How 3D Printing is Changing the Packaging Industry

Evolving the Manufacturing Landscape In contract packaging, innovation is the name of the game. An organization’s ability to find new and better ways to improve their process is crucial to success. 3D technology isn’t just for the big screen anymore. 3D printing technology has allowed many organizations to transform the way they operate. It provides […]

Employee Appreciation Day – Thank you!

Thank you to all of our many hardworking, dedicated employees. We strive to provide our employees with the tools and resources they need to succeed. Many of our upper level supervisors and managers started off as line-technicians or even packagers. Again, thank you for being a part of the Praxis Team!  

Packaging Design Matters – Here’s Why

Packaging design is more than the artwork on the product or the shape of the container. Packaging design includes many things. It can include the structure, durability or appeal. The packaging has to be able to transport a product safely, but, it has to be appealing to consumers as well. It’s important that the packaging […]

Automation in Secondary Packaging – How Praxis Uses Robotics


At Praxis, there is a constant push to be on the leading edge of innovation in primary and secondary packaging. One of the recent automation innovations to Praxis has been the addition of several Baxter “pick and place” robots from Rethink Robotics. These robots have allowed Praxis to automate many steps in the packaging process. […]

Recycling Report 2015 – Praxis Packaging

Praxis was able to recycle nearly 2,000,000 lbs of corrugate and office paper in 2015. Praxis has made a conscious effort to value recycling and sustainability. Praxis’s recycling efforts have lead to an increase in materials recycled every year – an increase of 200,000 lbs since 2012.     Contact Praxis Packaging Solutions today to […]

3 Reasons You Should Be Using a Contract Packager


Using a contract packager is a popular option for many companies that don’t want to spend the time or resources on packaging the product in-house. Packaging companies are experts in the packaging field. Their equipment, training programs and technology are all narrowly tailored, yet flexible enough to fit any packaging need. When contract packagers focus […]

The Rise of Sustainable Packaging

In the past decade, sustainable packaging has become less of a niche and more of an industry standard. Adopting sustainable packaging practices offers a huge marketing advantage in the contract packaging world. By adapting these practices, organizations can gain a huge marketing advantage over competitors. Traditionally, being able to talk to current and prospective customers […]

Why You Should Focus on Quality Over Quantity


The old adage of quality over quantity has stood the test of time and still holds value in today’s ever-changing business landscape. Brand loyalty, reputation and sustainability all hinge on an organization’s ability to provide a quality product or service. While the spread of exceptional or neglected quality culture can reach far beyond these few reasons listed, the importance […]

Praxis adds to brite stock capabilities

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In an effort to answer the unique brite stock packaging needs of its customer base, Praxis Packaging Solutions (Grand Rapids, MI) has added a new Hybrid Heat Tunnel machine to its production line. “This new heat tunnel combines steam and electric infrared heat to help wrap difficult, precise, or widely contoured containers”, said Scott Hanmer, […]

Meet Baxter: Local cub scouts interact with state-of-the-art robot


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A group of local Cub Scouts got a chance to see a new state-of-the-art technology. Tuesday night, Byron Center Cub Scout Pack 3250 interacted with Baxter, at the Praxis Packaging Solution facility in Grand Rapids. Read the full article here.