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Dordan to Debut Class 8 Cleanroom Thermoforming Capabilities at PACK EXPO International

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Sep 25, 2018 9:49:59 AM

Chicago, IL, Oct. 14-17—Dordan Manufacturing, a custom thermoformer of plastic packaging and product solutions like dunnage/WIP trays, functional components, and insert trays, clamshells, and blisters, to debut class 8 cleanroom thermoforming capabilities at PACK EXPO International.

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PACK EXPO International, Free Registration

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Sep 11, 2018 12:41:50 PM

Plans to attend PACK EXPO International in Chicago, Oct. 14-17? Register for free with Dordan's complimentary code.

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What IS Sustainable Packaging?

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Aug 23, 2018 10:24:51 AM

"Bio-based," "biodegradable," "compostable," "recyclable," "recycled"; what do these terms actually mean? Educate yourself with Dordan's Sustainable Packaging Summary.

Part 1: Introduction

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Dordan's New Website Like Its Custom Thermoforms: Elegantly Functional

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Jun 25, 2018 4:00:49 PM

June 2018—Woodstock, IL—Dordan Manufacturing, a custom thermoformer of plastic clamshells, blisters, trays, and components, unveils a new website Monday that offers simplicity, corporate transparency, and ease-of-use. Elegantly functional, the website is an extension of Dordan’s brand, which differentiates itself by staying true to its core capabilities of thermoform design and manufacturing excellence.

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New Packaging Digest Article: Cleanyst, the intersection of sustainability and ecommerce optimization

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Apr 18, 2018 2:44:56 PM

Learn how reusable packaging platform Cleanyst intends to revolutionize the health and cleaning products industries in my new article for Packaging Digest. Titled "Cleanyst: The Intersection of Sustainability and Ecommerce," this article describes how consumers can make anything from surface cleaner to shampoo at home via concentrates and a mixing appliance, reducing water weight and packaging materials throughout the supply chain.

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New Packaging Digest Article: Regenerative Packaging Puts the Cherry on Top of Sustainability

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Apr 4, 2018 3:25:11 PM

Check out my latest article for Packaging Digest, "Regenerative Packaging Puts the Cherry on Top of Sustainability"; this describes the concept of regenerative products, which James Connelly, VP of Products and Strategy at the International Living Future Institute, describes as those products that result in a net-zero or net-positive environmental impact over their life-cycle. Connelly is to keynote sustainable packaging conference SPC Impact in San Francisco later this month, and plans to educate attendees on what's possible with sustainable packaging when viewed through the regenerative products paradigm.

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification Improves Dordan's Quality Management System with Risk-Based Thinking

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 22, 2018 9:13:31 AM

Woodstock, IL—March 2018—Dordan Manufacturing, a custom thermoformer of plastic packaging, is ISO 9001:2015 certified for the design, manufacture, and distribution of thermoformed products and packaging. Building on the Quality Management System of the ISO 9001:2008 Standards, which emphasize continued process improvement through monitoring, measuring, and analyzing Dordan’s ability to satisfy its customers, the 2015 Standards incorporate risk-based thinking as a means to continuously improve the value of it’s products and services.

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Three Generations Later, Innovation & Sustainability Drive Dordan Manufacturing

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 9, 2018 9:15:18 AM

Dordan was featured in the Real Woodstock, a campaign dedicated to promoting Woodstock, IL, as the ideal place to visit, relocate, live, and start a business.

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New Packaging Digest Article: How Brands can Capitalize on Cleaning the Planet

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 5, 2018 9:20:22 AM

Check out my new article for Packaging Digest on Litterati, a crowdsource clean-up model, titled, "How Brands can Capitalize on Cleaning the Planet." Litterati Founder & CEO Jeff Kirschner to keynote sustainable packaging conference SPC Impact (San Fran, April 24-26), where yours truly will be reporting, on behalf of Packaging Digest. I hope to see you there!

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Pricing Structure for Custom Thermoformed Packaging

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Feb 5, 2018 1:44:26 PM

We want to make it easy for interested parties to determine if a custom thermoformed packaging solution from Dordan works within their budget. While preparing a quote for a thermoform part usually requires a lot of information gathering on the side of the supplier, and thus a one-size-fits-all approach to pricing doesn't really apply, there are common pricing indicators shared among all thermoform quotes: These are material, run quantity, part size, and tooling.

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