Rohrer Acquires Transparent Container

Rohrer Corporation, a ShoreView portfolio company, has acquired Transparent Container.
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

Why Speed Dating with Vendors Can be a Risky Business

Background: Getting Lured by Fast Promises Today the saying, “Everything old is new again,” could apply to long-term vendor relationships. The gold ...
Posted by Sarah Carson

What We're Reading - September, 2018

Packaging World asks the question, are Wise Apple's "pre-packed lunches a busy parent's dream?" The Chicago-based e-commerce brand makes and delivers ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

Transparent Container Poised to Open Brand-New Mexico Facility

For many years, Transparent Container’s Ontario, CA, facility has been a convenient production partner for our customers. However, recently, we have ...
Posted by Sarah Carson

Employee Appreciation Skyrockets in August

August was a busy month for the Transparent Container team, but not just on the manufacturing side. Our team engaged in plenty of community-building ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

Optimizing Your Package for Retail and E-Commerce

With news about major retailers closing their stores, we hear a lot of buzz about online sales and the intense pressure on retail. On one hand, ...
Posted by Sarah Carson

ComboBlister® Is the Industry Leader – Here’s How [Infographic]

Ever since we developed our ComboBlister® program in 1980, our team has turned the process of creating a successful blister package into a science . ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

What We’re Reading – August, 2018

  Today, it’s not what we’re reading so much as what we’re watching. Some of our manufacturing capabilities are so satisfying. These complex print ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

New “Beauty” Packaging Case Study Available Now

Transparent Container creates packaging to help beauty brands connect with consumers. Our recent partnership with Consolidated Graphics and ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

Meet me @ Cosmoprof 2018

The Transparent Container team is making our first trip to Cosmoprof North America (CPNA). CPNA is held at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

What We're Reading - July, 2018

  When we engage with our partners, we make it a point to understand our customers’ goals. Throughout the course of a packaging project, we have the ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

The Best Box for the Buck? Paperboard Folding Cartons

Feeling boxed in by packaging decisions? You’re not alone. Who knew that choosing the best packaging material for your product could be so ...
Posted by Jeremy Selin

Retail Success Stories: Club Stores

Costco released their earnings report earlier this month, leading to an all-time high stock valuation (over $207 per share). Costco’s net sales ...
Posted by Sarah Carson

What We're Reading - June, 2018

Packaging World published  Gauging Packaging's Role in Brand Success with a link to L.E.K. Consulting's 2018 Brand Owner Packaging Survey.  The ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

Community Involvement Brings Out Our Best

This week, Transparent Container hosted our 15th annual blood drive with LifeSource at Transparent Container’s Addison facility. The organizers ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

The Smarter Route to Walmart Shelves is Through Sustainable Packaging

Your new brand has been greenlit for Walmart!  As a first-time supplier to the mega-retail giant, you’ve done all the right things to sell your brand ...
Posted by Jeff Lyman

What We're Reading - May, 2018

Has anyone on your marketing, engineering, or executive teams expressed an interest in sustainable packaging? Ha! That’s a rhetorical question. ...
Posted by Rohrer Corporation

How to Get Added Value from Your Blister Packaging Supplier

Every organization claims “Great Customer Service.” Of course! Would you work with a vendor who said they’re going to treat you like junk? When you ...
Posted by Sarah Carson

Learn the Five Steps to Designing Successful Package Innovation

My family and I watched "Mr. Mom" for movie night this week. You remember – When Dad, Michael Keaton, loses his job, he and stay-at-home Mom, Teri ...
Posted by Sarah Carson

Partnership Produces Exciting Results

  Rea-Deeming Beauty Inc. brought a sophisticated challenge to Transparent Container for their All About Face BeautyBlender® line. Their packaging ...
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What We're Reading - April, 2018

  As competition heats up in the retail industry, it’s time to implement or refine thoughtful real-world tests for your packaging. We came ...
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How to Build Cost Savings into Your Blister Packaging

The Challenge: Star Power Brand Refresh We’re all consumers. But when it comes to walking down the aisles of your ‘go-to’ retail stores…what catches ...
Posted by Mark Tracey

Importance of Time-to-Market for Your Blister Packaging

   Brand owners and product managers have many requirements when looking for the right blister packaging supplier. “Expertise” is a given, and you’ll ...
Posted by Jeremy Selin

