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Preparing for Growth: C3‘s New ERP System

At C3, we’re always seeking out ways to make things better. You’ve come to expect this with our engineering philosophy, but this mentality truly impacts every part of the business. Our latest example of this is an internal change, and it’s one that will help us communicate better with you, our customers and vendors.  A …

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Turn Film Purchases Into Investments

When it comes to the film your facility uses for packaging, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about it. Cost is key, and you expect dependability from both the film and your supplier. But is there anything else your film supplier can provide? We recently spoke with Tanner, our film product manager, and Tyler …

Behind the Design: C3‘s Lamination Equipment

“The ultimate goal of foam lamination equipment should be to laminate it, get it into the package, and send it out to customers. What we try to avoid is having mattresses sit around, stay in storage, or clutter up the work space. We want to get it in and get it out,” Grant, lead mechanical …

Mid Year Report 2019: Six Months of Heavy R&D

It’s been fun to be on the shop floor in the past six months. Project leaders have permanently stationed themselves in front of R&D machines, working away at developing new features that reduce the amount of consumables used, package more SKUs with the same machine, and connect manufacturing processes together for less operator involvement. It’s …

STANDOUTS: A Smart Press for Compression Packaging

We know by now compression packaging allows you to ship beds directly to consumers with more efficiency and lower cost. But is the impact compression has on a mattress safe for the bed? Will it damage the product? How can we be sure that it won’t? Is a heavier press better or worse for the …

C3 Celebrates Four Milestone Anniversaries

Along with celebrating 25 years of business this year, we are also celebrating some employee milestone anniversaries! We wrapped up our company meeting in June with desserts, gifts, and this surprise video. Take a look! We celebrated three of our employees reaching their 5-year anniversaries this year – Mechanical Engineer Grant, Mechanical Engineer Zak, and …

Compression Packaging Solutions with the CF1396

We were thrilled to be able to bring the CF1396 Compression Folding System with us to Interzum. Enhanced by the new features developed since its Interzum debut in 2017, the CF1396 creates an ideal mattress package for many different shipping, e-commerce, and retail needs, while keeping the process ergonomically friendly from start to finish. The …