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Pressure Sensitive Labels

Pressure Sensitive Technology

April 19, 2019

Pressure sensitive materials are as diverse are they are widely available. These materials are used just about everywhere for a reason: they are safe, cost effective, and highly specialized...

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Norkol More Than Doubles Annual Donation to National Alliance on Mental Illness

February 26, 2019

NORTHLAKE, IL (February 26, 2019) – Norkol, one of the largest independently owned paper and packaging providers in the nation, has reaffirmed its commitment to the National Alliance on...

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As Seen In Packaging Strategies

Paperboard Packaging Works For Both Brands & Consumers

February 20, 2019

As seen in Packaging Strategies Paperboard packaging is a staple for food and pharmaceuticals brands because it’s easily sourced and cost effective — but there’s more to paperboard than...

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Data Management at Norkol

New Year, New Upgrades For Inventory Management & Operations

January 25, 2019

At Norkol, there’s no ceiling on continuous improvement. Just in time for 2019, Norkol has implemented Hawkpoint and is in the process of implementing cieTrade systems to revamp operational...

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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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