Packaging Industry

Reflections from Pack Expo 2017

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Reflections from Pack Expo 2017 Now that the dust has settled, here are the trends and themes we heard at the world’s largest packaging trade show 29,000 attendees convened in Las Vegas for Pack Expo from September 25-27, 2017 Packaging professionals are tired of old software systems and incomplete information. Suppliers want to be on…

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Packaging: Turning a liability into an asset

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Packaging: Turning a liability into an asset -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright Packaging can be an asset in lowering your costs and increasing speed to market. Buyers of packaging agree that packaging costs too much and the process is too complex. Vendors agree that they don’t make…

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Packaging Survey Results

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Packaging Survey Results In September of 2016, Specright surveyed 127 packaging professionals in an effort to learn more about the state of the industry, including software preferences, pain points, and the ideal technology support for packaging professionals. Below is a review and analysis of our findings. 1) What are your biggest packaging concerns today?  …

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Specright University Program

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Specright kicks off its University Program with the Cal Poly Packaging Program in San Luis Obispo Jessica Carter at Cal Poly presenting to the capstone class of the Packaging Program. With the increasing number of packaging SKUs, packaging engineers around the world are faced with the challenges of managing and keeping track of packaging specs,…

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Green Packaging Requires Technology

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Efficiency in green progress requires technology -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright The rough definition of “green packaging” is using the lightest material, made from the least impactful source, highest recycled content, locally made with a low carbon footprint, procured and produced in the most efficient system. That’s…

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Packaging Survey Results

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Announcing the results of the 2016 Packaging Survey Presented at ISTA | 2017 TransPack Forum -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Thank you so much to everyone who participated and provided their input in the 2016 Packaging Survey. We’ve officially closed the survey and have all of the data now. The greatest pain points in…

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The Packaging Expert Series Presents: Matthew Wright

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Thoughts on a Trillion Dollar, World-Impacting Industry -by Matthew Wright | Founder & CEO Matthew WrightFounder and CEO of Specright Packaging affects every corner of the globe and has a massive impact on the way we live. Packaging is one of only a handful of industries that if it came to an end the world…

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Managing the DNA of Packaging Specs Intelligently to Drive Cost Reductions and Business Efficiencies

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Managing the DNA of Packaging Specs Intelligently to Drive Cost Reductions and Business Efficiencies Accurate packaging specifications enable any supply chain to function faster and effectively, while inaccurate specifications impact logistics, transportation, speed to market, responsiveness to recall/failure, etc. Listen to Matthew Wright, Specright CEO and Founder speak to standing-room-only crowd at Pack Expo International…

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5 Sure-Fire Ways to Reduce Packaging Related Costs

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Walk into any retail outlet and you will see a plethora of packaging options to choose from. For the average consumer, this array is a living kaleidoscope of color funneling their interests in the direction that is the right choice for them. But for the packaging engineer, it’s an opportunity to review, analyze and recommend…

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