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Date added: 2016-09-21 Stand Out with Trigger Sprayer ‘Shroud’ Customisation

Successful packaging is all about staying ahead of the game, and that’s exactly what Nordtek’s latest design service of custom made trigger sprayer ‘shrouds’ enables you to do.   A game changer for industries where trigger sprayers are a central product, t...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-20 Take Advantage of Packaging Surfaces and Labels

Packaging surface design and labelling are important features that are constantly evolving. With the ultimate goal of packaging being to stimulate sales, packaging surfaces and labels can be employed and utilised in a variety of ways to encourage buyers to purchase a product.   Pa...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-19 Packaging functions - what to keep in mind

Before and during the planning of a product or a product packaging, there are several factors that should be taken into account to get the best result. In most cases, the packaging has to reflect the product inside and also, has to harmonise with it. For basic requirements, the functio...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-17 Out with the Old: New Makeup Bags for a New Season

With the start of autumn on the horizon, we start to think about transitioning our summer wardrobe to one geared towards cooler temperatures. For women, this doesn’t just mean our clothes; the start of autumn calls for a new makeup palette as our daily beauty routine adjusts. With new ey...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-16 Packaging Material For Snacks and Other Food Items

Snacks are packaged in a variety of ways depending on the type of product and quantity packaged. Packaging material for such food products is selected based on a few factors, with the material also playing an important role in the sales of the product. The material selected for the food has to...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-15 Easy Open Packaging: A Popular Choice for Customers

How many times have you been frustrated while trying to open a package? When you’re in a hurry, nothing is more annoying than trying – and struggling – to open layers of packaging material, or having to rush to look for tools to open a packaged product.   Surveys...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-14 Benefits and Safety Factors Of PET Bottles

PET bottles need no special introduction – we see them almost everywhere. Polyethylene terephthalate – which is commonly known as PET – is the most popular packaging material in the food and beverage industry. PET bottles are also used for packaging cleaning chemicals and dif...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-13 Safety first: Small bottles for hand sanitizers

Hand disinfectant or hand sanitizer is a supplement or alternative of hand wash. There are different types available, including gel, foam, and liquid.   Alcohol sanitizers kill most bacteria, fungi, and stop some viruses. When hands are not visibly dirty, alcohol hand disinfectant...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-12 Plastic Bottles Make Great Plastic Toys

Despite their intended use being to hold liquids, plastic bottles are one of the easiest items to recycle and reuse. With tons of ideas available online for how to repurpose your leftover plastic bottles, it’s not only the creative option, but also the smart one. Each year, millions of p...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-10 Eagerly Anticipating this Autumn's Leading Trade Fairs

The biggest and best names in packaging will come together in September at two leading trade fairs to display this year’s newest and most cutting-edge packing innovations.   As leading trade fairs for packing technology, Taropak 2016 (Poznan, Poland) and PackTech Expo Balkan...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-09 Back to School: Practical Containers for a Packed Lunch

The start of September means the start of school, and with the start of school comes the return of school lunches. Buying school lunches every day can be expensive, and if adults need lunch for work as well, it really starts to add up. Packed lunches can be a cheaper and healthier option for b...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-08 Dropper Bottles for Dispensing Liquids

There are often times when we need to handle and use small quantities of liquid. One type of packaging enabling this is a dropper. An essential item in the pharmaceutical industry, droppers provide a way to deliver an accurate and specific dosage of product. With many benefits and top features...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-07 Small Bottles for the Hotel Industry

Booking into a hotel for a weekend away can be the ultimate luxury. Room service, fluffy robes and complimentary toiletries are all part of the hotel experience. Gone are the days of forgetting to bring shampoo and soap; today, complimentary toiletries in small bottles are an expected part of ...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-05 Buckets are the Best

When picturing a bucket, images of a traditional, metal pail might be the first thing you think of – the sort typically used to carry water. In recent times, however, plastic buckets have grown in popularity, thanks to their flexibility. Usually watertight and cylindrical with a flat bot...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-03 Foam Pumps Make a Great Packaging Choice

Foam pumps, mainly used for dispensing liquids in the cosmetics industry, provide a quick and easy way to turn liquids into foam. Mostly made from polypropylene, foam pumps can be purchased alone, or prefilled with a liquid soap. How to use   Dispensing liquids in the form of ...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-02 Containers for Lip Care Cosmetics

Cosmetic products, intended to enhance the appearance of the body, vary hugely. From hairstyling products to skin cleansers and perfumes, the industry generates billions of sales each year. One product within the industry that continues to grow in popularity is lip cosmetics - predominantly li...

