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Recruiting Top Talent in Packaging – 4 things you need to know

A report by Chase & Associates gives anyone wishing to recruit staff to work in packaging 4 things they need to know if they want to recruit the best employees. Chase & Associates is an American recruiting company that specialises in packaging recruitment. Below is a summary of the key points. Sustainability Technology Millennials Company […]

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

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8 Questions You Should Ask before Buying Packaging

Ways to Reduce Packaging Costs – 8 Questions to Ask At Dollard Packaging, we know that you’ve got a lot to do in running your business, and like every business, you’ll want to minimise your packaging costs while still getting the best quality packaging. We’ve being producing printed packaging since 1982 – that’s a lot […]

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Monday, September 16th, 2019

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First-Time Packaging Buyers Guide

First-time Packaging Buyers Guide (Carton and Sleeves) “Never judge a book by its cover”. We have all heard that well-known saying many times but while we’re out shopping and we come across a product, especially food, that’s in a package or carton, well, we’ve no choice but to judge the food by its “cover” or […]

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Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

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Packaging Professionals Survey Summary

What are the Challenges and Solutions Sought by Packaging Professionals in 2019? The above question is the main focus of a survey carried out by the Mark Allen Group ahead of the Packaged Global Summit in June 2019. The research was carried out by the Mark Allen Group, a research and event organiser. 100 packaging […]

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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What will Packaging Look Like in 5 Years Time?

  What will packaging look like in 5 to 10 years’ time? In this article, we look at a post on the packaginginnovation.com website that summarises a report by Smithers Pira on the predicted changes in packaging between now and 2027. About Smithers Pira. Smithers Pira offers market reports and consultancy to the packaging, paper […]

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Monday, February 25th, 2019

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Reduce Your Packaging Costs in 2019

In this article, we will discuss the key ways that you can reduce the cost of your cartons or sleeves in 2019. We will take account of the fact that cost is not the only factor to consider, i.e. there is no point reducing the cost of your packaging if it does not look as […]

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Friday, January 18th, 2019

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New Helpful Packaging Guides Added

To help our customers with various aspects of packaging, we have added new Helpful Guides to our website which can be downloaded for free. They cover a wide range of topics that will be useful to packaging buyers, packaging designers, packaging students, for staff training etc. Below is a list of the new Helpful Packaging […]

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

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Managing the Packaging Development Process

Steps in a Packaging Creation Project. In this article on the Packaging School website, the process of managing a packaging development project is broken down into 8 steps. The article begins by saying that even large organisations often struggle with this process and it can be difficult to find techniques and guidelines for researching, designing, […]

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Monday, May 21st, 2018

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Packaging Jargon Buster

Carton and Sleeve Packaging – Explanation of Commonly Used Terms Don’t know your E-flute from your B-flute, your SRP from your CDU? Have no fear, you’re not alone! Here at Dollard Packaging, we know we use a shed-load of industry terms at times but we’d like to demystify a few of them here. Below we […]

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Avoiding Brexit Packaging Tariffs

  Food Manufacturers – Will Brexit Affect Your Packaging Costs? Protect your Cost Base. Brexit Tariffs and Raw Material Costs As a food manufacturer, you will be only too aware of the effect that a rise in your raw material costs can have on your profitability. As endless Brexit discussions and meetings rumble on, a […]

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

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