Design Creativity and Innovation from Visual Pak

Design Creativity and Innovation from Visual Pak

The Visual Pak Design Center Team is standing by for your next challenge! Our collaborative team of structural and graphic designers, packaging engineers and manufacturing experts deliver creative design solutions while ensuring your project stays on-time and on-budget. The Visual Pak Design Center delivers: Minimized time-to-market Rapid prototype and sample...

The Breakdown and Value of GMI Certification

The Breakdown and Value of GMI Certification

Before we kindly remind you that we are GMI Certified. We want to share the...

Visual Pak's Continuing Service During the COVID-19 Crisis

Visual Pak's Continuing Service During the COVID-19 Crisis

Dear Visual Pak Companies Customers & Supply Partners, As the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis continues...

Business in the time of COVID-19

Business in the time of COVID-19

Consumer Behaviors Amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) Pandemic. As we continue to battle against the COVID-19...

Freshen up your Packaging

Freshen up your Packaging

Consumers seek out value and endless variety Many large brands are introducing new items at...

Agility To Give you a Competitive Advantage

Agility To Give you a Competitive Advantage

Our agility gives you a competitive advantage Our agility and unique, efficient processes provide a...

What do you know about Paper Converting?

What do you know about Paper Converting?

The Paper Converting Process The logistical headache you can avoid and waste reductions you can...

Repacking & Ready for Retail

Repacking & Ready for Retail

Retail Ready, Smaller Case Sizes and Volatile Demands of the Retail Environment The rules keep...

New Window Options for Folding Cartons

New Window Options for Folding Cartons

New Integrated Windowing Technology Means More Options for Your Printed Folding Cartons Now with automatic...

Material Trends & Effectiveness

Material Trends & Effectiveness

Material Trends & Effectiveness We have created a chart to highlight each material advantage and...

Spot Color Printing vs. CMYK Printing

Spot Color Printing vs. CMYK Printing

Spot Color Printing vs. CMYK Printing At Norka, you can expect color accuracy, sharpness, and...

Late Stage Customization

Late Stage Customization

Late Stage Customization -- The Right Product at the Right Time Traditionally, products are produced...

Norka gets down to business with the new Colter & Peterson CHM precision sheeter

Norka gets down to business with the new Colter & Peterson CHM precision sheeter

As a mid-size specialty converter of paperboard packaging and paper, being versatile is a prized...

Adding Flair with Paperboard Sleeves

Adding Flair with Paperboard Sleeves

Paperboard sleeves, bands and wraps are a great way to show off your brand. No...

Searching for Savings?

Searching for Savings?

We redesign, we reduce material, we re-engineer, and we dedicate resources to reduce costs. Often,...

Automated Solutions for Your Needs

Automated Solutions for Your Needs

Packaging Automation can minimize human intervention and can range from a single piece of equipment...

The Kraft Carton Trend

The Kraft Carton Trend

Showcasing a natural look, unbleached and uncoated paperboard folding cartons are becoming more popular. Bending...

Safety First

Safety First

Family first - employee safety is our number one priority. Sure, we like to brag...

See How Our Technology Benefits You

See How Our Technology Benefits You

The Visual Pak engineering team leverages technology and automation to optimize our equipment. We unleash...

Flexibility to Get the Job Done

Flexibility to Get the Job Done

Norka understands the demands of retail packaging: unpredictable demand, less than desirable forecast accuracy, and...

Single-Source Cartoning Capabilities

 Single-Source Cartoning Capabilities

Intricate cartoning projects don’t have to be difficult and expensive! Whether your project requires existing...

Finishing at the Source

Finishing at the Source

Norka is the Answer! More companies are turning to external partners for contract packaging to...

The Importance of Design Files

The Importance of Design Files

Design Files: The answer to lower tool costs and faster turnaround. As you know, the...

Secrets to Better Pricing

Secrets to Better Pricing

Avoid surprises and make sure you don’t overlook details that might impact the cost. Pricing...

How Online Retail is Changing Paper-Based Packaging

How Online Retail is Changing Paper-Based Packaging

Paper–Based Packaging: the Kinder, Gentler Side of Our Increasingly Digital Life By Mary Anne Hansan...

What affects Thermoform Design and Cost?

What affects Thermoform Design and Cost?

7 Factors that Influence Thermoform Packaging Design and Cost Whether starting with a blank slate...

The Countertop Display Advantage

The Countertop Display Advantage

Are you looking for a cost-effective way to promote smaller products? Countertop displays are a...

