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Product Packaging and Advertising: They're Not Mutually Exclusive

Posted by Alpha Rho on 7/5/17 3:31 PM

Your Plastic Packaging Can Speak Volumes about Your Product

The hardest part about selling a new product – or selling more of an existing one – is usually getting the word out to your potential consumers.

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Topics: Blog, plastic packaging



Level the Playing Field with Clear Plastic Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 5/2/17 12:42 PM

Is Visibility an Uphill Battle for Your Products?

Dumped in a bin or shoved on a shelf, sometimes visibility is an uphill battle for small or unusually shaped products.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, polystyrene plastic boxes, plastic packaging



Raw Material Costs Impacting the Plastic Packaging Industry Projected to Further Increase

Posted by Alpha Rho on 3/9/17 11:23 AM

 

Extended Outages at AmSty and SABIC Causing Styrene Spot Price Increases

 

Manufacturers of plastic packaging have been faced with a dramatic increase in the price of polystyrene since the fourth quarter of 2016, which achieved an all-time high in February. Price increases over the past few months have included a 5 cents per pound increase in December, an 8 cent increase in February, and most recently a 15 cents per pound increase in March.

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Topics: general-purpose polystyrene, plastic packaging