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Is Your Packaging Effective?

Packaging Up-to-Date

Your packaging represents your brand’s promise to deliver a quality product and an extraordinary experience. Effective packaging inspires purchases while also creating a ripple effect that resonates with the targeted consumers, making them emotionally attached. Equally important, a great packaging design will benefit the company as well as the environment by increasing the overall efficiency and reducing environmental impact in the long run! There are three milestones on the road to achieve effective packaging. First impression

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Side Mount Handles Save the Day

Plastic Handles

Many clients add a plastic carrying handle to enhance their packaging and improve the customer experience. This often contributes to brand loyalty and increased sales. There are times, however, when the value of adding a handle is more strategic and can lead to overall cost reduction along the supply chain.  Allen Field’s side mount handle series reflects these values more than most. In addition to targeting

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New Product Development – Material Matters!

Packaging Up-to-Date

Thermoplastic injection molding is an immensely powerful and versatile manufacturing process. Many of the consumer products that people buy and use every day are either completely injection molded or have molded components. One of the most important design considerations when creating new parts are the materials that will be used. Every thermoplastic material has its

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Packaging Components can be Sustainable

Packaging Up-to-Date

According to EcoWatch, Americans use roughly 500 billion plastic bags and 35 billion plastic water bottles a year. Most of us have used and dropped plastic items into recycling bins, but few of us know where they go after they get picked up from the curb. Theoretically, the recycled plastic piece enters a global system,

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COVID-19 *UPDATE*

Packaging Up-to-Date

Allen Field provides critical components for various industries that are deemed essential during this time. We remain open and operating to best serve these customers. Our office and warehouses remain open and are fully operational. We are working closely with our supply partners to ensure minimal impact on our supply chain. Our product inventory remains

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Packaging Innovation at West Pack and Pack Expo East

Events

It was great to see so many familiar and new faces at the West Pack show in Anaheim. The strong growth in packaging is exciting and we look forward to meeting the evolving challenges in the packaging industry. It is clear that the American packaging industry is booming with opportunities to integrate automation and robotics.

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West Pack 2020 Preview – See You in California!

Events

If you are passionate about packaging innovation, you must attend the 2020 West Pack trade show in Anaheim, California! On February 11th, West Coast’s largest packaging event will kick-off! Meet Allen Field’s packaging experts at booth #5321 to learn and explore our various packaging solutions! Here are a few items that are new to West

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2019 in Review

Packaging Up-to-Date

This past year has been filled with numerous challenges and successes here at Allen Field! In January, the Double Tab Header Hook was introduced. This hook adds an additional tab to secure heavier products on various rod sizes. Install in just one second and hold up to 5 lbs. firmly. During West Pack in February,

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Community Values: Allen Field Co. Gives Back in 2019

Events

Allen Field Company is proud to support the communities that we live and work in. During 2019, we took part in numerous events and below is a summary of some. We share our stories and experiences with the hope of inspiring others! DonorsChoose.org is a United States–based nonprofit organization that enables individuals to donate directly to

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