Not many clients are aware of our onsite/ mobile packing and crating services. There are probably a couple of reasons for this:
It’s a service geared toward custom manufactures of large or delicate products that would require a fair amount of resources to crate and pack. Many manufacturers aren’t even aware that such a service [...]
The housing market is one of the biggest drivers in timber prices, and Packnet uses a lot of wood in its custom packaging and crating solutions, so we are always interested in housing market picture.
Housing in 2013 has seen solid growth, still one of the bright spots in today’s economy. Prices have been steadily [...]
Everyone has heard the expression “the world is getting smarter”. With the accelerating smart technology that includes mobile devices, wearable computing products and a variety of scanning technology, devices are able to hold or convey much more information faster. RFID technology allows information to be conveyed by proximity rather than requiring “line of sight” with [...]
According to an April 30th article in Bloomberg, lumber prices have risen at the faster rate in 2 decades. The supply and demand issues that have been written about in previous posts continue to play a large role in the equation. The housing industry continues its strong recovery with housing starts in March 2013 being [...]
Over the last 5 months, many of the US retailers have been concerned about the labor situation for US ports. Contentious labor negotiations, temporary contract extensions and even mediation by the Federal government have put a lot of uncertainty on strike disruptions at the major US ports.
It appears that retailers can breathe a little [...]
What makes Packnet excel in custom wood containers and custom wood crates? Packet has been providing wood packaging solutions to a variety of industries for over 2 decades. Our experience and knowledge of wood products enables us to design, engineer and fabricate solutions to meet your exact needs.
Wood is the base [...]
There are a multitude of programs that can go under the umbrella of lean manufacturing. Theory of Constraint techniques don’t always get labeled under lean manufacturing practices, but often the most significant cost reductions can come by applying the principles of TOC. Theory of Constraints was introduced and developed by Elijah M. Goldratt back in [...]
The recent and tragic bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon should be a solemn reminder to all that terrorism is still a real danger. After 9/11 many people feared that the amount of incidents would be significantly higher that what they have been.
One reason for a relatively low occurrence in the US is the [...]
There is some very interesting news coming out regarding the housing market. Depending on who you listen to, there is wild optimism or some strong concern regarding whether current housing growth will continue. The housing market is a major factor in the demand for wood products such as higher grade lumber and some panel. The [...]
If you are a custom machine fabricator or manufacturer of any product that’s fragile, large or high value, you likely could use Packnet’s mobile packaging service. Many of our customers are designers and manufacturers of high value automated machines and equipment. They may also simply be transferring capital equipment from one facility to another. We [...]
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- Five reasons why the housing market will never return to past glory
- Smart crating: new terminology for an old concept
- US Lumber Industry is seeing strong profits as demand and prices continue to rise
- Dock workers and ports come to agreement