Balancing the Brands. vision with package compatibility can have a large impact on the materials used for your package. We offer a wide range of materials that can be used in-stock packages from plastic, PCR, glass, aluminum and bamboo as examples, and we are happy to consult and provide guidance on material selection & decoration based on your Brands needs.
Not sure what materials to use? Our engineering experts can help advise you here.
Its properties come in a wide range and its more heat resistant than PE. It is often white, but is also available in clarified grades with excellent contact clarity. PP is offered in a wide range of properties that enable it to be used for products with high impact requirements and long term dimensional stability needs, and has a high chemical resistance. PP is the third most widely produced commodity plastic (after PE) and it is often used in packaging and labeling. Ask us about PP PCR.
PE is one of the most widely produced plastics in the world. It is available in LLDPE (linear low-density polyethylene), LDPE (low density), MDPE (medium density) and HDPE (high density). From soft and flexible to hard and sturdy, the various grades of polyethylene offer a wide range of properties that can be utilized based on your package’s requirements. Ask us about PCR for blow molding.
PET is the most recycled material in the world, and features excellent clarity and chemical resistance. The material can be utilized in several processes such as injection molding, blow molding, injection blow molding (IBM), and injection stretch blow molding (ISBM). Ask us about PCR for blow molding.
These materials are amorphous copolymer thermoplastics with above average chemical resistances when compared to other amorphous materials such as ABS or PMMA. They have excellent physical properties for a wide variety of packaging types and offer superior clarity over clarified PP. Ask us about PCR for PETG/PCTA/PCTG.
Poly Methyl Methacrylate
PMMA, also known as acrylic, is a transparent thermoplastic often used in form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass. It’s commonly used as an outer jar or outer bottle due to its high clarity. PMMA is also known as plastic glass. Ask us about PMMA.
AS/SAN, the predecessor of ABS, has a good combination of rigidity, strength, toughness and transparency. Ask us about AS/SAN.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
ABS is an alloy type material that brings high gloss, impact resistance and good mold-ability due to its three main components. ABS decorates very easily in any of the many decoration process’s available. ABS plastic is recyclable, having strong impact resistance, heat and acid chemical resistance. Ask us about ABS.
Bamboo, and wood in general, is a natural and renewable material that can be used as a nice statement piece in your packaging. It can be made into different shapes according to your needs. Ask us about Bamboo and Wood.
Not able to find the packaging solution that you need? APC Packaging offers many more options including private molds.
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