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The Truth About BPA

These days we hear a lot about a chemical known as BPA. Many people are worried about this substance, particularly about it being used in products such as plastic water bottles and baby bottles. Here is a look at BPA, what it actually is and the potential dangers of this substance. BPA is the abbreviation for Bisphenol A, which is a synthetic compound that has been in use since the late 1950s. The compound was discovered as early at 1891…

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Unique Items Made From Thermoplastic & Other Plastics

When you think about plastic, water bottles, grocery bags and food storage containers probably spring to mind immediately. But there are many other interesting products that have been created using one type or another of thermoplastic. In fact, thermoplastics are some of the world’s most versatile materials and can be used for millions of products. Here are just a few items that contain thermoplastic. For instance, thermoplastics actually can be found on the moon. When Neil Armstrong placed the U.S.…

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Custom Product Packaging Solutions

Just about every industry makes use of plastic, and different types of plastic are the main material used for custom product packaging. Millions of retail and food products are secured and displayed in plastic packaging, and electronics companies, pharmaceutical companies and medical companies all utilize plastic for parts and packaging. At Indepak, we understand that every product is unique and our goal is to create a custom product packaging solution for each client. The process begins with our design team…

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The Advantages Of Plastic Thermoforming

If your company is searching for a custom packaging solution, plastic thermoforming might be exactly what you need. Using thermoform plastic packaging has many advantages over other materials. Companies have many choices when choosing materials for packaging their products. Different types of cardboard might be used or perhaps glass or aluminum or another type of metal. However, thermoform plastic packaging might be a superior choice for many products. Plastic is lightweight, which helps manufacturers cut down on shipping and handling…

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Custom Thermoforming: A Look At The Many Types Of Plastic

Custom thermoforming, the process by which plastic is transformed into custom product packaging, is a service that many industries need. There are many different types of plastic used for making packaging and other products. Each type of plastic has characteristics which make the idea material for specific products. There are basically seven categories of plastic and each is identified with a number. This number is known as a resin identification code. When packaging or a plastic product are thrown away,…

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Fun Facts About Custom Thermoforming & Thermoplastics

Thermoplastics are some of the world’s most versatile materials. They are used by virtually every industry, and the products created out of thermoplastic range from thermoform packaging to floor tiles to plumbing pipe and even clothing, toys and furniture. Sometimes people confuse the terms “thermoplastics” with “thermoset plastics,” but there are some very important differences. Thermoset plastics are used to make car parts, aircraft parts, shoe soles, tires, electronics, flooring and many other items that need to be very strong.…

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Custom Thermoforming: Understanding The Process

At Indepak, we provide custom packaging solutions for our customers in a variety of industries. Thermoplastic packaging is an excellent option for retail packaging, electronics packaging, food packaging, medical or pharmaceutical packaging and much more. We can design and create a package specifically for your product that fits within your budget. The process of custom thermoforming begins by creating a design for your package. Perhaps you need blister packaging or clamshell packaging to enclose your product or maybe you wish…

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Thermoform Product Development Tips

If you have a product that you are hoping to sell in retail stores, there are many decisions you will have to make before your items appear on shelves. While you might already have considered how to produce the item, other aspects such as marketing and packaging can be almost as important. A great looking package is worth its weight in gold. Your packaging not only needs to be attractive in general, it needs to appeal to the person most…

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