High Impact Prototypes

High Impact Prototypes

That look and function just like the finished package! Drawings, renderings and white samples only...

In-Distribution Center vs. Shared-Facility

In-Distribution Center vs. Shared-Facility

The opportunity to eliminate freight is a measurable and compelling reason to consider in-DC packaging...

Gang Run vs Dedicated Run

Gang Run vs Dedicated Run

Pioneered more than 100 years ago for the printing industry, gang runs are gaining popularity...

Converting

Converting

Stocking materials and sheeting to exact specifications sets us apart from many of our competitors. ...

What Makes Up a Tool?

What Makes Up a Tool?

VP Plastics and Engineering presents What Makes Up a Tool? Tooling: the critical component to...

Earth Day is Here!

Earth Day is Here!

Earth Day is here! See how we’re helping the planet. We Make It Easy! Here...

Gift Sets Made Easy

Gift Sets Made Easy

GIFT SETS We Make It Easy! Worry less about your packaging and more about running...

Anti-Theft Packaging Solutions

Anti-Theft Packaging Solutions

Anti-theft Packaging Solutions Presented by Norka One of our customers faced a major issue with...

Auto-Bottom Cartons: Cost and Design Effective

Auto-Bottom Cartons: Cost and Design Effective

Looking for a quick folding carton packaging solution? Consider auto-bottom cartons for your next project....

Don't Let Lead Times Hold you Back

Don't Let Lead Times Hold you Back

Start the year off right with Lead Time Planning We live in retail: volatile demand,...

Create More Impact

Create More Impact

Vivid Shelf Presence Through Structure Case Study: Hexagon Cartons Be different, stand-out, and sell more. ...

Shrink Wrapping Process

Shrink Wrapping Process

Not all Processes are Created Equally Shrink wrapping has many names.  Although shrink wrapping accurately...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

From the entire Visual Pak Family,We wish you a happy and successful 2018!    

Thermoforming

Thermoforming

What you need to know Thermoforming is a universal term for different thermoforming processes, such...

We're Grateful for You!

We're Grateful for You!

We're Grateful for You! Whether a longstanding, new, or potential relationship, we are grateful for...

Beyond the Box

Beyond the Box

Differentiate from the competition, increase perceived value, and draw attention. As your retail shelf billboard...

Creating Success Stories

Creating Success Stories

Why Choose us? Driven to Continuously Improve- preemptively evaluating designs, optimizing structure, improving processes and...

Trapped Blister Packaging

Trapped Blister Packaging

The Cost-Effective and Desirable Alternative Trapped blister packaging is a sustainable, high-performing alternative to traditional...

VMI – Vendor Managed Inventory Demystified.

VMI – Vendor Managed Inventory Demystified.

Vendor managed inventory (VMI) means just that, vendors manage product inventories at their own site...

Important Factors for New Packaging Designs Projects

Important Factors for New Packaging Designs Projects

Whether starting with a blank slate or with very specific requirements, the same level of...

Experience the New Visual Pak Website!

Experience the New Visual Pak Website!

Experience the New Visual Pak Website! With updated content and capabilities, our new site is...

VP Plastics and Engineering Moves to New Facility

 VP Plastics and Engineering Moves to New Facility

Thermoform packaging operation moves to a modern and larger manufacturing facility WAUKEGAN, IL – Clayton...

Visual Pak Expands Capabilities with Norka Acquisition

Visual Pak Expands Capabilities with Norka Acquisition

Strategic addition bolsters position as single source packaging solution provider WAUKEGAN, IL – Clayton Bolke,...

VP Plastics Adds Additional Thermoforming Capacity

VP Plastics Adds Additional Thermoforming Capacity

New automated high-speed thermoformer responds to increased customer demand WAUKEGAN, IL – Clayton Bolke, Chief...

Visual Pak Expands Blend and Fill Capability and Capacity

Company responds boldly to needs of CPG customers The Visual Pak Companies are pleased to...

Beyond the Blister: Visual Pak Changes Name of Thermoform Division

Beyond the Blister: Visual Pak Changes Name of Thermoform Division

Visual Pak's thermoforming division, Blisters, Inc., has outgrown its name. The company announced on October...

Visual Pak Launches Transportation Services

Visual Pak Launches Transportation Services

The Visual Pak Companies (www.visualpak.com), Waukegan, IL, has formed a new transportation services company called...

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