Custom Thermoforming

4 Tips For Better Custom Product Packaging

When it comes to custom product packaging, we have design packages for virtually every industry. Our clients include all sorts of retail businesses, as well as food companies, beverages companies, pharmaceutical firms, electronics companies and much more. Whether we are designing for a company that produces drills or one that creates organic cookies, we always keep the following tips in mind during the design process. 1. Packages Should Be Attractive & Informative For many products, a pleasing custom product packaging…

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Thermoformers & The Plastics They Use

Thermoplastics are types of plastic that can be heated up and then formed into a wide variety of products and packaging. As thermoformers, we use a wide variety of thermoplastics, including a few of the following plastics. 1. PET PET is a commonly used thermoplastic and one of the many types that our thermoformers use here at Indepak. PET stands for polyethylene terephthalate, and it is actually a member of the polyester family of thermoplastics. It can be used to…

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Thermoform Molding: Some Common Terms We Use

Every industry has its own special and unique terminology, and those of us tasked with thermoformed molding are no exception. To help you decipher a bit of our thermoform molding jargon, here are a few of the many common terms we use and what they mean. Thermoform molding is a process that uses heat to increase the temperature of plastic to the point where it is easy to mold. Once the thermoplastic has been molded, we cool it down and…

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Different Types Of Thermoform Trays We Can Create

Custom thermoformed trays are something needed by just about every industry, from retail to medical and beyond. At Indepak, we have been creating custom thermoform trays for our clients for decades and can design a tray to exactly fit your product or product components. Here’s a look at just a few of the types of thermoform trays we can create. For our retail customers, we can create many types of thermoform trays, such as retail display trays. These are components…

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Packaging Tips From Your Friendly Thermoforming Company

As a thermoforming company, we understand the importance of great design. We create hundreds of thousands of thermoform packaging and thermoform products during the year for a variety of industries. We know that while the quality of a product will entice customers to buy from you again and again, a fantastic design is what can grab their attention. Here are a few quick tips that might spark your creativity. 1. A Simple Design Usually Works Best Some basic information about…

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Custom Thermoforming & Polypropylene

When it comes to custom thermoforming, the team at Indepak uses a wide variety of different thermoplastics. Polypropylene, also known simply as PP, is one of the options that our clients can consider when selecting packaging materials. Here are a few facts about versatile polypropylene. Polypropylene is used for a variety of custom thermoforming projects and also can be used to create fibers for carpeting, rope, tape and even clothing. In addition, this material is used to make toys, plastic…

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Corporate Recycling Tips From A Thermoforming Company

At Indepak, plastic is our passion, but we understand that with great plastic comes great responsibility. We are based just outside of Portland, a community known for its environmental innovation. As Oregonians, we are committed to reducing, re-using and recycling and have been for many years. We’ve been a low-waste operation for many years, and can offer a few tips to our clients that are seeking ways to reduce waste in their own operation. The team at our thermoforming company…

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The World Of Thermoform Trays

If you really stop and think about it, thermoform trays are everywhere, used by virtually every industry. At Indepak, we design custom thermoform trays for clients in the food industry, retail industry, medical industry, electronics industry and even the agricultural industry. Here are just a few examples of what we can create. When you think about food packaging, thermoform trays are needed for many products. For instance, if you open a package of cookies or perhaps crackers, you can see…

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Medical Packaging: Your Blister Packaging Options

Blister packaging is a common medical packaging option. Blister packs include a thin top layer of thermoplastic with a sealed backing typically made from a thin layer of plastic or foil. There are many reasons why blister packaging is an excellent option for your medical product. With pharmaceutical products, there are many important factors to consider. Safety and security is certainly one component of medical packaging that we must consider. A blister pack can keep individual pills or tablets secure…

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Custom Packaging Solutions For Your Company

At Indepak, we serve the packaging and thermoforming needs of a huge variety of industries. Some of our clients are in the food or beverage businesses, while others produce electronics or retail products. Some of our clients work in the pharmaceutical or agricultural industries. For each industry, we can provide customized packaging solutions that fit the needs of your company and your product. For a food or beverage company, our customized packaging solutions range from the takeout clamshells used by…

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