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Flair and Fun from our Human Resources Team

At Bay Cities, our Human Resources department hunts for the talent and flair that are the backbone of our amazing teams. This fun, dynamic team is not your typical HR department. Their passion sets the standard and foundation for everything that is Bay Cities. As strategic partners, our HR team shares a passion and excitement […]

Flair and Fun from our Structural Designers

At Bay Cities, we’re all about the flair our employee owners bring to the table. This month, we are spotlighting our fun, innovative Structural Designers. Our Structural Designers are at the cusp of the creative process for our imaginative products. Their passion and drive are behind the execution of the whimsical, creative displays and packaging […]

How a Magic Christmas Gift Box Comes to Life

Bay Cities had been itching to announce our 2018 Christmas gift! We developed, designed and manufactured an ice cooler with Augmented Reality for our “Summer in December” holiday season gift. Over the past 10 years, Bay Cities has used the holiday season as an opportunity to thank our clients and vendors for their partnerships with […]

Bay Cities’ Crystal Ball for 2019

Welcome to 2019! This could be one of the wildest years yet! Last year was a very good year as predicted for the packaging and display business. The industry did realize some slowing with box demand in general.  Now it isn’t all that bad — it just seems to be a bit flat. The industry […]

Augmented Reality: Creating 3D Packaging

Augmented Reality, (AR) adds layers of digital content over real world environments. Digital screens are augmented with superimposed computer-generated images over a user’s view of the real-world, thus enhancing one’s current perception of reality – augmenting reality. In simpler terms, AR appears in direct view of an existing environment and adds sounds, videos, graphics to […]

Augmented Reality Meets the Beauty World

Augmented Reality (AR) adds layers of digital content over real world environments. Screens are augmented with computer-generated images over a user’s viewAugmented Reality (AR) adds layers of digital content over real world environments. Screens are augmented with computer-generated images over a user’s view, enhancing one’s perception of reality. Social media platform Snapchat uses a form […]

Summer Production Hours Increase Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Consumers are continuing to request that products are made sustainably and ethically. In fact, a recent study has shown that a third of consumers are now choosing to buy from companies they believe are doing social good or are making sustainability a core priority. Companies who integrate sustainability into their innovation, product creation and packaging […]

Pets Go Natural

According to the American Pet Products Association, US consumers continue to spend more and more on their pets. The market size was well over $69 Billion in 2017, up from $66.75 Billion in 2016 and $60.28 Billion in 2015. One of the trends we are seeing in the pet industry is the demand for natural […]

Know Your Brew (and Packaging too)!

While some will argue that the peak has been reached, others are predicting the craft beer industry to grow 14.1% over the next 5 years.While some will argue that the peak has been reached, others are predicting the craft beer industry to grow 14.1% over the next 5 years. The Brewers Association showed that there […]