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Category Archive: Custom Design + Manufacturing

Custom Design + Manufacturing

Sep
09

How to price & select packaging

When it comes to packaging design, the first question on the minds of every manufacturer is “How much will it cost?” And the second one is “How do I know which packaging is right for me?”

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Sep
09

Packaging can do more than enhance a product

Everyone agrees you can’t have packaging without a product. But does that underestimate the value of packaging? EVERYTHING needs packaging—including the most routine essential items in life such as toothpaste and soap, which we use everyday without ever considering how it is packaged.

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Jul
08

Allen Field Company – Handle your Packaging with Experience!

Plastic Hangers for Displays

Allen Field has been a leader in the Packaging Industry for over 60 years. Our original line of plastic sock hangers and small plastic retail hangers quickly transitioned into a full line of POP display aids and plastic handles for corrugated boxes. As time went on, our success with plastic box handles, small plastic hangers, …

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Jun
24

Packaging design can increase the shelf life of a product

Many packaging design philosophies center around moving a product off the shelf as fast as possible. While sales are the focal point of any manufacturer, there’s also value to be had in how good something looks when it is actually ON the shelf and the comfort that seeing it in stock can provide shoppers. With …

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Jun
17

Intelligent packaging design rewards consumers and retailers!

As the old saying goes: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is particularly true in the 21st century, when the immediacy of social media often ensures a first impression is a lasting one. For those in the packaging design industry, making a positive first impression is a doubly challenging task. …

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Jun
10

At Allen Field, we believe in “KISS!”

Who doesn’t like a kiss? Or, better yet, the philosophy behind KISS? Granted, “Keep It Simple, Stupid” is a bit abrupt for us, but the 1960s acronym remains as viable today as it was four decades ago—especially in the packaging design industry! Indeed, keeping it simple has never been a better idea. Shoppers are busier …

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May
20

Secure your products with AF’s protective handhold clips!

Secure your products with AF’s protective handhold clips!

Making sure packaging can easily be picked up by consumers is the pre-eminent concern of all retailers. And there’s no better way to ensure packages can easily be carted to and from the store and the car (and into the house!) than with protective handhold clips from Allen Field! We offer several clips that can …

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May
13

Tamper evident clips improve sales!

For all the money stores spend on advertising and all the effort they expend coming up with impressive and attractive displays, the truth is few things can encourage (or discourage) a potential buyer more than the condition of the package that houses an item. If the package looks brand new, the shopper will be more …

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Apr
22

Allen Field helps drawers last for years!

We’re not just about packaging design at Allen Field! Another thing we really appreciate here is a dresser drawer that is as study as it is long-lasting. Indeed, a good dresser drawer is one of those things you don’t appreciate until you don’t have one. But we take great pride in producing drawer hardware—including cam …

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Apr
15

At Allen Field, we’ll let you try it before you buy it!

Samples just aren’t for the food court at your local BJ’s or Costco! At Allen Field, we are firm believers in educating clients about the products they are interested in buying. With that in mind, we offer samples upon request to those with whom we are discussing a custom manufacturing product. Providing samples saves time …

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