Packaging your product in a plastic container goes beyond color, shape, and marketability – as different plastic resins have their own distinct characteristics that can dramatically impact a successful package. In short...
It’s a critical choice that will either protect --- or affect -- your product..
To help guide your decision process, we have come up with a quick and easy to read Plastic Packaging Cheat Sheet! It is an indispensable reference to help clarify plastic characteristics that are often confusing. In just a few short moments you can learn more about the 7 major categories of plastics used for packaging, their physical characteristics, and the potential for a reaction with your product. Our Cheat Sheet will tell you what you need to know... and how to avoid pesky problems.
Just scroll down and take a look at the infographic below. We’ll keep it updated and fresh by adding new information and categories as they become available. It’s a great bookmark!
Remember, the only way to know for sure is to test your specific/unique product with all of your packaging components for compatibility.