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Packaging Companies & Bioplastics: What You Need To Know

Bioplastics. Biodegradable. Eco-Friendly. We hear these words all the time from our customers seeking the most sustainable packaging solutions. During the last few decades, packaging companies have been able to offer more and more sustainable options and Indepak is no exception. Here are some facts that will help you better understand the types of eco-friendly options you have for your packaging. Bioplastics: What Does It Mean? Bioplastics, in a nutshell, are plastic that are created using renewable, bio-based materials, such…

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Food Packaging: Facts About Modified Atmosphere Packaging

In ancient times, preserving food was highly difficult, but as the years progressed, food packaging has evolved, keeping foods fresh and safe for days, weeks and even months. We create many different types of food packaging here at Indepak, and one option to consider would be modified atmosphere packaging. Modified atmosphere packaging, or MAP, is an excellent option for fresh foods. This includes items such as fresh meat and processed meat (lunch meat, hot dogs, bacon, etc.), cheeses, fresh pastas,…

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Retail Packaging: 6 Crucial Facts About Plastic

In the world of retail packaging, a company has many material options to consider. Plastic is always a material worth considering, as it is a highly cost-effective choice. Not only are the materials quite affordable, the light weight can help reduce your shipping costs. If you aren’t convinced that plastics are the right fit for your retail packaging, read on and let us entice you to think about plastics. 1. Plastic Retail Packaging Can Be Environmentally Friendly Virtually every material…

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Common Types Of Medical Packaging

Every year, the demand for medical and pharmaceutical packaging increases significantly. But, unless you work in a medical or pharmaceutical-related profession, you might not have given a thought to the types of packaging needed by these industries. Here’s a quick look at just a few of the diverse types of medical packaging that can be created. Blister Packaging Pharmaceutical companies often need blister packaging. Typically, these packages will include multiple cavities where a single dose or multiple doses of a…

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Electronic Packaging: 5 Facts About Thermoform Packaging

When it comes to packaging, every industry has unique needs and the electronics industry is no exception. The team at Indepak has worked with many electronics firms throughout the years and we believe that thermoform plastics are the ideal option for those needing custom electronic packaging and there are several reasons why, including the following. 1. Thermoform Packaging Protects Your Product At Indepak, we work with thin-gauge thermoform plastics, but it would be wrong to assume that just because we…

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