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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 ones...

Posted by Aimee Weber

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...

Posted by Amanda Thomas

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:

Your bird feeder has that great design to help keep...

Posted by Aimee Weber

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. 

MRP's Magnificent Mardi Gras Menu

Start your celebration with some Chilled...

Posted by Aimee Weber

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...

Posted by Amanda Thomas

Mold-Rite helps ease your prep for the Big Game

You've been waiting an entire season for it. The Big Game is finally here. The big screen TV is ready. The surround sound is in check. You're friends are all planning to gather together to root for their favorite team. If you're still wondering what to feed them, fear not. We've got some great recipes that are sure to spice up your party. And, all of the recipes feature spices packaged with Mold-Rite dispensing spice closures so you can be sure that they'll be easy to add to your recipes. Five...
Posted by Aimee Weber

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...
Posted by Amanda Thomas

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...

Posted by Amanda Thomas

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.

Posted by Amanda Thomas

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...

Posted by Amanda Thomas