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Top Trends of Packaging in 2013: Social Media and QR Codes

As social media begins to impact business and business practices, social media has become a huge trend in packaging in 2013. A great use of (free) viral marketing is having customers talk about your product on websites like Facebook and Twitter. With the latter, the ‘hashtag’ has become a very simple and popular marketing tool […]

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Top Trends of Packaging 2013: Sustainability

One of the top packaging trends of 2013 is definitely the sustainability factor. Using eco-friendly bio-plastic and recyclable cardboard packaging, along with other eco-friendly packaging options, definitely falls in line with most companies’ updated efforts to be more earth-conscious and  their mandates to reduce material consumption that end up in landfills. The majority of the […]

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We’re at it again! GSC Packaging in Inc. Magazine

We here at GSC Packaging are proud to announce that we have placed 64th on Inc. Magazine’s 2013 5000 list, a list of the top 5000 rapidly growing businesses in the United States, released annually. Adding to these achievements, we are also ranked number one in Top Manufacturing Companies, number two in Top Companies in […]

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Packaging with Pride, One Crouton at a Time

Ever want to tour the GSC Packaging Facility and see exactly how all of that cool machinery works? Now you can with our brand new video! Featured on the 2013 Roadshow for Growth’s website, the video comes in at just over 3 minutes and is jam packed with information about our history, processes, and philosophy. […]

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The Power of Convenience Packaging

Over the past few years, companies and families alike have felt the dramatic impact of the country’s economic downturn. So much so, that business strategies and consumer habits have completely changed. Among one of the more significant differences in today’s market is the ever increasing popularity of private labels. Thanks to more budget conscious consumers […]

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GSC Packaging Discusses Employee Safety with Food Manufacturing

GSC’s Director of Operations, Ed Forrest, recently sat down with Food Manufacturing to discuss the importance of employee safety in dry processing. While food and beverage companies must always be cognizant of consumer safety, Ed points out that the safety of employees should be equally measured and protected. Benefits include increased employee satisfaction, higher employee […]

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GSC Packaging Honored as a Top Georgia Fast 40 Company by ACG

More good news here at GSC Packaging! In early June, we were honored to learn that we were named the top Georgia Fast 40 company for the Large-Middle Marketing category by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). So what does this mean? The Georgia Fast 40 Award is handed out to Georgia-based middle market companies […]

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GSC Named #1 Pacesetter in 2013 by Atlanta Business Chronicle

We here at GSC are proud to announce that we were recently awarded the number one spot in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2013 Pacesetter Awards. This prestigious list is released annually and seeks to recognize innovative companies that are taking business to the next level. In addition to being a privately owned business in the […]

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Progress Report: Quality is Key in the New GSC Plant Facility

When GSC Packaging first moved its operations into a 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, CEO Bob Shapiro knew he would be able to take his company to the next level. Thanks to a strategic layout, air-handling technology, lot-code tracking, real-time computerized inventory control and air-conditioned storage, GSC has been able to efficiently run production with […]

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GSC Talks Product Quality with Packaging World

GSC has been making its rounds across the internet lately. On April 4, Packaging World published a feature on the company’s rapid growth and success. Quality, as CEO Bob Shapiro explains, has been a key driver and ultimately the main ingredient to their achievements. So what parameters have they set for product quality and what […]

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