The Flexible Packaging Blog

Reviews, trends, and tips covering all things flexible packaging to protect your products and your bottom line.

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Packaging Materials | Packaging Design | Food Packaging

By: Nathan Dube
October 5th, 2021

Whether you are packaging food or some type of consumer goods, you have spent much time researching the different packaging materials for your product packaging needs.   You have considered many different packaging supplies, but you had to do a lot of searching before coming across carded packaging.   During that time, you discovered skin packaging. After reviewing the elements of skin packaging and what is involved when using these types of packaging materials, you decided that skin packs are the right packaging supplies for your current packaging project.   The only problem is that you are having trouble finding pricing information for skin packaging and each of the related products that make up a skin pack.   You have been frustrated that you cannot find this information and have been scouring the internet for this data to no avail.   However, your quest to find this information ends now.   With many decades in the packaging industry, Industrial Packaging has been consulting thousands of clients on the cost of skin packaging for years. And, we can do the same for you.   This article will explain how much skin packaging costs and describe the additional items that can impact that cost. After reading this article, you will know how much skin packaging costs and will be one step closer to purchasing.

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Packaging Materials | Packaging Design

By: Nathan Dube
September 30th, 2021

After comparing the different types of strapping material, you have decided that you do not want to invest in automatic strapping machinery. You have further agreed that manual strapping is the best choice for your strapping needs.   You have your tensioner tool in hand, and you are ready to get strapping! The only problem is, you are having trouble finding concrete pricing for manual strapping material.   You have found that pricing information for your chosen strapping material on other websites is shoddy and confusing at best.   You are frustrated because you are excited and ready to start strapping your products and getting them to market as quickly as possible.   But, you can't seem to get a straight answer from any other vendors you have reached out to for your specific manual strapping costs. And, many of these vendors are trying to push you in front of salespeople that you do not want to talk with!   The nerve! Am I right?   Don't worry; we will not give you vague pricing or attempt to force you in front of one of our lovely sales team members. No, we are going to provide you with precisely what you are looking for and nothing else.   With over 65 years in the packaging industry, we know how some companies will force you to jump through hoops to get straight pricing information without any nonsense. And, we know how annoying that is!   This article is going to  provide you with the price for manual strapping material. After reading this article, you will have everything you need to continue with your manual strapping purchase.

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Packaging Materials | Packaging Design | Food Packaging

By: Nathan Dube
September 28th, 2021

Clams! Lobster! Haddock! Salmon! Mussels! Geoduck! Oysters! Shrimp! The list goes on and on.   There is a whole universe of seafood to eat. There is an equally large selection of packaging materials to package your succulent fruits of the sea.   As a seafood processing and manufacturing company, you are looking for the appropriate packaging materials to package your products.   But, you don't want just any old packaging materials. You want to give your customers the most beneficial packaging currently on the market.   You have been trying to find the top seafood packaging materials but are not sure where to start. You are looking for this information but have been having trouble finding it.   Well, fortunately for you, today's catch of the day is the top 5 types of seafood packaging!   With multiple generations in the food packaging industry, Industrial Packaging knows the most popular types of seafood packaging currently available.   This article will cover the top 5 types of seafood packaging. After reading this article, you will be able to choose the proper seafood packaging for your business!

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Packaging Materials | Packaging Design | Food Packaging

By: Nathan Dube
September 23rd, 2021

During your journey through educating yourself about the different types of flexible packaging films, you have decided that you want to use shrink film or biaxially oriented polypropylene overwrap film (also known as BOPP).   However, you are not sure what the difference between these two types of flexible packaging films is. You want to understand the difference between these films so that you can choose the proper film for your product packaging needs.   But, you have not been able to find a comparison for these two films, and it's been hard to get the answers you are looking for.   Luckily, today, you have come to the Industrial Packaging blog.   In this article, we will compare BOPP film and shrink film. After reading this article, you will be able to choose the appropriate film for your packaging needs.

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Packaging Materials | Food Packaging

By: Nathan Dube
September 20th, 2021

All right! You are ready to move forward with a new packaging project, and you have found the type of packaging materials that you feel makes the most sense for your business.   After searching through various types of packaging supplies, you eventually came across carded packaging. While lightly perusing this topic, you found clamshells—the perfect containers for your packaging needs.   You know that you want to use clamshells for your products, but you are unsure which type of clamshell you wish to use.   You are familiar with a couple of different types of these containers, but you are unsure which type makes the most sense for your business.   That is why we are going to help you select the best clamshell packaging for your products.   As a multi-generational packaging company, we have been working with clamshell packaging for more years than we can count!   This article will introduce you to the most popular clamshells currently available today. With the information in this article, you will be able to choose the proper clamshell packaging for your product packaging requirements!

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Packaging Materials | Environment

By: Nathan Dube
September 16th, 2021

Maybe you are a business owner who is environmentally conscious and concerned about the impact of your packaging materials on our planet earth.   Then again, you could be hyper-focused on your customer's feelings about sustainability and the environment. Or perhaps you are both.   Either way, you spent a fair amount of time researching different types of environmentally friendly and sustainable packaging materials.   You have considered various options such as flexible packaging, recyclable packaging, bio-based packaging, and compostable packaging.   After reviewing the various types of sustainable packaging supplies currently available, you have taken a keen and penetrating interest in compostable packaging.   From the surface level, compostable packaging seems like a miracle cure for the detrimental effects of traditional plastic packaging supplies.   You are hoping that you can use these supplies to make your business far more green. However, you are not sure how compostable packaging actually works once it has reached your customer. And, you want to know if compostable packaging is fully biodegradable.   With decades in the packaging industry, Industrial Packaging has had our thumb on the pulse of compostable packaging since the day it arrived on the market.   This article will explain the complexities of compostable packaging and reveal the truth of the situation regarding the question, "is compostable packaging really biodegradable?"