Embracing Sustainable Packaging Strategies

Round Table Meeting to discuss sustainable packaging strategies

In today’s climate emergency, companies are increasingly seeking ways to reduce their environmental footprint. One effective way to do this is by making the switch from traditional packaging materials — such as single-use plastics or Styrofoam — towards sustainable options. By adopting sustainable packaging strategies, companies can reduce waste production and their environmental impact while […]

Understanding Work-in-Progress (WIP) and Its Significance

Factory workshop interior and machines Work in progress (WIP) concept

In the bustling world of manufacturing and packaging, Work-in-Progress (WIP) is a pivotal concept that lies at the heart of production lines and supply chains. It represents the intermediary stage of production where goods are partially completed, yet to become the finished products that meet consumer demands. Understanding WIP and its associated costs is not […]

Custom Pallet Systems: Tailored Solutions for Your Needs

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, the right packaging solutions can make all the difference in the transportation, storage, and safety of your products. If you’re part of the vast array of industries requiring such solutions – manufacturers, wholesalers, trade show exhibitors – then this blog post is tailored just for you. We’ll delve into the world of […]

An Organized Workspace Leads to an Organized Mind – Easily Achieved with Industrial Plastic Storage Containers from Universal Package

In today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment, efficient organization and storage solutions are essential for success. Industrial plastic storage containers, tubs, bins, and crates play a vital role in maintaining order and maximizing productivity in various workspaces. This blog post will explore the different types of industrial plastic storage options, their benefits, and the factors […]

The Drive Toward Sustainable Packaging: A Sustainable Future

In today’s world, sustainability is no longer a choice, but a necessity. The increased awareness of environmental concerns and consumer demand for eco-friendly products has spurred a drive towards sustainable packaging solutions across various industries. This shift is not only essential for reducing carbon footprint and waste generation, but also for ensuring regulatory compliance and […]

Resin Surcharge Resulting from Hurricane Harvey

To our valued customers: We have been notified by all our suppliers of both polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (HDPE, XLPE, PE, and other oil-based plastics), foam, plastic sheet, and containers, that we are in a Force Majeure situation resulting from Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. All suppliers of these products and materials made from these […]

Keep Track of Your Returnable Assets with RFID

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) isn’t a new technology. It has been keeping track of many things over the years from vehicles to pets. The read/write benefits of RFID tags are a better and less labor intensive way of tracking items than bar coding/scanning items individually. What exactly is RFID? Developed over 40 years ago, Radio […]

Improve Efficiency Across Your Business with Produce Boxes

As packers, growers, processors, and any other business owner involved in the agricultural industry fully know, no two kinds of produce bins are exactly alike. The industry imposes a range of challenges, with issues that many business owners need to consider and address, depending on the application. Business owners may need to ask some questions […]

What Is the “Green Thing?”

I keep hearing about companies making the decision to focus on sustainability or in other words, “Go Green.” During the last few weeks, I have had contact with various companies, as well as friends, that I have posed the question, “Just what is your definition of going green?” In nearly all cases, the answer has […]

Custom Containers Improve Return Ratio & Reduce Shipping Costs

DALE, IN – Universal Package built a custom shipping box for an automotive supply company. The one-of-a-kind plastic container is 146” long by 48” wide, by 50” tall, it has four drop doors and a 2,500 lb. weight capacity. By replacing a smaller, non-collapsible container with a custom made, collapsible custom shipping container, Universal Package […]