Archive for February, 2016
Every product that we consume or utilize on a daily basis comes in some type of packaging. Packaging is required for shipment and for storage of the product. Some of these packages are safe and secure, while others could use some improvement. A packaging company is responsible for packaging and then shipping out items to the store for sale. There are many different types of packages and there are many things to keep in mind when choosing a packaging company for your packaging needs.
Recyclability should be kept in mind. The ability to recycle something for reuse is important. With hundreds of thousands of plastics being used daily, we need to be sure to recycle our products after use. There are an estimated 9,400 curbside collection programs and 10,000 drop-off programs that collect PET plas
If you own a business, you would know that one of the most important aspects of running a successful business is to ensure that products reach customers on time. One of the core aspects of business is managing stock, and this is what enables companies to fulfill their order obligations on time, deliver their products fast to the end users and remain in favor for more business. Costs and labor involved in the manufacturing process can be high, especially for startups and small scale businesses, and many of them struggle to find a viable product storage option where they can keep their products safe and ready to ship. If you are facing such a dilemma and need space urgently to stock your product line, finding a warehouse to rent can be a great option.
It doesn’t take an industry insider to know that credit cards in America are big business. Odds are, you’ve been using credit for years as a method of paying for things. Most Americans do — as of March 31, 2013, there were over 278 million Visa cards in the United States alone. The rest of the globe collectively carry about 522 million Visa cards, meaning that Americans account for about a third of all Visa card holders worldwide.
But credit usage is actually even more widespread than that statistic implies. Below are some fast facts that will open your eyes even more as to just how big the credit industry is getting, and why protec
Water is vital to life. In the wild, animals congregate where it is found. Humans, like animals, need fresh water to survive and function. And yet the water we rely on, to drink, cook, bathe and clean, can sometimes be contaminated. The impurities can be just inconvenient, or even harmful. Hard water is just an annoyance, but lead contamination can be dangerous. Water filtration systems and water softener systems for homes can be customized, to provide the clean and pure drinking water you and your family need for a healthy life.
The best sales people know that there is both an art and a science to closing the deal. Instead of relying on high-pressure tactics, experienced sales and marketing pros realize that they need to listen intently. A customer who is matched with the product or service that they need has much greater potential to become a long-term, loyal customer; while high-pressure sales may produce short-term gains, a dissatisfied customer may not choose to recommend the brand.
Of course, employees who are committed to developing a career in sales and marketing should be prepared to overcome customer objections. Listening to the customer express their needs is an important first step, but “asking for the sale” and pushing past initial resistance is also an important skill to develop. About four out of every 10 sales pro
How often do you think about the quality of the water you drink, use to bathe, or use on the job? If you work in an industrial, commercial, or medical lab industry then your answer may be quite a bit. The good news is that in recent years there have been products designed and made available to the public, like water quality testing kits, that can help teach people the importance of good water quality. Here are a few things you can test with water quality kits:
1. Water Resistivity Measurement - Did you know that some water is so low in quality that it can actually conduct an electric current? That measurement is known as a water’s conductivity. The opposite of that, or the ability for that water to resist electrical currents, is the water resistivity measurement. High quality water is
Are you an executive who has recently left your job, moved to a new location, or just need some solid career advice before making your next move? If so, you aren’t alone. Thousands of executives all across the country are feeling just like you. The good news is that there are fantastic executive hr search firms available to help you. Here are just some of their specialities:
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You often don’t think about where your cup or glass or water bottle came from, other than from the cupboard before you filled it, or from the store before that. But it had to come from somewhere. Where did that little vessel used to quench your thirst and keep you hydrated come from? Many drinkware manufacturers are a part of the ever-booming plastics industry, which is the third largest industry in manufacturing in the United States. So as you fill up to the brim, know that there will not be a shortage of cups anytime soon, if drinkware manufacturers have anything to say about it.
Production locally and around the globe
There is an ever-present debate about job distribution and where many types of jobs end up. The push for more local jobs goes head-to-head
Modern plastic packaging can be a very environmentally friendly way to store and package foods and beverages. For every one pound of plastic used for these purposes, 1.7 pounds is kept out of landfills. Moreover, it is easier to transport liquid in plastic than any other way. If you take a set amount of liquid, it will take much more of other materials. Each two pounds of plastic can be used to move more than ten gallons of liquid. You would need at least three pounds of aluminum to move that same amount of liquid. That extra pound adds up quickly. Flexible stretch sleeve labels provide cost effective ways to brand a product without adding to the bulk and weight of the container.
Ways to Use Stretch Sleeve Labels to Brand Your Product:
- Make your product stand out. Even t
American workplaces today are safer today than ever before. Companies do more to protect their staff from injuries on the job that at any time in recorded history. As a result, the number of injuries workers suffer on the job are way down. In 1972, there are about 11 injuries per 100 workers. In 2011, the number was down to only 3.4 pre 100 people. To keep workers safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has very specific guidelines that businesses need to follow. These cover everything from worker trainings to equipment requirements. For example, OSHA has very specific guidelines for rigging supplies.
Keep Your Workers Safe with These Tips
- Plan to do your work safely. There is saying that says, “A failure to plan is a plan to