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1 (419) 867-5400 | Email Us

The Whole Package Blog

PDM vs PLM Differences Explained

While both systems have their own unique purpose, they are essential in managing data and information related to designs/products. Successful companies manage these tools to make themselves more efficient....

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The Importance of Communication - Both Good and Bad

If you were asked to rate the importance of communication on a scale from 1 to 10, how would you respond...8...9...10? We all seem to know that communication is important. Yet it is one of the hardest techniques to master....

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Plan for Your Package's End of Life!

Today we see packaging becoming more innovative, displaying unique designs and using newly developed materials. But do those driving innovation consider where that package is headed when it completes the consumer cycle? How do consumers look at pac...

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Simulations Are Not Straight Forward

Linear and non-linear. You may have heard one or both of these terms before when having simulation work done. “We ran this simulation linear because...” That’s great, and they sound like they know what they are talking about, but what does that actua...

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Can FEA Determine Quality of a CAD Plastic Container Design

In today’s fast paced development cycle, the role of employing a digital design solution cannot be minimized. At almost every design step, from creative rendering to the 3D printed consumer testing prototypes some electronic version of the package ge...

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Factors to check for your package to achieve sustainability

What does it mean to produce a sustainable package? The goal is to achieve lower carbon foot print, lower environmental impact, healthy and safe for the community, without sacrificing the performance and cost....

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New Biopolymers: Synchronizing Biomaterial Properties with Business Opportunities

The key to determining suitable applications for a biobased or bioderived material is to understand its properties and capabilities. What are its barrier, molding characteristics, mechanical properties, etc.?...

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Do Not Get Blindsided

Does this scenario sound familiar? You have completed the container design, ordered a mold; marketing approved the concepts, everything seems to be going great. Then the first prototypes get into your hands and it’s NOT what you expected....

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Can your choice of design CAD tool limit your creativity

Today there are many affordable entry level design tools available to the novice designer, the inventor or companies who do not have the budget for high end Computer Assisted Design (CAD) tools....

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Understanding the value of an EIEMP

An Experienced Independent Engineering and Manufacturing Partner can be a valuable asset to any company. Utilized correctly it becomes an extension of your own internal resources....

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