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Reflections from Pack Expo 2017
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Reflections from Pack Expo 2017 Now that the dust has settled, here are the trends and themes we heard at the world’s largest packaging trade show 29,000 attendees convened in Las Vegas for Pack Expo from September 25-27, 2017 Packaging professionals are tired of old software systems and incomplete information. Suppliers want to be on…

Packaging: Turning a liability into an asset
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Packaging: Turning a liability into an asset -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright Packaging can be an asset in lowering your costs and increasing speed to market. Buyers of packaging agree that packaging costs too much and the process is too complex. Vendors agree that they don’t make…

Packaging Survey Results
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Packaging Survey Results In September of 2016, Specright surveyed 127 packaging professionals in an effort to learn more about the state of the industry, including software preferences, pain points, and the ideal technology support for packaging professionals. Below is a review and analysis of our findings. 1) What are your biggest packaging concerns today?  …

Specright University Program
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Specright kicks off its University Program with the Cal Poly Packaging Program in San Luis Obispo Jessica Carter at Cal Poly presenting to the capstone class of the Packaging Program. With the increasing number of packaging SKUs, packaging engineers around the world are faced with the challenges of managing and keeping track of packaging specs,…

Green Packaging Requires Technology
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Efficiency in green progress requires technology -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright The rough definition of “green packaging” is using the lightest material, made from the least impactful source, highest recycled content, locally made with a low carbon footprint, procured and produced in the most efficient system. That’s…

Packaging Survey Results
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Announcing the results of the 2016 Packaging Survey Presented at ISTA | 2017 TransPack Forum -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Thank you so much to everyone who participated and provided their input in the 2016 Packaging Survey. We’ve officially closed the survey and have all of the data now. The greatest pain points in…

The Packaging Expert Series Presents: Matthew Wright
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Thoughts on a Trillion Dollar, World-Impacting Industry -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright Packaging affects every corner of the globe and has a massive impact on the way we live. Packaging is one of only a handful of industries that if it came to an end the world…

New Feature: Normalization Engine
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Specright makes standardizing packaging data easy -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Most packaging engineers I talk with agree that there is a gap between where their packaging data is today and where they would like it to be. Specright can help close that gap. We have tools that make it easy to standardize…

The Packaging Expert Series Presents: Dr. Jay Singh
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Packaging value chain The wide variety of package types available throughout the world is due to the evolution of related supply channels. -by Dr. Jay Singh [originally posted in Packaging World] Jay SinghPackaging Program DirectorOrfalea College of BusinessCal Poly State University With an increase in mass production of goods and related packaging, management processes such as…

Specright raises funding to bring technology to packaging industry
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Specright raises round to fix the user experience in packaging. -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Specright secures funding for packaging spec system Today we are thrilled to announce that Specright has secured funding from Mucker Capital, Okapi Venture Capital, and Fika Ventures to deliver enhanced packaging supplier management tools and supply chain analytics.…

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