CMG Tackles the Classic Conflict: Cost vs. Design

Finding Solutions That Work for Everyone

When customers come to us for help with a packaging solution, we do everything possible to look at all the angles before making any recommendations. We try to consider all of the available enhancements, options, and alternatives that could impact the design and more importantly the manufacturability of the package.

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CMG Plastics is Certified Food Safe

Certified Food Safe

We understand how important it is to do our part to keep the food supply chain safe. That is why CMG Plastics adheres to the highest standards of food safety in our plastic packaging manufacturing operations. Both of our facilities (USA & Canada) are FSSC 22000 certified, which is a food safety certification that is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) as an internationally accepted standard against which operations can be audited and certified. (more…)

New Packaging Ideas on the Horizon? Nature May Have Some Clues

New Packaging Ideas on the Horizon? Nature May Have Some Clues

As CMG thinks ahead to the next generation of packaging solutions, nature may offer all the inspiration we need. Certain items we find in nature have inherent qualities that may provide the clues we need to develop new types of packaging materials that are closer to the Earth. As an example, we value certain types of produce – like bananas, coconuts and oranges – for the characteristics they exhibit. (more…)

With Online Shipping at All-Time High, Brands Must Ensure Consistency in Customer Experience, In-Store and at Their Front Door

 

With online deliveries in high demand due to COVID-19, it’s not enough just to offer free shipping or confirm the shipment reached its destination. A leader in packaging solutions, CMG knows products need to be appropriately packaged and protected in transit, so the customer will have a consistent and satisfactory result every time they place an order. Brands need to be thoughtful about how their products are shipped. How are the goods presented to the consumer? (more…)

CMG Plastics Revitalizes Hotel Amenity Package to Meet Demand for COVID-19 Sanitary Products

Recently, through a partnership with a key customer, CMG helped revitalize a previously retired package that proved to be an ideal solution in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Old Is New Again

That package is the type traditionally found in hotels: a small plastic bottle with a flip-top lid that holds one-to-two ounces of shampoo, lotion or other personal care items. In recent years, some hotel chains have been moving away from small travel-size bottles, opting instead for larger, multi-use packaging of shampoo and body wash with convenient dispensers. With the COVID- 19 pandemic, there is currently high demand for more single-use packaging, especially for hand sanitizer and other antibacterial products that may help avoid the spread of the virus. (more…)

CMG Plastics Automation Solution Eliminates Rejects, Increases Run Rates


CMG recently won the production of a spice mold closure for a client whose previous supplier was experiencing quality issues and meeting production demand. Our custom designed automation process eliminated labor-intensive manual operations, reduced operator supervision by 75%, significantly increased manufacturing speed and guaranteed on-time shipments, while virtually eliminating what was previously a reject rate of 15%. CMG know-how and ingenuity made it happen. (more…)