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Is Global Sourcing for Custom Packaging Really a Good idea?


Please understand, I agree we all benefit from a global economy, and to some degree, I sincerely believe competition makes us all better. I do however get upset when I hear about packaging companies that do not deliver what they “sell” leaving customers hurt and disappointed. This seems to happen more often than not when buyers, eager to save money, purchase packaging made overseas at what appears to be a great price.

A Bad Week for the Other Guys

Last week I spoke to two customers who were calling in search of a quick solution for a serious problem. Both were in a bind and about to blow a deadline, because their off-shore suppliers had disappointed them.

Long Lead Times

One lady I spoke to had been waiting for her … Read More

Fall in Love With Our Valentine’s Day Packaging!


Even though Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, there’s no need to panic – we’ve got you covered with tons of beautiful packaging options! And, since our shipping is so speedy (most orders for stock merchandise ship within 24 hours, Monday-Friday), you’ll get what you need with plenty of time to spare.

Whether you’re looking for classic heart candy boxes, or something a little different, such as our brand new, uplifting Chalkboard Sentiments collection (below), you’ll find something you’ll absolutely love on our Valentine Packaging page.

Our newest Valentine favorites are these great little merchandise gift tags featuring hearts (at right), lace, or many more options. Some are pre-strung with their own ties and others are ready for you to add your favorite ribbon or twine.

We … Read More

NEW and Improved Salazar Packaging Web Site


What was already a great resource for branded and sustainable packaging solutions is now even better. Please see and you will notice some very positive changes:

  • Our site is now mobile friendly so it is easy to find what you need, regardless of what type of device you are using to reach us.
  • Our much acclaimed gallery has been expanded with even more examples of our work on display
  • Expanded information on branded packaging for e-commerce and subscription packaging
  • New eco-friendly, stock packaging product like Geami Ex-Box.
  • We incorporated our blog and made with a new, easier to use search box.

Your Suggestions and Feedback Are Always Welcome!

Please visit, browse and let us know what you think. It will continue being a work in progress for some time … Read More

Sustainable Packaging in Food Service


Are you looking for a complete compostable solution for your take-out containers? PURE Labels compostable labels are a great match for your eco-friendly food service containers!

The demand for food service disposables in the U.S. is projected to increase 3.9 percent every year, to 21.9 billion in 2019 (source: Now would be the perfect time to consider eco-friendly alternatives to traditional plastic packaging. Check out our website and apply PURE Labels to your products!

PURE Labels are perfect for food service containers such as Eco-friendly clamshells and paperboard cartons. Our labels work as sustainable alternatives to everyday labeling. By using labels that are not compostable, you may end up trashing your investment in compostable packaging!

As well as custom printed compostable labels, we also offer compostable cellophane bagsRead More

Authenticity 50 – Doing Bedding and E-commerce Boxes right!

one color on white interior

One of the really neat new companies we have the privilege of working with is, a manufacturer of high quality, 100% USA made bedding. A visit to their web site will convince you they are the type of company you want to do business with and their bedding is something you can look forward to at the end of a long day.

I recently saw their finished box in our office and I took notice on how well it turned out. It is not even about the graphic design, which is attractive and somewhat understated. It is how well the graphics are laid out and how they include everything that should appear without it ending up looking too busy or cluttered.

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Last chance at even more Super Holiday Specials!


More products on special and deeper discounts as we get down to the wire. Specials this week include Bow Assortments, Basket Boxes, Premium Gift Wraps, Christmas Stickers, Christmas Shopping bags, labels, tissues and much more. Discounts of 15% to 40% plus. Don’t miss it!

Check out our Super Holiday Specials page for the latest additions and see our closeouts which quickly change this time of the year.

Nashville Wraps’ inventories are stocked up with everything you need in-stock, on-time and can ship at a moment’s notice. We have plenty of all the great packaging products that others have already run out of and at prices you will love including our Holly Berry Tidings Shopping Bags. They are made from 100% recycled fusion paper and carry our Green Way® … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

  • Jonah Coyote Design
  • Let's Go Green
  • Squishy Press
  • All About the Future
  • Sustainable is Good
  • Zing Green Products
  • Teragren
  • Dharma Merchant Services
  • Wabnitz Editions
  • Green America
  • Promotional Product Soltutions
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