PAPER CONVERTING BLOG

Choosing the Proper Contract Paper Converting Company

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Mar 29, 2022

Quality, price, lead times and capabilities are top reasons for choosing the correct contract converter for your products/needs. Does your current converter have all the characteristics and capabilities you require, such as custom work from 135 inches to 1 inch?  From sheeting, and slitting to polycoating and custom print work? Know what you need before jumping in. Use this checklist to make the best decision. Your paper converting company should:

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What to Ask When Ordering Custom Sheeting

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Mar 15, 2022

When ordering custom sheeting, it is important that you know what you are looking for, and that you ask right questions to ensure you choose a company that has the capability of meeting your needs.  We’ve compiled 5 questions to ask before you commit:

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Custom Printed S.O.M. Multiwall Bags

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Feb 15, 2022

Sewn Open Mouth Multiwall paper bags are often used as shipping and storage containers as well as packaging bulk materials. In many cases, design and production artists can create and adapt multiwall bags that work for your specific needs, from a utility approach that simply identifies your product, to the more difficult task of grabbing the consumer’s attention at the point of sale.  Oren International manufactures both printed and unprinted SOM bags in a variety of sizes.

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Know the Difference Between a Tube and a Core?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Tue, Dec 21, 2021

We at Oren produce a multitude of paper products and paper components, including Tubes &  Cores. Two words you are likely to hear, often used in the same sentence, are “tubes” and “cores”. Paper cores and tubes are often a cost efficient alternative to other more expensive materials such as plastic, metal, and wood.  While these related items are similar in shape and use, they do have certain features, both in design and technical composition that distinguish one from the other.

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National Manufacturing Day - Largest Annual Opportunity to Inspire the Next Generation

Posted by Oren International on Fri, Oct 01, 2021

Manufacturing is one of the many things that has contributed to America’s success and it continues to propel our country’s economy.  Today, manufacturing accounts for 11.1% of gross domestic product in the economy. Manufacturers contributed $2.44 trillion to the U.S. economy in the first quarter of 2021, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.


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How Oren International Supports National Manufacturing Day

Posted by Oren International on Fri, Oct 02, 2020

Manufacturing is one of the many thing s that has contributed to America’s success and it continues to propel our country’s economy. Today, U.S. manufacturing is responsible for producing 18.2 percent of the world's goods. Manufacturers contributed $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2018, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.


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The Best Uses for Chipboard

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Sep 03, 2020

Also known as cardboard or paperboard, Chipboard is thick board made from recycled paper fibers. The material is produced in a variety of grades from very thin to very thick to create different products. Chipboard, made by pressing layers of recycled fiber together to form a larger piece of material, is also affordable and an eco-friendly alternative to other manufactured materials. Here are four of the best ways to use chipboard.

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What Makes Paper Converting Good for the Environment?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Thu, Aug 08, 2019

Reducing your carbon footprint and making the transition to “go green” are major priorities for preserving the environment for future generations. It may be a surprise, but a lot of the negative noise about paper’s impact on the environment is not true.  In fact, the paper industry has made leaps and bounds in reducing consumption of fossil fuels. 

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Examination of a Multiwall Bag

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Multiwall paper bags are often used as shipping and storage containers as well as packaging bulk materials. In many cases, design and production artists can create and adapt multiwall bags that work for your specific needs, from a utility approach that simply identifies your product, to the more difficult task of grabbing the consumer’s attention at the point of sale.  There are several designs of bags: sewn, open mouth bags (manufactured at Oren International) and valve bags, and variations thereof.

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What Makes Paper Converting Good for the Environment?

Posted by Alan NeSmith on Mon, Apr 08, 2019

Reducing your carbon footprint and making the transition to “go green” are major priorities for preserving the environment for future generations. It may be a surprise, but a lot of the negative noise about paper’s impact on the environment is not true.  In fact, the paper industry has made leaps and bounds in reducing consumption of fossil fuels. 

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Tags: Paper Converting, Industry News & Tips