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01Oct 2015

Truly effective sustainable packaging requires innovative designs and environmentally-friendly sources. The H-Loc Trapped Blister is a safe, healthy and eco-friendly alternative to the traditional clamshell, and boasts 100% recyclability through four major components.  Recycled Plastics.Instead of utilizing an all-plastic design like the clamshell, the trapped blister uses just a minimal amount of RPET plastic to […]

29Sep 2015

Many people don’t often think about the creativity and innovation that goes into today’s effective packaging solutions. Yet with the increasing awareness of our impact on the environment and the future, particularly the effects of product packaging, many retailers and manufacturers are looking for ways to package products that go above and beyond the simple […]

25Sep 2015

Product packaging has many different purposes, from protecting products through shipping and handling processes, to effective marketing strategies that get the product off the shelves and into customers’ hands. Successful packaging must also keep products safe from tampering, which involves altering or damaging a product. Tamper-evident properties allow retailers and consumers to identify whether a […]

24Sep 2015

In an effort to create more sustainable solutions for a healthier, safer environment and future, Wal-Mart has developed the Wal-Mart Packaging Scorecard to encourage suppliers to take a more active approach in greener packaging initiatives. As sustainable packaging becomes a growing concern for businesses and consumers alike, the packaging scorecard works as a helpful tool […]

10Sep 2015

As consumers become more aware of their impact on the environment’s safety and future, they are taking bigger steps to live more sustainably, whether through making their homes more energy efficient or buying products that are packaged with recyclable, sustainable materials. Sustainable packaging is showing up everywhere – potato chip bags, beverage bottles, CD cases, […]

08Sep 2015

Today’s consumers are becoming more aware of their carbon footprints, seeking out alternative, greener ways of living. Achieving a sustainable future requires fully understanding the environmental impact of everyday products. The Walmart Sustainability Index works toward developing products and packaging that perform efficiently throughout their entire life cycle. The Index was introduced in 2009 to […]

04Sep 2015

Every product is different, with its own shape, size and marketing strategy that demands a packaging solution just as unique. The ability to customize your package to meet the needs of your product can increase marketing and sales, improving your product’s overall performance as well as customer satisfaction. The H-Loc Trapped Blister is a sustainable […]

02Sep 2015

Wrap rage has become a common occurrence in households across the globe, thanks to hard-to-open clamshell packages that leave consumers frustrated and, sometimes, injured. A variety of tools have been introduced to the market, designed specifically to open clamshell packages. Powered scissors, for example, are supposed to saw through thick plastic edges, while other tools […]

28Aug 2015

Most consumers are familiar with the traditional clamshell package, an all-plastic container used extensively for gadgets and electronics, among many other everyday products. While clamshells boast tamper-resistant features and a clear view of the product, these containers are often more associated with their difficult-to-open design in which opening requires a pair of heavy-duty scissors, a […]

19Aug 2015
Corrugated Packaging Solutions

While many packaging solutions, such as the traditional clamshell, utilize all-plastic structures, the H-Loc Trapped Blister boasts an innovative design with a minimal amount of plastic. The majority of trapped blister packs consist of corrugated cardboard, the most recycled material on the planet and also one of the most well-known and widely used for packaging. Below, […]

17Aug 2015

In the past, the most important attributes of a successful packaging solution included durability and protection, which required strong materials that could withstand long-distance transports and maintain effective tamper-evident qualities. With the increasing awareness and concern over our impact on the environment – specifically, the materials and energy use involved in packaging solutions – today’s […]

13Aug 2015
10 tips for sustainable packaging

Achieving sustainable solutions for packaging does not have to be difficult. Find our 10 easy tips for improving your sustainable packaging and contributing to a healthier, safer environment. Switch to corrugated. Corrugated paper products, most often referred to as cardboard, consist of the most recycled product on the planet. Cardboard boxes and containers are easy to […]

23Jul 2015
PVC vs PET

Sustainable packaging begins with increased awareness and knowledge concerning the impact of packaging on the environment, as well as how sustainable packaging affects business and the consumer. In order to understand both the financial and environmental costs of packaging, it is important to have a strong grasp on the materials involved and how they impact […]

11May 2015

A major advantage of the H-Loc Trapped Blister is the package’s versatility. With many different styles, shapes and sizes from which to choose, the H-Loc can contain nearly any product and still boast multiple advanced benefits and properties. Each style, however, has its own specific advantages, customized to fit your needs and budget. This post […]

11May 2015

Sustainable packaging solutions are in high demand as we become more aware of the effects and impact that consumerism has on the future of the environment. In regard to a greener lifestyle, packaging has become a necessary evil. Yet with innovative thinking and a commitment to finding eco-friendly solutions that increase performance, cut costs and […]