Many Benefits of Adopting Flexible Packaging

Many Benefits of Adopting Flexible Packaging

If you are in a business that sells products that require intensive packaging, you already know what flexible packaging is. The advent of flexible packaging has changed the way businesses pack and market their products.

If you are yet to adopt flexible packaging in your business, here are the top benefits of flexible packaging that you must know to decide if you should adopt it or not:

Products using flexible packaging materials

Attractive Products

The use of flexible packaging materials like pouch enable companies to use digital printing on the product package to give the product most attractive possible look. So, adopting flexible packaging will enable you to design your packages whatever creative way you want. Additionally, when you adopt flexible packaging, your products will look good in store shelves.

Just go to any superstore around your city and you will see a high percentage of products, especially food products are packaged in flexible materials.

Low Cost Of Packaging

Think about the cost of traditional packaging materials such as paper bags, cardboards, plastic bottles, and glass bottles and similar other items and also the cost of plastic pouch and other flexible packaging materials. You can save a higher percentage of costs of packaging by simply adopting flexible packaging.

Low Storage Space And Easier Transportation

As flexible packages are literally the same as the exact amount or size of the actual product, the packaging does not add much to product weight. So, when you adopt flexible packaging, you need less space in your warehouses. This is also the same in transports, cutting the cost of transportation of your products. Typically, a rigid counterpart would be 70% more in weight or size than a flexible package for the same product.

Longer Product Life

The quality of a product is better kept when a product is packed with flexible packages. You may already have noticed that many food items are packed in flexible packages with air inside. That is what make the products safe from breakage. Additionally, the food items packaged inside do not get exposed to nature, having a better quality inside.

Packs of snaks in convenience store

Low Waste Generation

Think about traditional packaging materials in terms of amount of waste generated. In fact, a big percentage of wastes going to our landfills is packaging wastes. But adopting flexible packages can significantly cut waste generation in your business as these packages are light-weight and small in size.

Good For Consumers

Flexible packages enable consumers to see or feel the product inside unlike rigid plastic, glass bottles. Consumers can know the quality of the product inside reading the digital printing on the package and also by seeing the product through the plastic pouch.

Conclusion

Especially if you are operating business in the food industry, adopting flexible packaging should give you huge competitive advantage as you can avail all the above-mentioned benefits. If your business is operating in large scale, you can have digital package printing facility in your factory. But if you need flexible packaging for a fixed number of products per month, you can simply have a deal with a top food packaging companies to supply you flexible packaging.

Ivan Widjaya

Ivan Widjaya is the Owner/Editor of Noobpreneur.com, as well as several other blogs. He is a business blogger, web publisher and content marketer for SMEs.