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How You Can Offset Rising Corrugated Price Increases

CORRUGATED IS IN VERY HIGH DEMAND Solutions to Work Around the Rising Cost HOW IT STARTED:Corrugated industry typically plans for approximately 2% growth during peak times. By March 2020 actual shipments were already up by 3.4% HOW IT’S GOING:By December 2020 actual shipments leapt to a historical high of 11.4%. That is approximately 400% higher than …

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Annual Automation Report- Ecommerce Solutions

In case you missed Pack Expo (or you’re just looking for the Cliffs Notes), we have you covered! Learn from packaging automation expert, John Washko, how you can control costs and increase productivity by 100+% by reducing pack stations by 50% and baggers by 75% with these eCommerce automation solutions. Watch the video above or read on to learn more! …

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Global Medical Supply Distributor Experiences Healthy Growth Spurt With Shorr Packaging Solutions

OBJECTIVE This large manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies and devices provides product to a variety of large healthcare systems, independent physicians and even at-home patients. Initially, many of their packaging options were done manually. In order to grow and efficiently meet consumer demand,  they needed to find a packaging partner who could automate their complex system. …

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Premier Meat Retailer And Shorr Packaging Partner For Grade-A Packaging Solutions

OBJECTIVE For more than 125 years, this customer has built a reputation for supplying prime USDA beef plus a variety of other exceptional meats and seafood by operating under the highest standards. As their e-commerce business expanded nationwide, the client needed a packaging and distribution partner with the same commitment to excellence. Their rapid growth presented …

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The 2020 Food Packaging & Consumer Behavior Report

For consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands, understanding the evolution of consumer behaviors and trends has always been a foundational element of success. There is no question, however, that the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted consumer patterns/behavior like never before. According to Nielsen research, 54% of Americans are cooking more now than before the COVID-19 pandemic. In an …

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Shorr Packaging Appoints New President

Shorr Packaging announces the appointment of Robert “Rob” Onorato as president, effective June 22. Prior to joining Shorr Packaging, Onorato served as chief operating officer for Crescent Electric in Dubuque, IA. Bringing years of experience and expertise, relative to B2B distribution organizations, Onorato has led successful business growth initiatives through excellence in sales, strategy and …

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Shorr Packaging Announces International Expansion With New Facility In Mexico

horr Packaging Corporation, an industry-leading distributor of packaging products, equipment and services, announced today its international expansion via the opening of its latest facility directly outside of Monterrey, Mexico. The expansion includes on-site warehousing, sales representation, and holistic logistics capabilities. “Shorr Packaging, Monterrey is fully operational and stocked with inventory, and we couldn’t be more excited …

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SHORR DISPLAYS FIRST ROBOT AT WERC CONVENTION

Shorr Packaging is exhibiting (Booth #28-29) once again at the 2019 WERC Annual Warehousing Resource Convention in Grapevine, TX. As the first packaging company to demo a robot at WERC, this is a perfect opportunity to see this equipment in action! Shorr has a full team of experts available to talk “packaging” and show additional …

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Shorr Packaging Visits Capitol Hill To Promote Esops (Employee Stock Ownership Plans)

Shorr Packaging Corp. (“Shorr”) participated in lobbying efforts, simultaneously with the 42nd Annual ESOP Association National Conference in Washington, DC, to support the bi-partisan Pro-ESOP Bills H.R.2258 and S.177 – Promotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2019. Shorr representatives, Kevin Vrba (Chief Financial Officer) and Kim Stone (Financial Planning & Analysis Manager), …

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