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Date added: 2017-03-30 Improve Shelf Life and Storage Space With Vacuum Packaging

Packaging manufacturers are constantly looking for packaging that maximises their product appeal and efficiency, offering enhanced functionality. Vacuum packaging is a simple yet effective way to save space, reduce bulk and extend product shelf life. Ideal for preserving food products, as well...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-29 How To Repurpose Empty Pill Jars

Pill jars are best used for storing medicines, thanks to their size and ease of use. Usually small in size, pill jars are extremely useful and empty pill jars shouldn’t simply be thrown away, as there are a number of ways that they can be reused and repurposed. If you have empty pill jar...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-28 Colour Psychology: Which Colour Dominates In The Packaging Industry?

Colour psychology plays an important role in our purchasing decisions. In the packaging industry, packaging colour can highly impact product sales, so choosing the right colour for your product and industry is crucial.   We know that specific industries use some colours on packagi...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-27 A Firm Favourite: Aluminium Jars In High Demand

Sturdiness and durability are key features customers often look for in packaging. One such product demonstrating these qualities and in high demand as a result is aluminium jars. A unique form of packaging that bears a resemblance to iron, aluminium jars can make any product look that little b...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-24 The Roaring Success Of Stand Up Pouches

In a constantly busy society, consumer lifestyle trends increasingly demand products that offer convenience and portability. For food products in particular, consumers are seeking easy, on-the-go solutions to food packaging, and one form of packaging to provide this convenience is stand up pou...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-23 Zeller Plastik: A Beacon Of Innovation

Since its foundation in Germany in 1949, Zeller Plastik has become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic closures and components. A member of the Global Closure Systems (GCS) family, Zeller Plastik places an emphasis on quality and reliability and its range of innovative pr...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-22 What To Consider Before Choosing Packaging For Your Product

Choosing the perfect packaging for your product is a fine balance. Safety, visual appeal and brand affinity are all important factors when designing and selecting product packaging. Packaging should promote your brand, protect the product and attract customers to efforts to increase sales. ...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-21 The Great Divide: Why Gender Specific Packaging May Boost Your Sales

You only need to look around a supermarket to see the not-so-subtle differences in product packaging for male and female markets. Whether for deodorant, shampoo or razor blades, it’s a common marketing technique to use gender-specific packaging for products. The question is why, and shou...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-20 Reasons Behind The Increased Use of Glass In Packaging

Glass containers, jars, bottles, cases, boxes and more: the use of glass in packaging has maintained its reign. Although many different types of - often cheaper - packaging material have been introduced, glass has never lost its appeal and status, thanks to the unrivaled aesthetics and brillia...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-17 Spray Away With The 2-Way Sprayer

Picture this: you’re paddling in the sea somewhere exotic, the sun’s out and you’re trying to apply sun tan lotion to your back. Now a traditional fine mist sprayer would struggle to dispense at this angle, but fear not: the fine mist 2-way sprayer is a great solution for dis...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-16 Improving Your Marketing Efforts With Packaging Strategies

Globally, there are hundreds of businesses spending significant amounts on their marketing and sales strategies, yet in spite of all their efforts, the results don’t seem to be satisfying. Often the question arises of where is the marketing strategy going wrong, or what else needs to be ...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-15 Strategies For Successful Packaging

Packaging sells. The ultimate purchasing decision, however, is often unpredictable and depends on a number of factors, including the packaging of similar products, functionalities, price and customer expectations.   Packaging sales largely depend on how similar products on the sa...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-14 Top 5 Ways Cardboard Boxes Can Be Used For Packaging

Cardboard boxes are an integral part of our lives. We all have these boxes in our homes, in different sizes and styles, and they’re often recycled time and time again for a number of purposes. Cardboard boxes make an excellent packaging material and are the preferred choice of packaging ...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-13 Hottest Designs in Packaging: The Trend For Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is still considered to be one of the most popular packaging concepts. Consumers love packaging that displays great flexibility in both design and usage. Brand owners love flexible packaging for several reasons, one of the main being that it’s a favourite among buyers. ...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-10 Revolutionary Dispensing: Non-Stick Ketchup And Mayo Bottles

We’ve all experienced the frustration of that last little bit of ketchup being stuck in the bottom of the bottle, and the useless ensuing attempts to get the liquid to come out.   Surprisingly, regular ketchup bottles - and many other containers - generate a substantial amou...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-09 Minimalist Design In The Packaging Industry

