Packaging Industry

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Managing Regulatory Risks in the Dangerous Goods Industry

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The hazardous products industry has one major advantage: Because of the dangerous nature of the goods and the complex regulatory requirements that come with them, competition is often limited. Only the true best of the best can make it past the myriad of compliance hurdles. Unfortunately, this same advantage can also be considered one of…

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Specright Announces Partnership with the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)

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Irvine, CA (February 1, 2021) Specright, the leader in Specification Management software, announced today that it is now an Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) Gold Partner.  Integral to this partnership, Specright will work with IoPP to educate their members on effectively using Specification Management software to not only manage specs, but drive critical business initiatives…

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Regulatory Challenges in Pharmaceutical Packaging and How to Address Them

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The pharmaceutical industry doesn’t allow room for error.  This is the case not just for product quality, but also how products are packaged and labeled. Packaging is highly regulated around the world to ensure products are safe from contamination and tampering, as well as to ensure critical information related to dosage, usage, manufacturing, expirations, and…

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Regulatory Challenges in Packaging: Meeting the Needs of Food and Beverage Manufacturers

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The food and beverage industry is heavily scrutinized by the FDA, not just in terms of the ingredients you use but also in the way your products are packaged. Because packaging comes in direct contact with the product, food and beverage manufacturers have to follow strict requirements to ensure quality and safety for consumers.  Packaging…

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Why Retailers Need Product Data Management for Private Label Products

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The push for private label products is evidence of the current era of personalization. Personalization creates a level of exclusivity, something more than what can be found and purchased just anywhere. Retailers are taking note of consumer preferences for personalization, exclusivity, and value, and using it to their advantage by giving their own private label…

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SKU Proliferation is a Challenge - Specification Management Can Help

SKU Rationalization: What Is It and How Is It Being Used?

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The “build it and they will come” mentality is taking a negative toll on companies, particularly as they struggle to identify underperforming products and simplify their portfolio. In the past, SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) proliferation was a viable path to growth as companies focused on expanding their product offering to customers.  Now, as efficiency, sustainability,…

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Specright & ISTA Launch PackSight

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Irvine, CA, February 17, 2020 — Specright, Inc., the software company that pioneered Specification Data Management, today launched PackSight, a new online testing platform for ISTA test procedures, in partnership with the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA). Testing is critical and ensures that packaging can withstand the stress of transit without damage to products, which…

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Take Control of Your Packaging with Specification Management Software

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As CPG companies are reviewing the previous year’s progress and planning for ways to improve in 2020, one area that often gets overlooked is the way they manage their packaging specifications. From dimensions to materials to suppliers and co-manufacturers, there are seemingly countless moving parts that go into creating each package for each product.  To…

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3 Ways Specification Data Management™ (SDM™) Promotes Sustainability

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Every piece of the supply chain is affected by big data. One estimate by IBM suggests that we will have 300 times more information in 2020 than we did in 2005. As companies collect and store more data than ever before, it’s becoming increasingly important to have a way to tap into these data reserves…

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Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)

How CPGs Can Accelerate Speed-to-Market

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When a new product pops up on a store shelf for the first time, consumers don’t realize the time, cost, and challenges the company incurred to get it there. From product development and testing to manufacturing and packaging, there’s a lot that goes into the creation of a new product. What’s more, the companies don’t…

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