Manufacturing

Corrugated Fiberboard Packaging – 2021 Price & Availability Impacted

As we recently explained in a post on the plastic market, we at Packnet are acutely aware of the market volatility impact across several packaging-related commodities.  From wood to plastics, production slowdowns and material shortages are up against unprecedented demand from manufacturing, construction, and consumers, particularly as buying habits...

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2020 Lumber Market Impact on Wood Packaging

"Unprecedented" is readily becoming the word of the year for 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of our lives. The lumber market is not exempt from these effects. It all started with curtailment during the first stages of the pandemic here in the United States. Following that came the...

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Critical Business and Packaging

The Department of Homeland Security issued guidance on "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers", as executed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The nature of businesses across the United States are varied, so this guidance provides direction to help local agencies and communities determine which businesses are critical for uninterrupted...

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Breakables on the Manufacturing Line: How to Handle Efficiently

The tastes of today’s consumer have done more than just popularize ecommerce. It’s enforced an expectation that goods are available almost immediately. This has all manufacturers evaluating their processes for efficiency, but it’s even more important to a company that manufacturers any breakable parts. Adding mass and speed to...

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