Warehouse Manager Lauro Moreno Comments on New WMS System

We’ve been making a lot of changes here at Colony in the last 12 months. We went full force last January implementing a new ERP system which set us up for a warehouse management system (WMS). In October we launched our first ever WMS system while simultaneously welcoming some new team members to our warehouse and transitioning roles of existing members. We sat down with Lauro Moreno, our Warehouse Manager, to talk about some of those changes. Lauro came to us in 2019 after fellow co-worker Randy mentioned it to…

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When the Olympics Give the World a Lesson on Corrugated

This weekend marks the start of the Olympics and like most things these last couple years the Olympic Village, or more specifically, the beds the athletes will be sleeping in look completely different than past games. If you haven’t heard throughout the media the athletes were supplied with corrugated bed frames in Tokyo’s mission to make these games the most eco-friendly yet. It’s no surprise athletes like volleyballer Kelsey Robinson have been putting those beds to the test in durability by jumping and body slamming themselves into the frames to…

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Welcoming Ryan Wentz Aboard

Colony is excited to announce Ryan Wentz as a new member of the sales force team.  Ryan came to Colony recently after six years as a Territory Manager for Ranpak – one of Colony’s leading vendors in void fill solutions. The transition from Ranpak to Colony was an easy one for Ryan. “I had always been welcome with access to employees and the warehouse. It already felt like a family,” he said. Ryan is most excited about being able to continue to help customers problem solve.  He says, “It’s about…

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Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to our new packaging blog!  We’ve been in the business for over 50 years and we know keeping up with what’s going on in product development and industry news can be a bit daunting when you have a business to run.  This blog will act as a user-friendly guide to product information and equipment within the industrial packaging industry.  We’ll update you with industry news, product guides, dos and don’ts when searching for what you need, and more.  Have a product question or suggestion for a blog post?  Contact us and…

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