Dordan News

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Packaging Digest
best of 2017
Christmas Clearing House
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Dordan celebrates 55th anniversary
Dordan celebrates 55-years with robotics

Dordan Celebrates 55-years with Robotics

Dordan Press Release, Oct. 25

Woodstock Independent

Dordan Fits Mold for Successful Family Business

Woodstock Independent, Oct. 19

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Daniel Slavin
plastic pollution

Packaging Digest Article: How to Change Plastic's 'Waste' Reputation

Article for Packaging Digest, August 31, 2017

Dick Tracy
Chandler Slavin
Packaging Digest
Groundhog Day

Dordan Breaks 1,500 Followers on Twitter

Dordan Blog, May 8, 2017

BestBuy interview

Collaboration Empowers Sustainable Packaging Progress

Dordan Video Interview, Packaging Digest, May 1, 2017

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Factory of Imagination

Let's Do Sustainable Packaging: Imagination Converts Ideas to Action

Article for Packaging Digest, March 28, 2017

Groundhog Day
Packaging Digest
Pack Expo
Dordan Manufacturing
Dordan Manufacturing co-founder

Dordan's Co-Founder to Turn 101 Christmas Day

Northwest Herald, Dec. 3, 2016

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Easy-open clamshell packaging

6 Concepts for Easy-Open Clamshells Need Your Vote!

Article for Packaging Digest, Sept. 30, 2016


NEW REPORT: Plastic Packaging Scores an Environmental Win

Article for Packaging Digest, August 30, 2016

Packaging Digest
Chandler Slavin
International Pack Expo

Putting a friendly face on Sustainable Packaging

Article for Packaging Digest, June 17, 2016

Sustainable Manufacturer Conference

Meet SMN Keynote: Former EPA Scientist

Dodan Blog, June 15, 2016


4 Active Areas of Sustainable Packaging

Article for Packaging Digest, June 6, 2016

TSCA Reform
Daniel Slavin

Click, Buy, RePack: How Finland's Reusable Ecommerce Packaging Works

Dordan Video Interview, Packaging Digest, April 26, 2016

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Disruptive Design

How Can 'Disruptive Design' Enrich Sustainable Packaging Innovation?

Article for Packaging Digest, April 6, 2016

ISO 9001:2008

Dordan Re-Accredited for ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Dordan Press Release, March 10, 2016

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A Visual History of Dordan's Package Designs

Dordan Blog, February 18, 2016


The Unintentional Road Home

Article for The Chicago Family Business Council, January 12, 2016

Dordan Manufacturing

Best of 2015: Dordan's most popular content

Dordan Blog, December 15, 2015

Sustainable Packaging

Sustainability Remains a Top Concern in 2015

Featured in Packaging Digest, December 9, 2015

Sustainable Packaging

Waste, Repackaged

Article for Packaging Digest, November 18, 2015

Breaking Bad
Dordan Manufacturing

#ThrowbackThursday with Dordan ads from 1980s

Dordan Blog, October 8, 2015

Packaging Digest

The 5 Best Packaging Advancements of September

Featured in Packaging Digest, October 1, 2015

Chicago BOOTH
Pack Expo

Yesterday's Promising 'Green' Materials: Where are they now?

Article for Packaging Digest, September 3, 2015

Dordan Manufacturing
Molly Morse
Chandler Slavin

Leading Ladies of Packaging Prove Their Mettle

Featured in Packaging Digest, June 19, 2015


Edible Plastic Takes a Bite out of Packaging Waste

Packaging Digest, Video Interview, June 17, 2015

Sustainable Manufacturer Conference

Overheard at the Sustainable Manufacturer Network Conference

Sustainable Manufacturer, June 15, 2015


Better Upfront Design can Solve Many Sustainable Packaging Challenges

Packaging Digest, Video Interview, May 29, 2015

Ocean Conservancy
Sustainable Manufacturer Conference
Chandler Slavin
Made in USA
Thermoforming Quarterly

Postconsumer PET Thermoformed Containers: Recyclable vs. Recycled

Article for Thermoforming Quarterly, 3/2015

Plastics News

Thermoformer chases chasing arrows no longer

Sustainable Manufacturer Network, 2/2015

Plastics Technology
Plastics in Packaging
Plastics in Packaging

Dordan Awarded Cover Story of Plastics in Packaging Magazine

Plastics in Packaging Magazine, 2/2015

Packaging Digest Magazine
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Dordan Manufacturing

Mid-Size Thermoformer Uses High-End CAD Tools

Plastics Technology Magazine 04/2014

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Custom Thermoformed Packs 12/2013

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Mid-Size Former Has Big-Time Tools

Plastics Technology Blog 12/2013

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Algae-plastic Thermoforms

Package Design Magazine 06/2013

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Hitting the Big 5-0 and 9001

Canadian Manufacturing 05/2013

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It Aint Easy Being Green

Plastic Technology 03/2013

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Getting the Balance Right

Packaging Digest 02/2013

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2013 International CES Green Guide

Consumer Electronics Association 01/2013

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PACK EXPO presents

Packaging Digest 12/2012

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Designing to Differentiate

Package Design Magazine 09/2012

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Dear Reader, Don't Skip These Letters

Plastics News, The Plastics Blog 08/2012

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A Healthy Social Media Debate about Plastics

Plastics News, The Plastics Blog 08/2012

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Polymers + Algae = Plastics

Polymer Solutions Newsblog 08/2012

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Algae/PP Hybrid can be Thermoformed

Plastic Technology Magazine 08/2012

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Algae/PP Hybrid can be Thermoformed 08/2012

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2011 MCEDC Business Champion Award Winners

McHenry Country Economic Development Corporation 11/2011

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Shake-out Coming?

Plastics News 05/2011

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Recycling for Thermoformers 11/2010

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SPC Executive Committee Nominees

Sustainable Packaging Coalition 09/2010

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Plastics News 07/2010

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People Watch

Plastics News 10/2009

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PVC, The Truth Please

Packaging World 05/2009

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2007 Pack Expo Selects Winner

Packaging World 01/2008