendable plastic bubblewrap

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Posted in Blog, Fabric Dunnage, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain, Sustainability