Ernest to the Rescue: Operational Efficiency Gets an Overhaul

March 22, 2016
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The Challenge Frameworks Assa Abloy, a Houston-based interior aluminum window and door frame manufacturer and an Assa Abloy company, needed to improve its logistical efficiency. Packaging large construction materials for shipping across the country was slow and tedious work, impacting the bottom line, worker safety and employee morale. “We had one employee who was getting

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Ernest to the Rescue: Airline Packaging Flies First Class

August 20, 2015
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In our newest Ernest to the Rescue, we set out to help the friendly skies stay a little more comfortable! The Challenge: Zodiac Aircraft Systems is a manufacturer of aircraft cabin interiors products — things like reclining seats for long flights, oxygen systems and overhead panels. Once the products are built, they need to be

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Ernest to the Rescue: Cape Seasonings’ Snack Packaging Stands Up Under Pressure

July 30, 2015
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The Problem Cape Seasonings has a twisted take on pretzels and chips. The Delaware-based company makes bite-size snacks that are made only with real, natural ingredients. No additives, preservatives, gluten or GMOs. Just the good stuff. Of course, that’s not the only reason to buy them. “It doesn’t matter how healthy something is if it

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Ernest to the Rescue: When Pallets Go Oo La La

May 14, 2015
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The Problem Ton Savon, a leading manufacturer of private label bath and beauty products from the South of France, experienced a successful launch of soaps sold at Costco. When it was ready to pitch Costco with a new French hand cream, Ton Savon recruited Ernest Packaging Solutions. The two companies had worked together on a

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Ernest to the Rescue: Custom Bags Transform Nut Brand

March 26, 2015
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The Problem Ever go nuts opening a bag of nuts, wishing you could reseal it and prevent it from tipping over and out all over the place? Then the nuts go stale. That’s bad news for you, but it’s even worse news for the nut company. You just had a bad experience with their food,

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Ernest to the Rescue: Packaging Delivers Healthy Snacks to Office

October 28, 2014

The Problem If you’re like many employees, some time in the midafternoon you get hangry — that terrible place where your hunger turns to anger. Like a wild animal, you scavange through the office breakroom for something to eat. If you’re lucky, you find some stale junk food snack that’s 130% sugar. This, of course,

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Ernest To The Rescue: Flower Packaging Comes Into Bloom

October 7, 2014
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The Problem Imagine this situation: Your mom’s birthday is next week, so you decide to have some really nice flowers sent to her. You order them online, and your mom gets a box in the mail a few days later. She opens it up to find some very lovely flowers … that have been crushed

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