Labeling Trends and Innovations at LabelExpo Americas 2018

Last week, the Outlook Group team capitalized on a fantastic learning opportunity at LabelExpo Americas 2018, held at the Donald Stephens Center in Rosemont, IL. Outlook employees spanning operations, R&D, engineering and our entire sales team[…]

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Introducing OG Packaging Academy and Contract Packaging 101

I've mentioned in previous posts about a new training program coming soon. Well, I'm excited to say, it's here! The new Outlook Group Packaging Academy was just launched this week. Visit the Packaging Academy homepage to find out more about the type[…]

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Reduce Risk by Simplifying Your Contract Packaging Supply Chain

As a brand owner, you know that retailers want your product when they want it and how they want it. That leaves little room for error in ensuring your product gets to them in a timely manner.  And unfortunately, if their demands are not met, the[…]

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2018 American Packaging Summit Recap

I recently attended the American Packaging Summit at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare on June 6 & 7, 2018. The conference was full of current packaging trends related to retail and e-commerce both domestically and internationally. The list of delegates was[…]

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2018 International Dairy Deli Bakery Show Recap

My fellow colleague, Joel Schmidt, and I attended and exhibited for Outlook Group and M&Q at the International Dairy Deli and Bakery Association event in New Orleans June 10th through 12th. Thousands of attendees and exhibitors, along with numerous[…]

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Outlook Group President and CEO, John Cappy Passes; Kevin Hayes Appointed New President

We are deeply saddened to announce that John Cappy, President & CEO of Outlook Group, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 24, 2018. John was a veteran in the paper, printing and packaging industry, with over 36 years of experience. For the last[…]

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Print Distributor Blog Series - Five Benefits of Partnering with a Packaging Company

Creating Value Through the Power of Partnering In my first post of this article series, I shared a high-level view of partnerships between Print Distributors and packaging companies, as a way to grow your business without having to fundamentally[…]

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National Restaurant Association Show 2018 - Trends in the Food Service Industry

Attending the annual National Restaurant Association Show is always an enlightening, educating and enjoyable experience - plenty of free samples! Over 66,000 attendees participated in the four-day event at the McCormick Place convention center in[…]

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FTA Infoflex 2018 - Working Collaboratively from Package Design Concept to Shelf

At this year’s Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) annual INFOFLEX conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, attendees listened to industry experts share how they work to manage end user brand team’s color expectations when it comes to print[…]

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Food Safety Summit 2018 - What I learned: Food Safety Throughout the Supply Chain

Last week I attended the 2018 Food Safety Summit, a solution-based conference and expo with the latest information and top influencers that are driving the entire food safety industry. I learned more about the importance of food safety throughout[…]

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