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Deseret News: 2 Utah cities take global stage for actions on climate change during U.N. conference

“Hanko Kiessner, CEO of Salt Lake City-based Packsize, a local cardboard packaging innovator, addressed the conference’s crowd to urge the private sector to play its part to encourage sustainable practices.  … ‘As a representative of the private sector, I want you to know that we the businesses have to play a leading role in creating sustainable communities,’ he said, drawing cheers. ‘We the businesses have to become zero emission and zero pollution.’

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Deseret News: Utah company Packsize demos ‘right-size’ packaging to DOE, sustainability leaders

“On Wednesday, officials from the U.S. Department of Energy and over 100 members of the agency’s Clean Cities Coalitions from around the country toured the world headquarters of Packsize on Salt Lake City’s west side.” Read the full story here.

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Packworld: Packsize receives national and local business program honors

Packsize received three national and local business honors that recognize our role in protecting the environment. These awards include ranking 25th on Utah Business’ Fast 50 list, Business Intelligence Group’s 2019 Sustainability Product of the Year, and Sustainability Hero of the Year. Read the full story here.

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Supply Chain Brain: Loewe Packages and Ships Goods for Lufthansa WorldShop

Loewe Logistics & Care is constantly in touch with potential partners to follow the development of new technologies. That’s how the company made contact with Packsize, a provider of custom product packaging solutions. This article is a case study on how Packsize integrated an On Demand Packaging® solution with Loewe, and the results of that integration. Read the full article here.

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RISI: Packsize, Resolute recognized in Business Intelligence Group 2019 Sustainability Awards

Today, the Business Intelligence Group announced the winners in the 2019 Sustainability Awards program. The Sustainability Awards honor those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. Read the full story here.

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CNN Business: Amazon’s incredible, vanishing cardboard box

As Amazon and other companies seek to shrink their packaging, Packsize leads the way by automatically creating right-sized boxes for each E-commerce order.

“It’s like an oversized Tetris that has been optimized,” says Packsize CEO Hanko Kiessner. That not only saves on cardboard, it also allows shippers to pack boxes more densely in their trucks, requiring fewer trips. “When you have many smaller sized Tetris cubes, you have gaps, but the gaps are significantly smaller,” he says. Companies using On Demand Packaging® systems reduce 40%-60% of wasted container space as compared to traditional box supply inventories. Read the full story here.

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Multichannel Merchant: Sustainable Ecommerce Packaging: Boost Loyalty and the Bottom Line

At Ecommerce Operations Summit 2019, Packsize CEO Hanko Kiessner joined two other experts on sustainable packaging to discuss how it boost profits. Read the full write-up here.

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Supply Chain Brain: Sustainable Packaging Saves the Planet – and the Bottom Line

Sustainable packaging greatly benefits the bottom line in addition to its ecological benefits, says Hanko Kiessner, chief executive officer of Packsize International. See his full interview with Russell Goodman of Supply Chain Brain here, and read an adaption of the interview here.

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AusPack: Made to size on the spot

A global leader in On Demand Packaging®, Packsize International manufactures several custom packaging machines and has software to sync them with online orders, so that the boxes are made to size on the spot to match with the order. The Australian subsidiary is Packsize Pty Ltd, which has already delivered many solutions for customers here in Australia since being established three years ago, according to managing director Sean Ledbury. Read the full article here.

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AutoDesk’s Redshift: How One Company Thinks Outside the Box With On-Demand Packaging

It’s a frustrating and common e-commerce experience: receiving a small item in a huge box filled with plastic air pillows or other packing material. The shipper may find it convenient to use just a few box sizes, but it’s a big waste. Read the full story on AutoDesk’s blog, Redshift, here.

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