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Name: Allen Field
Date registered: February 23, 2017

Latest posts

  1. You Can’t Afford to Pass Up the Benefits of Prototyping! — October 15, 2019
  2. Pack Expo – New Product Spotlight! — September 11, 2019
  3. Automation in the Packaging Industry — August 12, 2019
  4. Counterfeit Mitigation — July 10, 2019
  5. Frustration-Free Packaging, Here’s What & Why — June 13, 2019

Most commented posts

  1. Washer plates are a convenient way to support your packaging! — 164 comments
  2. The C9 Hook Hanger solves various display issues! — 63 comments
  3. Ensure the safety of your packages with the DClip-10 Bag Closure! — 62 comments
  4. Use QR codes and interactive packaging to promote your product! — 56 comments
  5. The five senses are key to packaging — 54 comments

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Oct
15

You Can’t Afford to Pass Up the Benefits of Prototyping!

Engineers utilize many tools in order to conceptualize a product that is attractive and functional. Advanced software and rapid prototyping are key technologies that help designers save time and money. The widespread availability of specialized design and simulation software in conjunction with 3D printing has led to products getting to market faster with fewer design …

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Sep
11

Pack Expo – New Product Spotlight!

We are looking forward to Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas! Are you ready for the largest packaging expo? With over 2,000 exhibitors at the show, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in the packaging industry. Over the last year, Allen Field has helped many customers define packaging …

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Aug
12

Automation in the Packaging Industry

  The industrial sector is seeing great advances as automation revolutionizes the way manufacturers produce and package products. The utilization of these new technologies ultimately improves productivity, reduces labor cost, and increases overall safety of the workplace. The laborious and repetitive steps required in packaging is an ideal scenario for automation applications. To meet growing …

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Jul
10

Counterfeit Mitigation

In today’s global market, counterfeiting is, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Counterfeit items have a large impact on the end user, the companies in the production supply chain, and the manufacturer. Counterfeit items account for an approximate loss of $200 billion in revenues annually for American businesses and about 2.5 million jobs have been eliminated due …

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Jun
13

Frustration-Free Packaging, Here’s What & Why

In today’s e-Commerce world, packaging must grab consumers’ attention, as well as meeting sustainability goals. With the consumer and environment in mind, Amazon has mandated that all its vendors that ship items larger than 18” x 14” x 8”, or heavier than 20 lbs., use certified Frustration-Free Packaging, beginning August 1, 2019. What does FFP …

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May
13

Over 100 New Products Available!

They say time flies when you are having fun. Well then, we’ve been having a lot of fun with our exciting new product line since we acquired the American Handle Company in May 2018! Our offerings now extend to include portable case and electronic equipment handles, hardware for industrial carrying cases, and musical equipment case …

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Apr
11

3 Reasons Why You Need A Specialized Handle

When 33% of American shoppers admit they base their perception of a company on the product packaging, it is vital to communicate the value of your product with customized packaging. Whether you need to hold, support, carry, or transport a product, Allen Field has the right handle to enhance the look and performance of your …

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Mar
11

Integrated Solutions for Shelf Ready Packaging

Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP) has proven itself to be an effective way to quickly restock, display, and sell products. As more and more retailers request SRP systems for their stores, Allen Field’s engineering team collaborates with many brands and packaging designers to help achieve results through packaging innovation. A typical SRP box is composed of …

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Feb
12

Carry, Convey, Design, & Brand

At Allen Field, we design packaging components to meet both functional and aesthetic goals. When a project calls for a packaging component, such as a handle, connecting clip, or display aid, Allen Field presents not a single option but a variety of options. By far, the most popular packaging component in packaging design today is …

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Jan
09

Product Spotlight for West Pack 2019

For over 70 years, Allen Field has been helping customers hang their products with innovative and functional POP display aids, including clip hooks, hook hangers, hang tabs, and display arms. On February 5-7, 2019, you can meet our Packaging Specialists who will be attending West Pack at booth #5417. Come by to see our extensive product …

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