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Industry Makers Episode 2: Expo West 2019 with Christina Troitino
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On this episode, we talk to Christina Troitino, Contributing Writer at Forbes covering the business and economics of food & drink, about the latest trends she’s seeing at Natural Products Expo West 2019. From charcoal toothpaste, to plant-based everything, there was no shortage of new product announcements and notable shifts in the industry. Learn More…

Expo West 2019: Three Trends We Can’t Stop Thinking About
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Each year, more than 75,000 people attend Natural Products Expo West to learn about the latest trends and product innovations in the industry. While thousands of companies exhibited, there were three trends that seemed to permeate the show: innovation in plant-based milks, CBD and prebiotic additives, and regenerative farming.   Plant-Based Milk Gets an Upgrade…

Industry Makers Episode 1: The Impact of Industrial Technology
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We sat down with Professor Erickson to explore the differences between industrial technology and information technology and tips for how professionals and students alike can embrace ambiguity and adopt new technology. We also discussed how Cal Poly is preparing students for the work force by integrating technology like Specright into their curriculum. Learn More About…

How to be Sustainable During the Holidays
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How to be Sustainable During the Holidays The holidays are a time for reflecting on the past year, spending time with family – and of course, presents. While many companies have initiatives to make their packaging more sustainable, consumers can take a few steps this holiday season to limit the environmental impact associated with gift…

Top Packaging Trends from PACK EXPO 2018
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Top Packaging Trends from PACK EXPO 2018 By Laura Foti Every two years, packaging professionals from around the world gather in Chicago to discuss trends and innovation in packaging. This year’s PACK EXPO highlighted both existing trends, like eCommerce, SKU proliferation, automation, and the impact of increasing global standards, along with emerging trends such as…

Specright Named Finalist for 2018 PACK EXPO Technology Excellence Awards
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Specright Named Finalist for 2018 PACK EXPO Technology Excellence Awards Specright, the cloud-based platform for specification data management, has been named a finalist in the PACK EXPO Technology Excellence Awards, a new awards initiative recognizing innovative technologies of PACK EXPO exhibitors. Matthew Wright, the founder & CEO of Specright and a 25-year packaging industry veteran,…

Meet the Interns: Danielle Goad
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Danielle Goad, one of our Summer Interns in our Sales and Marketing Department, joins us from Cal Poly where she’s majoring in Industrial Technology and Packaging. She shares that she loves how Cal Poly starts you off early in your major and gives you true hands-on experience – learn by doing. Being a member of…

PACK EXPO 2018 | Thoughts From Our CEO
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Specright has attended and participated in PACK EXPO the past 3 years, and it’s something we always look forward to. Why? Countless reasons. PACK EXPO is an event where not only do we get a chance to meet with our current clients face to face, but we’re also able to connect with leaders in the…

Meet the Interns! Featuring Xingguang Pan
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Meet the Interns: Xingguang Pan Specright is proud to offer internships to students who not only want to learn more about the packaging industry but have the desire to get hands-on experience at a company that is changing the way Consumer Goods and Manufacturing companies are doing business. Meet Xingguang! Xingguang is a Packaging student…

Access the Latest Trends in Packaging
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We survey over 700 of packaging professionals to understand the latest trends, pain points, and priorities in the packaging industry. See the highlights below and download the full report here. Download our e-book for free.