Thermoform Molding

Custom Plastic Containers: Clamshells, Blisters, Trays & More

At Indepak, we’ve been creating custom plastic containers and custom product packaging since 1967. Here’s a quick look at how plastics can be an excellent packaging choice, and the types of plastic packaging we can provide to customers throughout a wide range of industries. Why Plastic? 5 Advantages of Plastic Packaging There are many packaging materials available including paper and cardboard, glass and aluminum, but plastics have the advantage over these materials for several reasons. 1. Cost Containment – First…

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5 Facts About Custom Thermoforming

Custom thermoforming is the process we use to create packaging for our clients, and this versatile production method allows us to produce packaging for just about any industry. Let’s take a look at thermoforming and how it can benefit your company.   What Is Thermoforming? Thermoforming is an industrial process where sheets of plastic are heated to a malleable temperature and then forced into molds, either using pressure force, vacuum force or a combination of the two.   At Indepak,…

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Understanding Plastic Clamshell Packaging Materials

The plastic clamshell is one of the most versatile options for product packaging and can be used for a wide array of retail products as well as many specialty foods. At Indepak, we’ve been designing and producing custom clamshell packaging for more than 50 years for retailers and specialty food companies.   When we design a plastic clamshell, a variety of factors must be taken into consideration. This includes weight, strength, presentation, cost containment, etc. All of this boils down…

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Custom Clamshell Packs For Food, Medical & Retail Products

Clamshell packs can be an affordable packaging option for many products, including specialty foods, medical products, electronics and many retail products. At Indepak, we’ve been an industry leader in the production of clamshell packaging since 1967, and we often recommend clamshells to our clients for several reasons, including:   Affordability Thermoform plastics are among the most affordable packaging materials. At Indepak, we work with a wide range of plastic materials, including materials with recycled content and starch-based biomaterials, any of…

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Clamshell Packaging: Is This Your Best Option?

At Indepak, our goal is always to find the best packaging solution for every client. After more than 50 years in the packaging industry, we have the experience needed to identify the ideal packaging type for any product and while clamshell packaging is an excellent fit for many items, we have a few other options, as well.   Plastic clamshell packaging, as the name suggests, includes two pieces of plastic that connect at one edge which forms a hinge. Clamshell…

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Thermoform Plastic Materials: 8 Plastics We Use

At Indepak, we can design thermoform plastic packaging, trays and containers using a wide variety of materials. The materials we select for each client vary on several factors, including the following. Type of Product Each type of thermoform plastic has its own unique characteristics. For instance, some are more chemical-resistant than others. Some thermoform plastics are more heat-resistant than others. Some plastics offer a higher level of impact resistance than others. Many products are static-sensitive, and we need to select…

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Rigid Packaging Materials: What Are Your Options?

When it comes to packaging materials, manufacturers have a variety of options, including rigid packaging and flexible packaging. At Indepak, we specialize in providing rigid plastic packaging for our customers. Here’s a look at the materials we can use to create your custom packaging.   Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) ABS is highly resistant to many chemicals and it’s a strong rigid plastic material. ABS also can be made in a variety of beautiful custom colors. In fact, ABS is the…

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Custom Thermoformed Trays: Food, Medical, Industrial & More

Thermoformed trays are an ideal packaging option for many products in a wide range of industries. At Indepak, we’ve been a leading manufacturer of custom plastic trays for more than 50 years. Here’s a quick look at the thermoforming process and the types of trays we can provide for your products.   What Is Thermoforming? Indepak specializes in thermoforming thin-gauge rigid plastic materials. To create trays and other types of packaging, such as blister packaging and clamshell packaging, we place…

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Custom Clamshell Containers: 5 Budget-Friendly Options

Clamshell packaging is the ideal option for many products. At Indepak, we design clamshell containers for a wide range of specialty food products as well as many retail products. We can provide you with an affordable and innovative design, and have many budget-friendly options and processes, including the following: 1. Semi-Custom Clamshells Stock clamshells are one of the most affordable packaging options, but they simply don’t work for every product. However, semi-custom clamshells might be a budget-friendly option to consider.…

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Thermoforming Companies: Custom Packaging & Parts

If you’ve been searching for thermoforming companies, Indepak has been an industry leader for more than 50 years. We’ve been designing custom packaging and parts since 1967 and can create just about anything you might need. Here’s a look at thermoforming and the type of custom packaging solutions we provide for our clients. Thermoforming: How The Process Works We have many clients who ask about thermoforming vs. pressure forming or thermoforming vs. vacuum forming. Let’s talk for a minute about…

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