Category Archives: How It’s Made

Packaging Design Process For A Box – Video

There are two stages of the design process - the structure of the package and the graphics.   This video does a good job of walking through the design of a custom folding carton.  It is always beneficial to have your graphic and structural designers working together to ensure that both meet the needs of…
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How It’s Made – Blister Packs

This video shows the process of making pharmaceutical blister packs and how they are filled and sealed for the consumer.   How It's Made - Pharmaceutical Blister Packs      
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How It’s Made – Plastic Bags

Plastic bags come in many different shapes and sizes.  This video shows how the plastic material and three different bag styles are manufactured.  To learn more about plastic (flexible) packaging, PAC, Packaging Consortium, through their PACed program, offer a course that is available for purchase and completion on-line.  All courses range from 30 - 60…
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How It’s Made – Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak containers extend shelf life without refrigeration.  This 5 minute video walks you through the entire process from the raw materials through to the final filling and sealing of the box.  Tetra Pak material is a multi-layer structure designed to protect against oxygen and light. https://youtu.be/5IlrOxRPy0U    
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How It’s Made – Glass Bottles

I am not sure about the statement that glass takes less energy than other types of packaging but this 5 minute video does show the process of making glass very well.  To learn more about glass packaging, PAC, Packaging Consortium, through their PACed program, offer a course that is available for purchase and completion on-line. …
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