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Is Your Packaging Up to the Challenge of Club Store Distribution?

Posted by Bill Morgan on Wed, Sep 6, 2017

If you distribute your consumer goods product through major retail partners like Walmart or Target, you already know the challenging demands those retailers can make of their suppliers. They may place large purchase orders with tight turnaround times, or they could make packaging and design customization requests that strain your workflow.

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Categories: Thermoforming, Contract Packaging

An Injection Moulding Alternative Helps Boost Quality & Reduce Cost

Posted by Bill Morgan on Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Automotive manufacturers often face a difficult challenge in the production of their plastic parts. For decades, manufacturers have used injection moulding to manufacture plastic components. Injection moulding can be effective for large quantity jobs. However, it presents a number of issues for small volume manufacturers. It can often be costly to create a new mold. Those costs can make it prohibitive to run small jobs. That may limit a manufacturer's ability to innovate and try new designs.

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Categories: Thermoforming

Thermoforming Part 2: Producing, Packaging, & Shipping Your New Forms

Posted by Bill Morgan on Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Thermoforming is a popular and effective strategy for any company that needs to produce plastic packaging or plastic component parts. Despite its popularity, though, there are still many manufacturers and industrial companies that don’t fully understand thermoforming’s benefits and exactly how it works. In this two-part blog series, we remove some of the mystery surrounding thermoform strategies.

In Part 1, we talked about the initial phases of any thermoform strategy: prototyping and tooling. Because thermoform packages and parts can be built to your custom specifications, it’s critical to get the planning stages right. Every thermoform supplier’s process may vary.

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Categories: Thermoforming

Thermoforming From Start to Finish, Part 1: Prototyping & Tooling

Posted by Bill Morgan on Mon, Feb 27, 2017

If you’re looking for a plastic packaging solution for your product, your search will likely eventually lead to thermoforming. Thermoforming is one of the most popular and most commonly used solutions for plastic packaging, primarily because of its flexibility, cost efficiency, and quick turnaround time. Thermoforming can be used to produce everything from blister packaging and clamshell packaging to vehicle components to plastic pallets.

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Categories: Thermoforming

How Thermoform Solves the Plastic Parts Challenge for Electric Cars

Posted by Bill Morgan on Mon, Nov 21, 2016

The rise of the electric car in recent years has been cause for celebration for many different groups. Those concerned with sustainability and the environmental impact of fossil fuel use obviously love the growing popularity of electric vehicles (EV). Innovators and changemakers in the automotive world are also happy to see the industry evolve.

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Categories: Thermoforming

Why Thermoform Might Be Your Best Option for Automotive Packaging

Posted by Bill Morgan on Wed, Oct 12, 2016

For decades, the automotive industry has been dominated by the big players. The barriers to entry have historically been formidable, and nearly impossible, for small, new entrants to overcome. In recent years, though, advances in manufacturing technology have made it possible for smaller companies to carve out their own niche and compete with the big boys.

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Categories: Thermoforming

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