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A Guide to Secondary Containment Requirements

Source: Fahroni/Shutterstock.com Key Takeaways:  In Title 40 of the United States Code of Regulation, the EPA outlines a set of rules and regulations for building secondary containments around tanks or external liners containing hazardous materials.  A secondary...

Flammable vs. Combustible Materials: Understanding the Important Differences

Source: Photo smile/ Shutterstock.com Key Takeaways:  Flammable materials are substances with flashpoints under 100°F, and combustible materials are substances with flashpoints over 100°F.  Each flammable or combustible substance comes with a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that...

How to Optimize Packaging Design for Cost and Supply Chain Management Efficiency 

Source: Chaosamran_Studio/ Shutterstock.com  Key Takeaways: Companies that take the time to optimize packaging design achieve higher levels of customer satisfaction.  Ensure you’re collecting valid data on the product before you design the packaging. The stronger and more robust...

Who Needs an SPCC Plan?

Source: Tigergallery / Shutterstock.com Key Takeaways:  Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plans are required for facilities that store a large amount of oil near waterways. The exact contents of an SPCC plan depend on the amount...

Supply Chain 101: Types of Supply Chains

Source: Zapp2Photo / Shutterstock.com Key Takeaways:  Different supply chain structures and conditions are designed for various purposes. Commodity manufacturing has different demands from fast fashion manufacturing that has dramatic shifts in seasonal needs. Artificial intelligence has made it...

What Is a Packaging Engineer and Should You Hire One?

To boost sales and secure a greater market share, eCommerce companies increasingly turn toward custom-branded and designed packaging.  Think about the last time you’ve ordered a product online. Did you receive the item in a...

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Thursday Beats Out Friday To Set A Pandemic-Era Record

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A Look At Frontier’s Southern California Expansion

Frontier Airlines announced this week a large expansion out of Southern California. The airline will officially come to Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) with three...

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Hawaiian Airlines saw a surge in bookings recently. The increased traffic on the website, however, led to some tech issues that affected various systems....

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