Online Store for Hazardous Material Packaging

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C.L. Smith, a one-stop shop for rigid packaging distribution, manufacturing, custom design, and hazardous material packaging, has launched its online store The store will initially offer the 4GV/Variation 2 Packaging as well as Special Permit Packaging product lines available from HAZPlus, a division of C.L. Smith. “We…

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Novvia Group Acquires Southern Container

St. Louis, M.O. – April 25, 2022 – Global rigid container and life sciences packaging distributor, Novvia Group (“Novvia”), has acquired Southern Container, LLC (“Southern Container”), a distributor of plastic, metal, fiber, and glass packaging products. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Novvia is backed by Kelso &…


HAZMAT Packaging

HAZMAT packaging is a safe and efficient way to transport hazardous materials, chemicals, and waste. Common containers for hazardous material packaging include; drums, intermediate bulk containers, pails, and bottles. These packages are often contained in a secondary packaging of corrugate. The transportation of these materials is regulated by the United…


Packaging Thymol Based Disinfectants

C.L Smith is proud to be working with Inhance Technologies in packaging thymol-based disinfectants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently approved Thymol as an ingredient to kill the coronavirus. Background Consumer Product companies’ interest in Thymol-based disinfectants is growing rapidly. Thymol, derived from the oil of various herbs including…


Supply Chains Pivot During Coronavirus

Supply chains are adapting to follow the shift of consumers during the coronavirus. Home-based environments are the new normal and look to stay that way for the foreseeable future. Although communities & businesses begin to re-open, social distancing is here to stay. As such, many supply chains are now shifting…


Coronavirus Preparedness

The reach of the coronavirus continues to expand daily creating an increased demand for products in the Janitorial & Sanitation Market. The need for disinfectants, hard-surface cleaners, soaps, & sanitizers has intensified in an attempt to prevent the future spread of germs. There is a greater demand for domestic packaging…


Cannabis Packaging & Brand Awareness for 2020

Cannabis packaging with a strong brand will distinguish a company from competitors and command higher prices while reassuring consumers that the product is legitimate, safe, and legal. Packaging best serves a brand when it draws attention to a product and engages customers to close a sale. The cannabis industry is…

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