 

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Date added: 2016-09-01 The Importance of Packaging Shape

It’s no secret that packaging is a key aspect of selling products and packaging is usually designed with this in mind. With so many packaging options on offer, thinking about what type of packaging will make your product stand out, whilst providing the most effective, user-friendly packa...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-23 Packaging for your Audience: Customer Targeted Packaging

Every product has a target market and target audience. Whether targeted at a specific gender, age group or industry, all products have a group at which they are aimed and are geared specifically towards. Yet the first thing a customer usually sees of a product is its packaging, and given the v...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-22 Refresh your Product Packaging with More Size Options

Today’s packaging market developments, with ever changing trends, mean packaging developers and manufacturers always need to be a step ahead of the game. Despite the need for innovation and creativity, an area that sometimes lags behind is size options, with some brands and their product...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-21 Basic Elements of Good Packaging

From storing everything from our cleaning products to our food and drink, packaging surrounds us. We use packaging in almost every aspect of our daily lives and as a result it has various functions. With so many different options available, what are the basic elements of all good packaging? ...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-20 Don’t Let Packaging Ruin Your Brand

It’s a well-known fact that product packaging, sales and brand reputation go hand in hand. Good packaging can do wonders for the success of a product, but bad packaging can have an impact on more than just product sales: your brand reputation is at stake.   Packaging is the...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-19 Packaging Labels

Packaging is the indispensable element of any kind of product. Besides packaging, there is one very important element called the product label. The label is the text printed on a product package. For example, in clothing, it is attached to the product itself. Labelling plays an important r...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-19 The Importance of Trigger Sprayers

Trigger sprayers are very useful devices for dispensing liquids on almost every kind of surfaces. They can be used for many purposes, especially, where the application of the liquid content requires even distribution. By using trigger sprayers, it is easy to control the amount of liqui...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-18 Packaging Test - As Little as a 5 Year Old Can Do It

Have you ever heard about the 5-year-old test? If not, this article is for you to get know one of the basic tests of the packaging industry. This may sound weird, but the truth in it is very huge.   Regarding packaging, everybody aspires to create something extraordinary, somethin...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-17 Fantastic Food Packaging

Food packaging is one of the most crucial types of packaging – essential for food safety and for protecting food during transit and during its shelf life. Used by manufacturers to ensure complete protection of produce from external factors and to improve food quality and therefore sales;...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-16 Packaging for the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry develops and produces a huge range of medicines and pharmaceuticals used by customers on a daily basis. When you think of pharmaceuticals, you might just think of medicines in the form of pills, when in reality it includes syrups, creams and liquids, among other pro...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-15 Advantages of Wide Mouth Jars

Look around your home and you’ll see all sorts of jars being used for all sorts of purposes. Jars are an important packaging tool, helping to store products safely and enabling products to be transported. Plastic jars in particular are used frequently in our daily routine, thanks to thei...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-12 Uses of Glass Dropper Bottles

Glass dropper bottles are an essential packaging item, especially in the case of medicines. We all have used glass dropper bottles at some point in time. We buy them especially when we need a precise quantity of liquid for a specific purpose. These are the standard dropper application bottles ...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-11 Do You Use Small Jelly Jars?

We all have these small jelly jars at home. We buy jelly that is packaged in these jars. They look cute and are useful too. They are easy to carry and can keep the jelly in good condition for a long period. However, if you are really fond of jelly and you do not make them yourself, you will de...

 

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Date added: 2016-08-10 Packaging for the Cosmetics Industry

Some of the most well known brands are those in the cosmetics industry. We invest a lot of time and money into our beauty and hygiene routine to ensure we look and smell good, which means lots of cosmetic products being sold. Worldwide, the cosmetics industry one of the most reliable industrie...

 

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