What Is PET Plastic?
PET, or polyethylene terephthalate, is a widely used and highly recycled polymer. Known for its durability and glass-like clarity, this material is used to manufacture everything from water bottles to electronics, household items, and more. Acetate boxes are also made from PET and are referred to as A-PET, which stands for amorphous polyethylene terephthalate. This […]
What are POP Displays?
Point-of-purchase (POP) displays are eye-catching displays that house products in high-traffic areas of a store to draw more attention to a specific product. POP displays encompass a variety of display types designed to increase brand awareness and boost sales by setting them apart from similar products on the shelves. These attention-grabbing displays are an effective […]
What Is Window Box Packaging?
Window box packaging is a hybrid packaging and display solution that combines the protection of an sbs carton with a clear plastic PET window that allows customers to view the featured product. Packaging everything from food items to cosmetics, window box packaging lets the consumer see what they are buying and helps companies increase sales, […]
Is PET Plastic Eco-Friendly?
PET is the most widely used thermoplastic polymer. PET plastic is durable, lightweight, and transparent, making it ideal for use in food containers, beverage bottles, furnishings, clothing, retail packaging, and various other applications. With many businesses looking to increase their sustainability efforts, many manufacturers are prioritizing the use of eco-friendly materials. In this blog, we […]
Smart Packaging Design for recycling plastic
Most consumers care about the environment. It is now our job to help the consumer achieve their goals of recycling packaging through sustainable design and messaging.Recycling presents exciting challenges for designers to innovate and constantly challenge the boundaries between functional, aesthetic and environmentally conscious design. Packaging design with recycling in mind needs to meet the […]
Global Supply Chain in Crisis Again… More Reasons to Buy Domestic
As COVID lockdowns in China persist, the world is in for yet another summer of supply chain chaos. We expect further disruptions to the global supply chain and longer port wait times with additional container congestion. Between supply chain shortages and Russia’s war in Ukraine affecting fuel prices, the world economy is facing the perfect […]
Printex Transparent Packaging is Awarded a Second Food Safety Certification
Printex Transparent Packaging (PTP), the largest clear folding box manufacturer in North America, has earned the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF) Manufacture of Food Packaging certification, recognized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The SQF certification builds on PTP’s existing food safety credential — GMP (Good Manufacturing Process) certification. Printex Transparent Packaging is committed to rigorous continuous […]
Outstanding Christmas Holiday Packaging
Boost Your Sales During the Christmas Holiday. It’s Time to Start Planning Your Custom Christmas Packaging. Innovative Custom Christmas Packaging with a “Wow Factor” is a wonderful way to boost your sales. It’s about that time of the year to begin preparing for your Christmas retail season. Here are some tips on holiday packaging ideas, […]
Printex Transparent Packaging is the first manufacturer to make clear boxes with 100% Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) PET that is manufactured domestically
Printex Transparent Packaging (PTP) has a New clear 100% PCR PET that looks virtually identical to virgin PET and it is made from 100% domestically sourced recycled PET plastic. Up until now, North American PET sheet and film producers have only offered up to 25% and 50% post-consumer recycled content (PCR) plastic for box grade […]
What You Need to Know About Food & Beverage Packaging
Food and beverage packaging serves a variety of purposes. In addition to protecting your products during shipping and handling, it serves as a direct interface between your brand and the customer. If designed and constructed properly, the investment can help your business succeed by creating a satisfying product experience for your customers. The Role of Food […]