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The Total Cost of Corrugated Packaging Goes Beyond the Box

The Total Cost of Corrugated Packaging Goes Beyond the Box

The Total Cost of Corrugated Packaging Goes Beyond the BoxPackaging. It’s necessary to get your products to your customers. But contrary to what many believe, a box is not just a box.If you are like most, you work hard to cut waste and inefficiencies on your...

Is it Time to Change Your Corrugated Vendor?

Is it Time to Change Your Corrugated Vendor?

Is it Time to Change Your Corrugated Vendor?Once you choose a corrugated vendor it’s easy to become complacent and stick with them unless you have critical issues that force you to take action. However, if your vendor isn’t regularly collaborating with you to make...

Proper Pallet Stacking Protects Box Contents

Proper Pallet Stacking Protects Box Contents

Proper Pallet Stacking Protects Box ContentsGetting your products from the factory to the end user undamaged is a top priority. Damage during shipping isn’t uncommon but can be minimized by ensuring your corrugated boxes are stacked correctly on each pallet.Column...

Corrugated Storage Practices Matter

Corrugated Storage Practices Matter

Corrugated Storage Practices MatterAre Your Storage Practices Putting Your Corrugated Boxes at Risk for Failure? If you are like many manufacturers, you keep stacks of folded corrugated boxes in your warehouse and pull them as needed to ship product. Some boxes may be...

The Quality of Your Corrugated Box Matters

The Quality of Your Corrugated Box Matters

The Quality of Your Corrugated Box MattersFor over 50 years, Akers has focused on manufacturing the highest quality corrugated packaging possible. Quality is the foundation for everything we do, from the material that we purchase, the equipment we source and invest...

Corrugated Materials

Corrugated Materials

Corrugated MaterialsAkers offers a wide variety of corrugated products. We specialize in customized corrugated boxes and packaging, made-to-fit for our customers, in a number of flutes:A flute – the original flute profile for corrugated board;has about 33 flutes per...

Standard Corrugated Box Styles

Standard Corrugated Box Styles

Standard Corrugated Box StylesAkers provides packaging solutions to fit any need and our thorough design and testing processes provide peace of mind that your products will arrive intact and damage-free. Some of the most popular styles of packaging we provide...

Customer Testimonial: Huhtamaki

Customer Testimonial: Huhtamaki

Customer Testimonial: HuhtamakiHear from Akers customer, Huhtamaki, on the benefits of our partnership. Plant Manager Bill Bausmith has worked with Akers for over 25 years, stressing the importance of working with a supplier that understands Customer Service and its...

Customer Testimonial: Candle-Lite

Customer Testimonial: Candle-Lite

Customer Testimonial: Candle-LiteHear from long time Akers customer, Candle-Lite, on the benefits of our partnership. President Jerry Vanden Eynden notes his appreciation for our commitment to quick turn-around times (2 days). We are always humbled by our customers’...

News

7 Akers Plants Recognized with Corrugated Safety Awards

7 Akers Plants Recognized with Corrugated Safety Awards

7 Akers Plants Recognized with Corrugated Safety AwardsWith the recent release of the 2021 Corrugated Container Industry Annual Report of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses conducted by The Fibre Box Association (FBA) and AICC - The Independent Packaging Association,...

Akers Packaging Service Group Acquires Packaging Logic, Inc.

Akers Packaging Service Group Acquires Packaging Logic, Inc.

Akers Packaging Service Group Acquires Packaging Logic, Inc. For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Akers Packaging Service Group (APSG) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Packaging Logic, Inc. of LaPorte, Indiana. The transaction continues the expansion...

Akers Packaging Mission Propels Growth Throughout the Midwest

Akers Packaging Mission Propels Growth Throughout the Midwest

Akers Mission Propels Growth Throughout the MidwestOriginally published in Board Converting News April 4, 2022 edition by Len Prazych “Service and quality second to none,” was the mission statement of William C. Akers, who founded the company bearing his name in...

Twin Falcons Take Flight in Tecumseh MI and Middletown OH

Twin Falcons Take Flight in Tecumseh MI and Middletown OH

Twin Falcons Take Flight in Tecumseh MI and Middletown OH Most Recent Investment to Support our Customers’ Success: The ISOWA Falcons We are excited to announce the addition of ISOWA Falcons at our Tecumseh, Michigan and Middletown, Ohio plants. Aligning with our...

20,000 Boxes Donated to Help Chicago Families

20,000 Boxes Donated to Help Chicago Families

20,000 Boxes Donated to Help Chicago FamiliesProud to partner with Family Harvest Church to donate 20,000 boxes. The boxes will be used to help various local Chicago organizations deliver food to families in need. Thank you to Family Harvest Church for your service to...

Baysek Die Cutter Accommodates Packaging Challenges

Baysek Die Cutter Accommodates Packaging Challenges

Baysek Die Cutter Accommodates Packaging ChallengesInvesting in our customers’ future is a priority at Akers, and the addition of the Baysek Die Cutter is just one example of this commitment. The Baysek allows for extreme precision and accuracy, accommodating unique...

Chicago Facility Adds Apstar Rotary Die Cutter to its Arsenal

Chicago Facility Adds Apstar Rotary Die Cutter to its Arsenal

Chicago Facility Adds Apstar Rotary Die Cutter to its ArsenalFuture Minded at the forefront of everything we do, we are pleased to announce the installation of an Apstar Rotary Die Cutter at our Chicago facility. The first order was successfully completed on the...