Skin Vs. Blister Packaging

Skin and blister packaging are often confused, but they’re not the same thing.  They use similar materials and aesthetics, but they involve different applications. Skin packaging is used to package fish like fillets, but the blister packs will house the lure that’s used to catch your fish.  You can use both of them sure, but we’ll discuss the difference between both of them here, and why they matter. So what’s a blister pack? Well, it’s a plastic pack that is against a paperboard packaging and commonly cut into small rectangular sheets, so they can be printed with the branding and graphics that will illustrate the piece while also showing the cost and different features of your product. They may also have plastics or other film on there, especially in the case of pharmaceuticals, and depending on the source of these,…

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Flexible Vs. Rigid Packaging: The Pros and Cons

When it comes to choosing products, there’s a lot.  So many that it might be overwhelming. So should you have flexible or rigid packaging? Well, there are some differences, and here, we’ll highlight the primary differences between these, and which one is best for you as a person. Flexible packaging is really the way it sounds. It’s malleable packaging, including shrink and stretch film, pouches you fan move about, seal bands, blister or skin packs, and also clamshells. This is basically any protective packaging made from materials such as plastic, paperboard, paper, foil, wax paperboard, and similar materials.  They are great because they are super simple to use and are quite effective as well. They have a low environmental impact too, and they are super easy to use.  They are also much lower in cost compared to the rigid alternatives,…

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How to Create a Killer Unboxing Experience

In our world, people are getting products more and more than ever before.  Unboxing is a trend that is skyrocketing to, since a lot of people aren’t interacting directly with the company, but instead buying online from people. You have to understand that if you don’t make a good first impression when someone opens this, you’ll fail the business.  Here, we’ll talk about some of the ways to really increase that wow factor so that customers adore the brand, and really fall in love with this as well, and in turn, help you get the most they can out of this, no matter who they are. First, you must take all cautions to prevent wrap rage. What is that? Well, it’s anger and frustration that comes from customers opening up packaging that isn’t easy to remove, and it can be…

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Shipping Logistics Tips for your IT Equipment

As the world starts to go digital, the IT equipment and infrastructure the companies uses continues to grow.  It’s critical that these are handled and shipped with care. For starters, computer servers, routers, server racks, telecommunication systems, computer, and printers all need to be shipped in the proper way, since the damage to these can be costly, and delays and other logistical issues can cause issues with your business. This is very true if the problems affect the timelines of a project and upset clients who were counting on these. Before you begin, you should talk to the shipping company, and figure out the logistics of this, since it can prevent the situations where you have to unpackage and repackage the assets in order to protect them. Next, look at the damage risks to every item. Are they fragile? Does…

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Boxes for Applications

Boxes can be used for transporting a lot of goods, from individual letters to full pallets of products. And the scope of every effort is different too. Some shippers move the same few items over and over, while others require more flexibility to ship items of different sizes and shapes. Packaging solutions are there for those who need boxes shipped, and to help with some products. Using the right box is essential for minimizing the costs and also helping with your packaging options too. So you have the steady and heavy duty corrugated boxes, and these come in many sizes to help with filling out shipping of diverse contents. The dimensions and the vulnerability of the products that are shipped are of course key things to consider when outlining strategies for the facility. The boxes that are selected for standard…

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The Biodegradable Vs. The Plastic Shrink film: Pros and cons

Before the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of the focus was on reducing the plastic products that were used. But, since then the EPA has relaxed this. in some states, the reusable bags and the containers that some used have been banned. This is a much different approach to previous trends, which does signal a big comeback of the single use plastics that are out there. But what are the pros and cons of this? Well, read on to find out. For biodegradable shrink film, the focus is on eliminating some of the harmful plastics from the earth. They’re made from bio polymers and are considered the more friendly plastics coming out of the modern world. They of course have the texture and aesthetic of plastics you’re used to, but they’re created from sustainable compounds.  This also happens to degrade much…

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Why Shrink Film isn’t for Everyone

Shrink film is one of the more common packaging materials, but it isn’t for everyone. The thing is, using it in specific products actually will lead to safety issues, not to mention headaches. We can tell you right now that it’s not a good fit for certain applications, and we’ll go over what those are, and why they aren’t really ideal for this. while this is a high grossing product, you need to understand there are times when you should and shouldn’t use it. Interactive products for starters don’t do well with this. that’s because it will usually get punctured. For example, toys that have the “push me” option on this won’t actually do well with this. the person wants to try it out, and if a customer sees that, they’ll try it. Shrink film prevents them from interacting with…

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The Different Kinds of Flexible Pouches

You might know stand up pouches, but do you know the flexible ones?  There are ones which are gusseted, and others which have the side seal, pillow pouches, and others.  You might wonder which one is best, and here, we’ll explore each of the most popular kinds, and the pros and cons of both of these. Flexible pouches of course, are single-use little bags that hold everything from industrial liquids to snack foods to other little additives that you usually find in the grocery store. They’ve become extremely popular for years, since they’re resealable, environmentally friendly, and overall cheaper.  You can get anything from granola to even energy drinks added to these, and they offer a much lower carbon footprint than other alternative packaging, and that means of course, less space in the landfills being used for this. The first…

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Six common Mistakes that Brand Owners Make when Packaging Products

Whatever category it might be, a lot of brand owners are trying to find new ways to get value to their packages that goes beyond the sales points. The best brands will do this by enriching the experience of customers in different ways, such as ergonomic and structural benefits, or by addressing the sustainability of the environment. The role of structural packaging has never been higher on the agendas of the brand owners and the consumers. When choosing an agency to help with this, you need to look at the differences between the branding, capability, and some of the other issues that sometimes happen when choosing structural packaging. But what can sometimes go wrong? Well, we’ll highlight the most common mistakes that happen with structural packaging, and some of the major faux pas that happen.  First, the big mistake is…

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Are custom Boxes Worth it?

For many people, this is a question that they will have in many cases. Are custom boxes wroth it all? You should definitely figure out if they’re ideal for your business, since they can be an investment of money and time, something which scares off businesses in many cases. But, should you use them? The answer of course, is if you want to stand out or not. They are a great branding opportunity for those who are looking to make a splash in our overcrowded marketplace. And of course, the branding benefits don’t stop there either. They improve your repute, protect the products even better, and will save you money on the shipping costs. If you’re looking at following a strong business strategy, custom boxes will bring that push that takes you from just being competition to a true leader….

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