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23Nov 2015

  When it comes to plastic packaging, most people do not give a second thought to the innovative detail that goes into the production process. Yet the effectiveness, convenience and sustainability of a clamshell package are very closely related to the process of producing plastic parts, also called thermoforming. Traditional clamshell packages in addition to […]

17Nov 2015

As you learn more about sustainable packaging solutions and the positive impact that the H-Loc Trapped Blister has on the environment, it’s also important to understand the various other environmental initiatives and developments that work toward a healthier future. Bioplastics, for example, are a type of plastic made from renewable sources, such as vegetable oil and […]

16Nov 2015

  A product’s packaging is more than a simple box that carries the product from warehouse to store shelf. A creative packaging solution not only keeps the product protected from damage and tampering, but it also works as a marketing tool that helps customers make their final purchasing decision. Plastic and Graphics Don’t Mix Many […]

04Nov 2015

  Successful packaging solutions also work as effecting marketing tools, helping consumers to make the final purchase in addition to keeping products safe from damage during shipping, handling and storage. Traditional clamshell packaging utilize an all-plastic structure, which often cause a glare from store lights and make it harder to see the product clearly – […]

21Oct 2015

Unique products require unique packaging, with solutions that not only save materials and money, but that also work to improve the product and have a positive impact on both the consumer and the environment. While all that may seem like a list of goals that are impossible to achieve, the truth is that the SBS […]

20Oct 2015

“Green” initiatives have become more than just a fad in recent years, as businesses and consumers grow more aware of their true impact on the environment. With an increasing number of eco-friendly products hitting the shelves, there comes a need to carefully analyze the real benefits, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of their life cycle. A life cycle […]

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 […]