Archive: December 2015

December 21, 2015

Pak West Wishes Everyone a Healthy and Happy Holiday!

It’s starting to look a lot like (a corrugated) Christmas…  (Designed and made by Pacific Western Container)

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December 15, 2015

The Business of Trucking

Last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued more than 800,000 commercial truck violations on highways and at weigh stations. Large companies that use their own fleet of trucks to ship products must take on a large responsibility in following national and local regulations on …

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November 5, 2015

Pak West Moves Manufacturing Unit to New, Bigger Location

Pak West has moved its Riverside, California, manufacturing unit to Corona, California. The brand new facility has 77,660 sq. ft. of space and will be used for both manufacturing and warehousing.
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November 3, 2015

PacFlex Tech Lab

The Pacific Flexible Solutions Tech Lab is a design and quality assurance center that has the capability to analyze and test packaging material whether it be in the design, pre-production, production, or post-production phase. With several heat sealers (direct and pressurized), the Tech Lab can ...
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October 20, 2015

California’s “Slack-Fill” Law & Deceptive Product Packaging

Is your product packaging at risk? In June of this year, Proctor & Gamble (P&G) agreed to settle a civil protection lawsuit in the amount of $850,000. The civil complaint alleged that P&G’s packaging violated California’s Business & Professions Code Section 12606.2, which prohibits a …

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September 22, 2015

Former Food Executive Gets 28 Years in Salmonella Case

Yesterday, former peanut company executive Stewart Parnell was sentenced to 28 years in prison for his role in a nationwide salmonella outbreak blamed for killing nine Americans and sickening hundreds more.  The former owner of the now defunct Peanut Corporation of America was convicted a …

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August 25, 2015

Pak West Joins Lantech Century Club

Pak West received Lantech's Century Club Award today for outstanding sales and achievement.  Mike Mann (left), Pak West's General Manager, receives the award from Lantech Sales Rep Rob Stinner.  Pak West is now the largest distributor of Lantech packaging equipment on the West Coast. Lantech ...
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August 11, 2015

Africa Marks One Year Without Case of Polio

Extraordinary milestone made on African continent over past generation.  Today, August 11, 2015, marks one year since the last reported case of the wild polio virus on the African continent.  For those Rotarians supported by Pak West and who “Serve Above Self”, it’s a celebratory …

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Sustainability Green Packaging
August 11, 2015

Taking the Plunge with Green Packaging

Sustainable packaging slated for consistent growth thru 2021.  With pressure on manufacturers by consumers to reduce waste and improve sustainability, many are searching for green packaging solutions in order to meet ever-increasing regulatory standards and gain a competitive advantage, says  The drivers for these …

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