Custom Thermoforming

Vacuum Thermoforming & High-Impact Plastics

Vacuum thermoforming is one of the processes by which many plastic packages and products are created. Two of the plastics that we often use here at Indepak include high-impact polystyrene and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. These two types of thermoplastic can be formed via vacuum thermoforming as well as injection molding. High-impact polystyrene or HIPS is a highly versatile thermoplastic that has the added advantage of being a highly affordable vacuum thermoforming option. It also is known for its impact resistance…

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Reasons To Love Plastic Thermoforming

We love plastic thermoforming and enjoy designing and producing packaging and products for our clients, it’s our passion. For those who don’t know a great deal about thermoforming, here are some reasons why plastic thermoforming is great. 1. Plastic Thermoforming Is Versatile Apply heat to plastic and force it into a mold and you can create almost anything, from any shape of package as well as many helpful products. Of course, the process of plastic thermoforming is a bit more…

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Keep Your Costs Down With Thermoforming By Indepak

Because every product needs some type of package, you know that a decent portion of your yearly budget will be allocated toward packaging. However, there are many ways to reduce the costs associated with packaging and as a thermoforming company our goal is always to product the highest quality packaging at the lowest possible cost to our customer. Selecting thermoforming for package creation is definitely a great way to lower your costs. There are many types of thermoplastic that we…

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Plastic Thermoforming & Production

Plastic thermoforming is a process by which a wide variety of products and packaging can be created. Plastic thermoforming can be used to create large products such as plastic lawn chairs or small items such as the thermoform trays that protect crackers in retail food packaging. At Indepak, we specialize in thin-gauge plastic thermoforming. There are two basic types of thermoforming – thin gauge and thick gauge. Our high-quality, high-speed equipment can thermoform a variety of rigid materials from .008-inch…

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Plastic Food Packaging: From Design To Production

If you are in the specialty food industry, you need containers and packaging. It is simply part of the equation. Plastic food packaging can be an excellent option because it’s durable and lightweight. You also have the option of clear plastic food packaging, which showcases your product for consumers. At Indepak, we create all kinds of plastic food packaging. Our clients range from restauranteurs and caterers to companies that produce a wide variety of food and beverages. Some of the…

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Custom Thermoforming & Custom Packaging: Different Thermoplastic Options

There are many different types of thermoplastics and the team at Indepak can help you decide which type is best for your custom packaging or thermoplastic product. In order to select the best thermoplastic, we have to consider many factors include the size, shape and material components of your product as well as your budget. Polyethylene, which comes in several different forms, is one type of thermoplastic that might be worth considering for your custom thermoforming design. HDPE or high-density…

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Custom Packaging Design Tips

One of the best things about thermoforming is the versatility. You can create virtually any size or shape of package, and you even can come up with a custom packaging design that fits perfectly around your product. While creating an attractive custom packaging design is always important, there are other factors to consider when thinking about packaging designs. For instance, the size of your packaging affects your overall costs and not just for the packaging itself. If your package is…

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Retail Product Packaging: Different Options To Consider

Every product needs a package, and custom thermoforming is an excellent option for retail product packaging. By using thermoplastics, you can create virtually any shape or size of package to protect and preserve any type of product. At Indepak, we create custom retail product packaging for many different industries. Our clients include companies from the pharmaceutical and medical industries, the specialty foods industry, the electronics and high tech industries, the agricultural industry and many retail companies. For our retail clients,…

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Custom Thermoforming: Packaging, Products & More

When you think about custom thermoforming, you might be thinking just about packaging, but at Indepak, we can create almost any product your might need. Plastic thermoforming is amazingly versatile and can be used to make all sorts of durable, lightweight plastic products. While we certainly produce our fair share of blister packs and clamshells, custom thermoforming can be used to make all sizes and shapes of plastic trays. These trays can hold everything from cookies and candies to electronics…

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Key Moments In The History Of Industrial Thermoform

In the grand scheme of things, industrial thermoform is a relatively new industry. While the development of modern plastics stretches mostly back to the early 20th century, scientists have been working on creating plastic substances since the early half of the 19th century and natural rubber has been used for centuries. Two of the first key figures in the development of plastics were Thomas Hancock and Charles Goodyear. The latter name probably is quite familiar to you as the name…

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