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5 Strategies to Great eCommerce Packaging

Selling products online is a lot different then traditional Brick-and-mortar retailers, and the packaging should be too. Consumers have different expectations when purchasing a product online, plus packages have different requirements and see different damage in the single parcel distribution

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eCommerce Packaging

eCommerce Packaging Selling products online is a lot different then traditional Brick and Mortar retailers, and the packaging should be too. Consumers have different expectations when purchasing a product online. Packages also see much different damage in the single parcel

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Packaging Cost Savings | Seeing the Bigger Picture

The saying “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is often attributed to Greek philosopher Aristotle. Packaging is largely overlooked as a strategic element in an organization’s manufacturing and supply chain operations. The annual packaging material cost

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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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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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Reusable Aerospace Protective Cover

Safety and performance of commercial aircraft in the aviation industry is critical to ensure the safety of the passengers and the crew members.  Aircraft OEM’s and suppliers strive to eliminate foreign object debris (FOD) in manufacturing operations.  FOD is defined

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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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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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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

Custom Foam Inserts

Protective Case with Custom Water Jet Foam Interior

Standard returnable containers and reusable protective cases can be easily customized with foam inserts.  Polyethylene and polyurethane foams are widely used for part protection, lean manufacturing, kitting, and just-in-time (JIT) programs.  Die-cutting is commonly used for larger production volumes.  Water-jet

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