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Let's Talk: Rapid Prototyping (3D Printing) for Packaging

A collection of techniques employed to build a physical part model using the 3D computer-aided design (CAD) is the name of rapid prototyping. Typically, one uses it to trial the efficiency of a part or product design before it gets manufactured in bulk. Meanwhile, additive layer manufacturing technology, popularly known as 3-D printing, is used to create prototypes.

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Let's Talk: Sealing Capabilities for Packaging

This post will discuss the sealing capabilities for packaging and the different types of liners/seals commonly used in industries. So, let's move on without any delay.

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Let's Talk: Airless Pumps in Beauty & Cosmetics Packaging

In a time when everything is going through a tectonic shift for its quality improvement, the cosmetic industry is not behind as well. As people opt for natural ingredients in beauty products, they also look forward to using cosmetic products having a long shelf life. For this reason, the phenomenon of airless cosmetic packaging comes into play.

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Let's Talk: Aluminum Packaging

Aluminum is the 3rd most prevalent (8%) element in the earth’s crust. It is used in the packaging industry for many different applications. This material provides a complete barrier to light, oxygen, moisture, and bacteria

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Let's Talk: Injection Blow Molding (IBM) for Packaging Purposes

What is Injection Blow Molding (IBM)? IBM is a common manufacturing process, great for small containers, packages with threaded necks or wide mouth openings, or for highly styled shapes. PP (Polypropylene), HDPE (High Density Polyethylene), LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene), and PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) are some common plastics used in IBM.

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Let's Talk: Soft Touch

The tactile feel of what’s referred to as “soft touch” is becoming increasingly desirable in the prestige product segment as more and more customers view it as representative of a high-quality and expensive product.  But how is the effect achieved?

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Let's Talk: Tamper Evident vs. Child Resistant Closures (CRC)

What is the difference between tamper evident seal and child-resistant closure (CRC)?

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Let's Talk: Lotion Pumps

We all know what a lotion pump does; it delivers a thick, smooth liquid preparation applied to the skin for different purposes. But have you ever wondered how it worked? While there are many different designs and types of pumps available today, the basic principle is the same.

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Let's Talk: Pump or Sprayer Output

If we talk about the general meaning of output, it is the amount of anything that is produced by a person, machine, or industry. In this definition, we mentioned the machine, so in our case, pumps and sprayers are those devices that commonly use a unit of measurement called output, or also known as dosage.

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Let's Talk: Essential Oils and Their Packaging

An essential oil is a liquid distilled from elements of a plant.  It is a natural way to infuse your product with aromatic and medicinal properties. As these oils have become more popular with consumers, they have also become a source of questions in the industry.

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