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Meet Nancy Weber – Ohlson Packaging’s Cannabis Sales Expert November 19, 2019

If you’re working in the cannabis industry in North America, it’s a pretty decent possibility that you’ve been called, emailed, or messaged on LinkedIn by our Nancy Weber. Nancy has been with Ohlson since 2015, and...

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Creative Approaches Solve Ceiling Height Challenges October 17, 2019

If you’re evaluating an existing production facility – or planning for a new one – the discussion often focuses on the two-dimensional real estate metric – square feet. But it’s also important for business leaders to...

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Packaging Automation – A Secret Weapon in the War for Talent September 10, 2019

There are hundreds of factors which play a role in finding and keeping the best employees. And while packaging automation doesn’t play the same role as workplace culture or employee benefits in that equation, it still...

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Ohlson Packaging Builds Out Sales and Marketing Teams June 13, 2019

Ohlson Packaging is pleased to announce that it has hired Mike Megaro as its Sales Director and Timothy Griffin as its Marketing Manager to help lead its growth initiatives in the coming years.

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Considerations in choosing a lettuce packaging machine October 12, 2017

While relatively new a couple of decades ago, it is now common to have sales of bagged and prepared or prewashed produce outsells whole fruits and vegetables.

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Features to look for in a beef jerky packaging machine October 9, 2017

The type of system you use to packaging beef jerky is going to have an impact on your product just as the type of processing method you use as well as the quality of the raw...

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Overcoming challenges with our popcorn packaging machine October 6, 2017

Here at Ohlson Packaging, we have a team of engineers and support staff that dedicate their time and effort to helping our clients and customers to resolve problems and challenges they may have with their packaging...

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Tips on choosing the right product packaging October 3, 2017

Starting a business can be a very stressful process. When offering products to the general public, you will have to find a way to catch their eye.

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Considerations to make when buying a pouch machine September 29, 2017

Choosing the right packaging for your product is important. The first thing a person will notice is the appearance of the product they are buying.

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The benefits of investing in a bagging machine September 26, 2017

Having the right tools is a vital part of being successful in the world of small business. If you deal in making and distributing products to the public, then you will need to focus on getting...

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How to find the right liquid filling machine September 13, 2017

“Automated packaging” is the term for systems that seamlessly blend a variety of components and subsystems into one system that is designed to package a product.

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Enhance your packaging system with the correct bucket elevator August 23, 2017

Properly, smoothly, and efficiently packaging your products is one of the most important parts of any business. A good automated packaging system saves you from putting in a lot of labor and gets your product packaged...

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How to find the best automated packaging to suit your needs August 18, 2017

When you have a business that produces and markets a certain product to customers, one of the most important considerations you can make is the type of packaging you will use.

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Important business benefits of multihead weigher August 16, 2017

When your food sector business deals specifically with fresh products, it is essential that they are weighed efficiently, while being moved at very high speeds to ensure the goods are packaged competently and effectively, without waste,...

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Modified Atmosphere Packaging – A Fresh Approach to Food Packaging August 4, 2017

Modified atmosphere packaging exchanges air for a protective gas mix, so the product does not deteriorate as quickly as it would in normal air, inside or outside of the packaging.

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How a Vertical-Form-Fill-Seal Machine Works August 30, 2016

A vertical form fill seal machine, also known as a VFFS, is a common machine used to package goods into bags as part of a production line.

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APPA Fine Foods – Ohlson Success Story October 13, 2015

Turnkey line for frozen meals boosts output, reduces labor 75 percent.

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