What’s up next for plastic packaging?

You may recall that in one of my posts earlier this month I asked readers if they were a “half-full glass” or “half-empty glass” type of person.

Well, as it relates to one industry authority, it would appear that they tend to be the “half-full” type. At least when it comes to forecasting strength and growth for plastic manufacturing. And that’s especially good news given the roller-coaster-ride economy of the last eighteen months.


Things are more like they are than they have ever been before.

So how are things today? Really.

Well, it probably depends on whether you’re a “half-full glass” or “half-empty glass” type of person. Here at CMG Plastics, we definitely consider ourselves to be a “more-than-half-full-glass” organization. So, we remain positive and optimistic about the future of our industry and the clients we serve.


Why the word ‘YES’ can be your worst enemy.

Hearing that word can create peace of mind or make you cautiously nervous.

The difference? It lies in the relationship and the person who says the word. Is it one of honesty and transparency? Or perhaps, something else?

So, when does ‘No problem’ (today’s substitute phrase for ‘yes’) lead to problems?

Is Your Food Packaging Shipworthy?

You have meal prep delivery services like HelloFresh, Blue Apron, and Purple Carrot. You have restaurant delivery services like Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats. You have major grocery store chains and local food markets offering delivery services.

No matter how you slice it, more food than ever is being shipped to residential homes. In fact, some experts believe the pandemic has accelerated adoption of food delivery apps by two to three years.