Shipping Hazardous Materials

Shipping Hazardous Materials

The regulations for shipping hazardous materials is closely monitored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Before shipping a hazardous material, you are responsible for ensuring the proper steps have been taken to protect your shipment, and the carrier, from the...
Lost Time Injuries and Their Effect on the Consumer

Lost Time Injuries and Their Effect on the Consumer

Here at Packaging Specialties, we boast an impressively low Lost Time Injury number, operating with over 3,000 days without a Lost Time Injury (LTI). Since the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in 1970, the number of work-related injuries and...
“Military Grade” – What it actually means

“Military Grade” – What it actually means

Not so long ago, Ford began promoting its F-150 by marketing it as having a “high-strength, military grade, aluminum alloy body,” and suddenly people began asking, “What does ‘military grade’ actually mean?” Ford claims that military grade means something is “battle...