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Rigid Plastic Boxes: Make This Halloween Special

Posted by Alpha Rho on 8/24/20 11:33 AM

How Rigid Plastic Boxes Will Protect Your Costumes and Treats this Halloween

 

While holidays and events may look different this year, that doesn’t mean the desire to make the most out of the current situation has decreased. Instead, according to an article by CNN, Halloween displays have been put out early in many supermarkets and stores. Some candy manufacturers are dressing fewer treats in Halloween-specific packaging and putting a greater focus on family-sized packs for at-home treats in anticipation of celebrations held at home. Even if families won’t be going door-to-door this Halloween, a recent survey conducted on behalf of the National Confectioners Association found that 74% of millennial moms and young parents said Halloween is more important than ever this year, with the hopes of bringing some joy and normalcy home this fall.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, candy packaging, Halloween



Showcase Your Product in Star-Shaped Rigid Plastic Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 6/9/20 3:56 PM

Celebrate July 4th with Your Own Stars and Stripes

 

While this summer might look different from ones we’ve seen in the past, July 4th will still be a cause for celebration, whether you’re meeting people virtually or spending the day in your backyard with family.

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Is Polystyrene the Better Choice?

Posted by Alpha Rho on 3/31/20 3:40 PM

Polystyrene Is an Environmentally Conscience Choice Among Plastics

 

Protecting our environment has always been important, and many people are becoming more conscious of their choices in consumerism and quality. An emphasis is being placed on higher quality items that last a long time and can be repurposed, in contrast to something meant for single-use and cheaper.

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Topics: polystyrene rigid plastic boxes, general-purpose polystyrene, polystyrene plastic boxes, polystyrene, sustianability, plastics industry



The Impact of Coronavirus on the Plastics Industry

Posted by Alpha Rho on 2/18/20 12:38 PM

How Will the Spread of the Virus Impact China’s Economy and Trade?

 

China has become an economic powerhouse over the past several years, so concerns over reports of cities shutting down, the number of victims rising, and concerns over economic impact are quickly rising. According to an article by Time, China is the world’s largest manufacturer, and imports more crude oil than any other country. China was the United States’ largest supplier of goods in 2018, including electrical machinery ($152 billion), machinery ($117 billion), furniture and bedding ($35 billion), toys and sports equipment ($27 billion) and plastics ($19 billion), as reported by Forbes.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, plastics industry, coronavirus, economy



Rigid Plastic Boxes: Protecting Your Product for Valentine's Day

Posted by Alpha Rho on 2/5/20 2:26 PM

Ensuring Your Product Is Protected for the Important Occasions

 

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means: it’s time to make your product look amazing while protecting it from the damage it can receive while on display. Many businesses find that rigid plastic boxes provide exceptional protection while creating a beautiful display that doesn’t hide their product’s outstanding appearance. From initial packaging to final display and delivery to the end client, these containers provide hardy, attractive, and stable protection for your products, safeguarding your investment and lowering your business’ product losses.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, candy packaging, packaging for gifts



The Benefits of Manufacturing Using Only Domestic Resources

Posted by Alpha Rho on 9/27/19 11:26 AM

Alpha Rho: “Made in the USA”

 

Many people who call our facility are surprised to learn that we are not a distributor of rigid plastic boxes. That’s right, Alpha Rho is purely a manufacturer of plastic boxes—we play no part in their distribution (outside of shipping orders to our customers). We are proud of our “Made in the USA” declaration and do everything in our power to back it up. To clear up some confusion, we’ve decided to address why it’s so important for us to run our business through domestic means. Broken down below are our top reasons for keeping our supply chain within the United States.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes



Choose the Correct Specifications for Your Rigid Plastic Box Order

Posted by Alpha Rho on 6/19/19 3:45 PM

Satisfy Your Unique Product Needs with Rigid Plastic Boxes

 

Rigid plastic boxes serve many unique applications. Used by many for countless packaging solutions, these boxes come in a plethora of shapes, sizes, and lid types. Most commonly, rigid plastic boxes are used as an enhancement of product displays—providing a boost in aesthetic appeal while protecting any contents placed inside. They are a low-maintenance, re-usable, seamless extension of the products inside. Whether it be a gift, confectionary item, sports memorabilia, or party knickknack, plastic boxes are the perfect rigid packaging solution.

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Topics: polystyrene rigid plastic boxes, rigid plastic boxes



The Evolution of New England’s Largest Plastic Box Manufacturer

Posted by Alpha Rho on 4/24/19 5:04 PM

Alpha Rho: 50 Years in Review

 

Since Alvan Tall founded Alpha Rho in 1965, our company has been continuously evolving and innovating to keep up with the latest advancements in our industry. With over five decades of operations on our books, a lot has changed since our first venture into custom molding. As a small testament to and celebration of our accomplishment of well over 50 years in business, we are reflecting and sharing with our customers some of the most influential changes we’ve experienced over the years.

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Topics: Blog, polystyrene rigid plastic boxes, solar manufacturing



Rigid Plastic Boxes: The Perfect Packaging for Valentine’s Day

Posted by Alpha Rho on 1/16/19 12:50 PM

Why You Should Fall in Love with Custom Packaging for Creative, Heartfelt Gifts

 

With Christmas and New Year’s firmly behind us, we now shift our focus to the holiday of love. Valentine’s Day is an important date for many couples—typically celebrated with romantic vacations, hitting the town for a nice meal, or exchanging special gifts. For retail stores, the holiday presents a huge opportunity to make money. According to Forbes, it’s estimated that 55% of the U.S. population celebrates Valentine’s day annually—spending an impressive $19.6 billion in the process.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, candy packaging, packaging for gifts



Organize and Simplify Your Holidays with Compartment Plastic Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 12/17/18 12:16 PM

Unique Gift Packaging Ideas for Everyone on Your List 

 

The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re probably scrambling for last-minute gift ideas. Shopping is never an easy task, especially when you have to account for a number of different personalities. As the days in December wind down, it’s not uncommon for you to feel completely overwhelmed and exhausted. Fear not, though—Alpha Rho has the quintessential contraption to help you satisfy all the special people on your list.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes