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    CBD Supply Chain Challenges

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    It’s hard to deny a bigger trend in consumer products than Cannabidiol, known as CBD. A naturally occurring compound found in the flower of cannabis, CBD does not produce the typical “high” of cannabis and is marketed as a relief for inflammation, anxiety, and even depression.  While CBD is in a variety of products ranging…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Sustainability

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    Sustainability with Specright Green. Environmentally friendly. Sustainable. Everybody wants their packaging to be better for the environment. But do you know if it actually is? With Specright, you’ll know right away… Retailers, consumers, and regulatory bodies are increasingly requesting this transparency into everything from packaging waste to recycled content. In Specright, you can track all…

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    Why Managing Data at the DNA Level Maximizes Efficiency

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    Managing data at the DNA level maximizes efficiency -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright Products and packaging were around before computers, so it only makes sense that most data captured today starts above what I call the “DNA level” of products. Since manufacturing existed and information was documented…

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    Knowing What You Have Enables Sustainability

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    Knowing what you have enables sustainability -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright The conversation and drive to be green/sustainable is a critical item on the priority list impacting everybody’s future. Those that want to be change agents are having a hard time gaining meaningful traction and are finding…

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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…

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    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…

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    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?  …

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    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…

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