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Thinking Outside the Box with Frank Lowe’s Custom Packaging Solutions

At Frank Lowe, we've been providing unique, one-of-a-kind custom packaging solutions for more than 65 years. We use our expertise and state-of-the-art die cutting equipment to create custom packaging solutions to improve efficiencies and productivity.

We've produced everything from smaller retail packaging solutions to large corrugated boxes — all designed in our facility. You simply tell us about your product and your goals, and Frank Lowe will help you explore, pursue, and create the ideal custom packaging solution.  

Thinking Outside the Box with Custom Packaging

The team of engineers and product specialists at Frank Lowe will work with you to inspire you to think outside of the box. If you been doing something for years, we'll help you consider new possibilities with a hyper focus on creating efficiencies and finding ways to save money throughout your processes. Some of the most common objectives we've been able to accomplish include:

  • Protecting products during storage and throughout shipping.  
  • Using foam packaging inserts to protect fragile products throughout extended periods of storage.
  • Utilizing a bevy of nonmetallic materials to ensure your product maintains the proper position within the box.
  • Engineering custom packaging solutions to meet your weight and ergonomic requirements.
  • Discovering ways to package products so they're easier to use out of the box.
  • Eliminating bulk shipping and boxes by utilizing a stretched wrapped skid. This strategy eliminates recycling time as well as reduces the needs for disposal of cardboard boxes.
  • Preventing product shifting and moving by filling box voids.
  • Creating unique one-of-a-kind cushioning to protect your product for safe travels and handling.

Explore, Pursue, Create Efficiencies with Packaging

While the most obvious reason for using custom packaging is to protect the product during shipping, our solutions have also worked to help save our customers money. For example, one of our customers who manufactured artistic vases came to us to discover a new packaging solution.

They originally used several different types of boxes with varying depths. Each vas had to be hand wrapped through manual labor and individually packed.

Explore, Pursue, Create Efficiencies

We created die-cut inserts, multi-depth boxes as well as the die cut foam pads for effectively filling empty space. This innovative but simple addition allowed the manufacturer to bypass the hand-wrapping process entirely, which saved workers countless hours.

With our solution, they were able to simply secure each vas into the pre-cut section, which was the same on the bottom and top. The foam conformed to meet the needs of each unique vas, and any additional pockets of space was filled with our pads. The boxes were finally sealed at the necessary depth.

By helping our customer explore, pursue, and create; we were able to reduce labor costs and packing materials. The customer continues to save thousands of dollars in labor pack out time and wrapping materials. As the premier die cutting company, we used our expertise to reduce their SKUs with custom die cut pads and multi-depth custom packaging. Most importantly, our innovation minimized the amount of breakage that occurred during shipping.  

Reducing the Cost of Shipping

When we create a custom packaging solution, one of the most important goals is to reduce the cost of shipping. We'll use a variety of packaging solutions that lead to lower delivery costs and cost efficiency, which will create several significant savings over the course of the year.

In either case, Frank Lowe will work with you to find and create the most affordable and practical solutions for your packing and shipping needs. We are a full-service custom manufacturer with the ability to use different types of foam, cork, rubber, and sponge materials to ensure your products arrive to its final destination as intended.

We always go the extra mile to ensure all of our products are manufactured to your exact expectations with consideration to your budgetary needs. One of the ways we achieve this is by combining all of your purchase orders and products in our system. Then, we can combine them to systematically ship at the same time to ensure efficiency and deliver the lowest cost of freight.

Contact Frank Lowe Today for Custom Packaging Solutions

At Frank Lowe, we've worked with manufacturers of all sizes. Regardless of the scope or size of your project, we'll help you explore, pursue, and create the best  custom packaging solution. In the process, we will always work to help you achieve your goals through the lowest cost method.

Contact Frank Lowe today to start thinking outside of the box with our custom packaging solutions.

About the Author Randy Cohen

Since 2002, Randy Cohen has served as the Senior Vice President of Frank Lowe — leading Sales and Marketing as well as a variety of Administrative operations. Randy has 25 years of experience with a background in sales & marketing, production and business management, serving both government agencies and private industry. He holds a B.A from Syracuse University and a Masters and Professional Diploma from Fordham University. Randy uses his unique set of experiences to help businesses and entities across all sectors explore, pursue, and create better solutions.

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