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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



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



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: polystyrene rigid plastic boxes, rigid plastic boxes