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Why Rigid Plastic Boxes Are a Great Packaging Solution for Legal Cannabis

Posted by Alpha Rho on 11/8/18 11:29 AM

4 Reasons to Choose Custom Packaging for an Exciting New Industry

 

By now, the secret is out that cannabis is the next big thing. The legalization movement is expanding at record pace—with over 25 states and the entirety of Canada having legalized the plant for either medicinal or recreational purposes. Entrepreneurs everywhere are scheming about how they can enter the “green rush,” with new ideas for marijuana-related business popping up with impressive frequency.

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Topics: Cannabis Packaging Solutions



Rigid Plastic Boxes: The Perfect Halloween Accessory

Posted by Alpha Rho on 8/29/18 12:25 PM

How They’re a Treat for the Confection and Retail Industries

 

Halloween in America is a big deal, and like any other major holiday, it’s accompanied by a serious surge in consumer spending. Last year’s holiday broke all kinds of retail spending records, with over $9.1 billion spent on Halloween related items.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, candy packaging



5 Creative Ways to Use Rigid Plastic Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 8/23/18 10:30 AM

“Out of the Box” Applications for Rigid Plastic Packaging

 

For over 50 years, Alpha Rho has been providing a variety of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers with rigid plastic packaging for diverse uses. 

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



Sustainable Initiatives in Rigid Plastics

Posted by Alpha Rho on 7/12/18 12:17 PM

 

New England’s Largest Plastic Box Manufacturer Sets Standards for Renewable Practices

 

In 2016, Alpha Rho decided to make a change—a change in our sustainability initiatives that will help us become an industry leader for manufacturing companies interested in renewable energy. 

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Topics: polystyrene plastic boxes, rigid plastic boxes, sustianability, solar manufacturing



Rigid Plastic Packaging Versus Flexible Packaging

Posted by Alpha Rho on 4/13/18 3:46 PM

Select the Packaging that’s Best for Your Product and Your Bottom Line

 

Choosing the right packaging for your product means sifting through a wide variety of choices–what type of logo to use, what information to place on the label, and, perhaps most importantly, what style of packaging to pick. Flexible plastic packaging has recently gained a lot of attention as an alternative to rigid plastic packaging but both have their pros and cons, and ultimately there's one clear winner based on what best suits your product and industry.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, general-purpose polystyrene, Blog



A Beautiful Pair—Rigid Plastic Packaging and Cosmetic Products

Posted by Alpha Rho on 2/21/18 12:15 PM

Set Your Look Apart with Appealing Plastic Boxes

 

In the beauty industry, packaging can make just as much of an impression as the product inside. A blister pack on cardboard can drive down the perceived value of your product, but rigid plastic boxes communicate that it’s a luxury product, one that’s worth purchasing … and coming back for. The right packaging for your product keeps it safely stored and free of dust and debris, ensuring it delivers a quality result from start to finish.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes, polystyrene rigid plastic boxes



The Advantages of Polystyrene Boxes when Gift Shopping

Posted by Alpha Rho on 12/19/17 4:03 PM

Stand Out Against the Competition with Gifts that Keep on Giving  

 

Who among us has not done some last-minute gift shopping? While finishing up your holiday or special event shopping, admit it, you’ve scurried up and down store aisles in search of the perfect gifts. Sometimes, all it takes is the right product packaging (all a part of good marketing) to nudge you toward the final choice. Rushed or not, making choices as a consumer is a common and shared experience.

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Topics: packaging for gifts



Package Your Halloween Treats Better with Rigid Plastic Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 10/23/17 3:37 PM

Rigid Plastic Boxes in the Confectionery Industry

 

With Halloween just around the corner, the National Retail Federation is expecting shoppers to splurge a record $2.7 billion on candy purchases this year! However, these sugar-rich products have to survive fluctuations in temperature, humidity in the ambient environment, and product agitation from handling–all before hitting the shelves.

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Topics: general-purpose polystyrene, polystyrene rigid plastic boxes, candy packaging



5 Things to Consider before Ordering Plastic Packaging Boxes

Posted by Alpha Rho on 9/12/17 9:34 AM

Order the Right Plastic Packaging by Asking these 5 Questions

 

Rigid plastic boxes are an excellent way to store, protect, and display your product, but taking the time to find the right fit for your packaging needs will give you the best result. Determining the accurate size beforehand, for example, will prevent wasted time and poor fit of your product within.

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Topics: Blog



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: plastic packaging, Blog