Dr. Box Consulting, Inc. is one of the highest respected consulting firms dedicated to thePackaging industry. Since 2010, it has become a globally renowned source for packaging process improvement, purchasing, manufacturing, distributing, shipment, and packaging environments. Dr. Box Consulting Inc.'s clients include Fortune 1000 corporations around the world and the Governments of the United States, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the Country of Georgia.
Business Consulting Services:
Packaging and Business Improvement - Waste reduction, quality improvement, safety improvement, profit improvement, lean manufacturing, machine productivity improvement, overtime reduction, on-time-delivery improvement and many other business improvement areas. A global leader in Packaging Procurement results.
Packaging Design and Branding - Assess packaging lines, improve efficiency, reduce material cost, design cost-effective packaging utilizing better and more flexible designs to protect and display products.
Branding - Design packaging, proper color choice, placement and designs of logos, names of products, placement of wording on the product and packaging for cosmetics, food products, household goods and many others.
Packaging Research - Market assessments to determine the viability of building new plants in specific areas, including economic analysis, trend analysis, assessment of potential competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, market pricing analysis, and determination of potential customers.
Randy Phares, President and CEO of Dr. Box Consulting, Inc., is a Packaging expert specializing in Corrugated and Folding Carton Packaging. He has over 30 years of progressive leadership experience in Packaging, Procurement, Shipping, Lean Manufacturing, Quality, Safety, Productivity, and Business Improvement.
Since he began his career in 1990, Mr. Phares has held almost every job in packaging operations. These include manufacturing, distribution, sales, design, safety, and transportation.
Mr. Phares has served as a consultant for the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry's (TAPPI) Consulting Council. He was also the Vice Chair of the Packaging Consultants Council for the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) and President of the South Texas Manufacturer’s Association.
Mr. Phares has spoken and keynoted National, International and Local conferences. He has been hired to do DOT Packaging HAZMAT training for paper, rigid, and flexible packaging. Mr. Phares has done leadership training, Lean Manufacturing training, sales training, machinery training, new Supervisor training, safety training, and much more.
Dr. Charles R. Anderson has long specialized in the Characterization of Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films and Coatings. He and his team offer Materials Consulting Services, enhancing material and/or process to meet requirements and provide advantages over competitors.
Dr. Anderson is able to apply decades of experience, cross-industry knowledge, and diverse areas of expertise to serve as a cost-effective partner to enhance or augment current R&D capabilities or capacity. Anderson Materials (AME) is prepared to deploy an array of analytical techniques and experiences to provide top-tier analysis and consulting services.
AME offers services to such industries as Aerospace and Defense, Building Materials and Construction, Chemical, Communications, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Energy & Utility, Government Agencies, Industrial Equipment, Medical Industries, Resource Materials, and Colleges and Universities.
Aerosol Technical Solutions(ATS) offers over 35 years of Aerosol Industry experience, providing a broad range of technical services to Marketers, Manufacturers, Contract Packagers, and Suppliers in the Aerosol Industry. Clients have included Unilever, P&G – Gillette / Clairol / Wella, Reckitt Benckiser, Johnson & Johnson, KIK Custom Products, Henkel/Dial Corporation, ConAgra Foods, Falcon Safety Products, the US Department of Defense, the Clorox Company, and Merck and more.
Technology Training - Aerosol Technology 101, Aerosol Product and Package Development, Aerosol Quality Control Systems
Technical Support - Aerosol Laboratory Design, Product / Package Stability Testing, Investigate and Reduce Consumer Complaints
Aerosol Manufacturing / Contract Packaging - Screen and Identify Suitable Co-packager for Aerosol Products, Process Development and Scale-Up, Manufacturing Audit Services: Safety and Operations
Aerosol Quality Systems - Design and Implement Product Specific QA Systems, Audit and Update Quality Assurance Systems, Process Validation
John Chadwick, Principal at ATS, is an AEROSOL TECHNICAL EXPERT with 35 years of Aerosol Industry experience. Mr. Chadwick has designed State-of-the-Art Aerosol Laboratories for Fortune 500 aerosol marketers. He's assisted multiple clients in identifying, analyzing, and resolving product development, manufacturing, and quality related problems.
Mr. Chadwick has also advised Quality Departments of contract packagers on the design and implementation of upgrades to their existing aerosol quality-assurance systems, and provided Quality Control Procedures to support the launch of new and improved aerosol products. He has invented a new technology, receiving issued and pending Patents in multiple areas of Aerosol Technology including Household Products, Hair Care, Cooking Release Sprays, VOC Reduction, and many more.
Mr. Chadwick's broad experience includes the following types of aerosols:
Household Products - oven cleaners, polishes, insecticides, air fresheners, dusters, etc.
Health and Beauty Products (HAB) - hairsprays, deodorants, mousse aerosols
Food Aerosols - PAM cooking spray, whipped cream
Automotive Products - lubricants, solvent sprays, de-greasers, refrigerants, etc.
While the attention to safety issues has dramatically improved over time, I am still amazed how often the simplest safety precautions are sometimes overlooked when filling aerosols sample with flammable propellants. I’ll save my horror stories for another article, except for one particularly relevant example.
I have been wandering around the aerosol industry for the last 35+ years both as an employee of major CPG companies, and, for the past 15 years as an independent aerosol technical consultant. While the attention to safety issues has dramatically improved over time, I am still amazed how often the simplest safety precautions are sometimes overlooked when filling aerosols with flammable propellants. I'll save my horror stories for another time, except for one particularly relevant example at the end of this article.
This series, "Aerosol Anatomy," will dissect and examine various technical topics in aerosol technology, including product development, new technology, components of the aerosol system, and quality control.
This article continues the Aerosol Anatomy series, which dissects and examines various technical topics in aerosol technology, including product development, new technology, components of the aerosol system, and quality control of aerosol products.
This is a continuation of the Aerosol Anatomy series, which focuses on dissecting and examining various technical topics in aerosol technology, including product development, new technology, components of the aerosol system, quality control and other related topics of interest to formulators and manufacturers of aerosol products.