Retail Packaging

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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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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Clamshell & Blister Packaging: 9 Options To Consider

At Indepak, we’ve been designing clamshell & blister packaging for more than 50 years. These types of packages can be designed to hold just about anything and one of their biggest advantages is that they allow consumers to see your product. Consumers are far more likely to buy a product if they actually can see what it looks like. We have a myriad of versatile options for your clamshell and blister packaging, including the following. 1. Clamshells Technically a clamshell…

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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 Food Packaging Trends That Win Customers

If you’ve spent more than five minutes in a typical grocery store, you’ve seen just how many products consumers are exposed to on a daily basis. With so many brands competing for attention, it’s imperative that your food packaging stand out from the crowd. These days, there are several design and product trends that can entice someone to select your product. 1. Convenience Consumers are busy, and any time you can make their lives a little bit easier, you’ll reap…

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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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7 Factors To Consider When Selecting Packaging Companies

If you are searching for packaging companies, you know it’s crucial to find one that consistently produces a quality product, but that’s not the only factor to consider. Before you choose, be sure that the company you select can fulfill the following criteria. 1. An Experienced Team We create packaging using a process known as thermoforming, and there are many thermoforming companies out there. Few, however, have our level of experience. Since 1967, we’ve been creating quality packaging and our…

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Anti-Static Packaging: 5 Important Facts

If you need anti-static packaging, you’ve come to the right place. Since 1967, Indepak has been a leader in the thermoforming industry, including the production of custom packaging for static-sensitive products. Here’s a quick look at anti-static packaging and how we can help. 1. Anti-Static Packaging: What Does It Mean? Computer parts and electronic components are particularly sensitive to static electricity, and anti-static packaging is what we use to protect these static-sensitive items. Sometimes this will be known as ESD…

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Eco-Friendly Packaging: Your Top 5 Options

Several recent studies and surveys have shown that consumers place a high value on purchasing items with sustainable packaging. If a consumer is choosing between your product and a competitor, the sustainability factor can make or break the sale even if one product is pricier than another. At Indepak, we can provide you with several eco-friendly packaging options that entice consumers and reduce your global footprint. 1. Recyclable Materials Just about every material we use at Indepak can be recycled,…

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Retail Product Packaging & 5 Facts About Sustainability

Retail product packaging and sustainability can go hand in hand, and while you might not immediately think about thermoform plastics as an option, these materials are more eco-friendly than you might imagine. At Indepak, our goal is to produce the highest quality packaging with the least environmental impact, so here are a few facts that highlight how we can create sustainable packaging options for you. 1. Less Is More While some packaging materials might seem more eco-friendly, you often must…

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