Author: Pak West

Pak West Marine Corps Mud Run
July 8, 2015

Pak West Competes in Marine Corps Mud Run

Pak West sponsored two employee teams in the “World Famous Mud Run” at Camp Pendleton on June 13.  All the proceeds from the race benefit Marines and their families with programs like community counseling, new parent support, life skills, readiness and deployment support, child care, …

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Pak West Rising Star Award
June 4, 2015

Pak West Bestowed Rising Star Award

Pak West was recently recognized by Hexagon Metrology Inc., a subsidiary of Swedish conglomerate Hexagon AB, for outstanding service and the commitment to fostering a long-term growth partnership between the companies. Pak West’s office in Vista, California, manages the account and has packaging products delivered …

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Package Design Is Sales Key
June 2, 2015

Packaging Drives Purchase Decisions

Packaging design dictates winners even in mature, saturated markets. Last year, Affinnova, a global marketing technology company, published “Package Design Trend Watch: The Beverage Aisle”, a comprehensive package design analysis report of the beverage market. The findings confirmed that package design is the key factor …

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Pak West Packaging
May 20, 2015

Jim Fleming, Pak West Chief Operating Officer, Retires

April 1st, a day in infamy at Pak West, the retirement of Pak West’s own Jim Fleming after 20 years with the company. As Jim moves on to the next chapter of his life, he leaves a legacy of ideals behind that will be relied upon to …

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Pacific Flexible Film Packaging
May 5, 2015

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Packaging Supplier?

Every company wants a competitive edge in their market. “By establishing a partnership with knowledgeable, and innovative, packaging suppliers, brands gain access to important resources, can get goods on shelves more quickly, and design products effectively and efficiently,” says in their article “How Packaging …

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Pak West Food Recall
March 31, 2015

Packaging Error Prompts 32 State Recall

One of the largest food producers in the U.S. was forced to recall more than 62,000 packages of snack crackers due to a packaging error. WhiteWave Foods, the producer of some of the most recognized food brands, issued a Class I undeclared allergen recall on …

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Pak West Picking Stretch Wrapper
March 9, 2015

In the market for a new stretch wrapping machine?

Here are Packaging World’s tips as published in Best Practices for Specifying Stretch Wrapping Equipment: 1. Determine the optimum force needed. Packaging is being drastically light-weighted to control cost. This affects the ability to contain and unitize loads without damaging goods. Consider equipment that incorporates …

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Pak West Meat Safety Labeling
February 17, 2015

Smart Labels and the Future of Food Safety

Because 3000 deaths occur every year in the U.S. from salmonella poisoning, food safety experts are continually developing new processes and products to reduce the outbreak of food poisoning in the food we consume.  The human cost of food poisoning cannot be measured, but the …

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Daifuku Automated Guided Vehicle
January 9, 2015

The future of automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) just got faster!

With a newly ISO-certified Area Management System developed by Daifuku (an AGV manufacturer) and UBIsense (an RFID technology company), warehouses can now realize double or triple throughput. Earlier in the year, Modern Material Handling wrote about building the faster, safer AGV (Automatic Guided Vehicle). Building ...
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old website
August 5, 2014

Pak West 2014 – New Era, New Website

Welcome to the new website and join us in saying a fond farewell to the original website which has served us so well for the last decade. We are excited to usher in a new era for Pak West with a new fresh website …

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