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Packaging Your Product Is Important: Glass vs Plastic - View Infographic

-Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Glass Is A Great Option

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...

Packaging Categories - "BRI"ef: 102

-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...

Introduction to Packaging - "BRI"ef: 101

-Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Hi! My name is Bri (pronounced Brie, like the cheese) and I’m the Account Coordinator at Packaging Options Direct. I am your go-to person for all things packaging. I'm always happy to assist customers in placing orders but my first priority is helping you understand packaging itself. So I have decid...

Will Cans Replace Glass Bottles?

-Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The debate between cans and glass bottles has been strongly raging on for a couple of years, especially in the beer industry. There are pros and cons of each material when it comes to generic use and both easily trump plastic.

Each container is also more suitable for certain products than the other...

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Bottles

-Wednesday, December 4, 2013

At Packaging Options Direct, we’re all about packaging! If you’re looking to learn more about glass bottles, their benefits, types, sustainability and more, you’ve come to the right place!

Didn’t think there was that much to learn about glass bottles?

Think again!

We have over 100 years of knowle...

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