Raptor Packaging News
New Products in the Raptor Marketplace: Amcor now selling bottles, packers, and more
The Raptor Marketplace continues to expand its product offerings with their newest member. Amcor has joined the Raptor Packaging Marketplace as a vendor initially offering bottles, packers, and other containers with applications in a wide range of industries.
11 Jun 21
Raptor Packaging - Transforming the Rigid Packaging Industry
The Raptor Marketplace is like nothing else in the packaging industry. We speak with George Dempsey, CEO of Raptor Packaging, who has used his decades of experience in the industry to create the marketplace to transform the packaging industry.
02 Jun 21
Priority Plastics Now Sold on the Raptor Marketplace
The Raptor Marketplace continues to grow and now offers brands even more packaging solutions. They are pleased to announce that Priority Plastics Inc. has joined the Raptor Packaging Marketplace as a vendor initially offering industrial Tight Heads, FortPacks, and various PET bottles and jars.
12 Apr 21
Brand Equity: What is it, why does it matter, and how do you build it?
Coca-Cola, Goodyear, Jell-O, Tide, Gillette, Kellogg’s—what do these brands have in common? High brand equity. Each of these brands has a widely known reputation for a certain type of product with an expected level of consistent quality that has lent itself to consumer confidence. We buy these brands because we know and trust them; this level of familiarity and confidence amongst consumers is powerful. How do we achieve the same for our own brands?
09 Mar 21
5 Things to Look for when Choosing the Right Logistics Partner
Customer satisfaction, future business, and the reputation of your company all hinge upon how efficient and reliable your logistics partner is and how well they can respond to the inevitable unexpected problems that arise. Since choosing the right logistics partner can be difficult, here are 5 things to consider when choosing your next logistics partner:
26 Jan 21
Securing Your Supply Chain
Although it can be difficult and challenging to accept new meeting requests and sales inquiries, the investment made can and does pay dividends long term to your business. To rely solely on your known existing supplier base for your procurement needs is a huge and unnecessary risk in today’s marketplace. Here’s three reasons why you should consider having additional sources of supply for your most critical purchase components.
13 Jan 21
5 Reasons Compression Blow Forming Packers Outperform Traditional IBM Packers
The introduction of the Sacmi Compression Blow Forming technology (CBF) is a game changer for HDPE packers. The process by nature makes a better bottle, more consistently, with better manufacturing economics. Sacmi’s recent innovations and entrance into the North American market are providing marketers of Healthcare, Nutraceutical, and other products with new innovative options to improve supply chain efficiencies and reduce overall costs.
30 Sep 20
The Wipes Market and What to Look Out For
As we enter month seven of the current pandemic the sanitizer gels and liquids seem to be leveling off and with it some of the hysteria. With that, the packaging, fillers, and distribution channels have also settled down to some sense of normalcy. The emerging need that has hit today’s consumer and thus all of us in the supply chain is the national shortage of wipes. Like many other products in the market, all wipes are not created equally. What the ingredients are, what claims are made on the label, and how the wipe is being marketed will determine which regulatory arm of the government is involved and what approvals are required.
21 Sep 20
Packaging Supply Allocation 101
As suppliers seek to normalize their business and maintain market positioning, they are finding themselves in the very uncomfortable position of not being able to meet their normal demand and to service all of their customers’ needs. The rules of allocation vary from one organization to the next, but they typically follow normal business practice with supply agreements, profitability and the strategic importance of the account used to make allocation decisions.
08 Sep 20
Why Are Ocean Freight Rates So High?
The trans-pacific trade (TPEB) market, especially Asia to the United States is in a state of complete chaos. Between rates, space, equipment, weather, and tariffs, there is quite a bit to discuss. Many of you have wondered, “Why are rates so high now?” The answer is complicated; here’s a few of the many pieces that will help paint a picture and understand the situation.
13 Aug 20
PET: It's Not Just Another Bottle
When selecting PET (polyethylene terephthalate) as a bottle material you will rely on your supplier to choose a 1-stage or 2-stage manufacturing process. Each will produce high quality bottles but each also have advantages and disadvantages that you should understand.
04 Jun 20
Ensuring Proper Packaging Is Critical with the FDA Guidelines for Compounding of Certain Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
With the surge in demand for hand sanitizers, we’ve seen an equal surge in the production of alcohol-based hand sanitizers. We applaud the countless businesses who have converted their production facilities over to produce sanitizing products, ensuring more essential cleaning supplies make it to the shelves and into the hands of consumers.
13 May 20
COVID-19 and Key Industry Dynamics
As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we have seen unprecedented disruption of the packaging supply chain, the result of which has made it very tough, and in some cases, impossible to meet customer demand. Some of the industry dynamics have resulted in under capacity and under supply. I will explain a few of the key dynamics happening.
01 May 20
5 Things to Look for in a Packaging Supplier
One of the most critical attributes that you can look for in a supplier (manufacturer or distributor) is the ability to provide accurate and dependable technical support. Most anyone can sell a product but few provide the technical expertise that comes with being a qualified supplier. Here are a few key attributes to look for when selecting what distributor to buy from.
29 Apr 20
5 Things to Consider when Importing Packaging
As you look near and far for your next generation of packaging, carefully consider the challenges before you decide to import. In many cases, customers overlook the soft costs associated with managing a supply chain that spans great distances and cultures. Whether you have a Packaging Distributor involved or if you are managing the process yourself, there are many things to consider: quality, logistics, price, inventory and expertise. Setting your company and team up for success means making sure you have transparency into how things will be managed.
11 Mar 19
5 Things to Know About Glass Quality
Glass quality can vary greatly from process to process — what appears simple on the outside is much more dynamic and complex on the inside. Understanding some of these key elements and how they affect quality and consistency can make a big difference for you and your business.
19 Feb 19
- Jo Webb
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