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Amanda Thomas

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Store Brands Magazine Features MRP

In the July issue of Store Brands magazine, Bob Tupta, MRP's Product Manager, gives his insight on the latest functional packaging trends.


This latest issue of Store Brands Magazine features an article from Lawrence Aylward about functional packaging and how to take it to the next level. In preparation for this story, editors at the publication turned to the experts at Mold-Rite Plastics to discuss the latest trends, consumer preferences and products available to meet the growing demands for...

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Promo Code: Expo Hall Access for Upcoming 2017 SupplySide West

Come meet us Las Vegas on September 27th through the 28th and learn about the newest developments and trends in the pharmaceutical, personal care and food packaging markets.

SupplySide West has been the world’s largest expo for over 20 years and continues to grow larger each year. This year the 2017 SupplySide West Global Expo and Conference is taking place in Las Vegas. With 1,200+ exhibitors and 15,000+ industry participants offering 10,000 ingredients and solutions, you will find...

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Slime Time: New Twist on an Iconic Package

Let our Twist Open - Close plastic closures help you eliminate slimy messes— keeping everyone happy!

What kid doesn’t love making and customizing their own slime and playing with it? This ‘new’ slime trend is everywhere from Instagram to parents posting videos on Facebook of their child’s slimly creation.

At a recent picnic here at our MRP Twinsburg facility, we even had our employee’s children participating in all of the ooey, gooey fun! With so many endless options from glittery slime to...

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Fresh New Design, Same Reliable Service: Introducing

We are excited to announce that our newly designed website is LIVE and ready for you!

The NEW was designed with YOU in mind. Combining all the best plastic closures and content from, and, the new site is your one-stop-shop for all things MRP.

From the new sample request shopping cart experience to our easy product filtering system, you will be able to find and get what you want fast! It is our mission to be the most responsive, flexible...

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Pharmaceutical Packaging Design: Factors to Consider

An aging population and increased life expectancy are fueling growth in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, the recently Senate-approved 21st Century Cures Act is expected to greatly expand the number of drugs being produced. In the highly-regulated pharmaceutical industry, it’s important to consider two key factors when designing packaging closures:

  1. Are they safe for the consumer?
  2. Is the closure intuitive and easy-to-use?

When designing these specialized pharmaceutical packaging...

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Meet Amie, the Plastic Packaging Color Trend Expert

Badger Color Concentrates Inc.’s very own color trend guru shares with us the upcoming 2018 trends to watch out for in packaging design.

Mold-Rite Plastics is a single-source supplier of a broad range of plastic closures and jars. What set us apart from others is our outstanding innovation and keeping up the latest industry trends.

We met with Amie Pernitzke, Marketing Solutions Manager at Badger Color Concentrates Inc., to discuss the upcoming color packaging trends and their impact on the...

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The Best Caps and Closures for Beauty Packaging

In the beauty packaging industry, it's important for products to look attractive on the shelf, while keeping the lotions, liquids, powders and balms securely contained.

Mold-Rite’s closures, dispensing tops and cosmetic containers offer consumers a quick and simple way to use the beauty products they want, while providing attractive shelf presence and secure containment you need.

  • Disc top caps securely store hair, skin and body care solutions and are easily understood by consumers.
  • Jars and...
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MRP Spotlight: Finding the Right Plastic Closure for Your Food Package

: What should top your product?

During this month Webpackaging released their Food packaging digital publication, Issue 3 to their online audience. Featuring some of the industry's best, Webpackaging displays the newest and most innovative packaging in the food and beverage industries. Among those include Korneslis’s Pip & Nut Peanut Butter, innovative poultry packaging, Aptar’s BAP solutions, Bosch’s world first sealed paper packaging, and many more. Featured on page 6 What should top your...

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Cheers to the Holidays from Mold-Rite Plastics

As we reflect on the year that has passed, we are thankful for our customres, suppliers, co-workers, and partners. Each day we strive to dig deeper, be more flexible and responsize and make better things happen for the people around us.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you and your plastic closure packaging needs.

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SEMA Recap: 2016 Hot Auto Package Designs

The SEMA Show, Nov. 1 - 4 in Las Vegas, showcased new and upcoming automotive package designs and the latest trends.  

The SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and...

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