KFC’s Watt-A-Box: Innovative or Absurd?

July 28, 2016

How many times have you found yourself with a fierce craving for deep-fried chicken, but alas, you have no time because you need to go home and recharge your phone? Probably never. So what is KFC trying to do with its new Watt-A-Box package that serves one of its value meals in a box equipped

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Exercising Your Imagination Muscles with Barbie

July 26, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen of the Buzz Blog, today we are talking about toys. Not toy packaging—though we could and have! Specifically, we are here to talk about Barbie. Now before you think that this doesn’t apply to your packaging needs, give us a moment. Because with Barbie and packaging alike, it’s all about seeing the

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Throwback Thursday: Keeping Coke Cold Without Electricity? Engineering at Its Coolest

July 21, 2016
A glass of cola being poured into a glass

The summer heat is on across the U.S.A. There’s something cooling and oh-so American about cracking open an icy and sugary soda. For this Throwback Thursday, we look to how those without electricity can keep this refreshment…well, refreshing. If summer means one thing, it’s scalding your hands on the steering wheel every time you get in your

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The Evolution of Cardboard Modeling!

July 19, 2016

If you’ve been following our Cardboard Chaos series, you know that we’re all about finding cool things to do with cardboard. What you may not know is that we are the latest masters of a long history of corrugated creations. All the way back in the 15th century, people began to realize that stiff paper

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Packaging for Small Households

July 14, 2016

Small households (no, not those people living in Tiny Houses) have few people living in them and are a growing part of U.S. demographics. Homes with only one or two people living under the same roof represent 61 percent of all households. That equates to millions of Americans who have little use for extra large,

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Don’t Get Wet: Packaging to Keep Your Cargo Dry

July 12, 2016

Sometimes liquid makes things better. Try eating a bowl of Corn Flakes without milk and tell us how that goes, for instance. When it comes to your cargo, however, wetter is never better. The rise of online shopping, subscription boxes, food delivery services and other packaging-driven consumer trends means more boxes on more doorsteps in

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The State of the DIM Weight Union Infographic

July 7, 2016

The costs of oversized packaging are felt in stages of the supply chain. Boxes that are too big means fewer packages fit on a truck, which means more trucks need to be on the road. Too much material also means consumers have to deal with the hassle of breaking down and disposing of it. In

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Introducing the Pizza Pizza Box (It’s for Pizzas!)

July 5, 2016

What is your favorite kind of pizza? OK, now what is your favorite type of pizza box? Stick with us here because even though awesome pizza boxes are totally worth your attention and should be praised, we have a new champion. The secret of the new most amazing pizza box ever is that it is

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Throwback Thursday | Move Over Wallendas! We Have the Ultimate Daredevil Challenge

June 30, 2016

When a client needs a bundle of fireworks shipped (legally of course!), they call the only person crazy enough to do it. For this Throwback Thursday, we couldn’t help but to revisit our very own Tim Wilson and his backpack full of fireworks. Will he make it through a ring of fire? Or will he light up

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Recycling Photos Are Anything But Trashy

June 28, 2016

The collecting, sorting and recycling of materials isn’t exactly a glamorous job. Sure, it’s important and valued, but it’s not the kind of role you’d see played by Channing Tatum or George Clooney in the movies. And that’s fine. It’s doesn’t have to be. But, don’t make the mistake of thinking of it as dirty

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