Plastic Thermoforming

Custom Thermoform Plastic Packaging From Indepak

If you need custom blister packaging, custom clamshell packaging, custom thermoform trays or perhaps tubs with (or without) lids, the team at Indepak has been designing and creating these items since 1967. Here’s a quick look at the world of thermoform plastic as well as the part we play in the industry. What Is Thermoform Plastic? There are many types of plastic that fall under the category of thermoform plastic. In general, there are two main categories of plastic –…

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Blister Pack Manufacturers: Your Custom Packaging Options

A plastic blister is a packaging option that can be used for just about any product. As blister pack manufacturers, we’ve created these packages for products such as school supplies, tools, office supplies, personal care items, pharmaceutical products, electronics and much more. Reasons To Consider Plastic Blisters 1. Affordability – Packaging can eat up a good portion of your budget, but a plastic blister can be one of the most affordable types of packaging to consider. At Indepak, we use…

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5 Questions To Ask Your Thermoformer

If you need custom plastic packaging, you need to talk with a thermoformer. These are the professionals that design and produce all types of plastic packaging. Before you select a thermoforming company, ask the sales representative some of the following questions. 1. What Kind Of Packaging Can You Create? Obviously, the first step should be to determine whether or not the thermoformer can accommodate your needs. While some thermoforming companies can produce a wide range of packaging options, some companies…

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Plastic Packaging Manufacturers: Increasing Sustainability

It often feels as though plastic has become Public Enemy #1, and in the last 10 years, there’s been a huge push for people to reduce their use of plastic. Plastic straw bans and plastic bag bans are becoming more and more common. It might surprise you to learn that as plastic manufacturers, we are deeply concerned with sustainability and our impact on the environment. Our company’s story begins way back in 1967, when plastics weren’t as commonly used as…

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Thermoforming: Affordable Custom Packaging Solutions & More

If you need custom plastic packaging, thermoforming companies are where to turn, and, at Indepak, we’ve been designing and producing packaging for more than 50 years. But, that’s certainly not the only thermoformed product we can provide for our clients. Here’s a quick look at some of the services you might need. Thermoform Trays Many industrial firms will need internal material handling trays, pick and place trays or business-to-business tote trays. These trays often are used for automation applications and…

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6 Benefits Of Plastic Clamshell Packaging

We know that you have many options for packaging, but plastic clamshell packaging can be an excellent choice for many retail and specialty food products. At Indepak, we’ve been creating custom clamshells for more than 50 years and would like to share some of the benefits inherent with our plastic clamshells. 1. Design Versatility Through the magic of thermoforming, we can create virtually size and shape of clamshell package you might need. Whether you need something simple, like a clamshell…

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Plastic Clamshell Containers: 5 Sustainable Options

Plastic clamshell containers are a popular and versatile packaging option for many industries, especially for food, grocery and restaurant-related businesses as well as many retail products. There are many different materials that can be used for clamshells, and that includes several sustainable options, including the following. 1. Recyclable Materials Virtually every material we use at Indepak is recyclable. Materials such as PET (polyethylene terephthalate) and HDPE (high-density polyethylene) are accepted by virtually every curbside recycling program in the country. Additionally,…

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Plastic Packaging & Ecommerce: What You Need To Know

As the years pass by, many of our clients are selling more and more of their products through ecommerce rather than just at traditional brick and mortar stores. Perhaps even four or five years ago, you might not have considered the differences between packaging for a brick and mortar location versus an online store, but it might be time to consider your plastic packaging options. Brick & Mortar Packaging When you are selling items at a physical location where consumers…

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5 Facts About Bio-Based Packaging & Bioplastics

For many products, using bio-based packaging can be an excellent way for a company to reduce its carbon footprint. Bioplastic materials can be used to create packaging for food and retail products, and is becoming more and more common. Take a look at some quick facts about bio-based packaging and materials. 1. We Use Renewable Materials For roughly half of all bio-based packaging, companies will use plastics sourced from plant starch, such as corn or potato starch. These thermoform starch…

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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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