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August 16, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Update Your Packaging

Pak West obtains the tools and is seasoned in updating and transforming packaging. Look to Pak West for new and innovative packaging ideas that can benefit your brand and your business. 
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August 11, 2017

10 Fun Facts About Packaging

Learn some fun facts about the packaging industry which supports thousands of other industries worldwide.
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April 25, 2017

Pacific Flexible Solutions Slitting Services

Pacific Flexible Solutions (PacFlex) is the sister division of Pak West specializing in flexible films and direct food contact packaging. To complement its flexible packaging offerings, PacFlex has film slitting services, located in Boise, Idaho, which includes high-speed film slitting and rewinding, toll slitting, and …

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March 8, 2017

Natural Products Expo West

Pacific Flexible Solutions, Pak West’s sister division, will be exhibiting at the Natural Products Expo starting Friday (thru Sunday) at the Anaheim Convention Center.  If you’ll also be attending, stop by Booth #252 and say “Hi”!

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February 21, 2017

Long-Time Pak West Sales Reps Continue to Evolve

Richard Velarde and Chris Smith, sales reps for Pak West for over 30 years…yes, you read it right, OVER 30 YEARS…have seen the evolution of the company, selling, and packaging in that time. Richard started in the warehouse and Chris in Customer Service at a …

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February 7, 2017

Circle of Excellence Honors Top Pak West Sales Reps for 2016

Pak West’s Circle of Excellence honors those reps for outstanding sales. For 2016, the following two Pak West sales reps rose above to turn in a year of outstanding sales growth earning them a spot in top sales for the company.  Congratulations, Travis Christ and …

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Daifuku Automated Guided Vehicle
January 31, 2017

Automatic Guided Vehicles Become More Mainstream with Smaller Models

More and more manufacturing plants, especially food and beverage, are seeing the benefits of adding automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) to their operations to reduce staffing, damage, and costs (depending on production volume) and to increase efficiency, flexibility, and organization within the plant.  In a recent …

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December 23, 2016

Have a Merry Holiday Weekend All!!!

Pak West elves Josie Martinez (standing) from Purchasing and Peggy Lee from the Packaging Department keepin’ warm round the fireplace…another corrugated masterpiece made by Pak West’s sister division Pacific Western Container.

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December 16, 2016

The Holiday Spirit at Pak West

Each holiday season, Pak West employees have a Toy Drive collecting gifts and donating them to charities to give to less fortunate children. This year, Pak West donated to Spark of Love sponsored by local TV station ABC7 and the Southern California firefighters.  Over the …

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December 13, 2016

DIM and DIMMER

Back on January 1, 2015, the largest parcel shipping companies like FedEx and UPS implemented Dimensional Weight Pricing for ground parcels less than three cubic feet. The billable weight was whichever weight was greater between actual weight and dimensional weight. Dimensional Weight Pricing calculates the …

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