Wednesday, January 27, 2010

All wrapped up in innovation?

Innovation may come in unusual forms and it often evolves into an unanticipated product. Best of all, innovation that proves beneficial has staying power. That's the case for Bubble Wrap, the popular packing material celebrating it's 50th anniversary this month.

"...Like many innovations, Bubble Wrap initially was conceived for an entirely different purpose. According to Aurichio, a New York City designer approached inventors Marc Chavannes and Al Fielding in the late 1950s with a proposal for creating textured wallpaper.

 That idea stalled, but the product the two men had created in a small lab in New Jersey found its niche when, according to company lore, Fielding was flying into Newark Airport and noticed the fluffy clouds that seemed to cushion the plane's descent..." - article at

Read more about Bubble Wrap's humble beginnings and unique appeal at this popular manufacturing website.

Global Systems Group knows a thing or two about innovation as well. Our companies have a combined history that far exceeds the age of Bubble Wrap and it's our innovation that keeps us moving ahead.

We'll be showing some of our popular wrapping solutions at ISPA EXPO.

See the next innovation in mattress machinery at the GSG booth 2625 at ISPA EXPO.

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