Being the most attractive choice is the ultimate goal for designers and manufacturers of packaging. As designers strive to create effective, memorable and enticing packaging, the minimalist design style is becoming an increasingly popular technique that makes use of simplicity and beauty to pr...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-08 Creating A Connection: Packaging For Women

When it comes to creating the perfect packaging for women, manufacturers have tried for years to understand what makes women commit to a purchase. It may seem obvious that men and women respond to things differently, but for packaging, the female-appeal is particularly important when designing...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-07 Luxury Designs And Unique Packaging

Glass and plastic: two fantastic materials that each represent differing markets. Although both are great forms of packaging, particular features that make them best suited to particular industries, evoking certain qualities in a product and appealing to different target markets. The cosmetics...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-06 Organza Bags: The Newest Addition To All In Packaging

We’re constantly on the lookout for stylish and useful packaging to add to our product range, and as a result, organza bags are coming soon to the All In Packaging webshop. An easy to use bag that’s popular for gift packaging, organza bags are an attractive addition to our collecti...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-03 The Most Popular Ingredients For DIY Cosmetics

When using everyday beauty products, we’re becoming more aware of what we’re putting on our skin. Many of us now look to avoid the chemicals often found in shop-bought cosmetics, ditching conventional cosmetics in favour of homemade cosmetic products that require only a few, natura...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-02 Less Is More - Even On Packaging!

Striking gold with packaging is a fine balance. Following a number of golden rules can help you to increase the chance of successful packaging, but for as much thought, consideration and pre-planning goes into your packaging, ultimately most consumer decisions are reactive. This means that pac...

 

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Date added: 2017-03-01 A Remarkable Step Towards Sustainability By Procter & Gamble

Plastic is one of the most fundamental materials to industry and everyday life, but is also one of the biggest examples of our throw-away society: the majority of plastic produced annually is only used once. Over 300 million tons of new plastic is produced each year, with over half ending up i...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-28 Pump Or Sprayer? How To Select The Perfect Dispenser For Your Bottle

Selecting the perfect dispenser for your bottle can seem like a bit of a minefield. It’s not simply a choice between a pump or a sprayer; you can now narrow it down to specific types of sprayers and pumps, and if you’re not sure what each type offers, it can be hard to know which t...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-27 How Do You Measure Dip Tube Length?

Behind the scenes of a dispenser pump are some vital steps to ensure a proper functioning bottle and dispenser, and the first step in this process is to measure the appropriate dip tube length.   The dip tube is a tube inside a bottle or container that distributes liquid from the...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-24 Hair Care Products Require A Positive Packaging Experience

The global hair care market is booming. A surge in demand for products that make hair maintenance a personalised experience mean the assortment of products is huge. From products designed for long hair, to hair volumising products and those ideal for curly, straight or frizzy hair, dry hair, c...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-23 Collecting Packaging: A Historical Hobby

It’s human nature to collect. The fascination with collecting items harks back to prehistoric times when accumulating resources was a way for males to attract a mate. Nowadays, it’s less about attracting a mate and more of a personal hobby.   We’re familiar with ...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-22 Dispensing Taps For Containers And Drums

It’s not uncommon for industries to require packaging solutions capable of holding and dispensing large volumes of fluid. Packaging such as containers and drums have this capability, providing a cost-effective solution to storing bulk volumes of liquid.   A Dispensing Soluti...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-21 Smaller Packaging Increases Profit

For some time, family sized packaging has conquered the market as a more economical purchase. These days, however, downsizing is a sweeping trend: there’s a growing shift towards smaller sized packaging, with an increase in the number of industries deciding to sell the same product in sm...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-20 Is Your Packaging Right For Your Product?

Packaging would be redundant without the product it was designed for. With several roles to play to ensure products are safe and fit for purpose, every packaging item has certain criterias to meet based on the product its packaging.   But how can you be sure that your chosen pack...

 

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Date added: 2017-02-17 Different Country, Different Packaging, Same Product: Packaging For An International Market

When it comes to choosing the perfect packaging, it’s usual for manufacturers to consider the target market in terms of key factors such as industry, age and gender, but another consideration is whether product packaging should be different for an international market.   As...

 

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