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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Packaging Company

October 14, 2016

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When selecting a packaging company, you want a partner you can rely on. Ideally, the company will have all the services and features your company needs; however, bear in mind these needs can change as your company grows and evolves. The following are 10 areas to consider when selecting a packaging company:

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1. Quality Packaging

A high quality final product should be a top criteria and priority. Ensure that your packaging company will be using effective processes and procedures to calibrate, control and maintain high standards. Do they perform regular inspections, measurements and tests of their equipment?

Victory Packaging adheres to the quality standards above and is continually pursuing and investing in new technologies to ensure superior performance. You can expect strict materials and production standards that result in a high-quality product every time.

2. Intuitive Customer Service

Customer service should go beyond just meeting your needs today; look for a package design and production company that’s committed to exceeding your expectations now and planning for your success in the future.

Victory Packaging’s customer service team is committed to you and your company’s success from the first phone call and beyond. Our trusted customer service and sales team adhere to our core values to provide top quality service that can’t be beat. 

3. Experienced in Graphic and Structural Design

Your packaging company should be experienced in a range of key packaging capabilities and solutions. From retail packaging and displays to industrial packaging and engineering design expertise, Victory Packaging can meet any range of needs. A full-service packaging company, like Victory Packaging, can better serve you in every phase of your company’s growth and development.

4. A Range of Materials and Processes

Be sure your packaging partner is well-versed in paper substrates, structures, and styles. They should be able to facilitate ideal graphics integration and printing processes. Victory Packaging features a team of in-house structural engineers to assist you in all phases of ideation, concepting, design and rendering. Structural prototypes, animations, 3D renderings, and final artwork can all be provided to ensure high-quality results.

5. A Seamless Experience

Connect with a packaging company with a skilled engineering and design team to help facilitate your project and reduce lead times. The professionals at Victory Packaging will research, construct and deliver innovative solutions, reducing time spent, optimizing materials costs, and the risk of damages.

6. Efficiency Assistance

Your packaging company should assist you in streamlining your managed inventory, the storage and warehousing of your products, while taking into consideration the manpower required for your operations, and all accounting transactions. A highly-trained, professional staff should provide efficiency assistance in all phases of the supply chain.

7. Turnkey Capabilities

The completion of ready-to-use packaging is crucial to your business process flow and efficiency. Victory Packaging has over 75 design and engineering resources to draw from in assisting the creation of complete packaging solutions. Our world-class Packaging Engineering and Design Solutions Team optimize structural design and assist with new packaging development from concept to prototype renderings to final product.

8. Attentive Technical Support

Look for a packaging company that will scrutinize and test your packaging every step of the way for quality assurance. Victory Packaging features extensive in-house testing capabilities as well as 17 fully-networked design labs.

9. Cost Optimization

Your packaging supply company should work with your budget and assist in optimizing costs whenever possible. Victory Packaging is committed to finding ways to optimize materials costs, design fees, obsolescence, waste and product handling costs while delivering the ideal packaging solution for your needs.

10. Financial Stability

Finally, you’ll want to ensure the packaging company you choose is solid and financially stable, ensuring a reliable future. Victory Packaging has 65 distribution centers in North America, 6 million square feet of warehouse space, 4 paper mills, and their own lumber mill. With over $3 billion in annual revenue and 1,700 team members, our company has a strong record and a solid future ahead.

There are numerous areas to consider when choosing a packaging company. Whether your business is small, large or somewhere in between, you can trust Victory Packaging for all of your packaging needs.

 

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