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Unboxing the story behind the 2021 “Package of the Year.”

Combine an iconic holiday tradition with an equally iconic American consumer brand, and what do you get? For JohnsByrne, you get the opportunity to create the 2020 edition of Kiehl’s Apothecary Skincare Advent Calendar… which won “Package of the Year” at the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) 78th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition for 2021…

JohnsByrne and Kiehl’s Win Package of the Year at National Competition

Chicago, Illinois, January 12, 2022 – JohnsByrne, a premium packaging and custom print leader, recently took home the prestigious “Package of the Year” award at the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) 78th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. This marks the third time JohnsByrne has collected the industry’s top honor over the past seven years. The…

Your integrated domestic packaging partner: the JohnsByrne advantage “by the numbers.”

How does an integrated domestic packaging partner drive more quality and innovation? And why is that so incredibly important for today’s brands? Recently, JohnsByrne circled back to answer that two-part question again, this time by simply “doing the math.” And as you’ll see, having the math on your side is a powerful advantage in today’s…

Thinking it through to a more innovative solution: EPIK LOK® certified child-resistant packaging.

In December 1970, the U.S. Congress passed the Poison Prevention Packaging Act with the goal of reducing the risk of poisoning children via consumption of harmful household substances, pesticides, and prescription medications. It has led to considerable innovation. Innovation, as any good dictionary will tell you, is the introduction of something new. Or, more specifically,…

“Pressing the Limits for Customer Satisfaction.” Here’s what real JohnsByrne customers think.

What makes JohnsByrne the logical choice for best-in-class premium packaging, specialty printing and direct mail? Unmatched packaging innovation, of course, propelled by singular structural design expertise, our domestic end-to-end solution and Tier 1 Quality Programs. But our current customers say it best. This infographic reveals our most recent customer survey results. Keep in mind that…

Supply Chain Challenges: “There’s no more important time to have a trusted partner.”

It’s understandable to blame the global pandemic for today’s supply chain shortages and disruptions. In truth, the impact of Covid-19 in many ways simply amplified existing weaknesses and the consequences of industry trends that built up during the few past decades. Those trends – doing more with less and doing it faster – have been…

Tales from The Limitless Pressroom #1: Crazy Customer Requests about Custom Packaging

“So, can you run real wood through your printing press?” After 60+ years in business, we’ve fielded a few unusual, perhaps outrageous, requests from customers about what’s possible. The question about wood? That’s a real one, and as good a way as any to kick off an explanation of why, if you can imagine it,…

Designing the Zero-Defect Workflow: Rigid Processes Drive High Quality Packaging Metrics at JohnsByrne

“Quality isn’t a test you pass. It’s a lifestyle you live. Every day.” According to Jack Gustafson, COO at JohnsByrne, that mentality is what’s truly required to drive premium performance from any quality program. And it’s what JohnsByrne has put in place to build its Tier 1 quality program. Consider that JohnsByrne is able to…

Art of Direct to Consumer or Ecommerce Packaging

Photo Credits: Sienna Naturals Direct to consumer packaging, or e-commerce packaging, goes through a very different journey than the packaging on retail shelves. For one, direct-to-consumer packaging goes straight to the consumer – there is no chance for them to interact with the product before purchasing. Secondly, the product goes through many touchpoints before reaching the…

How to Elevate Your Brand with Sensory Packaging

Effective packaging is memorable to the consumer and sticks out amongst competitors. While bold colors and structures can help set your brand apart, creating a multi-sensory experience with your packaging can entice consumers and create brand loyalty even more effectively. Multi-sensory packaging consists of integrating the five senses into your packaging in order to create…