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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 | 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 | Food Packaging

By: Nathan Dube
August 24th, 2021

You have begun the process of packaging your products in rigid packaging. Perhaps you are using hard plastic, paperboard, or metal containers.   But, to keep your customers safe from contamination, you want to add an additional layer of protective packaging to your products.   Having done some research, you have come to find that the most common way to do this is to add a layer of lidding film to your containers.   However, you are new to lidding films and are looking to learn more about these flexible packaging materials. You want to find out if they are the right solution for your protective packaging needs.   With many years of experience in protective packaging, Industrial Packaging has helped thousands of businesses choose the proper protective packaging for their products. And, we can help you to do the same.   In this article, we will explain what lidding films are. Additionally, we will explore some of the common materials and applications used for this type of protective packaging.   With the information here, you will be able to decide if lidding films are the right protective packaging material for your rigid packaging containers.

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Packaging Materials | Food Packaging

By: Nathan Dube
August 17th, 2021

You are looking for a new flexible packaging film. Perhaps you are looking for a more affordable alternative to cellophane.   Or, maybe, you require a film that has increased strength and superior barrier properties to resist water vapor and oxygen gas.   You may have many reasons for searching for biaxially oriented polypropylene overwrap film (also known as BOPP). But, the main thing you have had trouble finding concerning this material is information.   You have likely discovered that BOPP is a bit obscure when compared to other types of flexible packaging films. And, this has made finding the information you are looking for even more difficult.   Well, today, we are going to solve that problem for you.   As a multi-generational packaging company, Industrial Packaging has over 65 years of experience with packaging films. And, we have a library of information on the different types of packaging films currently available.   With the information in this article, you will better understand biaxially oriented polypropylene overwrap film, its applications, and its uses.