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Direct Mail and Plastic Packaging Infographic

Direct Mail and Plastic Packaging are Alive and Well

October 15, 2019

Paper and packaging uses aren't just on the rise this Halloween season, they have been alive and well for years. A common misconception of these products is that they...

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Norkol Building Sign

Customer Service: What ‘Going Above & Beyond’ Looks Like

September 18, 2019

The Norkol family began our business problem-solving for customers in ways the converting industry had never seen. ‘Going above and beyond’ isn’t just a catchphrase for us, it’s the...

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Norkol Valor Board

Maximize Your Quality Paperboard Stock with Versatile Valor Board

July 30, 2019

Norkol strives to innovate and problem solve every day, which is why we are introducingour own private-label paperboard. Paperboard is already a staple packaging material, but efficiently sourcing the...

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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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Calculating Low Costs

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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