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Packaging and how the size of your package matters more now than ever!
July 8, 2021

Packaging and how the size of your package matters more now than ever!

by: EPE USA
Packaging and how the size of your package matters more now than ever! In “normal” times, designing packaging to optimize freight costs is a key consideration to minimize freight costs. Optimizing packaging for lower ocean freight costs has long been a science for those trying to get as many parts…
Laws to ban EPS are coming. Are you ready?
June 16, 2021

Laws to ban EPS are coming. Are you ready?

by: EPE USA
Legislation to ban EPS beyond coffee cups is here…finally. Two key states have new laws going into effect on January 1 of 2022, and both are widening the scope of the current EPS bans to include more than just coffee cups. It is about time, and it’s a game-changer for…
An Optimized Solution for Wine Packaging
October 12, 2020

An Optimized Solution for Wine Packaging

by: EPE USA
An optimized solution for wine packaging – To most wine drinkers, a bottle is merely a glass container. But packaging experts like us understand the true complexity of an optimized package solution. And while standard, 750 mL bottles of wine carry all the same amount of liquid, the differences in size,…
A sustainable alternative to foam in place packaging
February 27, 2020

A sustainable alternative to foam in place packaging

by: EPE USA
Highlighting the flaws of foam in place packaging, like Instapak®, and presenting a more sustainable approach   What is “foam in place” packaging? A sustainable alternative to foam in place packaging – Foam-in-place, or “on-demand”, packaging solutions like Instapak, involve a plastic bag containing a mixture of liquids. The chemicals react…
Starbucks seeks to abandon single-use packaging
February 25, 2020

Starbucks seeks to abandon single-use packaging

by: EPE USA
CEO Kevin Johnson unveils aspirations of a sustainable Starbucks by 2030 Starbucks seeks to abandon single-use packaging – Starbucks reflects a forward-thinking utopia, with expensive coffee, a modern ambiance, and free Wi-Fi. Up until now, however, the global coffee chain has failed to curb its massive impact on the environment.…
Packaging the refurbished laptop industry
February 11, 2020

Packaging the refurbished laptop industry

by: EPE USA
The integral role of packaging in the undervalued market for refurbished laptops   Do people actually buy used laptops? Packaging the refurbished laptop industry – Yes, more and more people are choosing refurbished laptops over new products. The global market for refurbished laptops and computers hit $2.1 billion in 2019 and…
Sustainable Packaging in 2020
February 6, 2020

Sustainable Packaging in 2020

by: EPE USA
Key topics & trends to watch for in the packaging industry Sustainable packaging in 2020 – The packaging world progresses forward each year, with companies implementing changes to their packaging supply and announcing new sustainability campaigns. All over the world companies strive to reduce carbon emissions, replace outdated packaging materials,…
Startups fighting against packaging waste
January 29, 2020

Startups fighting against packaging waste

by: EPE USA
Startups attack the challenge of packaging waste with a variety of creative approaches Startups fighting against packaging waste – Waste generated from product packaging is a monumental problem for our environment. According to the EPA, the U.S. generated 80.1 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) in 2017 from containers…
Sustainable packaging legislation coming in 2020
January 14, 2020

Sustainable packaging legislation coming in 2020

by: EPE USA
Looking at the year ahead and potential 2020 environmental legislation aimed at the packaging industry Sustainable packaging legislation coming in 2020 – A new decade begins and with it comes a renewed approach to environmental legislation and a reinvigorated debate over the sustainability of the packaging industry. 2019 was a milestone…
EPE USA wins the 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards
January 9, 2020

EPE USA wins the 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards

by: EPE USA
The WPO has chosen our Reusable Structural Transit Inserts (RSTI’s) as a WorldStar Award winner! EPE USA wins the 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards – The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) recently selected winners for the 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards, celebrating packaging excellence across a variety of industries and categories. In their…
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