Our clamshells packaging solutions offer many advantages for showcasing products. We have a wide array of model types to choose from, including various boxes, containers, and trays, many of which come standard with tamper evident and theft deterrent features. Custom clamshells from SouthPack meet the exact requirements of our clients — and without compromise.
Clamshells are thermoformed with transparent plastic. They are box-shaped containers with a hinged lid and closures, which can be made re-closable or permanently sealed with theft deterrence. An insert card displays product information and graphics. SouthPack can configure custom clamshell packaging in many ways, enabling the package to hang or stand upright.
- RF Seal
- Friction Fit
- Heat Seal
- Spot Weld
- Button Snap
- Over-Wrap Label
SouthPack also offers custom green packaging solutions for environmentally friendly companies.
Clamshell Packaging Advantages
- In-Store Salesperson – Your Silent Salesman
Professional marketers apply the term “silent salesman” to packages like clamshell packaging, blister packaging, and Point of Purchase displays. Most retail chains do not have enough staff to market all of the products that are in their store, so in order for you product to standout, your package has to market itself. That is accomplished through package design and eye catching graphics, something clamshell packaging easily lends itself to. Many ways of attracting customers are by using Point of Purchase displays, graphics on your insert or blister card or labels on your clamshell. The design feature of a clamshell is that it markets itself by how it showcases the product, the ability to hang on a peg hook, free standing or attached to a clip strip, the ability of 3d contours and possible “Try Me” features.
- Provide A Clear Product Display
Clamshell packaging and containers help shoppers see and feel the quality of a product, further aiding in their purchase decision. More than half of shoppers agree it’s important to see a product through its packaging. Another benefit of transparent clamshell packaging is its fresh or clean appearance. Nearly one third of shoppers gauge how fresh a product is by its appearance, rather than its use-by date. Clamshell packaging can help increase shoppers’ initial perception of food freshness and demonstrates that what you see is what you get. Such packaging also may be proving the point that it does not contain any unnatural ingredients or additives.
- Clamshell Packaging Conveys “High End”
Clamshells in general are regarded to be the package of choice when companies are trying to convey high quality. Clamshells are clean looking, durable, and the design capabilities are endless; they can be made out of various thermoformed materials, and if sealed, they provide great product security. Among the many other benefits, clamshell packaging is also recyclable, something that appeals to many shoppers with an eye on quality.
- Provides Product Protection
Clamshell packaging provide excellent protection and, if they are sealed, it greatly reduces theft. And while clamshells are an excellent display for showcasing your product, they will also provide a longer shelf life and extended package performance. Clamshells, due to the nature of the thermoformed plastic that they are made out of, convey premium packaging with strong visual impact due to their rigidity and durability.
- Theft Deterrent Packaging
In today’s times of escalating retail theft and product shrinkage, packages are specifically designed so that the customer cannot “touch and feel” the product. Clear, protective, and durable thermoformed plastic packaging enables the customer to fully view the product while maintaining the security of the product. Thermoformed plastic packaging can easily be sealed using ultrasonic, RF or UV sealing methods.
- Designed with advanced security features you can trust
- Easily sealed using ultrasonic, RF or UV sealing methods
- Increase profits by reducing theft
- Boosts retailer’s confidence in the profitability of your product and integrity of your company
- Tamper Evident
A tamper-evident package, according to the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (21 CFR § 211.132), “is one having one or more indicators or barriers to entry which, if breached or missing, can reasonably be expected to provide visible evidence to consumers that tampering has occurred.” In addition, the indicator or barrier must be “distinctive by design,” which means the tamper-evident feature is designed from material not readily available to the public. Therefore, it can’t be easily duplicated. The labeling must also include a description of the safety feature. For blister packaging, each tablet or capsule is individually sealed, so any form of tampering is immediately visible. The product label needs to include a statement similar to the following: “Do not use if blister is cut or broken.”
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