Pearson Insights

Company Update – Fall 2022

With Thanksgiving kicking off the upcoming holiday season, it’s the perfect time for us to voice our sincerest appreciation for your commitment to partnering with us. Your confidence in our ability to reliably support you and your businesses, your customers, your families, communities, and shareholders is a responsibility we do not take lightly. As such, …

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Consolidation of Operations

Spokane Washington, October 2022 – Pearson Packaging Systems is announcing the consolidation of their Ashland, VA facility into their company headquarters and facility in Spokane, WA.  Pearson Packaging Systems acquired Flexicell, Inc. of Ashland, VA in February 2018 and has continued to operate the facility since that time. “This decision is simply an evolution of …

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Uses and Types of Secondary Packaging

Packaging identifies the product within, bundles multiple items together, protects them from damage during transit and shipping, and makes it easier for consumers to transport the product from store to home. Packaging is usually layered, with each layer providing a unique function. The layers are commonly referred to as primary, secondary and sometimes tertiary packaging, …

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Packaging Line Integration – Making the Case for OEMs

System integration is a crucial component of any effective secondary packaging operation, significantly improving efficiency, output and uptime. Traditionally, integration work was either performed in-house or by third-party companies specialized in providing such services. Today, many secondary packaging OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) are taking on integration as a value-added service to offer complete end-of-line solutions. …

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“Easy to use” – What it takes to deliver an intuitive user experience

Usability, Easy to Use, Intuitive, Learnable – What does this all mean, anyway? By Gina Donlin, User Centric Design Engineer When I think of a product or interface as truly “easy to use”, the first thought that comes to mind is “intuitive”; it shouldn’t require great labor or effort to use. You’d be able to swiftly navigate …

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