Plastic Thermoforming

Thermoform Trays & Other Products We Create

Here at Indepak, we understand that product packaging can be the heart and soul of your branding efforts. Great packaging should offer a holistic benefit to your product and brand. It shouldn’t just be functionally sound; it should also add a little flair, substance, and style to your products. That is why Indepak boasts a broad variety of packaging, ranging from thermoform trays to clamshell packaging and everything in between. Our state-of-the-art facility churns out top-notch product packaging suitable for…

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4 Great Reasons To Consider Plastic Thermoforming

Because you have a fantastic, top-notch product, don’t you feel your specialty item deserves the highest quality packaging? You need appealing and functional product packaging and that’s where we come in. At Indepak, we’ve been using plastic thermoforming to craft packaging for companies from just about every industry imaginable. Plastic thermoforming is a process by which a sheet of plastic is fed into an industrial thermoforming machine. While in this machine, the plastic will be heated to pliable temperature and…

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Retail Packaging: Four Ways To Reduce Your Costs

Whether your company produces office supplies, electronics gear, tools or another item, reducing your retail packaging costs is always an important consideration. There are actually several ways to ensure that you spend as little as possible on packaging without sacrificing quality. 1. Select Affordable Materials Packaging can eat up a large amount of your operating budget every year, so selecting retail packaging materials that don’t break the bank is essential. Fortunately, thermoplastics, such as those we use at Indepak, can…

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Interesting Tidbits From The History Of Food Packaging

While cavemen probably worried little about food packaging, for many centuries, humans have spent a good deal of time researching, designing and improving food packaging. As time has progressed, food manufacturers have enjoyed more and more packaging options including the plastic food packaging we produce here at Indepak. Ancient Greeks and Egyptians created many types of glass jars and containers to hold food and liquids as far back as 1500 BCE; however it was Napoleon who in many ways jump…

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3 Industries That Need Thermoformed Trays

While we create all kinds of thermoformed packaging and products here at Indepak, designing custom thermoform trays is one of our specialties. Virtually every industry has a need for different types of thermoformed trays and we can create trays for any industry. Here are just three industries for which we often create these handy trays. The Specialty Foods Industry Food packaging, in general, definitely needs some special attention. While virtually any type of thermoplastic can be used to make thermoform…

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Custom Packaging & Thermoplastics Are A Perfect Pair

As a thermoforming company, we at Indepak believe that thermoplastics are some of the best packaging materials available. If you need any type of custom packaging, thermoplastics might be the perfect fit for your needs. We can use thermoplastics, and perhaps a combination of thermoplastics and other materials, to create secure, attractive and affordable packaging. We serve many different industries and create custom packaging for retail clients that range from companies that produce office supplies to those that produce toys…

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The Unique World Of Medical Packaging & Plastic Food Packaging

While every industry has its own specific packaging needs, when it comes to food and pharmaceutical or medical products, special care is essential. After all, these are products that affect the health of people all over the world. At Indepak, we have been creating food and medical packaging for years and understand the special needs of these industries. Medical Packaging There are many different types of medical packaging. For instance, prescribed medications and over-the-counter medicines often are enclosed in single-dose…

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What We Can Create Using Thermoformed Plastics

When people ask us what we can create using thermoformed plastics, the answer we usually give is that virtually anything can be created using these versatile materials. People hire us to create packages, trays, parts and products. Basically, whatever you might need, we can create using thermoformed plastic. There are two distinct categories of plastic, thermoformed and thermoset. These two terms sound very similar and both include the use of heat to mold and shape plastic. However, thermoformed plastic is…

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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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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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