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Packaging Materials: A Quick Look At What We Use

No matter what product you produce, there are packaging materials that are a perfect match for your product. At Indepak, we can find a thermoform plastic material that can protect, preserve and display your unique product. For instance, you might produce an amazing specialty food product that needs packaging that will preserve the product but also can withstand the heat of a microwave or oven. Or, you might produce electronic components that need protection from static electricity. Perhaps your product…

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ESD Packaging: Protecting Static-Sensitive Products

Electro-static discharge. It can wreak havoc with your sensitive electronics and electronic parts and components. ESD packaging, therefore, is a necessity for any type of static-sensitive products or parts. This includes power modules, circuit boards and anything else that might be damaged by static electricity. Perhaps, you remember those elementary school days when a mischievous classmate would scuffle their shoes along a stretch of carpet and then reach out and shock an unsuspecting victim, transferring this build-up of static electricity…

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Custom Plastic Packaging: Which Style Is Right For You?

If you need packaging, custom plastic packaging can be one of the most versatile and affordable options. Lightweight, recyclable and protective, thermoform plastics are ideal for thousands of products. At Indepak, we can design many different types of plastic packaging, including the following. Blister Packaging The term blister packaging often conjures up images of foil-back, single-dose medications and this is one type of blister pack, but there are many other varieties of blister packaging. For instance, many small and lightweight…

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5 Plastic Clamshell Packaging Trends We Love

Since its invention in the late 1970s, the plastic clamshell has been one of the most popular and versatile types of packaging. Clamshells are suitable for many retail and electronics products as well as personal care items, specialty foods and more. The plastics industry constantly evolves as does clamshell packaging, and some of the latest trends in clamshell and plastic packaging design include the following. 1. Eco-Friendly Is Crucial Now more than ever before, consumers are seeking out the most…

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Blister Packaging: 5 Advantages Of Custom Blisters

If you are searching for a custom packaging solution, blister packaging definitely should be at the top of your list. At Indepak, we can produce any type of blister package you might need, including trap blisters, face seals and clamshells to name a few. Read on to learn several reasons why blister packaging can be an excellent option for your unique product. 1. Blister Packaging Is A Cost-Effective Option The materials we use for blister packaging are extremely affordable. Trap…

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Eco-Friendly Packaging: Your Top 5 Options

Several recent studies and surveys have shown that consumers place a high value on purchasing items with sustainable packaging. If a consumer is choosing between your product and a competitor, the sustainability factor can make or break the sale even if one product is pricier than another. At Indepak, we can provide you with several eco-friendly packaging options that entice consumers and reduce your global footprint. 1. Recyclable Materials Just about every material we use at Indepak can be recycled,…

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Modified Atmosphere Packaging: 5 Helpful Facts

Worried about shelf life? If you are in the specialty food industry, extending shelf life is probably something you think about every day. Modified atmosphere packaging is a solution that might be exactly what you need to preserve and protect your food product, keeping it fresh for as long as possible. Here are a few quick facts about this type of packaging. 1. Modified Atmosphere Packaging Keeps Oxygen Out While oxygen is essential for humankind, its effect on food products…

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Thermoform Molding: Understanding The Process

As the word “thermoform” might suggest, thermoform molding is a process by which heat is used to help form and mold various types of packaging and products. At Indepak, we have been providing thermoform molding services since 1967, and here’s a quick look at our process. Obviously, it all begins with a customer and an idea. Each customer discusses their packaging needs with our design team which then gets to work on formulating a design and creating a prototype. Once…

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Wholesale Packaging: 4 Easy Ways To Cut Costs

Every product deserves a great package, but you also don’t want your packaging expenses to eat up your budget. At Indepak, we’ve compiled some simple ways to reduce the costs associated with your wholesale packaging, including the following: 1. Use Inexpensive Materials At Indepak, we use a wide range of thermoform plastics to create wholesale packaging. One of the perks of using thermoplastics is the cost, as these materials are some of the most affordable packaging materials available. Our thermoforming…

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Compostable Packaging & Composting Facts

If you are searching for sustainable packaging options, one possibility you might consider would be compostable packaging. This can be a very eco-friendly choice, however, it is one of the newer sustainable options available to manufacturers, so many people don’t know a lot about compostable packaging or compostable materials in general. Before we delve into the world of compostable packaging, many people are confused about the differences between biodegradable packaging and compostable packaging. In some cases, biodegradable packaging might be…

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