In Profile – Caitlin Mahan

Print Concierge “The primary engines of history can be found within families, not between them.” Largely, Berkeley professor Frank Sulloway was talking about birth order. “Families,” he argues,“are sets of niches that give children different perspectives.” Caitlin...

A Simple Take on Electrostatic Discharge & ESD FIlms

Just 20 years ago, you cold find little in the way of electrostatic discharge (ESD) control products and services, let alone standards for care. But today the yearly costs of damaged electronic devices are measured in the billions of dollars and manufacturers now...

A Simpler Take on Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCI)

Over the past several years, we’ve received more inquiries about vapor corrosion inhibitors (VCI) than any other packaging technology. It’s no wonder. Corrosion of metals is an annual $340 billion dollar problem in the United States and VCI has become an...

Packaging Fundamentals: Raw Material Characteristics

The basics of low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, and polypropylene. As a sales professional, you position yourself as a subject matter expert to your customers and prospects. It’s not an easy job, especially in the packaging industry. There are...

Science and Performance of Metallocene Blends

The science and performance of Metallocene blends is not as academic as it may sound! As much as two-thirds of the cost and most of the performance of plastic bags and film is driven by the type of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and linear low density polyethylene...