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New Decade, New Ideas

Discover how these innovations address the needs of our global economy and help you advance your product development in the future. ...read more

2020 Vision: Our Recent Innovations Can be Your Packaging Inspiration—Today and Beyond

For more than five decades, Great American Packaging has focused on bringing innovation to the custom poly packaging industry through quality product developments and improved service offerings. 2019 marked a banner year for the family-owned company with enhanced services and an expanded product line — including advanced printing capabilities as well as compostable, antimicrobial and 100% all PE barrier films. ...read more

Striving for a Cleaner Earth: A Quick Guide to Compostable Films

Compostable bags and films are becoming an increasingly popular packaging alternative.

Check out our infographic about the four things manufacturers should know.

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Cultivate A Compostable Culture

Consumer demand for sustainability is leading ecologically aware small and mid-size manufacturers to look for eco-friendly packaging alternatives. An increasingly popular solution is compostable packaging.

Designed to break down into carbon dioxide, water and biomass, compostable films effectively disintegrate into non-toxic organic compost in approximately 6 months.

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Breathe Shelf Life Into Your Products: A Quick Reference Guide

Check out our newest infographic on how to extend the shelf life of products. A snapshot of everything you need to know about barrier films.

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Optimizing Shelf Life and Product Presentation

When new foods hit the grocery store shelves, manufacturers want them to stay fresh and appealing as long as possible. Shoppers, in turn, look for eye-catching items that scream delicious, convenient and healthy. The connection between the two: improved shelf life. ...read more

Get Noticed With Great Package Design: Quick Reference Guide

Check out our newest infographic on package design.

A snapshot of everything you need to know to grab consumers' attention on the shelves.

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The Art of Prepress: How To Take Your Digital Design To Printed Perfection

Translating digital images into printed artwork is truly an artform. A logo or design may look great on a computer screen, but a great deal of work takes place between the vision and the finished packaging.

The smallest adjustments in the prepress and production stages of process printing can make the difference between products that jump off the shelf and those that blend into the background.

Get to market faster by following these tips for product packaging design. Need help? Our experts are here to support you through the process.

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Sustainable Packaging: An In-Depth Look At What You Need To Know

As lawmakers and consumers continue to call for environmental sustainability and reduced landfill waste, business owners are looking to flexible plastic packaging (FPP) to safeguard natural resources and meet customer demand.

Traditional FPP delivers some environmentally friendly benefits (fewer natural resources used in manufacturing, cheaper transportation-related costs and reduced landfill discards, among others), but they are not typically considered sustainable. Consumers instead are being greenwashed into thinking all standing plastic pouches and film options are Earth-friendly, but often they are not.

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Sustainable Packaging: Quick Reference Guide

Check out our newest infographic on sustainability and packaging.

A snapshot of everything you need to know to decode your eco-friendly options.

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Food Label Changes: What You Don't Know Or Haven't Thought About

All of the changes implemented by the FDA will require changes to the nutritional label itself. When the dual-column format must be used for Per Serving and Per Package food items, the entire package may need to be redesigned. These changes could take time to implement as a new design needs to be created and new plates made. If you haven't started this process already, submit a contact form below and we'll get you on the path to compliance today. ...read more
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