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Product Packaging Techniques

The packaging of products is one of the most important decisions every company makes. Well planned packaging techniques can inhibit or enhance sales. It is financially burdensome to a company to change packaging regularly, and it also often causes product identification problems for the consumer. The packaging technique decisions you make now can affect your product and your business for quite some time. Below are a few techniques to consider when designing your product packaging.

How and why packaging is important for manufacturers

Products are being shipped all over the world. There are few places on the planet where any manufactured product cannot be shipped, and you need to ensure that the product reaches its destination in excellent condition. One way to do this is by getting the packaging right. When you ensure that your package will travel well without having any detrimental effect on the product inside, your customers will be happy. Follow these crucial steps to ensure your product is delivered properly.


Why you need a strategy for e-commerce packaging

With most e-commerce fulfillment being done by third parties such as Amazon rather than by product manufacturers or brand owners, there is a ripple of new challenges faced by packaging and supply chains. With Amazon proving to have the most authority on what needs to be shipped, when, how and in what quantity, brands are having a difficult time fitting into its' e-commerce model. 

5 Custom Packaging Design Tips

Creating an effective box design for your product means you have to put yourself in the position of the consumer as you develop an appealing design. That’s easier said than done of course!


From independent retailers to national big box chains, Jamestown understands the quirks and constraints of the most demanding retail environments. We know how to balance your need to maximize selling power and cost-effectiveness with the stores' goal to maximize manpower and space. That's why we want to...

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Scientific Research Shows How Corrugated Packaging Stops Bacteria

New scientific work now explains why corrugated packaging outperforms returnable plastic containers (RPCs) when it comes to micro-biological contamination. The work, lead by Professor Rosalba Lanciotti and her research team at the University of Bologna’s Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences and published in Frontiers in Microbiology, follows a research study published in late June that showed corrugated containers keep fruit and vegetables fresh up to three days longer than RPCs. ...

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Jamestown Container: 2017 Evolution of Manufacturing Award Honoree

Each year Smart Business Cleveland recognizes Northeast Ohio manufacturers that best demonstrate the ability to adapt to the changing world and take manufacturing to the next level. In the past decade, Jamestown Container Companies has continued to grow through acquisitions (the latest being HP Neun in Lyons, New York), new business development, unique service models, and equipment additions or upgrades that result in improved manufacturing productivity.

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