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With Custom Packaging the Unusual is Normal

When we tell someone that we specialize in custom packaging, it’s not uncommon for people to think of a brightly colored, possibly odd-shaped box on a store shelf. It’s certainly true that Western Industries has the know-how needed to make some pretty snazzy commercial packaging, but when we say custom, we aren’t joking.

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Process & Supply Chain Analysis – More than just a Packaging Company

While the easiest way to sum up Western Industries is to say, “We make custom packaging,” it’s not entirely accurate. Custom packaging is definitely a big part of what we do and it’s undoubtedly the shortest response to a really broad question, but packaging for us can also be a starting point.

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The Future of Packaging

One of our favorite things to think about is what’s next. Not just from a business perspective, but we’re always excited to see what new innovations we’ll get to be working with as inevitable waves of change transform society and the markets that we call home.

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All About Air-Packaging

You know about air-cushioned packaging, but how much do you really know?

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Supply Chain Issues

The supply chain can be hard to explain to someone who’s never felt the pinch of trying to meet the demand of customers while struggling to get much-needed inventory from suppliers.

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From Start to Finish – The WIC Process

Write what you know. It’s a classic bit of advice, and we decided to follow it because we’re not writers, we’re in the business of helping you be your best.

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Materials and the Environment

If you’re old enough to remember when McDonalds used styrofoam containers for their burgers, then you know that the environmental impact of packaging has been a concern for almost 40 years.

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Packaging Large Components

Packing large components can be a challenge for any business. We talk about how we were able to help one of our clients with their unique packaging needs.

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Packing Optimization

When we do what we do best, we create win-win situations. Not too long ago we had the chance to help a client who had been stuck in the proverbial rut when it came to packing up, warehousing, and shipping their manufactured goods.

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