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Manufacturers are Looking to Fill and Seal Cosmetic Tubes In-House

Published: November 14, 2019 1:06pm 44 Views

Manufacturers are Looking to Fill and Seal Cosmetic Tubes In-House

Many cosmetic and personal care product manufacturers are looking to fill and seal smaller runs of cosmetic tubes, for samples or product testing before larger roll-outs. Finding companies in the industry that have low, minimum order requirements can be difficult. Many outsourced tube filling an...

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Eco-Friendly Cosmetic Packaging

Published: October 21, 2019 12:29pm 165 Views

Eco-Friendly Cosmetic Packaging

Eco-Friendly Cosmetic Packaging Consumers are becoming more conscious of the environment and are purchasing products that contain less plastic, and more sustainable materials and brands are taking notice. Many manufacturers are now focusing on eco-friendly options for their product packaging,...

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What Type of Squeeze Tube is Right for Your Application?

Published: October 1, 2018 1:05pm 615 Views

What Type of Squeeze Tube is Right for Your Application?

Today, plastic squeeze tubes are called upon more than ever as the vehicle of choice to deliver cosmetic and personal care products.  This is because tube packaging is a low cost, efficient, shelf stable and aesthetically pleasing way to deliver a product. In fact, squeeze tubes are becoming th...

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Cosmetic Tube Packaging Meets the New Standard of “Inclusive Beauty”

Published: August 24, 2018 3:40pm 590 Views

Cosmetic Tube Packaging Meets the New Standard of “Inclusive Beauty”

In the world of cosmetic packaging, trends come and go, but one such trend that has emerged into a new standard is the notion of “inclusive beauty.”  Inclusive beauty broadens the traditional stereotypical definition of beauty and depicts beauty brands in a variety of more c...

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Digitally Printed Stock Tubes Offer Private Label Manufacturers NBE Quality

Published: July 24, 2018 10:50am 595 Views

Digitally Printed Stock Tubes Offer Private Label Manufacturers NBE Quality

When it comes to store-brands, private label manufacturers are under pressure to maintain the National Brand Equivalent or “NBE” look and quality of the line.  The NBE look is particularly challenging when it comes to developing cosmetic or personal care tubes for their store-br...

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Digital Printing for Cosmetic Tubes

Published: June 28, 2018 8:04am 3671 Views

Digital Printing for Cosmetic Tubes

A growing challenge for cosmetic tube manufacturers is the trend among beauty brands towards smaller run sizes and SKU proliferation.  In recent years, wholesale cosmetic tubes are gaining popularity among stock packaging options. Stock Cosmetic Tubes There are now multiple packaging supp...

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Should you buy a tube filling machine or outsource your tube filling needs?

Published: January 5, 2018 12:14pm 1191 Views

Should you buy a tube filling machine or outsource your tube filling needs?

We are asked this question often, “should we buy our own tube filling & sealing machine or outsource our tube filling needs?” Before answering this question, lets first lay some groundwork.  Why listen to anything we have to say?  Good question, here is the simple answer...

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To package yourself or use a Contract Packager, what’s it cost?

Published: January 15, 2016 9:38am 9555 Views

To package yourself or use a Contract Packager, what’s it cost?

Many times we are asked the question whether it makes more sense for a brand to package their own tubes, bottles or jars, or use the services of a contract packaging company instead.  In today’s fast paced and extremely competitive consumer goods industry, a professional looking package a...

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Tube Sealing Options

Published: April 24, 2014 12:00am 18199 Views

Tube Sealing Options

The Challenge: Need to put your product into a squeeze tube, where do you start? So many types of tubes... extruded mono/coex, laminate, injection-molded, confused yet? It's very important to choose a tube that will match your sealing machine capabilities. The Whole Package has 25 years in tubes...

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Types of Tube Sealing

Published: April 18, 2014 1:59pm 22317 Views

Types of Tube Sealing

When choosing tube filling equipment for plastic tubes, it is very important to understand the various types of tube sealing options available.  Tube filling machinery comes with hot-air sealing, ultrasonic sealing, impulse sealing or hot-jaw sealing options.  Matching the type of squeeze...

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Tube Filling Machine Parts

Published: November 30, 2012 12:00am 13411 Views

Tube Filling Machine Parts

The Whole Package specializes in the engineering and machining of size parts for all makes and models of tube filling machinery.  Over 500 cosmetic packaging companies just in the USA use our parts on their production tube filler machine brands from Kalix, Norden, IWK, Unipac, Axomatic, Tonazzi...

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A Compelling Case for Using Tubes for Packaging

Published: November 13, 2014 12:07pm 5662 Views

A Compelling Case for Using Tubes for Packaging

Many product manufacturers use tubes for a few products not their entire range. This has led to questions about the ability of tubes to be efficient packaging solutions in many circumstances. Typically, there are a few misconceptions about tube packaging that hold back their use. However, with innov...

