Contract Packager

Why Use a Contract Packager or Manufacturer

When choosing a contract packager, you are developing a partnership. A contract packaging partner must be able to complete your project at a competitive cost aligned with your time schedule with quality assurance. They may also solve common problems in start-up businesses, limited production facilities, concerns about equipment investments, physical facilities, personnel training and more.

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Reasons Why You Should

  • No available in-house equipment or expertise for a particular job
  • Geographically separated facilities could serve the product better for national distribution
  • Non-standard packaging requiring special machinery or labor intensive work is specified
  • Product may more economically be shipped in bulk to a distant market, then unit packed locally
  • Short-term requirement that may be better served by specific experience or equipment you don't have
  • There's a warehouse full of a product that needs re-working to make it sale-able
  • There's a corporate downsizing in personnel, facilities or both

Reasons Why You Should Not

  • The need is unclear or at least not clearly stated
  • The problem can be more effectively and efficiently addressed using other methods
  • You think the contract packager can salvage a project that you suspect is no longer salvageable
  • The company is not organizationally or financially prepared to implement the contract packager's suggestions

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