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Price Increase Announcement

Dear Valued Customers,   This notice is to inform you that, effective August 1, 2021, pricing for all cartons, knock-down cubes and assemblies will be increased, due to the continuing increase in cost for materials. This increase will apply to any order shipping on or after 8/1/2021. We thank you for your continued partnership and…

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Cap Supply and Foil Cap Change Announcement

Dear Valued Customer,   This letter is pursuant to the notification sent on May 19, 2021 regarding a disruption to the supply of 38-400 SPI closures from our supplier, Berry Plastics. As previously stated, Berry Plastics supply issues are the result of a shortage of the polypropylene resin used in the manufacture of the cap…

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3 steps to get closer to be a sustainable brand with packaging

With the increasing consumers’ environmental awareness, brands are putting more effort into becoming more sustainable companies. While it is difficult to change the product itself, the packaging, on the other hand, is more flexible to adjust. Therefore, product packaging became a critical sustainability point for many brands. Despite hygiene and safety being the main focuses…

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4 Reasons to Choose Flexible Refill Package

A flexible refill package is getting more attention since the COVID-19 changed the consumers purchasing behavior significantly. As more consumers purchase products online, this might be a good time for you to consider switching your packaging to a flexible refill packaging. The refill package is not only for soap or lotion but for various food…

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Polyethylene Force Majeure Notice

Dear Valued Customer,   This letter is to inform you of the polyethylene Force Majeure notice received from our vendor. Due to the devastating effects of the winter storms in TX, there is a heavy ongoing strain on resin supplies throughout the industry. ZACROS AMERICA has been working diligently to source a continuous supply for…

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3 Challenges of E-commerce Liquid Packaging

Packaging options are more limited and challenging for liquid products, especially for e-commerce. Breakage and leakage are still the biggest hurdles for many brand owners. More and more consumers are purchasing various products online while maintaining the focus on environmental impacts. The challenge is to find durable and efficient packaging while offering superior sustainability. It…

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Lead Time Notification

Dear Valued Customer,   As you may have already heard, due to the virus situation and the increase in e-commerce orders (Amazon, etc.) there is an ongoing shortage of paper used in the manufacture of our cartons. In addition, the carton vendors are experiencing issues with Covid related interruptions, which has resulted in lead times…

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“Reduce” Packaging Plastics is the Fastest Way to Improve Sustainability

Sustainability is a necessary aspect of packaging nowadays. Plastic packaging is getting a bad reputation, but plastic reduces waste by extending shelf life and protecting products. So, it is not surprising that packaging is the top plastic waste globally.1 It is expected to have four times more plastic waste by 2050.2 We are all responsible…

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Refill Pouch Market Success Story

Where there is ZACROS, there is a way. Refill pouches are popular nowadays for personal and home care products in Japan. ZACROS introduced a refill concept to the market back in the ’90s. ZACROS drove the spread of this refill category, which symbolizes the “refill culture” unique in the world. Demand for personal and home…

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