Cups, Bowls & Tubs(14 companies)
Rigid, concave packaging containers in a variety of formats, sizes and materials, characterized by a wide opening that’s typically the same as the diameter or width of the package itself. Examples include tubs for margarine, microwavable plastic bowls for frozen meals, and Styrofoam cups for ramen. Considering switching to a new container, material? If you need a new package or consumable, explore these articles to help guide your next purchase.
In addition to its line of sealing machines, Algus Packaging designs and supplies thermoformed blisters, clamshells, bifolds, and trays that help increase shelf impact and brand awareness. Using the latest design and programming software, Algus Packaging engineers create packages for almost any application from basic rectangle face-seal blister to complex three-dimensional bifolds.
Amcor Rigid Packaging
Amcor produces a wide range of rigid and semi-rigid plastic containers including cups, cup stock, portion packs, bottles, vials, jars, trays, blisters, foil tubes, and more for food, beverage, healthcare, home care, pet care and beyond. Featured products include pre-made rigid thermoformed trays, cups, blisters and lids in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and thicknesses. Cup stock products include Evolution® PVdC-free sheet, which increases compression strength up to 30% for reduced source applications. Other products include EasyPortion, a single thermoformed portion pack with a unique, colorful appearance. Featured bottles include the 300 ml (10 oz) HDPE Cylinder Bottle with 24-410 SP neck finish, used for a range of home and/or personal care products.
Aripack offers a wide range of stock or custom-made rigid containers for various products and barrier requirements for the dairy, dips and spreads, and coffee markets. Pre-formed trays and baskets are designed for meats, cookies, and bakery products. Other products include single serve white and black coffee pods, which are available with or without a pre-applied filter.
Be Green Packaging
Be Green Packaging delivers custom, molded fiber containers that are recyclable and compostable for food service, personal care, home goods and other markets. Recent applications of Be Green Packaging’s packaging solutions have included developing sustainable, eco-friendly packaging pieces and a molded fiber tray for razors. Another application replaced plastic packaging with molded fiber boxes for water-free face wash swatches that decreased shipping costs and reduced the package’s overall carbon footprint by 70%.
Evanesce Packaging Solutions
Evanesce Packaging Solutions supplies 100% compostable, 100% plant-based eco-friendly food packaging products that are designed for strength, affordability and performance. Molded starch- and biopolymer-based cups, drink lids, bowls, containers and food service items are designed as a replacement for expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam products. Products include Evanesce® Molded Starch trays, in addition to being fully compostable, are leak-free, sturdy and grease-resistant. With a shelf-life of 2 years, these trays look like Styrofoam™, but decompose in 90 days or less.
IPL has long lasting relationships with many of the world's largest food companies. IPL’s food containers are available in round and non-round formats, and come in tamper-evident, film seal and freezable varieties. Engineered to keep products fresh and safe, IPL container designs also factor in sustainability, efficiencies in transportation, shelf optimization and attractive decoration elements. All containers are durable and made from 100% recyclable polypropylene or polyethylene. Available in a wide range of sizes and capacities for all liquid or dry foods.
Klöckner Pentaplast of America (kp) supplies thermoformed trays, rigid films for form, fill and seal applications as well as flexible films to protect products, operating across a vast range of fresh food categories. kp aims to ensure consumer packaged goods companies get the most sustainable, total food packaging solutions that not only protect food products while extending shelf-life and reducing food waste, but that can also be recycled.
Deli cups from Packline USA are 100% recyclable PET containers suitable for applications using lidding film and high pressure packaging (HPP). With or without hard caps, cups are suitable for all equipment lines.
Point Five Packaging, LLC
Point Five offers a wide array of rigid containers for tray and cup sealing applications and tamper-evident packages. These containers come in PET, CPET, PP, and paper.
Polytainers supplies an array of polypropylene (PP) containers for food applications such as margarine, sherbet, yogurt, ricotta, sour cream, ice cream, hummus, fruits and vegetables and more. Polytainers offers containers in a wide range of diameters and capacities as well as a variety of decoration styles: dry-offset printing, in-mold labeling and shrink sleeve decorations. Specialty containers include dual compartment in-mold labeled Sidekick containers for applications such as yogurt/granola packs.
Printpack’s rigid plastic packaging portfolio includes thermoforming rollstock, precision controlled multi-layer co-extruded sheet and thermoformed cups and other containers for on-the-go packaging applications. Printpack supplies containers with a special focus on food applications, designing features for barrier solutions and easy-peel barrier lidding. Stock or customized design options are available, and Printpack offers printing, embossed logos, and custom colors for differentiation. Products are suitable for hot-fill, retort, in-package pasteurization, aseptic, Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP), and ambient fill applications. Containers for nonfood applications such as household supplies, lawn and garden and medical packaging are also available.
Rigid plastic and paper containers from Sonoco include the flagship EnviroCan™ paper container with a paper or metal end, which is made of 100% recycled fiber, designed to meet the ongoing challenge of balancing responsible materials sourcing with product and food safety. Other rigid containers from Sonoco include hinged and lidded containers, in-mold labeled containers, trays and bowls, thermoformed blister packaging and much more.
Technimark is supplier of injection-molded rigid plastic packaging and components serving the consumer packaging, healthcare and industrial markets.
Visstun supplies paper and plastic containers for products ranging from pet food, oatmeal and ramen to ice cream, sherbet and other applications. Paper cups and containers are made with Sustana® EnviroLife™ Post-Consumer Recycled Fiber, a sustainable recycled paper.
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