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Cardboard boxes were invented in 1890 by Robert Gair. Other key inventions in 1890 include the smoke detector, tabulating machine, and the Babcock test. While all of these inventions are still used today, they are almost unrecognizable from their 19th Century counterparts except for the cardboard box. Even though cardboard boxes were a staple for over 100 years, environmental issues of modern times are becoming more and more of a hot topic. Over 100 billion cardboard boxes are produced in the US every year. Factoring in that 1 tree will produce about 150 boxes, we’re looking at just over 660 million trees being cut down every year to support American commerce. In addition, even recycling boxes require half the time and energy required to make a brand new box, which makes recycling cardboard in bulk a time-consuming and inefficient band-aid on a more severe problem. The number is only expected to grow as online shopping continues to surge and e-commerce…
Profit Margin Evaluation When was the last time your company evaluated its packaging costs? Or are you currently seeking a new way to save some money on the packaging stage of your supply chain? Now may be the perfect time to look into new implementations. This is a very interesting time period in the history of logistical packaging. As logistical systems evolve and become better organized, they create new opportunities for using packaging innovations to add value and minimize cost across a supply chain. Reusable packaging is one of those innovations, and is becoming the most cost-effective choice for an increasing number of applications. Purchasing managers are reducing costs by conducting value analyses of materials to minimize the overall costs. Implementing environmental considerations into key material management decisions can help improve operating efficiency. By taking a strategic approach to purchasing by implementing reusable packaging, some companies mare significantly improving both their environmental profile and profit margins. Disposal costs alone could be…
Here at Amatech, we have made the transition from regular to returnable packaging as easy as possible. We offer a cost calculator for your convenience, just plug in your numbers and see the cost savings right before your eyes! You will find out that the money spent yearly on regular packaging may be lower than the initial cost to become returnable package ready. The reason for this is that returnable packaging has an initial expensive expense. This is because you are investing in returnable, reusable, sustainable packaging that typically gets you twenty more uses than regular packaging. Not only do you get to streamline your production line and save you money over time, you also get bragging rights about being environmentally “green”. How Much Money are You Really Saving? Customers experience between 40% and 70% savings on the overall cost when using returnable packaging. Amatech can design a package for you that you can put a part in and it will be protected-No more protective bagging…

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