Category Archives: Industry Experts

Sustainable Packaging in Food Service

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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: Packworld.com). 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 … Read More

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

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One of the really neat new companies we have the privilege of working with is www.Authenticity50.com, 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 … Read More

Last chance at even more Super Holiday Specials!

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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 … Read More

Photo Barn: Packaging Solutions for Cool, Creative Products

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If you are looking for very unique holiday gift ideas, please check out www.PhotoBarn.com. Their wide assortment of custom printed and custom size wooden products presented us at Salazar Packaging a presentation and protection challenge, especially when you consider the different quantities a customer might order.

Photo Cubes and Ornaments

Two very popular products typify this packaging challenge, because a customer can potentially buy as few as one, the very popular four pack, as many as sixteen or anything in between.

The goal was to create shipper boxes and internal packaging that would not only look good for the customer, but also be efficient to pack during their very … Read More

FAQ about Subscription Box and E-commerce Kitting

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Recently someone referred to us as the “kitting experts” and even though we have done a lot of this type of packaging design work, I doubt anyone can claim expert status in an area as complex and as diverse as this one.

Whether you are sending out razors and razor blades, e-juice, snack foods, or feminine hygiene products, every application is a little different and the questions are many. Here are a few that are asked often:

What exactly is “kitting”?

We define kitting as the shipping of multiple components or products in the same box. The products may all be the same size and shape (example – a K-cup … Read More

November is World Vegan Month

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In comparison to vegetarians, vegans refuse not only meat but also all animal-based products such as dairy, eggs, and leather products. They want to ensure the products that they buy and use are produced without animal products or animal testing.

No matter the type of product – be it food, cosmetics, or apparel – businesses that sell vegan products must ensure that their product is entirely vegan from production to sale. This includes the packaging!

Plastic, plastic alternatives (such as Distant Village compostable cellophane bags, made from wood cellulose fibers), glass, and metal packaging can fulfill this need for vegan packaging. Some paper packaging can also be acceptable provided … Read More

Additional Green Resources and Products

  • Jonah Coyote Design
  • Sustainable is Good
  • Zing Green Products
  • Dharma Merchant Services
  • Green America
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