A white paper by Delkor Systems compares the sustainability of “pad shrink” packaging systems versus RSC cases.
A white paper by Delkor Systems compares the sustainability
of “pad shrink” packaging systems versus RSC cases.
The term “sustainability” is heard in boardrooms everywhere
these days because it is a concept that embraces both environmental and
bottom-line business concerns. For product packagers, sustainability means
reconciling what can be conflicting goals -- minimizing whatever negative
impacts their packaging may have on the environment while adequately protecting
products during shipping and handling.
Packagers today are facing
increasing demands for “sustainability” from every direction – consumers,
retailers and nonprofit watchdog groups – with few of these groups offering
specific guidelines on how to measure it. What’s more, packagers are encouraged
to achieve these dual goals while also controlling the costs of packaging to
To read the full presentation by Peter Fox of St.
Paul., Minn.-based Delkor Systems, Inc.,
Examining Sustainable Packaging Options
April 21, 2009