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The Real Price of Packaging
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“Everything can be improved.” —Clarence W. Barron In this article: Costs of packaging overview Core pricing factors How you can reduce packaging costs The bottom…

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Types of Packaging Materials
Types of Packaging Materials
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In this article: Overview Categories of Packaging Packaging Material Considerations Types of Packaging Materials The Bottom Line More from our packaging optimization series OVERVIEW Manufacturers…

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7 Advantages of Sustainable Packaging
7 Advantages of Sustainable Packaging
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The 7 advantages of sustainable packaging: Reduce Carbon Footprint Versatile Optimizing Production Diminish Amount of Warehouse and Truck Space Needed Increase Sales Decrease Cost Boost…

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Beverage Packaging Efficiency Solutions for Cultured Kombucha Co.
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An interview with Courtney Lorenz, Founder, Cultured Kombucha Co. Industry: Specialty Beverage Key Benefit: Improved production and packaging efficiencies THE KEY DRIVERS Q. What were…

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Sustainable Packaging Solutions
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“There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” – Annie Leonard In this article: Sustainable Packaging Overview…

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7 Best Craft & Décor Storage Containers to Keep all Your Projects Organized
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Whether you are a crafter, painter, schoolteacher, DIY enthusiast, or decorator you can always benefit from new ways to organize and store all your craft…

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5 Ways to Reduce the Costs of Packaging
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With material prices on the rise, increases in transportation and warehousing costs, and labor shortages still persisting, knowing how to save money, space, and time…

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10 Ways to Improve Cost Savings With Paper & Corrugated Partitions
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The benefits of using paper and corrugated partitions are many. Our flexible paper and corrugated partitions are the perfect fit, delivering protection, ease-of-use, and optimal…

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World Packaging Day
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On March 24th of 2006 World Packaging Day was establish in India to celebrate and recognize packaging professionals. As of 2012, World Packaging Day has…

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6 Benefits of Flexible Packaging Dividers
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Our flexible packaging dividers light weight, eco-friendly, collapsible, customizable, and cost-efficient. In this article: Light weight Eco-Friendly Convenient Customizable Cost-efficient Collapsible 1. Light Weight  Flexible…

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Collapsible Packaging Design Helps Surging Gas Prices
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Gas prices are continuing to surge averaging over $4 a gallon in the United States. throughout the country, this is on average a whole dollar…

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The Women Who Started It All
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International Women’s Day 2022 In honor of International Women’s Day, ITB Packaging would like to give a very big shoutout to the women who started…

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Collapsible Returnable Bulk Bin
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What makes our product unique? The divider is already glued into the box Completely collapsible for shipping and storage Single SKU box & divider ships…

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We like to keep things simple!
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Here at ITB Packaging, innovation is key and simplicity is a must. We make ever part of our product simple, from the buying process to…

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Make sure your plants are ready to ship!
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Spring is quickly approaching, make sure your plants are ready to ship!  In today’s world you can order anything online, even plants! If keeping plants…

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Packaging Automation
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As we enter into the busy holiday season, companies that adopt packaging solution with the ability to run on automatic machinery, such as carton erecting…

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Packaging Trends of 2022
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What will 2022 look like for the world of packaging? Quite frankly, it will look a lot like 2020 & 2021. Six packaging trends that…

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Innovation In The Box
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ITB Packaging LLC can help mitigate supply chain disruptions and labor and material shortages now and in the future. Current supply chain, labor, and material…

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Shipping Rates Still Continue to Rise
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Shipper are now paying anywhere from 5 to 10 times more money to transport their goods. As most of the world begins to bounce back…

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How Does ITB Packaging Optimize Supply Chains?
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With our collapsible design! First our innovative partitions are glued in the box When fully installed our packaging solutions lay completely flat. When your order…

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Packaging Partition Systems
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Why waste time and money on a chipboard partition when your partition could come fully assembled in the box! Chipboard Partition Higher cost structure than…

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Manufacturing Packaging Solutions
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Our highly engineered packaging solutions are designed to deliver benefits that optimize space, and production and assembly time, a values that are simply not possible…

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Michigan Wine Packaging Solution
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Is it really fall in Michigan without a trip to a local apple orchard and wine vineyard? ITB Packaging wants to make sure that everyone…

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Pharmaceutical Contract Packaging
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Pharmaceutical contract packaging serves the purpose of containing, protecting, and preserving the products. It’s estimated by the end of 2020, nearly 50 highly prescribed drugs…

