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Infographic: What Makes a Closure?

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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Posted by Aimee Weber

Meet Jason, our MRP Plastic Closure Expert

Meet Jason, our MRP Plastic Closure Expert

Mold-Rite Plastics has long been known as a trusted supplier of Continuous Thread (CT) Closures including smooth side, ribbed side, matte top, smooth top, and stacking ring options.

We met with Jason Stull, VP, Business Unit Manager – Food, Personal Care, Household Chemical, to gain some insight into the newest addition to our Somerset plant (formerly Stull Technologies), our 89mm RX and SX Continuous Thread Closures.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Go the Extra Degree Today in Your Packaging

Go the Extra Degree Today in Your Packaging

Today is 2/12. Use today to power a train and start going the extra mile.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Hurry! Special Pricing on our MegaFlap Plastic Closure is Ending Soon!

Hurry! Special Pricing on our MegaFlap Plastic Closure is Ending Soon!

Our MegaFlap closure could be yours at a discounted rate, now through August 30th.

We are excited to announce that our Optifiber package has won the 2015 Silver Drug & Pharmaceutical award at the recent National Association of Container Distributors event. In recognition of this award utilizing our MegaFlap plastic closure, we're offering SPECIAL PRICING AND CUSTOMIZATION DISCOUNTS* on your first MegaFlap order, now through August 30! 

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Flip Top Cap and Easy-Safe Closures Steal the Show at SupplySide West

Flip Top Cap and Easy-Safe Closures Steal the Show at SupplySide West

The safety features of flip top caps and the convenience of the new Weatherchem MegaFlap® closure were important topics at SupplySide West 2013 Global Expo and Conference. With about 12,000 attendees, the show brings together suppliers and buyers that influence several markets including dietary supplements, food, beverage, animal nutrition, personal care and cosmetics.  Besides product safety and convenience, trends from this year’s show included adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Growth in Healthcare Packaging

Growth in Healthcare Packaging

It is evident a growing revolution has taken place within the healthcare market overthe past few years, due to the ongoing consumer fascination with vitamins and supplements.

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Posted by Aimee Weber

Key Factors of Sustainable Package Design

Considering Sustainable Packaging Design?

When we look around the grocery store or hypermarket stores, are we paying attention to sustainable packaging? Are consumers more inclined to purchase eco-friendly package designs, or do we become inflicted by the price or lack of ease of use? Brands and retailers are constantly facing these challenges when creating a package design, especially as they try to meet consumers’ expectations.

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

Consider the Plastic Closure When Designing Great Packaging

“It’s the little things in life that make a big difference…”

Designing a new package for a product can be a lot of fun – so much fun that it might be easy to overlook some essential considerations before you can label it as a finished product. When it’s time to select a functional closure, don’t write it off as an easy task. There are lots of considerations: the budget, the company’s brand identity, the retailer’s needs and the consumers’ preferences – all in which can be time-consuming...

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

New Flip Top Cap Providing Improved Dispensing Convenience

New Flip Top Cap Providing Improved Dispensing Convenience

Sick of getting liquid instead of mustard? Or accidently squeezing out too much cleaner on your coffee table? So were we – that’s why we created the new Ultra Light Flip Top Cap. Now available from Stull Technologies, this lightweight closure is ideal for liquid condiments like mustard, honey, as well as household products like soap, cleaners and car polish.

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

Does Nutraceautical Packaging appeal to aging 'Baby Boomers?'

Does Nutraceautical Packaging appeal to aging 'Baby Boomers?'

As some of you may already know, ‘Baby Boomers’ orchestrate 76 million Americans born between the years 1946 and 1964, with the eldest of the generation turning 65 this year. Baby boomers make up for approximately 40% of the current US population, and are projected to control 70% of the disposable income within the next five years.

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

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