How CMG Plastics is working to strike the right balance for everyone.
We are often asked by our customers what is the “right balance” between sustainability and the bottom line, and our response can frequently be, “It depends.” Now, while that may sound rather evasive, it’s actually our way of starting a conversation that results in the kind of in-depth needs analysis that generates the smartest sustainable solution.
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.
With COVID-19 still in place, consumers are purchasing larger packages of grocery and household items such as paper towels and cases of beverages.
Over the past weeks, we have had several serious conversations with current, past, and prospective customers about supply chain issues in the COVID-19 era, and a common theme is starting to emerge.
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…)