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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…

“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…

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…

JohnsByrne Wins Multiple Awards at the 2020 PPC Competition

JohnsByrne is excited to announce our multiple award winnings at the 2020 Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Awards. The PPC competition aims to highlight the innovative packaging approaches that raise the bar by their members. At JohnsByrne, we continue to press the limits with our innovative technology and creative collaboration between our packaging experts in every…

Packaging a Lifestyle – Not Just a Product

A lifestyle is the way a particular individual or group chooses to live. Lifestyle is more than just the obvious economic factors, it encompasses tastes, moral standards, attitudes, habits—in short, every aspect of a person’s life. Packaging can be experiential, drawing the eye of the consumer, drawn to textures, experiential elements, colors and structure, and…

JohnsByrne Achieves PEFC Certification

JohnsByrne is well known for creating innovative packaging solutions and providing our customers with the highest quality products, produced with leading-edge technologies. At JohnsByrne, we recognize the importance of responsible management for the raw materials of our trade. Without proper stewardship of the forests, sustainability is threatened, putting at risk the many environmental, social and…

Creating the “Natural” Packaging Look – 5 Methods Explained

Natural-looking packaging is a proven marketing strategy, attracting high numbers of Millennials and Gen Z consumers – major market segments. Manufacturers of high-end products can increase interest and sales by presenting their products in packaging that communicates to consumers attracted to a simpler, organic look. These natural packaging designs can be created with several methods….