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June 08, 2015
The Projected Growth of Freight Truck Traffic 2040

When it was first founded in 1994, Amazon.com was operating out of founder Jeff Bezos’ garage and earning $20,000 per week in sales within two months. Twenty-one years later, Amazon has 154,100 full-time employees and earned nearly $90 billion in revenue in 2014; and...

May 27, 2015
Shorr Packaging New Development, Corporate Headquarters and Warehouse

After an extensive search to find a new site for expansion, Shorr Packaging Corp finalized plans with developer Duke Realty Corp to build a new facility in Aurora. The 242,372-square-foot facility will be part of the 13-acre, multi-building, industrial campus of...

April 14, 2015
Shorr Earns Pregis Distributor Award

Shorr Packaging was awarded the prestigious "Growth Champion Award" by Pregis, a leading supplier of protective packaging solutions. This is the 5th consecutive year that Shorr has earned an award from Pregis for outstanding...

April 09, 2015
Calculating Dimensional Weight for Corrugated Boxes

Want to protect yourself from the increases associated with dim-weight charges? Take a look at these tips from Sealed Air’s “Top 10” list and then contact Shorr to find out how to implement cost-saving solutions.

March 20, 2015
What are the costs and benefits of custom packaging for ecommerce companies?

Only 11% of global customers are completely satisfied with packaging today. Custom packaging extends beyond simply branding to creating custom box sizes and protective packaging for customer satisfaction.

March 09, 2015

Shorr has been named the 2015 ESOP Company of the Year by the Illinois Chapter of The ESOP Association. The ESOP Association is the national trade association for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) and the leading voice in America for employee...

October 23, 2014

Discover some of the reasons why being "knife free" will save your company money. Avoid costly damage and reduce injury. IPG’s new tape head technology, RipCord, combines the carton sealing strength of tape with a specially designed pull cord, applied simultaneously to...

September 04, 2014

Our own Craig Funkhouser has played a big role in creating options for NIU students to participate in projects allowing for internships and mentoring opportunities. This will allow students a chance to share ideas and use the relationships and knowledge to help enhance...

August 27, 2014

Carriers fine their customers $1 billion annually because of incorrectly reported load weight.Look at what's currently happening in the less-than-truck load industry, from losing money to wasting time. Learn how inaccurate weights cost you money, how freight carriers...

August 14, 2014

Shorr Packaging is excited to announce the launch of our new website, designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation. The website has been also updated with the latest information about the packaging products, equipment and services we offer, giving you...

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