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Child Resistant Packaging Today: It’s All About the Caps

Child Resistant Packaging Today: It’s All About the Caps

 

 

Next time you find yourself opening a child-resistant medicine bottle or quart of motor oil and mutter to yourself, “Who invented these things anyway?,” you can thank one Dr. Henri J. Breault, a Canadian pediatrician and father who simply refused to accept a status quo of 100,000 tragic cases of accidental poisoning a year. His invention, the “Palm N’ Turn,” was patented in 1967 and led to the worldwide introduction of Child Resistant Caps (CRC) and a 91% reduction in local child...

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Posted by Aimee Weber

Join MRP and #InvestInOurPlanet - Earth Day 2022 ♻️

Join MRP and #InvestInOurPlanet - Earth Day 2022 ♻️

 

Download our PCR Getting Started Guide and MRP will make a donation to the Foundation for Plastic Recycling! 

Today, we join in celebrating Earth Day, a globally recognized event where businesses, governments and citizens join in partnership for the planet and choose both a prosperous and sustainable future. Now is the time to act boldly, innovate broadly, and implement equitably. Together, we must #InvestInOurPlanet. According to EarthDay.org, private sector innovation accelerates the kind...

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Top Trends in Plastic Cap/Container Manufacturing

Top Trends in Plastic Cap/Container Manufacturing

 

Shelf impact was always the driving force behind packaging. But as consumer tastes and priorities have evolved, packaging priorities have evolved in parallel.

 

While packaging that is convenient, easy to open, and safer from tampering and damage continues to be critically important, environmental concerns are affecting consumer choices, and packaging that is recyclable or reusable is growing in importance.  Products that offer sustainable packaging are being viewed more favorably among...

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2022 National Poison Prevention Week

2022 National Poison Prevention Week

 

Each year Mold-Rite Packaging collaborates with the National Poison Prevention Week Council to help spread the word about poison prevention. With more of us staying home this year, there’s never been a more crucial time to ensure our families are informed about how to prevent accidental poisoning when it comes to common household products. In fact, many of the items that exist in our own homes can be dangerous when used improperly.  And while smart packaging and closure design is one great...

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Environmental Social Governance (ESG) at Mold-Rite

Environmental Social Governance (ESG) at Mold-Rite

Bigger than just sustainability, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria or Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are an increasingly popular way to evaluate companies. 

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MRP Welcomes New CEO, Jim Fitzgerald

MRP Welcomes New CEO, Jim Fitzgerald

 Clearlake Capital- Backed Mold-Rite Packaging Names Healthcare Manufacturing Veteran, Jim Fitzgerald, as CEO 

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Pharma Tech Honors MRP as a Pharma Packaging Solutions Provider 2021

Pharma Tech Honors MRP as a Pharma Packaging Solutions Provider 2021

Pharma Tech Outlook releases their top 10 companies that are in the forefront of providing pharma packaging solutions annually, and this year, Mold-Rite is honored to be included in this prestigious award. 

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The Top Post-Consumer Recycled Resin (PCR) Products from Mold-Rite

The Top Post-Consumer Recycled Resin (PCR) Products from Mold-Rite

America Recycles Day is November 15. This year we’re celebrating by getting the word out about recycled plastics and sharing our commitment to sustainability. 

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Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. to Acquire Mold-Rite Plastics

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. to Acquire Mold-Rite Plastics

We are very excited to share that Mold-Rite Plastics has a new PE sponsor. Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mold-Rite Plastics from Irving Place Capital. This new sponsorship will enable new investments, continued expansion and additional resources that we collectively needed to accelerate growth through our amazing strategic partnerships.

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NACD Announces 2021 Packaging Awards

NACD Announces 2021 Packaging Awards
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