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Packaging in Motion: Touring a Local Plastic Manufacturing Facility

-Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Touring a Local Plastic Manufacturing Facility Preview Image

 

 

Interested in how plastic bottles and containers are made? Read on for a recap of our recent tour. 

How to Identify and Report Packaging Defects

-Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Identifying and Reporting Packaging Defects

 

 

A Guide on Bottle Terminology and Position Identification

 

Anatomy of a Bottle: Neck Finish

-Friday, June 16, 2017

Nick Finish Preview Image

 

 

Part 2 of this series covers everything you need to know about a container's neck finish.

Anatomy of a Bottle: The Basics

-Thursday, April 27, 2017

Anatomy of a Bottle: Packaging Options Direct

 

 

Packaging terminology is a language in its own right. While it can be confusing at times we are always here to help educate.

Understanding Types of Plastic: Resin Comparison Guide

-Thursday, March 26, 2015

Plastic Resin Comparison Guide Preview

 

 

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.

 

Packaging Options Direct Explains Packaging Labels and Container Decoration

-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...

How to Select a Closure for Your Package

-Monday, January 19, 2015

How to select a closure for your package

 

 

One of the questions we hear the most is “How do I know which closure to buy?” We put together this guide to help.

 

Color Me Confident - “BRI”ef: 105

-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?

Clear

Clear bottleClear (also known as flint when referring to glass), natural, and amber col...

Style Is More than Clothes - “BRI”ef: 104

-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...

Shaping Up - "BRI"ef: 103

-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.

Shapes

Square, oval, ...

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