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6 Effective Steps to Create a Sustainable Shipping Environment

With increasing awareness about climate change, more and more businesses are rethinking their environmental footprint, leading those in the shipping and logistics sectors toward transforming their supply chain. The focus is shifting from increased productivity to an enhanced sustainability quotient. 

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.

How Does Packaging Affect Consumers?

Packaging is a key part of the marketing plan for any business that makes or sells products. A product’s package can be the selling point for many consumers by delivering a sense of quality while also reflecting the product’s brand image. It is critical in retail sales, where the right packaging design can attract the consumer's eye and make the product stand out next to a rack of the competitor's product. 

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.

Community Comes Together To Provide ‘Blizzard Box’ To Those In Need

Meals on Wheels recipients from central and southern Chautauqua County were prepared for the cold weather thanks to the delivery of their "Blizzard Box"! For the fourth year in a row, Jamestown Container has donated the custom corrugated cartons used to hold the contents of the emergency meal kits. 

4 Serious Ways Your Product Packaging Impacts Your Customers

As a product manufacturer, your main concern is constructing and selling a premium item. That item becomes an advertising beacon as consumers use it and describe their experiences with it.

Corrugated Packaging Market- Rise in e-commerce business to boost demand

Growth of processed food industry owing to increasing consumer demand have resulted into a growth of corrugated packaging market. Corrugated packaging market is majorly driven by the growing e-commerce business. Changing consumer lifestyle patterns have boosted up the growth of e-commerce business wherein, the manufacturers have widely adopted the use of corrugated packaging to ensure safe product delivery, thereby escalating the growth of global corrugated packaging market. Moreover, the...

Monday Economic Report

While we have seen improved sentiment lately, it is clear that manufacturers struggled mightily over the past two years to increase international demand, particularly with a strong U.S. dollar and lingering economic challenges to key markets. The U.S. trade deficit, which was $44.3 billion in December, totaled $502.3 billion in 2016 as a whole. That was the highest annual trade deficit since 2012, and it edged slightly higher from the $500.4 billion deficit in 2015.

5 Ways to Brighten The Day of Your Millennial Employees

5 Ways to Brighten the Day of Your Millennial Employee
Posted February 6, 2017 by Virginia Humphrey
Written by GENE MARKS Originally published in INC. I totally understand why it’s tough to be a Millennial. Millennials just don’t have it as good as their parents. They’re forced to drink one percent milk, exercise frequently and grow beards. They have to be politically correct, drive low-emission cars and pretend to like kale. They’ve never known the joy of eating French Toast...

How Relationship Building Helps Your Business Goals

How Relationship Building Supports Your Business Goals 

Most people recognize the tremendous value of relationships in an organization. But at the same time, the idea of relationship building typically gets short shrift in large companies.

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