Custom Product Packaging

Custom Thermoforming: The Ideal Packaging Solution

Just as every product is unique, the design of every package also needs to be unique. Custom thermoforming is the perfect solution for your packaging needs. At Indepak, we create custom thermoform packaging for virtually every industry including packaging for a huge variety of retail products, food products, pharmaceutical products, electronics and much more. While you might know that custom thermoforming is a process by which thin sheets of plastic are heated and molded into shape, it might interest you…

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Facts About Polyethylene Terephthalate

If you read the headline above, your first question might have been: What is polyethylene terephthalate? Generally, we simply refer to this as PET or PETE, and it is simply a common type of thermoplastic. Here are a few quick facts about this thermoplastic. If you drink carbonated beverages in plastic bottles, then you probably have used many PETE products. PETE is a particularly good plastic for holding liquids for several reasons. It is able not only to contain water,…

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Understanding Sustainability

We often hear the word sustainability tossed around, but what does this really mean? For those in plastic industry, it means we come up with options that reduce waste and reduce impact on the environment. For many companies, including retail, food and pharmaceutical or medical firms, the need for packaging is great and thermoform packaging often is the most cost effective custom packaging solution. We offer many packaging options that are bio-based and renewable. There are many key industry terms…

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Some Facts About Polystyrene

There are many different types of plastic, and while you might not know the names of most kinds of plastic, you definitely have heard of Styrofoam which is a brand name for polystyrene foam. While it technically was discovered in 1839 by a German apothecary in Berlin, it was not in widespread use until the 1940s when Dow Chemical created the process by which Styrofoam is made. Polystyrene foam is an ideal material for many products because it very lightweight,…

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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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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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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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