Your Packaging Engineer Wants You to Know…

January 17, 2023

Many of the most important factors in successful packaging are handled by the unsung heroes of the industry: packaging engineers. Their work touches all areas of our lives and every aspect of the consumer goods supply chain. Packaging engineers work with product manufacturers to design the structural packages, which should protect three things: products, people,... [continue]

We’ve Got You Covered

January 5, 2023

Just as back-to-school and Halloween shopping seems to begin earlier every year, the push to ready cannabis packaging in time for big consumer sales events runs on an ever-accelerating schedule. At AssurPack, Lunar New Year inventory planning begins in August. We maintain a full array of cannabis packaging to meet your inventory needs. In the... [continue]

Cannabis on the Midterm Ballot

November 22, 2022

How did legalization fare in state elections? Find out what voters decided. While most of the attention of the recent 2022 midterm elections focused on candidates, more than 130 propositions, questions, and constitutional amendments were decided by voters across the country. Recreational marijuana was a popular issue, appearing on ballots in five states. Even where... [continue]

Welcome to MJBizCon 2022!

November 14, 2022

Previewing the big show with AssurPack’s Nancy Gruskin Warner Today, the cannabis industry is gathering at the Las Vegas Convention Center for MJBizCon®, the biggest-of-the-big conference and expo for manufacturers, cultivators, retailers, inventors, investors, movers, shakers—and packagers. AssurPack will be on the exhibit floor showcasing our full array of innovative packaging options to the 35,000+... [continue]

Does Your Cannabis Packaging Partner Have the XX Factor?

November 8, 2022

Planning to attend the big MJBizCon Expo in Las Vegas, November 15-18? Try to predict this: of the 260 packaging exhibitors, how many will be women? According to a recent article in Packaging Digest, packaging engineering continues to be a largely male bastion. With over 2 million manufacturing jobs likely to be ripe and ready... [continue]

California Goes “Anti-Plastic”

July 14, 2022

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed the biggest anti-plastic bill the US has ever seen. The new law limits the amount of plastic in packaging and requires all packages to be recyclable by 2032.  Details of the California SB 54 Packaging Law SB 54 isn’t just good for the Golden State; experts predict the entire... [continue]

The Industry’s Best Trade Shows Are Back. Book Your Tickets Now

June 30, 2022

The bright lights. The badges.  The wild array of products, promos, and personalities. Cannabis trade shows are back in full swing — but some stakeholders doubt their effectiveness. Have the big trade shows lost their focus? Are pricey exhibition fees worth the money? This month’s blog takes a look at the current state of trade... [continue]

AssurPack - Cannabis Trade Shows After COVID

Cannabis Trade Show Tips for the Post-COVID Era

June 28, 2022

Big trade shows were the nexus of the cannabis industry — until COVID-19 hit. Now, after two years of cancellations, postponements, and reconfigurations, the future of our trade shows hangs in the balance. And many stakeholders say cannabis trade shows have lost their focus. Are trade shows still a good way to connect, or invest... [continue]

Sales Down? Do This Now

June 16, 2022

It’s not just you . . . The whole cannabis industry is in a sales slump. Dispensary revenue is down across most markets, and retailers are selling off excess inventory at deep discounts. According to the research firm, the average discount on adult-use cannabis more than doubled in the last five years, jumping to... [continue]