GMP for Cannabis Will Change Everything: Part I

Make no mistake — federal cannabis legalization is coming soon. Yet it won’t be the get-rich party that many cannabis stakeholders envisioned in 2012. Instead, strict new regulations will take hold of the industry, forcing small producers out of business. Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) — the standards that assure product quality and safety across many […]

3 Steps to Innovative Packaging: Stretch, Step & Leap

New problems demand new solutions — and the rapid pace of cannabis legalization is creating new problems at an exciting rate. In the world of packaging technologies, cannabis presents novel challenges because of its diverse product formats. Smokable cannabis flowers, for example, have different properties than gummies, which are very different from concentrate oils or […]

Private Labeling CBD Products for Easy Sales

Global sales of CBD are expected to hit $5.3 billion in 2025. But tapping into the CBD opportunity is no easy task. Product formulation and manufacturing require significant capital — even in the case of the simplest CBD products. Enter private labeling. CBD private labeling is a reselling strategy that outsources product creation to a […]

The Quest for Easy-Opening Cannabis Packaging

Child-resistant cannabis packaging should be hard for kids to open — not hard for adults or medical users.  That’s why AssurPack® is on a quest for a seemingly impossible design feat: cannabis packaging that you can open with only one hand.  Easy-opening packaging is important for able-bodied recreational consumers too because it improves the product […]

9 Facts About “Airtight” Cannabis Packaging You Need To Know

You’ve crafted an awesome product. Now you need ‘airtight’ cannabis packaging to deliver it to your customer in the freshest condition possible. (And it needs to be child-resistant too!) But not all ‘airtight’ packaging is the same. And when your products sit on a retailer’s shelf for a few weeks, your customers may be disappointed […]

Pre Rolls & Edibles Popularity: How Profit in 2021

The COVID pandemic has created strange opportunities in the cannabis industry. Most analysts expected consumers to stay home and pinch pennies, but the opposite has proven true: consumers spent more on cannabis in the spring of 2020 than ever before. In particular, edibles and pre rolls outpaced overall industry growth, with sales increases of 60% […]

Cannabis Packaging Automation: 5 Things to Know Before You Automate

As you’ve grown your sales volume, your cannabis packaging dynamics have probably changed. Rather than two employees in the backroom folding boxes, you now have eight — except for the days when one of them calls in sick and the rest of the crew stays late. Intuitively, you know packaging automation is the answer. As […]

5 Packaging Technologies to End the Pandemic

Here at AssurPack®, we’re passionate about packaging and how it can help the world be healthier and safer. And not just cannabis packaging — our love of package engineering extends into all areas. So as the world struggles to bring the pandemic to an end, we’re excited about the ways packaging is helping stop COVID-19. […]

How to Manage Cannabis Packaging Inventory for Increased Availability and Reduced Costs

If you’re a cannabis product manufacturer, managing your inventory presents special challenges. Regulatory changes and shifting consumer behavior affect your sales — for better or worse — and these factors make it hard to find the sweet spot when you’re stocking your product. Hopefully, your distribution network is expanding like crazy, too. But now, in […]

3 Essentials for Choosing Preroll Packaging

Are you considering packaging your top-shelf flower in prerolled form? If not, maybe you should be. The popularity of prerolls is growing as quickly as the recreational market, and prerolls have a higher perceived value than loose flower, thus fetching a premium price. Packaging prerolls, however, poses special challenges.