Posts Tagged ‘Tray’

New Gold Rigid PET Packaging Trays

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Design, Material | Aug 6, 2013 | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on New Gold Rigid PET Packaging Trays

For a number of years the gold trays typically seen in the packaging world were produced using PVC material. After months of development with suppliers we have been able to produce a PET (polyethylene terephthalate) gold metalized tray meeting current clients stringent standards for quality, colour, aesthetics and structure.  The PET material is a virgin […]

Need the Maytag man for Thermoforming?

Posted by | Filed under Design, Manufacturing | May 9, 2013 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Need the Maytag man for Thermoforming?

We all know that this is the Maytag repairman who doesn’t get any work because the Maytag washers don’t need service. Well, that’s how we feel at Shepherd Thermoforming because our customers are seeing how we can produce trays that last. Here is what our sales rep in New York State, Chris Spiegel, says when asked by […]

Another Re-shored Customer for a Robotics WIP Tray

Posted by | Filed under Design, Manufacturing | Apr 19, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Another Re-shored Customer for a Robotics WIP Tray

We recently engineered a WIP (work in process) tray for a global bearing company.   The trays had previously been produced in Japan, however the customer wanted a local supplier with the technical accuracy needed to interface with their robotics.  The customer also needed 6 different trays for the project.  Combine all these concerns and you come […]

PP (Polypropylene) Tray Packaging

Posted by | Filed under Announcements, Manufacturing, Material | Jul 15, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on PP (Polypropylene) Tray Packaging

Over the last week the trend has definitely been towards PP tray packaging similar to the red tray pictured here.  Polypropylene has a high heat deflection temperature that allows it to be used in applications that need to be, for instance, dishwasher safe.   It is quite often used in food contact applications like cookie […]

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