All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. —Walt Disney No one wants to get kicked in the teeth. Yet over the last …

In March of 2020, Chase & Associates’ long-time business consultant, Bob Olmstead, sat down with Michael Chase to talk about COVID-19, and scaling a family owned business. The result was a deep dive conversation filled with heartfelt wisdom and insights. Enjoy! BOB: We’re doing this interview amid the most severe pandemic in a hundred years. The world …

COVID-19 | This blog post was written prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s a scary time for all of us. While the future is uncertain, our industry will survive these challenging times. It is in that spirit that we have chosen to publish the original version of this blog post. Our prayers go out to the …

Australia is burning. The snow is melting in Siberia. Up to 200 species go extinct each day. Landfills are overflowing. And packaging is contributing to all of the above. Our disposable economy produces a lot of waste, which has been linked to global warming, decreased forest coverage, and mountains of trash. As a packaging expert, …

Your heart is beating a bit faster. It’s your first team meeting of the new year, 2020 has arrived. Thoughts are racing through your head and across the whiteboard. A new year brings new opportunities, but also new challenges. The packaging industry is evolving. Around the office you’ll hear artificial intelligence, polymeric nanofibers, machine learning, and …

It’s hard to overestimate how much Star Wars has changed film, toys, and yes, the packaging industry. By examining how Star Wars made a huge impact, we can learn valuable lessons for packaging. Read more in our latest blog post.

In October of 2019, Chase & Associates’ long-time business consultant, Bob Olmstead, sat down with Alexis Chase to talk about life, business, and women in packaging. The result was a deep dive conversation filled with authoritative insights and wisdom. Learn more about Women in Packaging by reading the post.

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