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Aimee Weber

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10 Consumer Packaging Trends Influenced by Generational Personas

Gen X. Millennials. Baby boomers. The backgrounds and behaviors of these groups impact everything in today's world - from shopping preferences to technology adoption. Each of these groups has vastly different buying behaviors and packaging considerations, which in turn influence the design and technical considerations for each of your package projects.

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2017 Fall Trade Show Recap

The Mold-Rite Plastics team has been on the road this fall attending many trade events. It's been a great opportunity to catch up with customers, meet new colleagues in the packaging industry, and showcase the MRP product portfolio and service model. Hopefully you had a chance to join us at one of this fall's fabulous events. Here's a recap of our recent tradeshow travels.

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Packaging Innovation and Technology to Drive Shelf Impact

Is your packaging partner helping you stand out?

Before someone can buy your product, they need to spot it on the shelf first. Brand managers need to be sure they're using the very latest concepts in package design -- including closures -- to create a great experience for the consumer as well as strong shelf impact.

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Get Ready for the Fourth of July with MRP

How Food Packaging can help ensure your prep for the Fourth is not a Flop

Independence Day is a time to celebrate the many freedoms that we enjoy in America. What’s a better way of celebrating than getting together with your family and friends and cooking out while watching fireworks? People love gathering together and grilling traditional food favorites that the entire family will enjoy. With endless menu options, prepping for your holiday gathering can become stressful. Here at MRP, we...

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Mold-Rite Plastics named 2017 NACD Supplier of the Year

For the fourth time in six years, The National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) has named Mold-Rite Plastics as the Supplier of the Year at its annual convention in Napa, California. The NACD Supplier of the Year Award is given to the supplier who has most effectively supported distribution within the container industry. It is one of the industry’s most coveted recognitions and is NACD’s way of honoring a supplier who has made valuable contributions to the distribution channel. 

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Closure Customization for Maximum Shelf Impact

As shelves become more and more crowded, and online buying continues to depend on visual impact, it is continually important to stand out among other packaging. Not only that, but consumers are both consciously and subconsciously influenced by your package's overall design during their purchasing process. In fact, your closure and packaging can often become their own "brand within a brand". Customizing your closure can have a direct impact on your package's success.

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Infographic: What Makes a Closure?

When working on packaging design, your closure selection can make or break your product. In order to understand the true impact of your closure on your package design, it is important to first understand the basic anatomy that goes into every closure option, as well as the main factors to consider in your design. 

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Mold-Rite March Matchup: The Ultimate Caps and Closures Showdown

It's that time of year again. As March begins to draw to a close, we're still in the middle of all this madness. And while you were watching basketball, we were pitting our best caps and closures against each other.

We also extended the competitive spirit by offering up a $25 Amazon gift card to one lucky winner who told us their favorite for the top closures - we drew the winner on Tuesday, April 4th. 

Check out our March Matchup bracket to find out which caps couldn't cut it, and which...

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Top 10 Uses for the 110mm Flapper Closure

So many uses - the one and only 110mm Flapper from MRP

The 110mm Flapper Closure has a clean, contemporary look for maximum shelf impact, and customized embossing. The flap-style slotted or pour orifice options make dispensing product easy and convenient.
Choose the 110mm Flapper for:
•    User friendly packaging
•    One hand operation
•    Clean, contemporary look for maximum shelf impact

Check out the Top Ten uses for the 110mm Flapper:

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Get Ready for Mardi Gras with MRP

Tuesday, February 28 will be a day of celebration and excess for many throughout the world. Whether you call it Mardi Gras, Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, this Christian feast marks the day before Ash Wednesday. During this feast, you'll find many traditional dishes.  We've selected some of our favorites paired with products that feature MRP plastic closures that are sure to make preparation a breeze. 

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