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Poly Bags: Everything You Need To Know And More!

Poly Bags: Everything You Need To Know And More!

Polybags are a ubiquitous and essential part of our everyday lives. Millions of products get shipped worldwide every day that use these bags. Poly mailers are essential in creating a secure, temperature-controlled environment that limits the growth of bacteria, mold,...
The Best Packaging To Use For Household Items

The Best Packaging To Use For Household Items

We’ve become so accustomed to convenience in our modern world that it’s hard to fathom living without our universal household items. They save us endless hours of extra labor and effort in our daily lives. But these necessities don’t get the recognition they deserve....
What Is Recyclable Packaging?

What Is Recyclable Packaging?

You don’t have to look far to see or hear the impacts of industry on the environment. Crude oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico or landfills full of avoidable household waste. Not to mention the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, estimated to be 620,000 square miles. Many...
Compostable Packaging Myths Debunked

Compostable Packaging Myths Debunked

Did you know that the world generates approximately 300 million tons of plastic waste each year and that 60% of this plastic waste is not recycled? Instead, it persists in environmental landfills, leading to significant threats to human life, animals, and nature. But...
How and Why Is Nitrogen Gas Used For Packaging?

How and Why Is Nitrogen Gas Used For Packaging?

To the average consumer, it may come as a shock to discover that nitrogen gas is used so widely in food packaging. After all, this elemental gas is something we don’t hear about very often, even though it comprises approximately 78% of the atmosphere that sustains...
Vitamin Packaging in 2022: A General Overview

Vitamin Packaging in 2022: A General Overview

The vitamin market reaches new heights every year, as consumers look to boost their health and longevity with more potent and personalized products. Established companies lead the charge in market growth. Yet, much of the new interest in vitamins comes from smaller...
Recyclable Bags: A High-Level Overview

Recyclable Bags: A High-Level Overview

We are in the plastic age, where parts of what we wear and use every day are made from some form of plastic material. Plastics aren’t created equal. What kind of material makes up our daily use of plastic? What’s more, which of these materials are recyclable plastics?...
Greenwashing: What Is It And What Does It Mean?

Greenwashing: What Is It And What Does It Mean?

In today’s environment-conscious world, it’s becoming more common to hear people rave about a company that makes big waves in the community for going “green.” Not every company is as committed to sustainability as they would have you believe. Known as...
The Best Packaging for Dog Flea Treatment

The Best Packaging for Dog Flea Treatment

Dog flea treatments are among the top-selling pet care items in the world. These flea prevention tools help dog owners combat discomfort, disease, and other flea-borne issues safely. But since flea control medicines like flea collars and tick spray are potent,...
What Is a Heat Sealer and Why Is It Important?

What Is a Heat Sealer and Why Is It Important?

Product packaging often comes down to choosing materials and creating designs that appeal to customers, considering everything from barrier properties to branding. But a part of the equation that often goes overlooked is how packages are sealed and what goes into...
Why Is Moisture Important for Packaging?

Why Is Moisture Important for Packaging?

When packaging products, manufacturers have to consider all variables. It’s not just about delivering the product in one piece but also protecting it from destructive elements like heat, gasses, and perhaps most importantly, moisture. Whether it’s water, vapor,...
When To Use a Light Proof Container for Packaging

When To Use a Light Proof Container for Packaging

Light-proofing tends not to be a priority of all the barrier properties to consider when developing a packaging system. However, for certain industries, it’s a top concern, alongside moisture blocking and other forms of protection. We don’t usually think of light as...
How Is Aluminum Foil Used for Packaging?

How Is Aluminum Foil Used for Packaging?

We all know that aluminum foil is a proven solution for packaging technology, logistics, branding flexibility, and more — but what is it about this material that has allowed it to stand the test of time? In this article, let’s examine how aluminum foil is used for...
What Do Barrier Properties Do?

What Do Barrier Properties Do?

There is far more to the world of packaging than meets the eye. Every type of packaging material comes with pros and cons that can only be fully understood by analyzing the logistics from every possible angle. Some of the most important packaging features fall into...
4 Examples of Bad Packaging and How To Avoid

4 Examples of Bad Packaging and How To Avoid

Have you ever sold a product and been disappointed by your reviews — not of the product itself but of its package? If so, you’re not alone. Packaging is an essential part of the purchase decision. It catches your consumer’s eye and helps them decide whether or not to...
Small Packaging Uses You Never Thought About

Small Packaging Uses You Never Thought About

The phone you’re using now came with a small box that housed the smartphone, earphones, charger, and USB cable. You’re also likely to see earrings, necklaces, rings, jewelry boxes, and other loose jewelry in a tiny box mailer. Small packaging not only...
What Is a Spout Pouch and Why Does It Exist?

What Is a Spout Pouch and Why Does It Exist?

Spout packaging has changed the game for the food and beverage markets. Nielsen stated that spout pouch beverage sales reached about $200 million annually in 2020. This is ten times what the market was in 2010. In fact, during the pandemic, a bar was able to remain...
How Unique Packaging Helps With Brand Identity

How Unique Packaging Helps With Brand Identity

The McDonald’s Happy Meal box is nostalgic. The product packaging takes you back to your childhood and the memorable experience of enjoying the iconic fast-food meal. The box’s red color and the handle’s golden arches inspire excitement and happiness...
How Packaging Design Can Influence Your Customer

How Packaging Design Can Influence Your Customer

A few brands come to mind when it comes to exceptional packaging design. Case in point, Happy Socks employs creativity when designing its packaging by using lively patterns, typography, and graphic designs often seen in its products. The company has diversified its...
Child-Resistant Flexible Packaging in 2022

Child-Resistant Flexible Packaging in 2022

Flexible packaging is good for many reasons. But what has piqued the interest of manufacturers, retailers, and consumers is its child-resistant capabilities, sustainability, and compact design. According to the FPA, flexible packaging use is expected to grow in the...
Stand-Up Pouch Packaging: Storage Uses & More!

Stand-Up Pouch Packaging: Storage Uses & More!

Have you increasingly seen paper or polyethylene bags standing upright on shelves of your neighborhood supermarket? Those are called stand-up pouches, and they’ve become very popular. In fact, the global market for this packaging was $11.13 billion in 2018 and...