PAPER CONVERTING BLOG

Why Scrim Paper is Your Strongest Paper Ally

Posted by Mark Jones on Thu, Feb 15, 2018

When you think about the strongest and most durable materials out there, paper probably doesn’t come to mind. And although the paper we most commonly encounter in our daily lives isn’t usually lauded for its strength, don’t be fooled — some paper stocks have some pretty big muscles to flex.

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Tags: Flexographic Printing

What Customers Really Want from Industrial Packaging Distributors

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Feb 08, 2018

Customers that use paper in the industrial packaging space may be misinformed about their options. Therefore, they are using a stock that’s not necessarily meeting their needs, or they’re unaware of the variety of options available to them.

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Is Your Paper Converting Order Starting to Feel Like Groundhog Day?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Fri, Feb 02, 2018

When placing regular orders for any number of business supplies week after week, or month after month, the process can become monotonous and it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. That certainly goes for ordering paper products too. It’s not surprising, considering that when businesses find a product that works, they may very well keep ordering the same thing over and over.

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Tags: Paper Converting

Do You Know About These Unique Kraft Paper Uses?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Kraft paper. It’s white, brown, and mundane, right? Well call us biased, but we’d answer that question with a resounding “no!”

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Tags: Kraft Paper Uses

How Paper Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Environmental Impact

Posted by Mark Jones on Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Environmental impact is something that’s always top of mind for paper manufacturers these days. And while a negative picture is often painted about various manufacturing industries’ effects on Mother Earth, much of it is the result of misinformation when it comes to paper industries.

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Tags: Industry News & Tips

Top Questions to Ask for Your Next Paper Order

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Ordering paper is a function of business that often becomes routine no matter the industry. Whether for restaurants, corporate offices, retail stores, or shipping logistics, after awhile, the same order is placed repeatedly, week after week or month after month. If you’re the person ordering paper for your business, your options are limited to what you’ve been doing.

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Tags: Custom Paper Ideas, Flexographic Printing, Food Service Paper

You Don't Need to Think Outside the Box Thanks to Paper Converting

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Boxes. While we largely take them for granted, where would we be without them? They can hold garbage or precious gifts, breakfast cereal or diamond rings, and everything in between.

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Tags: Paper Converting

Paper Converting Trends for 2018

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The digital revolution has changed the face of paper and printed media industries forever. As a result, there has been a lot of consolidation of paper mills, printers, and paper converting facilities over the past decade. If the market isn’t strong enough to sustain them, paper converting facilities close their doors, or get bought up by larger entities. And that trend for consolidation of paper converting facilities shows no signs of slowing in the new year.

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Tags: Custom Paper Ideas, Paper Converting

Steak Paper: It’s Not All Black and White

Posted by Mark Jones on Fri, Dec 08, 2017

As the owner of a meat shop or restaurant, you may view steak paper simply as a necessity for maintaining freshness, layering display cases and packaging meats for your customers. But have you ever considered the integral part steak paper plays in encouraging customers to buy your meat in the first place?

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Tags: Food Service Paper

What is Chipboard? 4 Important Facts

Posted by Mark Jones on Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Anyone in a business that utilizes different stocks of paper knows that the types, colors, and weights of paper are seemingly endless. There really is paper for just about everything.

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Tags: Custom Paper Ideas, Food Service Paper