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Types Of Industrial Packaging

Types Of Industrial Packaging

Packaging has become an important aspect for companies as attractive packaging can grab the attention of consumers. Apart from branding, packaging and designing of your products can make you stand out from the crowd or take you out of the competition. Packaging also makes sure your products stay safe that are meant for distribution and sale. Packaging products include carton boxes for packing, cans, bags, bottle envelops, bubble wrap packaging, containers, etc. Due to increasing demand, companies have started looking out for a product packaging company for packaging products that not only protects the good from damage or breakage but also make them appealing and attractive.

Different methods of product packaging are

  • Anti-corrosive packaging
  • Pharma packaging
  • Plastic packaging
  • Flexible packaging

Anti-corrosive packaging

Anti-corrosive packaging refers to the protection of metal substances from corrosive environments. Such materials include VCI bubble film,  chips, and bags, oil, paper, etc,  that helps prevent exposure of goods to various climates. Such packaging is mostly used in export where goods need to be transported for long distances. 

Anti-corrosive packaging can be used in the following situations

Shipping of metal goods through the sea and other corrosive environments.

Storage of metallic goods for long periods.

Manufacturing of sensitive metal goods.

Shipping unassembled parts.

Pharma packaging

Also known as drug packaging, pharma packaging is used for pharmaceuticals operations. The packing of pharmaceutical products provides safety, containment, and convenience of delivery and handling. The main aspect of pharmaceutical packaging is providing essential drugs, blood and blood products, surgical devices, nutraceuticals, solid and semi solid dosage items, etc. this kind of packaging is required for dispensing, dosing, etc.

Different types of pharma packaging include

  • Primary packaging
  • Secondary packaging
  • Tertiary packaging

The various types of pharma packaging include

  • Blister packs
  • Bottles
  • Time dosing
  • Counterfeiting

Plastic packaging

Plastic packaging is used for packaging several types of non-perishable or fragile products. Plastic packaging is used to pack plastic materials and products. Most plastic packaging companies recycle scrap or waste plastic for reuse. Without proper packaging, items with low shelf life easily get affected due to climatic conditions which lead to damage or malfunction.  The packaging is done in such a way that no dust or air can affect the goods. Some types of plastic packaging are polyethylene terephthalate, high-density polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride, etc.

How the packaging trends are changing

Changing consumer preferences

Growing young population

Increasing use of home and personal care products

Progress in the field of polymer science

More demand for plastic and pouch packaging by consumers.

Benefits of plastic packaging

  • ¬†Lightweight
  • Sustainable
  • ¬†Durable
  • Cost-effective
  • Versatile

Flexible packaging

As the name says, flexible packaging is made with flexible materials that seal, protect, and keep the materials fresh. Flexible packaging also includes molding the packaging substances as per the requirement of products for maintaining the flavor and safety of the products. This is the main reason that makes flexible packaging the most preferred type of packaging. It stores the items for a long time and in the right conditions. This packaging is also environmentally friendly as it uses fewer materials and fewer wastages.   

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