PAPER CONVERTING BLOG

Two Ways Custom Printed Paper Improved One Restaurant’s Branding

Posted by Mark Jones on Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Restaurants often allocate a marketing budget each year to help build brand recognition. Though traditional marketing efforts can help get customers in the door, what can restaurants do to remain memorable during the dining experience? Aside from serving delicious food or drinks, creative solutions like custom branded sandwich wrap can help restaurants separate from the pack. La Colombe, a coffee company with locations in New York, Philadelphia, D.C., Chicago and Seoul, South Korea, recently worked with Oren on their latest restaurant paper order. The custom printed paper helped the company accomplish not one, but two goals for branding. Here’s how:

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Tags: Paper Converting, Custom Paper Ideas

3 Things You Need to Know About Paper Converting and the Environment

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Many organizations today are aware of the importance of their impact on the environment, and take steps toward a more “green” approach. With this interest in preserving the environment, paper usage is often a hot topic. The ultimate question is: are paper products hurting or helping the environment?

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Tags: Paper Converting

Top Takeaways from Paper2014 Conference

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Apr 15, 2014

The PPI Pulp and Paper Week conference has been an important resource for the pulp and paper industry for more than 30 years, helping people stay on top of key industry news, market trends. It's an event that brings together the many sides of the paper industry, hence the slogan, “where the industry meets.” Businesses often rely on Paper Week for their face to face meetings to discuss graphic papers, containerboard and packaging. At Oren International, we go way back with PPI Pulp and Paper Week. Eighteen years back, in fact.

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Tags: Paper Converting, Industry News & Tips

How Custom Printed Linerboard Can Boost Your Brand Visibility

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Mar 04, 2014

Most companies would agree that boosting their brand visibility is a good thing. Although there are many different ways to market your business, sometimes the most compelling methods are the most simple. Getting your name out to your customers can be as easy as working with what you already have. Do you often wrap or package your products with paper? Custom printed Linerboard for industrial use, wrapping or packaging is one more way to boost your brand.

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Tags: Flexographic Printing, Paper Converting, Custom Paper Ideas

Oren International Talks International Trade Next Week in The Dominican Republic

Posted by Oren International on Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Oren International will be living up to its name and traveling abroad next week accompanying Governor Rick Scott on a trade mission to the Dominican Republic. Oren President, Alan NeSmith, will be representing the company as a leader in the paper converting industry and discussing trade opportunities.

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Tags: Paper Converting, Industry News & Tips

Are Your Tube and Core Paper Components Truly Compatible?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Jan 28, 2014

For tube and core manufacturers, alignment and precision are key in producing a great product. But what if your paper components aren’t getting along? There’s no way around a tube or core that isn’t adhered correctly. Before you throw out your adhesive, consider if your paper components are the problem first.

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Tags: Paper Converting

What Are The Top Paper Mills in the U.S.?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Jan 07, 2014

As a paper converting company specializing in slitting, sheeting, flexographic printing, coating, laminating and custom printing, everything we do involves paper. It’s our passion to exceed our client's expectations with regard to quality. But, we can't convert paper without great quality paper to start with.

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Tags: Paper Converting

Case Study: Improving Tube & Core Production

Posted by Mark Jones on Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Recently, Oren International worked with a large, independent tube and core manufacturer in the Southeast to improve and simplify their printing and production process. Here’s a look at how we turned their messy problem into a simple and cost-effective solution.

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Tags: Paper Converting

Don’t Lose Your Year End Budget, Order Your Paper Packaging Supplies

Posted by Mark Jones on Tue, Dec 03, 2013

Many companies have a budget that expires at the end of the year, and managing that budget can be tricky. The balance between saving enough money for emergencies and spending enough money appropriately can be a challenge for any organization. If you don’t spend your budget by the end of the year, your company could run the risk of losing the same allocation of funds next year. 

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Tags: Paper Converting

Simple Ways that Tube and Core Manufacturers Can Reduce Waste

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Oct 29, 2013

With their strength and versatility, the uses for tubes and cores are boundless. From product and shipping containers, rolled artwork or documents to tape and industrial uses, tubes and cores are an important aspect of packaging, shipping and storing many products. 

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Tags: Paper Converting