From our last blog post, you now know a little about polyethylene terephthalates, or PET plastics. You know that this type of plastic is a staple in food and beverage packaging. It's also used in the packaging of plenty of other products, though not necessarily ones you want to eat or drink—PET is a mainstay for packaging things like cosmetics and cleaning chemicals. Just look at the recycling code on any PET plastic package, and you'll see: It's number one.
As retailers continue to compete for the attention of consumers, a necessity for eye-catching packaging has increased. Retailers often seek customized packaging for their goods in order to pique the interest of consumers. Thermoformed packaging has become one of the top solutions for custom packaging. This method is not only great for the retailer, as it creates custom molds and packaging for each item, but it also enhances the appearance of the items in the store.