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27 Jan 2017 Akamai Selects Salazar Packaging For New Line of Natural Personal Care Products.

Akamai box exterior, Salazar Packaging, custom printing, e-commerce, subscription packagingAkamai Selects Salazar Packaging For New Line of Natural Personal Care Products.

Akamai is a Hawaiian word meaning wise or intelligent and it perfectly describes this new company’s approach to some of the most personal care products you and I use. You can learn a lot more about this unique company and product line at their website: www.akamaibasics.com

The Akamai Approach to Packaging

The words “wise” and “intelligent” also apply to their packaging which we were selected to make for them. The photos included in this post show a basic one color on Kraft exterior and an eye catching one color print inside.

The graphics are simple, yet effective, and they prove once again that you do not have to use a variety of colors or a lot of ink coverage to create a positive unboxing experience for your customers.

branding, custom printing, Salazar PackagingInside Print Makes a Big Difference

Subscription box and E-commerce companies have learned that an outside print is good. This Akamai box would still be a nice box even if the inside print was eliminated. However, we remind people that outside print is often dominated by the shipping label, especially on a small box like this.

The inside of the box will always arrive clean and is a great place to reinforce your brand and deliver the message you want. Anything from a simple thank you or a sales pitch for additional products can be easily and inexpensively added to the inside of any shipping box. Keep in mind if you are not ready for inside print, it can be added at a future date. (See first related post below).

If you want to try some great new personal care products, check out our friends at Akami. If you want help to create a great looking, inexpensive package for your product line, please contact Salazar Packaging or call us at 630-551-1700.

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27 Jul 2016 Now Geami’s Green Box Ex-Box® is Even Better and ON SALE!

New, improved Ex BoxOne of the most popular products on our store is the Geami Ex-Box that expands as needed, saving precious space and minimizing inbound shipping cost. We are very glad to announce that once again, the product has been improved and easier for customers to use it.

Perhaps the Greenest, Most Protective Packaging Ever!

It is so convenient to use that sometimes we forget to mention all its other attributes including that it protects even the most fragile products being shipped without oversizing boxes and filling it with foam wraps, bubble wraps or messy foam peanuts that NO ONE cares for. Ex Box material is 100% reusable, recyclable and will biodegrade quickly under almost any disposal conditions.

New and Improved Geami Ex Box

Essentially the unwind system on the Ex Box has been modified to make it easier to use, saving time and eliminating waste. The paper is a little wider at 20” (previously 18”) making the new box dimensions: 24” X 19-1/2” X 8.5”, previously: 20-1/2” X 12” X 7-1/2”. This increased the weight from past 18 pounds to the new, larger system at 25 pounds.

It is still relatively compact, occupies little space (compared to non-expanding product options) and one Ex Box is still the equivalent of FIVE of the old, bulky, pre-expanded Green Wrap product that so many people came to know and love.

Save $15 per Case through September 30, 2016

The brown on white version of the new and improved Ex Box is already in stock and available on our Globe Guard Green Packaging store at this link. A white over white version is expected in a few weeks and will be added as soon as it is available.

All Ex Box products are on sale through the end of September, 2016 at the lowest price ever of $60 from the normal list price of $75 per case.

Please let us know if you have any questions about this or any of our other ecofriendly, stock or custom printed packaging products for e-commerce and subscription boxes.

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17 Mar 2016 Madison Reed Selects Salazar Packaging for New Custom Printed, E-Commerce Box

SAM_0709Madison Reed takes great pride in the innovative hair color products they make. Their mission is to make personal care more personal by providing exceptional service and building authentic relationships. Coincidentally, that is identical to our approach to e-commerce packaging.

Madison Reed had a great looking package; (solid purple display box), but they wanted something more compact, lighter and consistent with their healthy and environmental values.

Since 2007, we have been talking about the importance of being “eco consistent” and making sure the packaging does not contradict the green message our customers are trying to convey to their customers. We make “packaging that communicates”™ and have challenged our customers and clients to analyze what their packaging is saying about them, their company and their products. Madison Reed came to us with this challenge in mind and decided to contact Salazar Packaging to help guide them through the process.

SAM_0711E-Commerce Application Review Process

The Design team at Madison Reed was very clear on what they wanted to accomplish, but were also receptive to input. We suggested a corrugated insert made of one material and delivering a 100% recyclable experience. The insert we incorporated into the design is built in and one piece making it easier to order, stock and use. It also enabled us to reduce the overall box size and weight.

