Custom Clamshell Packaging From Indepak

Custom clamshell packaging can be a great option for many products, and over the course of the last 50+ years, we’ve designed plastic clamshell packaging for a myriad of food and retail products.

No matter what type of product you sell, we can design a package that meets your product needs as well as your budget. Here’s a quick look at clamshells in general.

Benefits Of Plastic Clamshell Packaging

1. Protective

When it comes to retail products, electronics and personal care products, sealed clamshells are perhaps the most tamper-resistant and tamper-evident packaging option available.

2. Affordable

3. Versatile & Attractive

4. Recyclable

Industries We Serve

Specialty Foods

Clamshells and the specialty foods industry go together like peas and carrots, so to speak. Clamshell packaging is the perfect option for items such as fresh fruits and veggies, deli sandwiches & other deli items, sushi, bakery goods and much more.

We have a variety of food-compliant materials we can use to create your food clamshell packaging. Whether you need takeaway containers, produce clamshell packaging or something else entirely, we can help. We also can create custom trays with multiple cavities and lids, which might be a great option for those large deli trays, veggie trays and cookie trays.

Personal Care


Other Retailers

Clamshell Packaging Materials

At Indepak, our facility includes multiple lines industrial thermoforming equipment, allowing us to process many different types of plastic materials and meet the needs of a wide range of clients from many industries. Here’s a quick look at just a few of the types of plastic we can process.


Polyethylene terephthalate is approved for food contact by the Food & Drug Administration, and, of course, it might be an option for your retail clamshell packaging as well. PET is a highly recyclable material, as well providing an excellent moisture barrier to protect your products.




Sustainable Options

Types of Clamshells

There are actual several types of clamshells, including:

Hinged Clamshells

These are the classic type of clamshells, with a custom front and back that are connected with a hinge. For retail products, we can add a hang tab, so that retailers can hang your product on a hook.

Two-Piece Designs

Tri-Fold Clamshells

Clamshell Sealing Options

We have many different options for sealing up your clamshell packaging. If you need a strong, tamper-resistant seal, heat sealing and RF welding can be excellent options. Button seals/bubble locks and rail seals are other options to consider, these are easy-options that might be well suited for food products or products where you want to make it easy for consumers to close and open the container more than once.

If you need any type of clamshell packaging, give us a call at any time. We also can create thermoform trays, blister packaging and other types of thermoform plastic packaging. We also offer services such as inventory management, package fulfilment and on-time shipping to provide total packaging solutions for each of our clients.