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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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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

Customer Experience – Starting Point for Your Packaging Design

Reluctant Black Friday Shoppers Our family is typically low key on Black Friday avoiding most of the chaos associated with that day. Family tradition for us is to visit our local superstore for free donuts and juice a couple hours

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Posted in Blog, Management, Marketing, Molded Fiber, Packaging

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

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

Molded Fiber Packaging

Custom Molded Fiber Pulp Tray

Cascadia Packaging Group offers our customers custom molded fiber packaging solutions.  Molded fiber packaging is an eco-friendly, green option offering part protection, recycled content, and ease of recycling by your customers.  It is a great alternative to expanded polystyrene (EPS)

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Posted in Blog, Molded Fiber, Packaging, Packaging Solutions Category, Sustainability

The Cost of Shipping Air

We recently ordered a new insulated lunch box for our youngest daughter online via online retailer Land’s End.  She waited patiently for the shipment to arrive at our house.  Five days later, her new lunch box was delivered to our

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Keeping An Eye On Your Packaging Waste and Bottom Line

Businesses generate a large portion of the estimated 32 million tons of cardboard discarded annually in the US.  Fortunately, according to the EPA’s Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 2010 Facts and Figures, 85% (27.2M tons) of those boxes

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