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The Ultimate Shrink Sleeve Troubleshooting Guide

     You take all the necessary precautions, checked and double checked your label equipment, but you still run into problems. We are here to cover all the common issues of shrink sleeves that we have encountered over the years!

Check out our blog and see how to eliminate issues with your shrink sleeves! We are covering flowering, frowning, wet t-shirt effect and more!

>> Click here to read the full blog  

   Troubleshoot Shrink

Industry News

Top 5 food packaging trends to watch for in 2020
"Besides being environmentally friendly, transparency about food ingredients and packaging structure are being pushed for by consumers."

Who is Really Responsible for Sustainable Packaging?
"The correct answer is that brand-owners, retailers, governments and consumers have a collective responsibility to protect our planet."

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Employee Spotlight

At Inland Packaging, our employees are our greatest assets. Learn more about our team of energetic, passionate people who create breakthrough solutions that innovate the packaging industry on a daily basis!

Name: Ron Haycox
Location: La Crosse, WI
What is your current role at Inland? Have you held other roles prior to your current position?
I am a Field Services Specialist for pressure sensitive, shrink, and flexible packaging.
What impact does your role have on our customers?
I recommend materials and methods for our customer's labeling application. I trouble shoot and suggest methods to improve productivity.
What aspects of your job do customers see?
Our customers appreciate the knowledge I have from 30+ years in the industry. I speak the same labeling language and understand problems and concerns.
How does your role impact our products?
I bring back the customer's production lines specifications and research and recommend what materials we should use. I go to the customer's facility to help setup the line for the best possible results.
Where can we find out outside of work?
Outside of work I enjoy camping with my wife and grandsons. I like the relaxing atmosphere and conversations around the campfire.
Who inspires you?
My dad, he came from a poor family with 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He put himself through college at Ohio State University. He was hands on and would fix anything himself. My dad passed away in March of this year. They say you don't really appreciate things until they are gone and that is my case with my dad. I hope and aspire to be as good as a person as my dad. 
What are you passionate about?
This may sound crazy, but printing. I was involved in the developments in Flexo Printing. From solvent and water based inks, UV inks, and LED UV inks and the challenges they posed. It seems the field is improving at a rapid pace.
What is your favorite family tradition?
Before Christmas dinner, we eat Christmas Crackers and all wear paper crowns that come inside of the crackers while eating. There is a lot of laughing and good times.

New at Inland:

Flexo Press on the Move!

     One of our flexo presses made the move from La Crosse to Neenah, WI! Back in November we packed up our press and reinstalled it in our east Wisconsin facility. 

     The press adds additional capacity and allows our Neenah plant to support new business!

>> View the full news post here ​​​​

 Inland in the Community!

        Over the Thanksgiving weekend our employees used their time off to volunteer in the local community. They rang bells with the Salvation Army of La Crosse to raise money for the organization. After Inland matched the donations, they reached a total of $20,134.65!

>> Full Video Here

Inland's MyPortal
     We've spent the last few years building a tool with our customers in mind. Inland's MyPortal is a one stop shop for up to date information on orders. The new tool streamlines the ordering process for customers and more!

>> Full Version 

Customer Onboarding and Transition Specialist

     Every new customer is assigned their own dedicated Customer Onboarding and Transition Specialist (COT). They are with you every step of the way to eliminate the traditional transition stresses. Transitioning business is a familiar territory and that's just one of the benefits you'll find when partnering with Inland. See the full version to get the details on how our COTs deliver an easy transition.

>> Full Version 


Inland Pressure
Sensitive Capabilities

 You can really have it all with pressure sensitive labels. These self-adhesive labels are compatible with any container shape and size. With limitless material options pressure sensitive labels can fill any labeling need. 

>> Full Version 


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