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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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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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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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Special (Brand) Inks versus Process (CYMK) Printing

When to Use Special (Brand/Pantone) Inks instead of Process (CYMK) Inks in Packaging Printing This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using Special Inks (also known as Brand or Pantone inks) compared to printing out of 4 colour Process (also known as CYMK) and how to decide which type to use. Firstly, we will […]

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Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

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Cut your Packaging Costs – Infographic

Ways to Cut Your Carton and Sleeve Packaging Costs – Infographic    

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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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Good packaging versus a TV commercial

Interview with leading packaging designer Procarton.com interviewed Armin Angerer, one of Europe’s leading designers with the Peter Schmidt Group. In the interview he puts forward a very convincing argument that brand owners should invest more in designing and producing good packaging than in TV ads. He thinks that the packaging of a product has a […]

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Saturday, August 13th, 2016

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Carton Packaging Buying – Must Know Facts about your Packaging Quotes

Reduce Your Packaging Costs by Understanding One-Off Charges   In this article we look at the elements of your packaging price that is made up of recurring and costs that are a one-off charge. We hope that when you have read this you will be in a better position to review and compare packaging quotes […]

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Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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How Knowing your Colours can help Reduce your Packaging Cost

Understand how Colours Affect Packaging Cost. In this article, we will explain the following: In certain packaging designs, all the creative effects and colours you want can be created out of 4 colour process, thereby making your packaging a 4 colour print job. In other packaging designs, the exact colours you want may necessitate the […]

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Monday, May 9th, 2016

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