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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

Celebrating Earth Day Beyond Today

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to raise awareness of environmental issues and to challenge people to take action to improve the environment. It was founded in the United States in the 1970’s as a response

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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

Reusable Aircraft Interior Shipping Cart

Aerospace manufacturers are challenging their suppliers to develop innovative supply chain and packaging solutions to reduce costs and eliminate waste.  Cascadia Packaging Group recently developed and implemented a custom reusable cart for just-in-time (JIT) shipments of aircraft interiors to a

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Posted in Blog, Lean Manufacturing, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Returnable Containers, Reusable Containers, Supply Chain

5 Steps to Reduce Your Packaging Waste

            5 Steps to Reduce Your Packaging Waste Packaging is often overlooked as an opportunity for cost and waste reductions in manufacturing operations. Here’s five simple steps to start you journey of minimizing your packaging

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

Packaging Cost Reduction Opportunities | Where to start?

Manufacturers have a strong track record of aggressively driving cost reductions from their supply chains.  These cost reduction efforts are traditionally driven by Purchasing organizations through negotiated lower pricing with the suppliers.  Cost reductions have also been achieved through product

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Posted in Blog, Lean Manufacturing, Management, Packaging, Supply Chain