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3 Things to Look for in a Medical Device Packaging Company

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, May 3, 2018

Looking for a new packaging company for your medical device product? There’s no shortage of packagers out there who claim to be medical device experts. However, just because a company says they can handle your job, doesn’t mean they’re the right partner for you.

How can you know which packager you should choose? Do you go with the lowest price? Or do you do the opposite and choose the highest price under the assumption that will lead to better quality and service? Should you go with the global company or the smaller local vendor?

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Categories: Medical Device Packaging

Medical Device Packaging Certifications 101: What You Need to Know

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Apr 26, 2018

In the market for a packaging company for your medical products? As you know, the medical device industry is heavily regulated. Those regulations are important because they ensure device quality and protect patients’ health.

Even if you produce high-quality devices that comply with all rules and regulations, your ability to control what happens to the product between the time it leaves your facility and arrives at its final destination is limited. If the packaging isn’t high-quality, the quality of your products could suffer.

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Categories: Medical Device Packaging

Deufol Machine and Engineering Center; a Lean & Kaizen powered answer!

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Apr 12, 2018
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Categories: Engineering Services

Our Machine Shop can Help You Improve Your Quality and Margins

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Apr 5, 2018

The right solution to your challenge can only be created by fully understanding the need.  Deufol combines the power of our Machine and Engineering Center with the skills of our Kaizen/Lean Continuous Improvement team guaranteeing quality, speed, and cost-efficiency is delivered.

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Categories: Engineering Services

3 Ways a Kaizen Approach Can Improve Your Industrial Packaging

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Mar 29, 2018

In manufacturing and on production floors around the world, Lean and Kaizen practices have become commonplace.  We have found that it doesn’t stop at the end of a production line or assembly process.  In fact, it’s critical to consider the value that can be found in your packaging and preparation for it’s most critical trip – to the end user. 

When it comes to export and industrial packaging, the word “lean” is often used to describe objectives. Many companies want lean packaging processes that reduce waste and boost margins. Others may literally want lean packaging that uses few materials, meets sustainability goals and provides critical protection. 


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Categories: Industrial Packaging

New to Military Packaging? 4 Fundamental Tips for Selecting the Right Military Packaging House

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Do you have a new military packaging job on your hands? Are you lost attempting to interpret the details of MIL-STD-2073? Have you been searching for the best partner to lead you through the process and help you get paid quickly?

Being a military packaging newcomer can be overwhelming, especially when trying to decipher unfamiliar military codes and government contracts on your own. Without knowledge and guidance, it is all too easy to end up down a long and costly path. A path where your product is held up for an unexpected number of months, a path where your package fails and your company is tagged by the government, or even a path where you ultimately don’t get paid for your goods.

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Categories: Military Packaging

3 Services Your Military Packager Must Offer

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Mar 15, 2018

There are plenty of packaging companies that claim to be military experts. But how many of them are really qualified to meet your needs and help you maximize your military opportunity?

If you’re struggling with that question, you’re not alone. That’s the question many companies face after they become a military contractor. You probably have a packaging process in place, either through an in-house solution or via an outside contractor.

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Categories: Military Packaging

Do You Really Need an Industrial Plant Relocation Consultant?

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Mar 8, 2018

As an industrial company, you’re used to managing big projects. Whether it’s manufacturing high-quality products for your customers or installing industrial components on job sites, project management is a critical factor in your success.

An industrial plant relocation, though, is its own kind of large-scale project. It can bring your business to a grinding halt and it can expose your products, inventory, and machinery to a wide range of risks. A plant relocation has many components and stages, and if any phase goes off track, it could threaten the project’s outcome.

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Categories: Plant Relocation

3 Questions to Ask an Industrial Plant Relocation Company

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Mar 1, 2018

A move to a new facility is usually a milestone event for an industrial company. Your new plant may provide greater production capacity, allowing you to fulfill more orders and scale your business. It could give you more efficient access to labor, logistics partners, and shipping channels, helping you optimize your distribution and supply chains.

Of course, you have to get through the actual relocation before you can reap the benefits. The process of moving to a new plant can be a logistical nightmare for an industrial company. You have to package inventory and supplies and perhaps disassemble machinery. You have to transport everything to the new facility. And you have to do all this while continuing to fulfill orders for your customers.

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Categories: Plant Relocation

3 Reasons to Outsource Your Industrial Plant Relocation

Posted by Bill Morgan on Thu, Feb 22, 2018

You know from experience how easy it is for an industrial project to expand in size, schedule, and scope. Small overruns in time and cost can quickly snowball. Before you know it, your project is off-schedule and over budget. If the project is small, these issues may not have much impact. If it’s a large project, it could threaten your business’s stability and cash flow.

There may be no project larger in scope than an industrial plant relocation. You have to move every item in your building, including inventory, shelving, office furniture, machinery, and more, to a new building. And you have to do so with minimal damage or defects and little impact to your production schedule. It’s a difficult challenge.

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Categories: Plant Relocation

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