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Stop Wasting Space!
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A study, conducted by DS Smith, showed that the packaging industry could save $46 billion a year by designing properly fitted sustainable packaging solutions. 93%…

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Why Should You Use Retail Ready Packaging?
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Since the start of the pandemic, families have begun to eat at home more and out at restaurants less. Although the amount of food being…

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E-commerce Packaging
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An empirical study conducted, by the University of Michigan – Economic Growth Institute, predicts that e-commerce packaging is projected to increase 11% annually to $22.1 billion…

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Plastic Packaging Bills May Soon Increase Costs For Many Companies
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Plastic is one of the hardest types of packaging to recycle. If these bills are passed, the cost of recycling plastic packaging solutions will be…

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The PPE Pandemic
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As COVID-19 has massively increase the use off PPE, having recyclable and non-plastic packaging solutions is extremely important during these hard times. ITB Packaging LLC PPE…

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Wine Packaging Demand
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In 2020, the University of Michigan – Economic Growth Institute conducted an empirical study that analyze wine packaging in comparison to GDP, disposable income, beverage shipments, and…

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Fast Moving Consumer Goods Packaging
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In today’s world just about everything is one mouse click away, including fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). Over half of consumer purchases are made up…

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Plant Packaging
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As E-commerce continues to expand, there is no limit to what can be delivered straight to your doorstep. Recently companies, such as Amazon, have seen…

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Biggest Meal Kit Packaging Issues
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As we all know home deliveries are on the rise. Are you an aspiring chef that still wants the convenience of home delivery? Then a…

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Out-of-state Wine and Beer Sales Could Increase Michigan’s Economic Growth
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Currently Michigan residents cannot receive wine from out-of-state retailers or wine clubs, but this norm may soon be a thing of the past. If the…

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Cosmetic Bottle Packaging
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Two of the biggest packaging issues within the cosmetic industry are fit and sustainability. Most cosmetic products come in a uniquely shaped bottle. Due to…

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The Packaging Industry Prepares For The COVID-19 Vaccine
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As many industries have come to a halt, due to COVID-19, the packaging industry has found a new opportunity. With the race to find a…

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Corrugated Packaging
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    At first glance corrugated packaging does not seem too exciting or special, but did you know that in 2018 96% of corrugated packaging…

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COVID-19 and the Packaging Industry
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As we all watch the news and scroll through social media, it is very obvious how the medical field and food industry has a direct…

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Personal Care Secondary Packaging
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Due to the unfortunate circumstances resulting from COVID-19, many of us missed the opportunity to attend The Inspired Home Show. That being said, ITB Packaging LLC greatly respects the…

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Paper Shortage
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As if 2020 wasn’t already hard enough, the corrugated packaging industry is being hit with a paper shortage. The cause of the shortage can be…

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The New Reality of Packaging
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With the stay-at-home order, consumers have changed the buying habits from in store to online. Due to this shift in consumer buying habits, eCommerce in…

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Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry Growth
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As the pharmaceutical industry is hard at work developing a vaccine for COVID-19, the packaging industry is working just as hard in preparation for the…

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ITB Packaging $3.5 million expansion
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ITB Packaging plans $3.5 million expansion HOLLAND – ITB Packaging LLC plans to expand locally with a $3.5 million capital investment and the expected creation…

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ITB Packaging Receives Stellar Container Award
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Stellar Container Award ITB was awarded the Stellar Container Award From the Mexican Association of Packaging and Containers for our ecological packaging design.

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ITB Packaging Receives ISO 9001
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ISO 9001 Designing and manufacturing of partition system; has established a quality management system is in conformance with the international Quality System Standards.

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ITB Packaging Global Growth
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ITB Packaging eyes global growth to meet growing demand HOLLAND – The $6.7 million that ITB Packaging LLC raised from private investors will go to…

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ITB Packaging Receives YFAI award for excellent customer service
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YFAI Supplier Excellence Award for Customer Satisfaction ITB was recognized for its excellent customer service by YFAI. Customer needs are important to us and it…

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ITB Packaging Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award
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Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award Receiving this award validated what we wanted to accomplish for our community when we started our company – to…

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Dupont Award
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24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation Winner ITB was honored by DuPont for excellence in innovation and cost reduction for our easy to assemble and…

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Why Hire More Packers When You Could Just Use Less?
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As many companies have been hit head on with major staffing shortages, one of the most relevant advantages of ITB’s partitions, is how we can…

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