Happenings from the Hub
Parts and Parcels: Automotive Trends Highlight the Need for Perfect Protective Packaging
Protective packaging design is playing a central role in a growing opportunity for carmakers, dealers and manufacturers. With the rise of ecommerce, it’s now more common for parts to be shipped directly to consumers, cutting out auto-parts retail chains that serve as middlemen.
Ready to Punch In: Automated Packaging Provides a Reliable Answer to Labor Shortage
Automation could raise global productivity growth by 0.8 to 1.4 percent annually and about half of all the activities people are paid to do in the world’s workforce could potentially be automated by adapting currently demonstrated technologies. Learn more about how packaging automation is becoming a very impactful solution for growing companies.
We’re On Track to Change 50,000 Lives in 2019
Pregis is working to solve water insecurities with Uzima, a nonprofit that supplies life-changing water filters to communities that lack access to clean water. Learn more about how Pregis is pushing to meet their goal.
Surge in Direct-to-Consumer Shipping Impacts Protective Packaging
In 2018, a simple question – “What’s in the box?” – became more of a mystery for online shoppers coming home to a package on their doorstep. With consumers ordering a wider variety of products online than ever before, that package could contain just about anything, making the unboxing experience feel like a mystery grab bag.
What to Do With Packaging Materials After the Holiday Season
During the holidays, there are few scenes more rewarding than watching loved ones rip through wrapping paper with broad smiles and joyful exuberance. But once the sun has set on another fun family holiday, there’s the question of what to do with the mess in the living room.
How to Upcycle Your Holiday Packaging
Reduce, reuse, recycle: The core tenets of sustainable living. But how to reuse, recycle, or upcycle the holiday packaging coming your way? We’ve rounded up fresh, new ways to reuse your boxes, cards, wrapping paper, tissue paper, bows, bags, and so on. Read on!