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Fun Fact Friday

Enjoy a few fun facts that you probably didn't know about Creative Packaging Company! Creative Packaging Company was founded in 1988. Starting off as a local Mom & Pop Shop, we have expanded greatly over the last 30+ years but still keep the same promise of quality customer service and manufacturing. Our Headquarters sits on 26...

Safety Comes First!

Last Friday, our Creative Packaging team took advantage of our production being shut down with our newly implemented re-training program for all warehouse positions. With our slower season approaching, we want to value all the time we can to better improve our safety habits around the warehouse. Our goal is to re-train all positions in...

All of Your Corrugated Needs Can Be Met with Us

Custom Boxes Creative Packaging offers custom boxes in kraft or white. Our custom boxes can be made from single wall corrugated, double wall corrugated, or even triple wall corrugate. Custom Direct Printed Boxes Direct Printing places the artwork directly on the corrugated board, with 1-5 colors available, This process is perfect for your logo or simple art. This...

Our Team is Growing!

We are very excited to introduce our newest Creative Packaging Co. team members! Kassie is our newest Regional Sales Manager, focusing on gel packs and cold chain. She is most excited to bring her previous packaging experience and a positive attitude to Creative. Allyson is from Philadelphia; she is coming onboard as a Supply Chain Manager with...

Happy Customer Makes for Happy Business

Another glowing review from a great customer. We take pride in making customer satisfaction the number one priority. Read below to see what David from Browning’s Country Ham has to say. “Worked with Ryan and Bill, for several years. They do a great job and are customer focused. They’ve provided me with quick turn around and...

What Creative Packaging Can Do For You

Whether it be a custom designed-printed corrugated box, protective packaging part, temperature sensitive shipping container, or a PacTemp Creative ICE gel pack, we meet all packaging needs. All products are manufactured under the same roof and with the same dedication to detail. We take pride in being able to provide quality customer service, on-time delivery, producing...

Staying Green at Creative Packaging Company

At Creative above all our top priority is customer satisfaction but coming in a close second is being environmentally friendly. We offer environmentally friendly gel packs to customers to help assist in our efforts. Our leak proof Structured gel-pack is made with biodegradable and compostable chemicals making it non-toxic. Made from cellulose- an element found in...

Creative Packaging During COVID-19

During these uncertain times of COVID-19, we here at Creative Packaging can handle the overwhelming range of needs. Our manufacturing process allows for a quick response time to meet the demands of today’s business climate. From an array of different gel-packs and coolers we offer to compete with the increase of home food delivery services, we...

Disposing of Creative Ice and BioDrain Gel Packs

Here at Creative Packaging, we build our gel packs to last. However, if you choose to discard the gel pack, we have made it easy for you to do so. If it is the Original PacTemp™ with BLUE print or our newest generation of gel BioDrain™ with GREEN print, follow these steps. First, identify your gel...

Climatic Simulation Chamber for Packaging Temperature Testing

One of the many benefits of partnering with Creative Packaging Company is our custom designed environmental packaging testing simulation chamber. Our chamber has a temperature range of -45°C – 190°C and a humidity range of 10% to 98% which simulates all nationally accepted temperature profiles. The simulated product temperatures are recorded every five minutes (or...

Introducing the BioDrain Gel Pack

Creative Packaging is excited to announce the release of our new BioDrain gel pack.  This is the first and only gel pack that can be disposed of down the sink and made completely from organic compounds.  The gel pack is still >99% water and phase changes just like a traditional gel pack. We consider this to...

ISO 9001 Quality Management System Registration

Creative Packaging Company is pleased to announce our recent ISO 9001 Quality Management System registration. ISO 9001 is the world's most widely recognized quality management standard and helps organizations to meet the expectations and needs of their customers. As part of the ISO 9001 registration process, Creative Packaging Company engaged in a rigorous audit of our quality...

Disposing of PacTemp Creative Ice Gel Packs

PacTemp™ Creative Ice gel packs are a top performing refrigerant helping food and medicine get from point A to point B within specified temperature ranges.  We get asked how to dispose of the gel pack once it is received. First, customers can always reuse the gel packs themselves or can donate them to businesses. Otherwise, the best...

Creative Packaging’s PacTemp™ Creative Ice Gel Pack National Sales

Creative Packaging has become the premier manufacturer and supplier of gel packs, with our PacTemp™ Creative Ice gels.  All of our gel packs are manufactured by Creative Packaging. We are now shipping daily to customers across the United States, to places like Chicago, Louisville, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Columbus, Nashville, Atlanta, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis,...

Box Strength Guildelines: Fiber Box Handbook vs UPS Guidelines

BOX STRENGTH GUIDELINES: (Maximum weight per box) FIBER BOX HANDBOOK UPS GUIDELINES 32 ECT Single Wall 65 lbs 30 lbs 200# Single Wall 65 lbs 40 lbs 275# Single Wall 95 lbs 65 lbs 350# Single Wall 120 lbs 80 lbs 200# Double Wall 80 lbs 60 lbs 275# Double Wall 100 lbs 80 lbs 350# Double Wall 120 lbs 100 lbs 500# Double Wall 160 lbs 140 lbs   Most common question - 200# Mullen VS 32 ECT (Edge Crush Test): 200# Mullen approximately...

Recycling and Disposing of Creative ICE Gel Packs

Creative ICE Gel Packs are manufactured at our Shelbyville, KY, facility.  We use an environmentally safe, non-toxic mixture to make the "gel" in the gel pack.  We have been asked how to dispose and recycle gel packs.  To do so, let the gel pack to fully thaw and then cut it open.  Allow the liquid gel...