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Packed with Pearson: Why Pearson Is More than Just Erecting and Sealing

Pearson Packaging Systems has a rich history dating back six decades, but the company is working to remain one of the most technology advanced players providing vertically integrated packaging solutions. While Pearson may be known primarily for erecting and sealing, Michael Senske, Chairman and CEO of Pearson Packaging Systems, noted the company has experience…

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Optimizing Efficiency is Not the Only Reason to Invest in Automation

Intertech Plastics’ continuous investments in innovative technology prove the value of automation. The Denver-based injection molding company continues its effort to standardize which optimizes their packaging operation and increases efficiency in their distribution channels while lowering the bottom line. This is the fifth consecutive year Intertech has invested in new technology by adding five new…

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Looking to Automate? Top features that contribute to OEE

As the owner of a small- to medium-sized food and beverage startup, you wear many hats. If you’re working toward increasing the efficiency of your production, automated secondary packaging is one solution you may be looking at, especially if your current model is using manual labor to erect and seal packing cases. If that’s the…

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Balancing Cost and Function with Eco-Friendly Secondary Packaging

Sustainability is playing a more prominent role in corporate branding and imaging. While primary packaging is playing a key role for consumer packaged goods, a number of brands are interested in sustainable secondary packaging solutions. A growing demand for sustainable packaging According to PMMI’s report, Packaging Sustainability: A Changing Landscape, the sustainable packaging market is expected…

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How Will the Corrugated Packaging Industry Change This Year?

Growth-prompted industry changes, emerging packaging trends, and smarter packaging machinery continue to encourage the corrugated packaging industry towards advancement. Whether you’re a product manufacturer, a secondary packaging consultant, or even a packaging automation expert, it’s vital to understand—and be ready for—these changes. Here’s what you need to know to keep your competitive edge in the packaging world….

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What Manufacturers Can do to Maximize the Ability of Self-Supporting Machines

Production managers lean on their machine operators to optimize the line. As these workers adjust settings, swap components and troubleshoot faults, their agility and skill keep the line in constant motion. We need these operators to give the right support to the machines so they can support production. In reality, the manufacturers that rely on…

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The Benefits of Active Case Squaring

Is container collapse the root cause of your damaged products? After confirming that the corrugated cardboard is the appropriate strength for your product, one area of improvement may be box construction. Whether case building is done manually or by machine, one thing that often gets missed in the secondary packaging is skewed corners, with angles…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
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May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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What the Toilet Paper Shortage Revealed About the Realities of Manufacturing
December 1, 2020

This year has proven to be remarkable in many ways. March 2020 was memorable in how it gave the world a glimpse into the workings of the supply chain. As the coronavirus began spreading and taking hold in the U.S., consumers flocked to their favorite big-box retailers and grocery stores to stock up on food…

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How to Solve Manufacturing Changeover Challenges in Food and Beverage
November 17, 2020

New products hit store shelves each day, with up to 21,000 new food and beverage products released in a year. That doesn’t account for the new package sizes and packaging designs that brands develop and launch to keep up with ever-evolving consumer demand. As the marketing and development continue to innovate and tailor products to the…

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How Dot’s Homemade Pretzels Went From Small-Town North Dakota to Online Everywhere
August 20, 2019

On today’s episode of the Food & Beverage Podcast, host Daniel Litwin got his hand caught in the cookie jar…or more accurately a bag of Dot’s Pretzels. Litwin sat down with Dorothy Henke, better known to the world as “Dot” and founder of Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels, to discuss her journey to founding the North…

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