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4 Reasons Why Flexible Packaging Is Perfect for Halloween Candy

October 21, 2021 8:00am
Spooky season is back, and you know what that means: lots of candy. We believe flexible packaging is the best packaging for Halloween candy.
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COVID-19’s Impact on PPT

September 24, 2021 3:48am
COVID-19 had a significant impact on thousands of businesses, and Plastic Packaging was no exception. Learn more in this article.

Colgate: Packaging’s Day Has Come

August 16, 2021 8:00am

Original Content From: Originally written by Pat Reynolds. “Packaging is a field whose day has come.” That simple and straightforward statement by Colgate-Palmolive’s Chief Technology Officer Patricia Verduin neatly sums up the views shared by all five of the…

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10 Packaging Design Tips for Pet Food Products

June 24, 2021 8:00am

As the pet industry continues to grow, many businesses are concentrating on creating a positive experience for both their customers and their pets. However, creating efficient packaging, regardless of the industry, can be difficult. Powerful packaging design tips can help…


10 Reasons Why Customers Love Custom Stand-Up Pouches

May 24, 2021 7:48pm

The items we buy on a daily basis come in a variety of packaging types. Some products come in folding cartons, while others are packaged in bottles, glass jars, or metal tins. These packaging solutions have primarily been used for…


Plastic Packaging’s Columbus, OH Plant Is Named a 2020 IndustryWeek Best Plants Finalist

May 3, 2021 8:49pm

Plastic Packaging Technologies’s Columbus plant has been named one of only six nationwide finalists for the 2020 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards competition. This is the 31st year of the Best Plants Award. Finalists are chosen for “key components of operational…

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A Guide to Sustainable Packaging: Great for Business and the Environment

April 21, 2021 8:00am

Whether you're in charge of a local brick-and-mortar store or a large fulfillment center, the environmental impact of your organization’s packaging choices can't be overstated. By making the switch to sustainable packaging, your organization can benefit from several advantages aside…


Packaging Design Inspiration for 2021

April 14, 2021 8:00am

While a product may be great on its own, the packaging is what truly sets it apart from the rest. However, coming up with new ideas about packaging design for your product can be hard to do, which is why…


How to Avoid Bad Packaging Design

April 6, 2021 8:00am

The same way books are judged by their covers, products are often judged by their packaging design. In a lot of cases, customers will decide whether or not they want to purchase a product by merely looking at its packaging…


Types of Packaging Closures: What Works for Different Products

March 30, 2021 8:36pm

An integral part of having successful packaging is the closure solution you choose. Packaging closures perform several functions but are primarily used to seal packaging and protect the contents inside.  With the many different types of packaging closures available, it…

Packaging Becomes E-commerce Social Media Star: Finding the “Wow”

March 8, 2021 3:47pm

Original content from: Originally written by M. Diane McCormick Before the COVID-19 pandemic, e-commerce was seen as a function of convenience: tap on a keyboard or phone and new shoes arrive at the door. The panorama shifted amid the…

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PPT Invests in Continued Growth With Implementation of Logility AI-based Supply Chain Planning Solutions

January 21, 2021 10:48pm

Fast on the heels of the groundbreaking on our 130,000 square-foot expansion, there's more growth ahead for Plastic Packaging Technologies! We are implementing Logility's AI-based supply chain planning solutions. By increasing visibility of product demand, this implementation will improve lead…


6 Questions to Ask Your Flexible Packaging Supplier

January 11, 2021 9:34pm

Whether you are a manufacturer of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, pet supplies, or some other form of packaged goods, you know full well how important high-quality packaging is for both providing your consumers with a superior product and marketing your products…

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PPT Breaks Ground on New 130,000-Square-Foot “Center of Excellence for Flexible Pouching”

December 9, 2020 5:37pm

There's big news at Plastic Packaging Technologies (PPT)—130,000 square feet big! On December 4, we broke ground on the Center of Excellence for Flexible Pouching in Kansas City, Kansas. The Center is strategically located in the heart of America to…


The DNA of Product Packaging Design: What Really Catches Consumer Eyes

December 8, 2020 8:21pm

We have all been walking down the aisle at the grocery store and picked up something solely because the packaging was intriguing. Whether it was the irresistible matte finish or the bold graphics that caught your eye, the product packaging…


The Evolution of Food Packaging Design Through the Years

September 11, 2020 8:17pm

Can you imagine a time when packaging was just a way of storing and transporting food? There were no mascots or big bubble letters or any “Fat Free!” indicators. Packages served one purpose: holding food. How boring, right? Nowadays, eye-catching…

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