Each product component being shipped is visible, attractively displayed and held securely to avoid damage. Madison Reed is so committed to complete customer satisfaction that the design we created underwent some of the most intense and vigorous testing we have ever seen. We were confident going in and the design performed like a champ, keeping each component safe, secure and looking great.

A Clear Path to Fast, Beautiful Results

A change like this does not have to be time consuming and our first meeting with Madison Reed was the Monday after Thanksgiving. Even with the holidays, and the prolonged testing they required, the new package was being shipped by the end of February. People are often amazed at our ability to deliver a new design within a few short weeks because we are wired to do this quickly and perfectly each and every time.

If you want to check out a fantastic hair color company, visit www.MadisonReed.com. If you want to see what we can do for you and your brand, please visit Salazar Packaging or call us at 630-551-1700.

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11 Feb 2016 Steamm Espresso Selects Salazar Packaging for New, First Ever, Bottled Espresso Product Line.

Steamm 12 pack exteriorWe love what we do and helping companies make great looking packaging for their e-commerce products is as much a passion as it is a career for us. One of the things that makes it fun for us is working with new companies and helping them to launch brand new products into the market place.

Steamm Espresso – unique packaging for a unique product

This is one of those companies who was not looking for ordinary or off the shelf packaging. They have created a first ever bottled espresso that is 100% natural and can be enjoyed a wide variety of different ways. The packaging took a long time to develop because presentation was very important to the customer. Many versions later, after several design tweaks, and when combined with their excellent graphics, the end result is well worth all of the time and effort.

Shot@ Life Campaign

Steamm six pack interiorThe other thing that makes this company extraordinary is their participation in this program that provides vaccines for children who are not able to otherwise access or afford them. Their “shot for shot” program provides one needy child a vaccine for every shot of Steamm Espresso sold. Great product and a great cause, how can you beat that?

What is the objective for your e-commerce packaging?

It is a challenge to try to satisfy all, possibly conflicting design requirements, because sometimes the greenest packaging materials, are not the most attractive. Or in other applications, product visibility and presentation has to be balanced with product protection.

The key is to establish your priorities and design toward that goal. Remember, we will help you create whatever packaging you want us to create for you, but market testing and ship testing is recommended, especially for expensive or fragile products being shipped.

If you want to try a unique brand of Espresso, check out www.steamm.com. If you want guidance on how to design your e-commerce or subscription box for optimal results, contact Salazar Packaging or call us at 630-551-1700.for a no cost, confidential application review.

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22 Jan 2016 The Number One Resource for Branded Shipping Containers

Capture2Whether you need a mailer envelope, a mailer box, or even custom printed tape, the one site you have to check out is the new and improved www.SalazarPackaging.com. There is no better place to see examples of printed packaging for e-commerce or subscription boxes and you will find tons of information there as well.

Unforgetable inside printsSeveral Packaging Resources on One Web Site!

Our newly expanded photo gallery has dozen of new photos of great looking custom printed boxes, mailer envelopes and tapes. If you want to see some eye catching inside prints, there is probably no better place on the web to see a selection.

We have made it easier to find what you need on our blog that has several hundred posts, answering many of the most common questions. Is printing boxes or using printed tape better for your application? What standard colors are available for corrugated boxes?  What is the difference between an RSC box and a die cut mailer? Is white board more expensive than brown board? When are mailer envelopes a better option compared to mailer boxes? All of these questions and more are answered within the library of blog posts. Use the search box to find what you need, quickly and easily.

You will also find additional packaging products and answers with pages focused on sustainable packaging, internal/protective packaging, retail bags and cartons and many other packaging options.

internal packaging solutionsWhat You Will NOT Find on the new Salazar Packaging Site?

You will not find a price list. All of our printing is custom and there are way too many variables to be able to provide pricing accurately. We do not offer “stock prints” so your brand and your design can truly be yours and yours alone.

Additional Help Is Just an Email or Phone Call Away

If you do not find what you need, we always welcome emails and phone calls. The packaging experience of our designers and consultants is measured in decades, not years and our goal is to help YOU make an informed decision. We offer such a wide variety of custom printed, branded packaging for e-commerce, we will guide you towards what is truly best for you, because we are not a one product or one solution company.

Please email Salazar Packaging or call us at 630-551-1700. We would love to help you with your branding or re-branding project.

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