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Innovations Increase Interest in Tubes

Published: November 13, 2014 11:31am 2665 Views

Innovations Increase Interest in Tubes

Both cosmetics and food product manufacturers are showing greater interest in tubes as packaging material as innovations in tube production, printing, and caps ensure better products that are less expensive to make and transport and, therefore, greener. There are various innovations in tubes that ma...

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Tubes Made from Sugarcane Resin Provide a Green Option

Published: November 13, 2014 10:54am 5365 Views

Tubes Made from Sugarcane Resin Provide a Green Option

There are many cosmetics and beauty formulations and products made from natural and organic substances. However, when they are packed in conventional polyethylene made from petroleum, the packaging is at dissonance with the green message and mission of the manufacturers and consumers. Now, a few tub...

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Advancements in Tube Labeling and Decorations

Published: November 13, 2014 10:34am 2945 Views

Advancements in Tube Labeling and Decorations

Tubes are most often used by manufacturers of beauty products as they are convenient to use, more economical, offer salient functionality, and can be labeled and decorated in a variety of ways. Manufacturers of cosmetics need to ensure that their products stand out on the retail store shelves. This...

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Protecting Pharmaceutical Formulations Using Airless Tubes

Published: October 31, 2014 1:57pm 3065 Views

Protecting Pharmaceutical Formulations Using Airless Tubes

Most brand owners, including pharmaceutical brand owners, are aware that consumers and patients prefer the convenience of tubes. Tubes are easier for dispensing the products without any sudden release or splashing. However, when it comes to pharmaceutical products, the brand owners need to ensure th...

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Global Demand for Tubes for Packaging Personal Care Products Rises

Published: October 22, 2014 2:55pm 2530 Views

Global Demand for Tubes for Packaging Personal Care Products Rises

The global demand for squeezable tubes has increased and is set to rise further with greater demand from the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) countries as well as from the more mature and developed economies of the US, Eurozone, and Japan. Different factors account for the increase in demand...

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3D Printed Manufacturing of Custom Twist-Up Recyclable Balm Jar

Published: October 22, 2014 2:06pm 3033 Views

3D Printed Manufacturing of Custom Twist-Up Recyclable Balm Jar

Anita’s Balm, a company started by Anita Redd, manufactures balms for the skin, hair, lip, and eye has carried innovation a step further by designing and using a custom twist-up compostable balm jar. Founder Anita Redd started off mixing the balm at home for her son who suffers from eczema. An...

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Advantages of Using Tube Packaging for Specialty Cosmetics

Published: October 15, 2014 4:20pm 5058 Views

Advantages of Using Tube Packaging for Specialty Cosmetics

With the growing importance of appearance for both men and women, there is a huge demand for cosmetics in today’s market. However, a manufacturer of specialty cosmetics needs to be able to make an impression on the consumer and ensure that they try the wonderful product first. Additionally, co...

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Save Money on Tube Filling with Your Own Machine

Published: June 18, 2014 5:20pm 3056 Views

Save Money on Tube Filling with Your Own Machine

If you manufacture products that are packaged in metal or plastic tubes, it's safe to assume that you know a thing or two about tube filling services.  As industries become more competitive, the need to keep costs low while streamlining productivity has never been more important.  As m...

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Using Squeeze Tubes for Private Label Products

Published: May 30, 2014 12:32pm 14529 Views

Using Squeeze Tubes for Private Label Products

Private labeling, or white labeling as many refer to it, is a convenient and affordable way for small and home based businesses to sell and market their products.  Not only does it allow you the distinction of having your own brand to promote, it also affords you the opportunity to present your...

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A Growing Trend in Tubes for Personal Care Products

Published: May 27, 2014 5:06pm 4195 Views

A Growing Trend in Tubes for Personal Care Products

There's no arguing the popularity of personal care and beauty products in today's economy. Until rather recently, a steep majority of these products were packaged in traditional plastic jars or pump-based dispenser bottles. Today, however, more and more manufacturers are abandoning the use o...

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Rapidly Produced Machine Parts via 3D Printing

Published: May 23, 2013 6:14pm 4287 Views

Rapidly Produced Machine Parts via 3D Printing

Just imagine the thousands of Packaging Machinery Parts which will benefit greatly from 3D Metal printing in the near future.  Just in time manufacturing of change parts and/or replacement parts will be available in a matter of days instead of weeks (or months in some cases). No longer will...

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3D Printed Tube Filler Tooling

Published: February 14, 2013 11:59am 6262 Views

3D Printed Tube Filler Tooling

At The Whole Package, LLC we are very excited to announce the availability of 3D Printed Parts. With this new technology, we are able to offer the fastest delivery time in the industry for all of your part needs. What used to take a couple weeks to engineer and manufacture using traditional CNC mach...

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