Lot Coding for Brewers

There’s nothing like a cold craft beer! It’s estimated that craft beers sales are growing at 15-20 percent annually. In 2015 craft beer sales exceeded $22.3 billion. With all of this growth and competition how does a micro-brewer stand apart from the crowd? Sure, you can have a great brew, cool labeling, and a hot […]

Ice Bags – The Hot Summer Rush

Ice bags from SSI Packaging Group will cool off the coming hot summer days and keep your customers coming back for more. Nothing is worse in the dead of summer than getting ice for an event and having the bags break or leak. As packaging specialist for over 40 years, SSI Packaging Group has searched […]

Top 7 Examples of Eco Packaging

As Seattle became the first city in the US to ban plastic straws this summer, the concern over single use plastics and non-biodegradable packaging is growing fast. Social media feeds are inundated with scenes of marine animals struggling through debris, and islands made up of trash are swirling in the oceans. It’s pretty hard to […]

How Bubble Wrap is Made

Bubble wrap is very practical for packaging, but hey, let’s just say what everyone is thinking… it’s just fun to pop too! As part of National Bubble Wrap Day we wanted to share this short video about how Sealed Air Corporation actually makes Bubble Wrap. It’s actually, pretty fun to watch. Of course, if you’d […]

Year in Review: 5 Positive Impacts of COVID-19 on the Packaging Industry

Without a doubt, the impacts of the COVID-19 virus have been devastating. At the time of this writing, the disease has claimed over 1.75 million lives worldwide, 330,000 of them in the U.S. alone. However, as we look back on this past year with respect and grief for the many lives lost, we can also […]

Bubble Wrap Day 2021: 5 Fun Facts About Bubble Wrap

Although, by January, you have doubtlessly taken down your Christmas lights and recycled your tree, the festivities aren’t over. That’s right, January 25th is National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, which Americans celebrate on the last Monday of January. We here at SSI Packaging love the bubbly stuff, even though we have to save the fun […]

The Best Ways to Seal Your Containers

When sealing packages its important to consider the many factors at play that could help or hurt your distribution system. The strength of the sealants that you decide to use along with their resiliency to different climates can determine if your packages will be secure and theft-resistant. They types of cargo you are shipping and […]

Protection from Damage in Shipping

Keeping your shipments safe from damage during transport is extremely important. According to recent studies the number one complaint among transportation managers was damaged goods. Although you might hope that the people in charge of shipping your cargo will treat it very carefully, the reality is that many times deliveries are rushed and corners are […]

Choosing The Right Container For Your Package

​Typically when it becomes time to ship an item you are faced with a variety of considerations. You need to think about the size of your item, the distance it will go, how much it weighs and how it is shaped. These factors can help you determine what kind of container to ship your item […]

How to Package Glassware for Safe Shipment

If you’ve ever had to make a big move you know how stressful planning, packing and shipping your things can be. Making sure that your items arrive to their destination in one piece can be difficult when there are so many unknown variables involved in the process. When shipping glassware, factors like clumsy movers or […]

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