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Transportation Logistics

Efficient Logistics Keeps Our Customers Competitive

November 7, 2018

No one likes watching something beyond their control negatively impact their bottom line, but that’s what relying on vendor logistics often forces customers to do. With all of the...

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How Norkol Keeps Packaging Cost Effective

October 17, 2018

The cost of procuring packaging can go up and down depending on supply chain dynamics, raw material availability, regulatory changes, and transportation costs, but our customers’ budgets tend to...

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Trimming Services

Paper Converting Technology For Better Products & Better Prices

September 25, 2018

Norkol’s continued effort to beef up the equipment arsenal that keeps our operation turning — literally — shouldn’t come as a surprise. Leveraging technology to solve problems and improve...

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50 Years of Norkol: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

August 28, 2018

The Norkol dream started 50 years ago in 1968 with the ambition and creativity of Norbert and Mary Ellen Kolinski. Since our beginning as a small, Midwestern converting services...

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Packaging Has A Role At Every Stage of Product Development

July 24, 2018

Marketing professionals and branding experts may naturally place greater emphasis on consumer-facing packaging, but packaging experts know that paper and plastic serves a role at every stage in the...

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Technology in Packaging

Style vs. Function? New Packaging Technology Can Do Both

June 26, 2018

Packaging is paramount in retail marketing, and everyone working to promote the world’s largest brands depends on it. Consumers are increasingly demanding higher levels of convenience, personalization, and environmentally-friendly...

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epac

Flexible Packaging Innovations Ahead!

May 30, 2018

Flexible packaging is one of the most convenient, impactful, and cost-effective packaging options on the market. Unfortunately, it’s only been available to large national brands with big budgets and...

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norkol specialty products

Paper or Plastic?

February 7, 2018

Paper or plastic? The phrase immediately sparks images of grocery store checkout lines. Just like consumers choose paper or plastic for their practical needs or preference, your business may...

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commercial printing and publication paper

Product Matters: Commercial Printing and Publication Paper

February 1, 2018

In any endeavor, you want to make sure you use the right tool for the job. But just like you wouldn’t use a butter knife to trim back tree...

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Norkol participates in NAMI Walk for the Mind

One of the Helpers

November 7, 2017

Mr. Rogers, one of America’s favorite television personalities, often told a story of when he was a boy and would see troubling things on the news: “My mother would...

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