Thermoform Packaging

MAP Packaging: Keeping Foods Fresh Longer

Reducing food waste has long been a priority for every specialty foods company. We know you want to keep your food products as fresh as possible for as long as possible and modified atmosphere packaging makes it happen. How MAP Works With MAP packaging, we alter the “atmosphere” surrounding your food product. A single gas or a mix of gases are used for this process, typically nitrogen, carbon dioxide and occasionally oxygen. Nitrogen can be used in conjunction with many…

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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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Custom Electronics Packaging From Indepak

The electronics industry’s packaging needs are quite unique, and Indepak has been a long-time leader in thermoformed electronics packaging. We have the knowledge and experience needed to produce quality packaging for static-sensitive products. Here’s a quick look at our process. The Design & Development Process During the initial phase of your project, we learn all we can about your product, and when it comes to any type of electronics, we immediately begin thinking of ways to protect your items from…

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Thermoforming: Creating Custom Packaging & Trays

Through the process of thermoforming, we can create all types of custom plastic packaging, including blister packaging, clamshell packaging, thermoform trays, tubs with lids, thermoformed parts, point-of-purchase displays and more. Here’s a quick look at everything we can provide here at Indepak. How It Works For our thermoforming projects, we basically design a special custom mold in the shape of your package or product and place it an industrial thermoforming machine. From there, we insert sheets of thin-gauge thermoform plastic…

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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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Is Biodegradable Packaging Your Best Option?

These days there are tons of options for companies that want eco-friendly plastic packaging, and many of our clients ask us about biodegradable packaging. While this may be a great option for some, it’s by no means the only option available. Here are a few facts about biodegradable packaging and some of our options available at Indepak. Most people assume that biodegradable packaging can simply be thrown into the regular trash bin and then it will simply biodegrade in a…

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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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