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Custom Thermoformed Trays For Any Industry

At Indepak, we design custom thermoformed packaging and thermoformed trays for a variety of companies. When it comes to trays, there are several industries that need these trays, including the following. Specialty Foods Companies For our specialty foods customers, we can design thermoformed trays as well as clamshells and tubs with or without lids. Our thermoformed trays are ideal for many deli and bakery items, but also for on-the-shelf items such as cookies and crackers, as well as trays for…

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Custom Plastic Packaging: 5 Ways To Entice Consumers

While the main goal of package design is to create packaging that keeps products safe and secure, we also strive to create custom plastic packaging that appeals to consumers. After all, a great package can entice a customer to select your product over another option. As our design team creates each new custom package, they keep the following ideas in mind. 1. Grab Your Audience No matter what type of product you sell, you appeal to a specific audience. While…

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7 Amazing Facts About Thermoformed Plastics

Thermoformed plastics are used to make millions of products and packaging every year, but they often get a bad rap. However, thermoform plastics have their benefits, and have helped make the world a better place. Not convinced? Read the following amazing facts about these versatile materials. 1. Plastics Can Help You Conserve Energy Did you know that heating and cooling accounts for most of our country’s energy consumption? While you need to heat and cool your home, well-insulated walls, attics,…

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Thermoformed Packaging: 5 Eco-Friendly Options

Here in Portland, being eco-friendly is a bit of an obsession, to say the least. For instance, more than 50% of our city’s energy is produced by renewable sources. As a Portland-based company, we obviously are committed to reducing our environmental footprint, and that includes offering our clients an assortment of eco-friendly options, including the following: 1. Easy-To-Recycle Materials Portlanders love to recycle, and we consistently make it near the top of the list of cities with the highest recycling…

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7 Factors To Consider When Selecting Packaging Companies

If you are searching for packaging companies, you know it’s crucial to find one that consistently produces a quality product, but that’s not the only factor to consider. Before you choose, be sure that the company you select can fulfill the following criteria. 1. An Experienced Team We create packaging using a process known as thermoforming, and there are many thermoforming companies out there. Few, however, have our level of experience. Since 1967, we’ve been creating quality packaging and our…

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Clamshell Packaging: Which Plastic Is The Best Fit?

Clamshell packaging is the perfect option for many retail and specialty food products. A clamshell is actually a type of blister package that folds onto itself and clamshells can include custom inserts, such as a tray to hold individual parts or different types or sizes of food. Not only can the design be a versatile as you need, as one of the nation’s top clamshell packaging suppliers, we also have a variety of materials we can use to create your…

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Industrial Thermoform Materials: The Polystyrene Option

When it comes to industrial thermoform plastics, our customers have many options to consider, including PET, HDPE, LDPE, PVC and polystyrene. The type of plastic we use will depend upon many factors, such as the type of product you produce, the level of protection needed for your product, your budget and so on. Here’s a quick look at polystyrene and high-impact polystyrene, which can be used for a number of our industrial thermoform projects. A Bit Of History Polystyrene often…

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Vacuum Forming: Thermoforming Your Custom Packaging

Through vacuum forming, thermoforming companies can create virtually any type of custom plastic packaging that you might need. This includes blister packs, clamshells, thermoformed trays, cups and even parts. Here’s a quick look at the power of a thermoforming vacuum and the types of packaging we can create at Indepak. Vacuum Forming & Thermoforming Thermoforming is a blanket term for the process by which sheets of plastic are heated and formed into packaging, plastic bottles, cups and hundreds of other…

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The Plastic Blister: Can It Be Eco-Friendly?

Can your plastic blister packaging be an environmentally-friendly option? Absolutely, it can. At Indepak, we can create a plastic blister using the most sustainable materials possible. Here’s a quick look at some of the options available for our clients focused on sustainability. 1. Using Recyclable Materials Did you know that virtually all thermoform plastics can be recycled? Just about every material we use here at Indepak can be placed in a recycling bin. No matter what type of product you…

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Anti-Static Packaging: 5 Important Facts

If you need anti-static packaging, you’ve come to the right place. Since 1967, Indepak has been a leader in the thermoforming industry, including the production of custom packaging for static-sensitive products. Here’s a quick look at anti-static packaging and how we can help. 1. Anti-Static Packaging: What Does It Mean? Computer parts and electronic components are particularly sensitive to static electricity, and anti-static packaging is what we use to protect these static-sensitive items. Sometimes this will be known as ESD…

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