The Difference Between Light and Heavy Gauge Thermoforming

Posted by Rob Helmke | Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When creating packages for a variety of items, there are numerous key factors to consider in the process and manufacturing of the packaging. The first consideration most clients contemplate is the appearance of their product within the packaging.  This issue is quite important as it may determine whether an item will be purchased or not. Second, will the packaging be functional in terms of holding the item correctly and protecting it from being broken, or possibly even stolen. Lastly, the packaging needs to be durable, but at the same time appealing. For this reason, there are two predominant thermoforming types:  light gauge and heavy gauge thermoforming.

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