Dennis Salazar

President and CoFounder, Salazar Packaging.
Dec. 9 2011
As they say, it’s been great. I have sincerely appreciated the opportunity to contribute to PARCEL for over a year and this makes my tenth issue I have written for. I have received some interesting... View More
Sept. 26 2011
“It’s the last thing on your mind but the first thing your customer sees” is a line our marketing manager came up with some time ago to communicate the importance of secondary packaging. ... View More
Aug. 22 2011
Oversized shipping charges can prove very costly in dollars and even in terms of customers, especially when they are unexpected. On our own e-commerce site, we try to bundle products together in an effort... View More
June 13 2011
This may be unexpected coming from a guy who sells boxes for a living, but I am the first to admit sometimes the best shipping container is not a box. Even though corrugated die cut mailers and RSC style... View More
March 8 2011
There are many reasons why in a green focused world where paper has been crowned undisputed king, inflatable plastic products have become the fastest growing packaging product segment for void fill and... View More
Feb. 2 2011
Long before plastic, corrugated or paper board were invented, most everything shipped in boxes made of wood. Those handcrafted crates were valuable and expensive, so they were reused many times until the... View More
Dec. 6 2010
In the May issue of PARCEL, I wrote about corrugated boxes and the different types and varying percentage of recycled content they may contain. I made two statements that are worth repeating: • The... View More
Sept. 21 2010
Anyone who knows me has undoubtedly heard me rant about foam peanuts, even the relatively new breed of “green” peanuts that are promoted as eco-friendly. Those biodegradable peanuts are usually... View More
June 18 2010
For the last three years out of my 35-year career in packaging, I have focused on green, eco-friendly products. This market is new and exciting; however, sustainability in packaging is not without confusion... View More

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