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Who I am and Why I am here.

Who I am and Why I am here

Who I am. Industry veteran with over 20 years experience in packaging.  Specifically Audio, CD and DVD packaging. Ex-Plastic Injection Molding subcontractor to companies like Maxell, Sony Magnetics, and TDK. Creator of the “Cake Box.”  It’s a clam-shell capable of holding 25, 30, 50 or 100 CD-Rs in a single retail container.  If you ever bought […]

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Blogging 101

Blogging 101 for February 2015

All this hubbub about blogging I thought I should at the very least join the community.  Loads of good to decent writers out there to offer a little more insight into creating something worth being proud. So here is my first salvo, I joined Blogging 101 serviced by the WordPress community.  Let’s see if what […]

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CONSUMERS WANT ‘COOL’ PACKAGING

ACE Case Library

Cool Packaging Ideas In the old days of vinyl records, album covers were more than record sleeves.  They were interactive toys—think of “Sticky Fingers,” the Rolling Stones cover designed by Andy Warhol, which sported a zip-up fly. CDs and DVDs are now picking up the interactive track.  The Moulin Rouge DVD comes in a case […]

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ACE BOWS DVD CD ACCESSORY PRODUCTS

Packaging for Any Season

ACE Premiere Products has relaunched their site to offer a more complete line of DVD and CD accessory products to strengthen its position in the burgeoning optical disc market, announced Jun Flores, president. The ACE Case is a revolutionary product line with a patented anti-theft locking mechanism that safely secures single or multiple optical discs in […]

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EvPAK Personal: Homegrown CD and DVD Packaging Solutions for Short-Run and One-off Projects

EvPAK Smart Green Packaging

Ace Premiere Products Inc., a California based supplier of packaging for the optical disc industry introduces the EvPAK Personal, an alternative to the Digi-Pak. What is the EvPAK Personal?  It is a combination of paper and plastic packaging for any CD or DVD project.  It is a pre-formed, perforated sheet that can be printed directly […]

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Duplication vs Replication is There Really a Difference?

CD-Duplication-Image

Taken from WiseGEEK for an impartial, factual explanation simplified. The difference between compact disk (CD) replication and CD duplication is that replication is a professional process that creates a CD by molding the disk to be an exact copy of the original master. Data cannot be added or changed in this case. Duplication, on the […]

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The Proper Way to Remove a Disc – The Why and 3 Simple Steps

The reality of disc construction is that it’s weakest point is the center radius.  This is especially so for DVD Optical Discs. Why?  The short answer is the bonding of the two 0.6mm halves that comprise a DVD disc only extends around 1-2mm shy of the center.  That unbonded section is the weakest part of the […]

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Did You Know? … Some Salient Facts about Optical Discs.

Optical Disc Trivia

Did You Know? We all hear about urban myths.  This isn’t one of them, but we at the ACE offices thought what about optical discs?  What ever possessed them to make the disc that size or the case that way?  Ever wonder about these things? We at ACE always have and decided to do some […]