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What is C2C Cradle to Cradle

Transforming Business and Sustainability In today's rapidly changing world, sustainability is more than just a buzzword; it's a necessity. Companies worldwide are reevaluating their practices and exploring innovative approaches to minimize their environmental footprint. Cradle to Cradle, often abbreviated as C2C, is one such approach that is gaining momentum.  We are going to look…

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The Top 10 Packaging Trends for 2024

Packaging materials have come a long way from their humble origins as a means to protect and transport goods. While these factors are still as important today as they have always been, there are new trends to consider to take your packaging to the next level.  In 2024, packaging continues to evolve, influenced by technological advancements, consumer preferences, and the pressing need…

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Optimize your packaging for efficient transportation

4 Ways to Optimize Packaging for Efficient Transportation

A Guide to Cost Savings Efficient transportation is crucial in today's globalized world, where goods are constantly on the move. One key aspect of enhancing transportation efficiency is optimizing packaging.  Packaging optimization involves assessing various factors such as package weight, empty space, design for distribution, and choosing the right mode of transport. By focusing on these elements,…

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How Do I Find a Co-Packer?

A Guide to Streamlining Your Production Process In today's fast-paced business landscape, many companies are realizing the benefits of outsourcing certain aspects of their production processes.  One such solution that has gained prominence in various industries is contract packaging, commonly known as co-packing. Co-packers are specialized firms that offer their services to businesses…

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How do I find a co-packer?
Child-safe, resistant packaging options from Group O

Let’s Talk About Child-Safe & Child-Resistant Packaging

It’s Child Safety and Protection Month and There is No Better Time to Talk about Packaging to Keep Kids Safer. November is celebrated as "Child Safety and Protection Month," a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding our most vulnerable members of society—our children. Ensuring that products and packaging are child-safe is a major concern for businesses,…

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The Carbon Footprint of Plastic Packaging

Plastic Constitutes a Significant Environmental Pollutant Plastic is a major pollutant on Earth and has a larger carbon footprint than other packaging materials. In fact, manufacturing one pound of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic emits three pounds of carbon dioxide.  It’s not simply the plastic itself that contributes to such a large carbon footprint. It is an extremely carbon intensive…

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revolutionizing packaging sustainability with machine grade stretch film with 30% PCR content

Revolutionizing Packaging Sustainability

Introducing the Innovative Machine-Grade Stretch Film with 30% PCR Content In a world striving for sustainability, innovation in every sector is crucial to meet the challenges posed by climate change and resource depletion. Embracing this ethos, Group O, a pioneer in packaging solutions, is excited to provide a game-changing product that combines cutting-edge technology with environmental responsibility…

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Choosing Stretch Film

What is Stretch Film or Stretch Wrap? It is fair to assume that most packages you receive have been in contact with stretch film, also known as stretch wrap, at some point in the shipping and handling process. Packaging will be secured with stretch film to a pallet as they move from point A to point B. While it may look like the industrial version of common saran wrap, there is more to stretch wrap…

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Types of Stretch Film

A Guide to Finding the Right Stretch Film Stretch film, also referred to as stretch wrap, is a thin layer of plastic that saves your products from damage when the freight truck takes a sharp turn a little too fast. Stretch wrap is there for your packaging when pallets are left in the sun all day and the rain all night. When it comes to shipping and handling, the right type of stretch film protects…

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Types of Stretch Wrap Machines

Common Types of Stretch Wrap Machines and Equipment In the packaging industry, stretch film is essential for securing products, organizing shipments, and reducing worker injury during shipping and handling. Made from linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), stretch film is a sturdy yet thin plastic with a strong cling. Its elasticity acts as a rubber band, tightly securing products to pallets for…

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