Oxygen-Barrier Packaging: How to Prevent Food Spoilage

Posted by Rob Helmke | Friday, October 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

As important as oxygen is to sustaining life, it’s one of the biggest contributors to food spoilage. A chemically and biologically reactive compound, oxygen accelerates the growth of microorganisms responsible for mold, yeast, and other harmful fungi. To prevent food spoilage and keep products fresh, food industry packaging experts turn to various flexible packaging solutions.

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Basics of Plastic Vacuum Forming

Posted by Rob Helmke | Tuesday, September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thermoformed packaging is a complicated discipline that requires a great deal of understanding of materials, and the actual methods used to create the package. Plastic vacuum forming is one of the most simplified of these methods. This process generally mimics many of the thermoforming principles, with potential cost saving measures for the client.

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