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Cosmetics Packaging: More than Aesthetics
Discover how Viking Packaging offers cosmetic packaging solutions that go beyond aesthetics, protecting products and enhancing brand image.
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Viking’s Commitment to Community
At Viking Packaging, our commitment to the community is a direct extension of our company mission.
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The Art of Unboxing: How to Upgrade the Customer Experience
Discover how enhancing customer unboxing experience with custom packaging features can elevate brand loyalty and product appeal. Read now for insights!
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New Year, New Packaging: Explore New & Innovative Packaging Solutions
Make 2024 a year of transformative opportunities in packaging design. Viking Packaging is your go-to source for innovative packaging solutions that make a lasting impression.
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Celebrating Viking’s Highlights from 2023
As 2023 draws to a close, we want to take a moment to reflect on a year that has been as eventful as it has been historic.
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How to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Rush
As the holiday season approaches, businesses brace for one of the most hectic periods of the year - the shipping rush. Preparation is crucial for maintaining customer satisfaction and ensuring timely deliveries.
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Scary Common Packaging Mistakes to Avoid
Just like avoiding the wrong turn in a haunted house, steering clear of these packaging blunders can save you from a scary situation.
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More Progress Underway on Viking Expansion
As we enter the fourth quarter of our landmark 50th year, we’re thrilled to share another update on our new facility's development.
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Time is Money! How Viking Saves You Time Through Packaging
In the fast-paced world of business, every minute counts. You understand the importance of efficiency, and so does Viking.
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Bring Your Beverages to Wherever the Summer Takes You
One thing we take seriously amidst the fun is ensuring that our beverages stay cool and safe, wherever the summer takes us
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Keeping Your Packaging Cool This Summer
As the temperature rises, so does the importance of reliable packaging solutions that ensure your sensitive shipments stay chilled throughout their journey.
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Think Outside the Box: How to Make Your Packaging Unique
In this blog post, we'll explore some creative ways that companies can make their product packaging truly unique and aligned with their brand.
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How We Make Packaging More Sustainable
Earth Day may have come and gone this year, but we’re still keeping it green by offering sustainable packaging solutions! Here’s how we make packaging even more sustainable.
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Updates on Viking's Expansions
Are you in the know about what’s going on at Viking?
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Richard Croce Sr. Looks Back on 50 Years in Business
To celebrate Viking's 50th year in business, Richard Croce Sr. reflected on how far the company has come.
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Start from Scratch: What to Expect from Viking’s Custom Packaging Design Process
If you’re on the fence or struggling to see the value of investing in new, custom packaging for your product, we’re here to help answer your questions.
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Viking Leads Pathways Academy Students in Real Life Challenge
In our most recent Workplace Learning Challenge, students were tasked with creating a design for Scripted Fragrance’s four-pack gift set that would offer a sophisticated presentation while protecting the fragile cargo inside.
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HV MFG Magazine Highlights Viking Industries President, Rich Croce
This month, Rich Croce graces the cover of HV MFG Magazine for their Fall Issue. The Leader Profile highlights Croce’s journey with Viking Industries, from odd jobs around the plant to company president.
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How Corrugated Goes "Full Circle" as the Most Sustainable Packaging Material
Today, people are more likely to shop online than ever, and that means we all see a lot more e-commerce packaging. But, since it's so easy to recycle, compost, or reuse, and is made from renewable resources, increased use of corrugated packaging is not a scary sight. Viking's corrugated packaging solutions can show your shoppers that you're committed to sustainability and less waste, making them feel great about their purchases and your company.
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How Packaging Can Boost Cosmetics Brands
Packaging solutions can help cosmetics brands build customer loyalty and deliver a luxury, connected, and good-feeling experience.
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Stay Lean & Resilient With Managed Inventory
Managed Inventory helps companies achieve lean manufacturing goals by reducing on-hand inventory to only what is needed at any given moment. Viking's Managed Inventory solutions reduce clerical errors, streamline ordering, improve planning, save money and deliver other efficiencies so you can focus on your company's growth.
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Giving Thanks For How We Got Where We Are Today
There's been a lot of happenings at the Viking family of companies, and all of our growth is due to our customers. So, while we give thanks this year to our customers, here's a round-up of where we are today in 2021, and how customers helped us get here.
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Down-Gauge Your Stretch Film For Upgraded Protection & Savings
Are you wasting material and money with your current pallet wrapping? Stretch film comes in a variety of styles for different applications, but many manufacturers and distributors are saving both costs and resources by switching to thinner materials.
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Talking with Tomorrow's Packaging Innovators
At Viking, we know the value of smart packaging design and strategy and the critical role of continued packaging innovation in the global economy. Our President and CEO recently spoke to Packaging Engineering students at Rutgers University, discussing how packaging engineers help Viking deliver results to our customers.
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Custom Foam Inserts Protect & Organize
Packaging solutions from the Viking family of companies come in all shapes, sizes and materials, and have countless applications. Corrugated is an economical and strong material offering practically limitless design choices. But, what if you need an extra layer of protection to keep electronics or other delicate items safe during shipping, or even during the product’s entire lifespan?
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Custom Packaging Highlights Your Brand
From protecting your products to expressing your commitment to the environment, custom packaging helps elevate your brand and engage with your customers.
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Packaging's Pivotal Pandemic Role
Countless industries have stepped up to the challenge of addressing the pandemic. From healthcare to consumer products, the packaging industry is behind the scenes of many of these efforts, playing a key role in pandemic response.
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3 Ways Packaging Can Boost Sales
Corrugated packaging is a modern marvel. It is lightweight, recyclable, reusable, incredibly strong, and easily customizable to meet your product shipping, presentation, and protection needs. Corrugated also can play a strong supporting role in increasing sales. Here are just three ways corrugated can help take your business to the next level.
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What Makes Corrugated So Strong?
Corrugated packaging offers many benefits to manufacturers, sellers, and consumers. Corrugated is a lightweight, versatile, and sustainable packaging material, but it is also incredibly strong. Learn more about how corrugated gets its strength, and how durability can save money.
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3 Ways Corrugated is a Sustainable Packaging Solution
Corrugated is recyclable and renewable, but there are other environmentally friendly benefits to this amazing material.
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3 Packaging Questions for a Post-Pandemic World
What role will packaging play in your business in 2021 and beyond? Explosive growth in e-commerce during the pandemic made corrugated packaging solutions a necessity for retailers. As we begin to transition to a post-pandemic world, we believe that businesses should pay close attention to three packaging areas of concern: container branding, sustainability, and inventory management.
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Packaging Innovation Supports Surge in Online Shopping
Online shopping used to be just a convenient way to order special purchases. Today, it’s part of the weekly or daily shopping routine for many. This surge in e-commerce activity has impacted packaging in many ways, including design enhancements that not only provide additional protection but also help sellers add new cost-saving efficiencies.
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2021: The Year of Packaging — and Sustainability
In 2020 Americans consumed more corrugated packaging than ever before, driven by a breakthrough year for e-commerce. This comes as no surprise, with the pandemic bringing exponential growth for online sales as consumers opt for contactless shopping. With this increase in online purchases comes the opportunity to enhance customer experience, elevate branding, ensure greater product protection, and more through packaging.
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Is Custom Packaging Worth It?
In a crowded global marketplace where people seem to have never-ending choices, your product needs to stand out. Custom packaging is one of the most impactful ways to tell your product’s unique story, withstand the rigors of transit, and increase customer satisfaction.
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