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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



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, plastic packaging, polystyrene plastic boxes



How Do Rigid Plastic Box Manufacturers Ensure Quality

Posted by Alpha Rho on 3/28/17 11:04 AM

Managing the Injection Molding Process

 

A lot of rigid plastic box manufacturers use the term “quality” to define and distinguish their products from their competitors’. “Quality” can be a subjective term and as a customer, do you know what quality translates to for your rigid plastic box manufacturer?

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes



Increase Your Profits by Improving Your Plastic Box Packaging

Posted by Alpha Rho on 1/11/17 12:35 PM

Better Branding Through Custom-Printed Plastic Boxes

 

Whether you’ve made spontaneous personal purchasing decisions in a grocery store check-out line, or given a lot of thought to a product before you pick it off the shelf in the aisle, you’ve likely been influenced by its packaging. Each year, large companies spend millions of dollars, not just on their product packaging, but on how that packaging affects the long-term branding of the products they contain.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes



Don’t Just Put a Lid on It

Posted by Alpha Rho on 11/22/16 11:32 AM

Friction Fit or Hinged – Choose Your Plastic Box Type Wisely!

 

Rigid plastic boxes come in many different shapes and sizes, ranging from compartment boxes to rounded types, to even heart shaped styles for special purposes. But, when it comes to all varieties of plastic boxes, there are two predominant styles related to how they open and close: one is with hinges and the other, without hinges—also known as friction fit.

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Topics: rigid plastic boxes



Choosing the Right Rigid Plastic Packaging for Your Product

Posted by Alpha Rho on 9/1/16 4:52 PM

4 Factors to Consider Before Picking Out Your Rigid Plastic Packaging

                      

We’re all familiar with the timeless adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” and yet, there are times we end up doing just that! At least with rigid plastic packaging. The trickiest part is, on looks alone, a lot of plastic packaging looks much the same. It’s part of why the conundrum of choosing the right plastic packaging for your product is a little more challenging than picking out a book based on its cover.

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