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VIDEO: Child Resistant Closures Are Not Just for the Average Person

VIDEO: Child Resistant Closures Are Not Just for the Average Person

Closures are breaking out of the standard mold and offering something that is unique for both seniors and children.

A closure that is easy to open but still child resistant at the same time? Until now, both of these features were not commonly put together into packaging. However, Mold-Rite Plastics’ new EZ-Safe and EZ-Grip closures offer something for the old and young. Its ergonomic “ribbed” outside provides the elderly with an easy way to grip and open the bottle at their convenience while...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Today Celebrates Self-Care Day

Today Celebrates Self-Care Day

OTC medications, including healthcare packaging, comes into play on Self-Care Day

Today marks the first international Self-Care Day event in the United States. Hosted by Consumer Healthcare Products Associations (CHPA), this event highlights how over-the-counter medicines empower consumes to practice self-care and in turn save the US healthcare system $102 billion each year.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Come Find Us at the Next Packaging Tradeshow!

Come Find Us at the Next Packaging Tradeshow!

Mold-Rite Plastic’s team visits major tradeshows to see new packaging ideas

June is a busy month for the team at Mold-Rite, Weatherchem and Stull! With our growing business, it’s still important to take time out and see what the packaging world is creating.  The packaging industry is always changing and introducing the newest, greatest design.  We pride ourselves to staying on top of trends and working with our customers to create innovative packaging.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Nutra Packagers Take Notice: Whey Protein Market Is Gaining Muscle

Nutra Packagers Take Notice: Whey Protein Market Is Gaining Muscle

Innovative plastic closures offer easy, clean dispensing of protein powders

Trends in nutraceutical brand packaging, including plastic closures, are greatly influenced bythe demands for various products. One example of this is the nutritional powder market.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Tired of Nutraceutical Packaging that’s Hard to Swallow?

Tired of Nutraceutical Packaging that’s Hard to Swallow?

NutraFlapper® Creates Sleek, Easy-to-Use Dispensing Solution for Nutritional Supplements

Nutraceutical packaging doesn’t always deliver a positive consumer experience. Why is that so ironic? Because most consumers are buying the nutritional product to make their lives better and improve their overall health. So shouldn’t the package follow suit? Consumers of all ages should find the overall packaging, including the dispensing cap, easy to handle.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Mold-Rite Innovative Flip Top Cap Makes Vitamins Easy to Handle

As the population continues to age, the demand for vitamins, minerals and supplements continues to grow. To appeal to this demographic, which may have limited hand function and mobility, supplement companies are utilizing bottles that incorporate a convenient dispensing closure like an easy-to-use flip top cap. Plastic cap manufacturer Weatherchem has a variety of product lines that enhance the consumer experience, including its NutraFlapper® and NutraGen II®  flip top closures:

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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

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