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    EXPENDABLE VS REURNABLE
    Expendable vs. Returnable Packaging: Making The Right Choice
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    Expendable vs. Returnable Packaging MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE Packaging solutions can be broadly categorized into two main types: expendable and returnable. Expendable packaging, typically made…

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    ECOMMERCE CASE STUDY BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE PACKAGING
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    We helped our customer reduce the parts’ footprint on their floor and the cost of packaging per part.

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    ECOMMERCE CASE STUDY GROCERY DELIVERY
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    We helped our customer reduce the parts’ footprint on their floor and the cost of packaging per part.

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    Cost-Saving Strategies for Efficient Packaging Operations
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    Efficient Packaging Operations COST-SAVING STRATEGIES Packaging is an essential element of any product, but its associated costs can significantly impact a business’s bottom line. This…

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    The Importance of Custom Ecommerce Boxes for Your Online Store
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    In today’s competitive online marketplace, every touchpoint with your customer matters. But what if there was a way to turn a simple delivery into a…

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    Meal Kit Packaging Solution
    The Ultimate Guide to Kit Packaging Solutions
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    In today’s competitive landscape, businesses are constantly seeking ways to improve efficiency, enhance customer experience, and stand out. This is where kit packaging solutions come…

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    TIER 1 SUPPLIER CASE STUDY
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    We helped our customer reduce the parts’ footprint on their floor and the cost of packaging per part.

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    Enhance Your Brand with Custom Packaging Inserts
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    In today’s competitive landscape, every touchpoint with your customers matters. This is where custom packaging inserts come into play, transforming a simple box into a…

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    Maximize Efficiency With Labor Saving Packaging
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    In today’s fast-paced business environment, maximizing efficiency is critical for success. One often overlooked area that can significantly impact productivity is packaging. Traditional, manual packaging…

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    The Role of Packaging in Supply Chain Management
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    In the complex world of supply chain management, every element plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient flow of goods. Often, the…

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    Streamlining Manufacturing Packaging Solutions
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    The manufacturing industry is undergoing a transformative shift, with automation and innovation playing a pivotal role in streamlining processes and maximizing efficiency. Packaging, a crucial…

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    Cold Chain Packaging Innovations
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    Across industries, the movement of temperature-sensitive goods demands a delicate balance: ensuring product integrity while minimizing environmental impact and optimizing logistics. The cold chain packaging…

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    Announcing Protectapack™ Trademark for Packaging Void Fill
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    Announcing Protectapack™ Trademark OUR INNOVATIVE PACKAGING VOID FILL SOLUTION ITB Packaging is excited to announce the official trademarking of Protectapack™, an innovative top packaging void…

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    Top ten sustainable packaging questions
    Answering the Top 10 Questions About Sustainable Packaging
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    Navigating The Green Wave What is Sustainable Packaging? Why is Sustainable Packaging Important? What Materials are Considered Sustainable? How Can Sustainable Packaging Benefit Businesses? Are…

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    The Real Price of Packaging: Strategic Considerations in Packaging Costs
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    Part 4: Strategic Considerations 3 LONG-TERM PACKAGING COSTS STRATEGIES “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” —Winston Churchill OVERVIEW You…

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    The Real Price of Packaging Operational Efficiency
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    Part 3: Packaging Operational Efficiency Affecting the Costs of Packaging 4 FACTORS INFLUENCING EFFECTIVE PACKAGING PROCESSES “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” —Mark Twain…

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    The Real Price of Packaging: Indirect Costs of Packaging
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    Part 2: Indirect Costs of Packaging 4 CRUCIAL ASPECTS OF INDIRECT COSTS OF PACKAGING “A small leak will sink a great ship.” —Benjamin Franklin OVERVIEW…

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    The Real Price of Packaging: Direct Costs
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    Part 1: Direct Costs of Packaging 4 CRITICAL ASPECTS OF PACKAGING COSTS “What you don’t know will cost you.” —Dee Dee Artner, Author OVERVIEW In…

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    Unboxing Beauty Products
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    Dopamine & Lipstick The Psychology of Unboxing Beauty Products “Packaging can be theater; it can create a story.” —Steve Jobs In this article: Overview The…

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    Warehouse Space Optimization
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    Warehouse Space Optimization A CHECKLIST OF PROVEN & MODERN METHODS Warehouse space optimization boosts efficiency, reduces operational costs, accelerates order fulfillment, and enhances scalability, ensuring…

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    Innovative Packaging Reshapes the FMCG Industry
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    “Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity, not a threat” —Steve Jobs In this article: Overview Revolutionizing FMCG Packaging Dynamics Unlocking Warehouse…

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    Optimizing Your Pick-and-Pack Warehouse
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    “Workers’ movements between specific pickup locations account for nearly 60% of their work time and greatly affect cost.” —Gwynne Richards, Warehouse Management: A Complete Guide…

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    What is Sustainable Packaging?
    What is Sustainable Packaging? (Infographic)
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    What is Sustainable Packaging? Making packaging sustainable is a lot like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube: very difficult, yet possible. Here is the criteria…

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    Improve Packaging Line Efficiency
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    “Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship.” —Benjamin Franklin In this article: Packaging line improvements overview What is the packaging…

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    A Guide to Packaging Optimization
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    “True optimization is the revolutionary contribution of modern research to decision processes.” – George Dantzig In our Packaging Optimization Series: Types of Packaging Materials The…

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    Protective Packaging: Avoid Damaged Goods and Customer Returns
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    “Safety doesn’t happen by accident.” —Anonymous In this article: Protective packaging overview What is protective packaging? The hidden cost of customer returns When should you…

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    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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    Packaging Efficiency Solutions for Cultured Kombucha
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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 Craft & Décor Storage Containers to Stay 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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    Food Packaging Solutions
    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 Our 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: The Women Who Started It All! In honor of International Women’s Day, ITB Packaging would like to give a huge shoutout…

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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
    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 ITB Packaging Optimizes the Supply Chain
    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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    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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