Plastic Thermoforming

Blister Packaging: 4 Trends To Watch

While some design trends come and go, others make a more substantial impact in the packaging world. At Indepak, we are always studying the latest trends and packaging innovations to help provide our customers with the best possible packaging designs, and this includes our custom blister packaging. As we head into 2021, here’s what’s on the radar packaging-wise. 1. Sustainable Packaging Options The trend toward greater sustainability isn’t new, but it continues to gain momentum. More and more consumers, especially…

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Clamshell Packages: Innovative & Affordable Designs

At Indepak, we can design any type of custom plastic packaging that you might need, this includes blister packaging, thermoformed trays, tubs and clamshell packages. Let’s take a look at clamshell packaging to help you decide if this is your best packaging option. Common Uses For Clamshell Packages Clamshells can be used for a wide range of products throughout many industries including: • Specialty Foods – We can design clamshell packages to hold fresh fruit, vegetables, deli items, bakery items,…

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4 Benefits of Rigid Plastic Packaging

No matter what type of product you sell, it more than likely needs a package. But what type of packaging should you choose – plastic, cardboard, glass, aluminum? Depending on your product there are many options, but at Indepak, we’d like to talk a bit about why rigid plastic packaging might be the best choice. What Is Rigid Plastic Packaging? When it comes to plastic packaging, there are three main options. You can create a package entirely out of rigid…

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9 Facts About The Plastic Clamshell

At Indepak, we produce many different types of packaging, including blister packaging, clamshells, thermoformed trays, tubs and even plastic parts. The plastic clamshell has been a popular type of packaging for more than 40 years, and while we can design clamshells for just about any product, we’d also like to share some facts about this versatile packaging option. 1. Clamshells Are A Type Of Blister Packaging Blister packaging has been around for about 50 years, but in the late 1970s,…

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Sustainable Food Packaging Options From Indepak

When you think about sustainable food packaging, plastic materials might not spring to mind immediately. However, plastic packaging can be the best and most sustainable packaging option for many products, especially foods and beverages and there are several reasons why. 1. Plastic Materials Help Preserve Foods Plastic materials keep out moisture and mold and protect your specialty food items. With modified atmosphere packaging, you can increase the shelf life of your product. For this type of food packaging, we create…

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Sustainable Custom Packaging Solutions From Indepak

These days customers aren’t just looking for great products. They are hunting for products from companies that care about the environment. Many consumers will purchase one product over another based upon the sustainability of the packaging. At Indepak, we can create custom packaging solutions that can meet or exceed your sustainability goals.   What Is Sustainable Packaging? Sustainable packaging is any type of packaging that is either easy to recycle or created using materials that are as eco-friendly as possible.…

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Recyclable Packaging: 5 Facts About rPET

Plastic can be an excellent material choice for many types of packaging, in terms of affordability and protectability, but it also can be an excellent choice for companies looking for sustainable packaging options. While there are many eco-friendly materials to consider, let’s take a look at one of the most popular – rPET.   rPET is PET’s Recycled Cousin PET stands for polyethylene terephthalate and this is one of the popular options for plastic packaging. It’s inexpensive, lightweight, clear, moisture-resistant…

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PET & PETG Plastic: 6 Facts You Need To Know

When it comes to plastics, polyethylene terephthalate or PET is one of the most commonly used polymers on the planet. It’s often used to create those single-use plastic water bottles, but PET and PETG plastic can be great options for many different types of packaging, and here’s why. 1. PET & PETG Plastic Is Easy To Recycle Plastics can be great packaging materials for many reasons. They are impact-resistant, moisture-resistant and affordable, but some types of plastic are more than…

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Ecommerce Packaging: 5 Factors To Consider

In 2019, ecommerce generated more than $4 trillion in sales globally, and with the current pandemic, more and more consumers are turning to the convenience and safety of ecommerce for many of their shopping needs. In many cases, this means that companies need to think about their ecommerce packaging and make some adjustments to adapt to the online shopping world. The recent global crisis has introduced millions of people to the world of online shopping, but even after the crisis…

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Anti-Static & ESD Packaging From Indepak

If you think of anti-static packaging or ESD packaging, your mind probably immediately begins to think about electronics or computer components. While these are items that definitely need static-sensitive packaging, many products can benefit from this type of packaging, including many retail items. When it comes to electronic products and components, poor packaging is a huge issue. Electrostatic discharge can and does damage these sensitive items, and if you opt for the wrong packaging materials, your products may suffer the…

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