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Automation in the Packaging Industry

Custom Design + Manufacturing, Packaging Up-to-Date

The industrial sector is seeing great advances as automation revolutionizes the way manufacturers produce and package products. The utilization of these new technologies ultimately improves productivity, reduces labor cost, and increases overall safety of the workplace. The laborious and repetitive steps required in packaging is an ideal scenario for automation applications. To meet growing demand, CMC

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Counterfeit Mitigation

Packaging Up-to-Date

In today’s global market, counterfeiting is, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Counterfeit items have a large impact on the end user, the companies in the production supply chain, and the manufacturer. Counterfeit items account for an approximate loss of $200 billion in revenues annually for American businesses and about 2.5 million jobs have been eliminated due

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Frustration-Free Packaging, Here’s What & Why

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In today’s e-Commerce world, packaging must grab consumers’ attention, as well as meeting sustainability goals. With the consumer and environment in mind, Amazon has mandated that all its vendors that ship items larger than 18” x 14” x 8”, or heavier than 20 lbs., use certified Frustration-Free Packaging, beginning August 1, 2019. What does FFP

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Over 100 New Products Available!

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They say time flies when you are having fun. Well then, we’ve been having a lot of fun with our exciting new product line since we acquired the American Handle Company in May 2018! Our offerings now extend to include portable case and electronic equipment handles, hardware for industrial carrying cases, and musical equipment case

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Integrated Solutions for Shelf Ready Packaging

Box Connecting Clips

Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP) has proven itself to be an effective way to quickly restock, display, and sell products. As more and more retailers request SRP systems for their stores, Allen Field’s engineering team collaborates with many brands and packaging designers to help achieve results through packaging innovation. A typical SRP box is composed of

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Carry, Convey, Design, & Brand

Plastic Handles

At Allen Field, we design packaging components to meet both functional and aesthetic goals. When a project calls for a packaging component, such as a handle, connecting clip, or display aid, Allen Field presents not a single option but a variety of options. By far, the most popular packaging component in packaging design today is

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Product Spotlight for West Pack 2019

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For over 70 years, Allen Field has been helping customers hang their products with innovative and functional POP display aids, including clip hooks, hook hangers, hang tabs, and display arms. On February 5-7, 2019, you can meet our Packaging Specialists who will be attending West Pack at booth #5417. Come by to see our extensive product

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Another Good Year for Giving Back

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Everyone here at Allen Field strongly believes in giving back to the community. Throughout the year, we participate in events and causes that further our sense of social responsibility. This year, we proudly supported numerous causes. Here are the highlights: We kicked off 2018 by collecting food donations for Island Harvest, a food bank for

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