-Friday, June 16, 2017
Part 2 of this series covers everything you need to know about a container's neck finish.
-Thursday, April 27, 2017
Packaging terminology is a language in its own right. While it can be confusing at times we are always here to help educate.
-Thursday, March 26, 2015
In this edition of POD-U we are going to give you a quick breakdown of the primary types of plastic, their resin identification, and the primary benefits of each type.
-Monday, February 9, 2015
“BRI”ef: 107 - Packaging Options Direct – Guide to Packaging Labels and Container Decoration
As with choosing your packaging and closures, having an idea on what kind of decoration you would like one your glass bottle or plastic jar is key to completing your overall look. While Packaging Options Di...
-Monday, January 19, 2015
“BRI”ef: 106 - Packaging Options Direct – Guide to Container Neck Finishes
At Packaging Options Direct, we know choosing the right container can be tricky with all the different options on the market. From glass to plastic, bottles to jars, there are so many choices available; and in my previous “B...
-Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The various colors of our European bottles, Boston round bottles, and bullet bottles look beautiful; but did you know they can also have a very interesting effect on the perception you wish to give to your customers?
-Friday, November 7, 2014
When most of us think about style our first thought it about the latest runway fashion, which in the long run trickles down to what clothes we put on each day. Style plays a very important role in the world of packaging and much like dressing yourself to impress, you have to dress your product to im...
-Thursday, October 23, 2014
In the last “BRI”ef, we reviewed packaging categories. These are the general terms used to describe a package, such as a bottle, jar, jug, etc. Once you know the general category of container you are looking for, the next step is to determine what shape of container you want.
-Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Creating awesome products is fun. Choosing how to package them in the most elegant manner can be more challenging. As you know, Packaging Options Direct offers glass, plastic, metal tins and more options. We are not here to tell you which option is best for your product, alt...
-Friday, October 3, 2014
Categories in the container and packaging industry are general terms used to describe a package. Bottles, jars, cans, jugs, pails, drums and tubes are just a few. They are very broad terms which do not provide much information; but in understanding basic packaging categories, you can begin to narrow...