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Category Archive: Plastic Handles

Plastic Handles

Feb
12

Carry, Convey, Design, & Brand

At Allen Field, we design packaging components to meet both functional and aesthetic goals. When a project calls for a packaging component, such as a handle, connecting clip, or display aid, Allen Field presents not a single option but a variety of options. By far, the most popular packaging component in packaging design today is …

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Nov
16

Get Style & Strength with the PP606 Hand Hole Protector

Transporting your product to retail or directly to a consumer poses many challenges. In stores, how your product appears on the shelf can make or break the consumer’s purchase decision. When a consumer sees your torn, bent, ripped, or crushed package, they anticipate damaged contents and abandon your product in favor of an intact competitor’s! …

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Aug
15

Not Just a Packaging Handle

The Allen Field Heavy Duty Handle Series has set the bar for the plastic handle industry due to its reliability and simplicity. A handle in this series can often be spotted on many retail packages, but it has many more creative and out of the box applications. A few years ago, a university reached out …

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May
14

Get Ready for Expo Pack Mexico – Product Spotlight

At Allen Field, we offer a variety of plastic handles, box connecting clips, and POP display aids that easily carry, attach, hang, and display, all while securing your products in an organized manner. Meet our Packaging Specialists at Expo Pack Mexico, and let us help you find the best packaging components. June 5-8, 2018, Expo …

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Mar
14

History of the Elliptical

This month, the blog is pressing rewind and taking you back to when we launched the revolutionary Elliptical Handle Series. The Allen Field Company first entered the handle business when it began selling the instantly successful Standard and Heavy-Duty Handle Series. Nevertheless, there was something missing in these two handle styles. Time and time again, …

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Dec
12

A Year in Review

2017 was an exciting year at Allen Field! Numerous new products were unveiled and we customized more solutions than ever before. This season is perfect for reflecting on all we have accomplished together in 2017 and we are excited to recap the new products that were launched this year! A special Thank You to all …

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Nov
15

Holidays & Handles

Allen Field support plates for plastic handles

As we approach the holiday shopping season, we are reminded how imperative it is that a product be easy to locate and carry from the store, even as it sits on a shelf or as it stands alone on the floor. With only a few seconds to make a first—and lasting—impression, it is imperative that …

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Jul
20

Integra Series: the Synthesis of Handle and Washer Plate

Washer plates compliment most plastic handles by offering additional support to the handle and protecting securing the specified weight held by the carrier. However, using a support plate with your handle can add an extra step and possibly add to assembly costs. What if a handle came with an attached support plate and required only …

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Jul
13

Packaging is Vital in Communicating Product Value

box connecting clips, box with clips, Allen Field

It is more important than ever that your brand effectively sets your product apart from the rest! Every product is vying for shelf-space, be it actual space in a store or virtual in e-commerce. What does your packaging say about your brand? Does your packaging communicate the value of the product on the inside? Do …

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Jun
28

PP800 2-PART ELLIPSE CLEAN LIFT

Our latest edition of the Plastic Clean Lift, will be available soon! Allen Field takes on custom projects of all scopes and sizes. We often go through multiple rounds of prototyping in pursuit of perfection. One such example is the PP800 Hand Hole Protector.   Allen Field’s Protective Hand Holes are designed to be inserted …

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