What We're Reading - March, 2018

  We loved the Packaging Digest piece,  “Packaging design opportunities abound in the 4th Dimension.” This interview highlights the way packaging is ...
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Transparent Container Earns UL Certification

On February 23, 2018, the team at Transparent Container received exciting news. “Transparent Container is now an authorized printer for UL ...
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The Secret to Radius' Double-Digit Growth 

Linda Casey, Editor-in-Chief of BXP Magazine, wrote and published an insightful profile about Saskia Foley in the January/February issue. Foley is ...
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Top 3 Factors Affecting Clamshell Packaging Cost

  For those new to the packaging industry, finding straightforward answers can be difficult. Ask a simple question, and the response will likely be ...
Posted by Jeremy Selin

7 Reasons Why Clamshell Packaging Offers Value and Function

Mentioning clamshell packaging to consumers brings up all kinds of colorful expressions. Search for “wrap rage” on Google, and you will find a number ...
Posted by Jeremy Selin

How to Choose the Right Clamshell Tooling for Your Product

Choosing the right clamshell tooling can be a lot like shopping for new clothes. When selecting a new outfit, you want to make sure everything fits ...
Posted by Jeremy Selin

5 Ways Thermoformed Packaging Can Do “More with Less”

  Thermoformed packaging can do “more with less” in a number of fundamentally beneficial ways. Squeezing more out of a package design considers all ...
Posted by Ryan Falkman

Why Speed-To-Market Is a “Must-Have” for Successful Packaging

  According to Forbes, “Accelerating the growth of innovation in emerging industries—the speed to market of potentially game-changing products and ...
Posted by Eric Clamp

How Critical is Material Selection to the Success of Your Package?

Packaging materials for the consumer can be either an aesthetic plus or a frustrating minus. On the plus side, if the material enhances the brand and ...
Posted by Eric Clamp

How to Solve Problems with Secondary-Use Packaging

  In 1960, a man named Alfred Heineken had a revelation: Why not turn packaging waste into a something that can be used to alleviate homelessness ...
Posted by Ryan Falkman

Is it Possible to Define Innovative Packaging?

  One way to describe innovation is creating something that fills a need—or solves a problem—that no one could solve before. The best innovative ...
Posted by Ryan Falkman

How to Design Your Packaging for the Right Channel

  It’s incredible how many brands still launch packaging that’s designed to stand out on shelf but that is hard to identify on a phone screen. Or how ...
Posted by Eric Clamp

Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Attend PACK EXPO 2016

  Where else are you going to get up close and personal with the hottest technologies in packaging? At PACK EXPO International, you’ll see how ...
Posted by Irene Rodriguez

What Does Your Packaging Partner Need to Know About Brand Alignment?

  In-store, face-to-face with the consumer, product packaging is the most influential way to communicate your brand. So keeping your packaging ...
Posted by Eric Clamp

Is There an Ideal Club Store Package?

  You are excited by the opportunity to sell in club stores, and have surveyed the environment. You have walked store aisles to see how others ...
Posted by Don Bubar

Need a Packaging Partner? Here Are the Four “Must-Haves”

  For some it’s a beauty contest. “Come up with a package design that is so innovative, so fabulous, it casts a spell on the consumer.” Well, maybe ...
Posted by Eric Clamp

Is Your Packaging Meeting Club Store Requirements?

  Club stores go to great lengths to know their customers. They collect demographic information then add sales data to determine interest in new ...
Posted by Steve Milburn

The One Thing to Look for in a Club Store Packaging Supplier

  When you enter the club store market, you will be investing in a potentially advantageous market. Nothing will ensure your success more than a ...
Posted by Don Bubar

Struggling to Bring Your Product to Market? Cut Entry Costs with Blister Packaging

Retailers are demanding lower prices, smaller packaging footprints and more space in their planograms. Sales teams are looking for more incentives to ...
Posted by Dave Kats

How to Reduce Downtime and Improve Throughput with Blister Packaging

  Downtime on your packaging line costs time and money. Even inefficient lines without downtime slow down speed-to-market and leave money on the ...
Posted by Mark Tracey

Cost Creeping into Your Packaging? Conduct an Audit

  Everyone that touches the packaging industry, markets a packaged product, or deals with packaging costs is most likely familiar with a packaging ...
Posted by Dave Kats

How to Increase Speed-to-Market with Blister Packaging

  The retail world is aggressive. Brand owners have to act quickly to jump on windows of opportunity because those windows don’t stay open long. Many ...
Posted by Brian Gaffney