Packaging Industry News & Information From CJK – May, 2015

Packaging: Outside the Box – 5 Packaging Considerations

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Photo Credit: lineshapespace.com

So you’ve conceived, designed, prototyped, and manufactured the next Big Thing-the product that will change the world. Congratulations! But guess what? You’re not done yet. Click Here to read the full article.

More often than not packaging tends to be thought of as an additional necessary expense, but with the right expertise – that extra expense can easily be an investment in a powerful selling tool! CJK Thermoforming Solutions can help!

 

 

Engineering: The 20 Greatest Engineering Feats of 2014

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Photo Credit: pddnet.com

As we’ve done in 2012 and 2013 we’re bringing you what we think were last year’s biggest engineering feats. But, as the writer Kal astutely pointed out, “2014 is, like, a whole year. A lot of stuff happened.” So we’ve expanded from our previous lists of 8 and 12 to a more robust 20. Click Here to read the full article.

It’s amazing what the human mind can invent as technology continues to advance further as the years pass by! Interested in learning about new and exciting ways to package your product or better suit your processes for automation? Contact Us today!

 

Manufacturing: Reshoring Leads to Net Gain of 10K Manufacturing Jobs

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Photo Credit: manufacturing.net

The U.S. saw a net migration of at least 10,000 manufacturing jobs back to the country this past year, according to the Reshoring Initiative. The group’s annual data report for 2014 said more than 60,000 manufacturing positions either returned to the U.S. from overseas or stemmed from foreign direct investment. Estimates showed between 30,000 and 50,000 American jobs were transferred overseas last year. Click Here to read the full article.

One of the biggest difficulties that companies face when working with overseas suppliers is the communication variable. The CJK Sales and Engineering team take pride in working closely with our customers and keeping information flowing in a timely manner to keep your packaging requirements on the right track. To learn more, take a moment to check out CJK’s Services and Capabilities.

 

Sustainability: New Study Says Plastics is the Sustainable Packaging Choice

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Six major categories of plastic packaging significantly reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions compared to packaging made with alternative materials, according to a new study. Click Here to read the full article.

CJK Thermoforming Solutions has a great recycling program which recycles almost 100% of all plastics materials scrap generated in our manufacturing operation. Visit our Sustainability Page for tips on how to incorporate sustainability into your packaging!