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Using Durable Polypropylene in Repackaging Home CD and DVD Collections

Posted in Media Packaging Solutions with tags , , on July 28, 2010 by retailsecurityproducts

CDs and DVDs are more fragile than they look and while great care is taken to ensure that they are preserved well, sometimes it all comes down to packaging. Packaging, after all, works not just to display graphics and images on covers and on the discs but also to provide protection. But many discs sold in the market come with packaging that isn’t meant to last as long as the discs themselves. If you’re thinking of repackaging your home CDs and DVDs, you’re better off using polypropylene, a material known for its reliability and durability.

Polypropylene, also known as PP, is an excellent alternative for people looking for environmentally friendly repackaging materials. It’s one of the top choices to replace plastic packaging, which, while still popular, is being frowned upon because of the long-term damage it poses for the environment. Here are just a few of its advantages for use in home CD and DVD repackaging:

Strength and durability
Polypropylene is a strong material and its durability makes it ideal for repackaging and storing CDs and DVDs. Polypropylene is stronger than plastic, even at the same thickness. It is also more flexible, which significantly reduces the possibility of breaking during use. This makes it more efficient as packaging material, minimizing waste, inconvenient store returns and complaints.

Resistant to grease and moisture
Polypropylene offers reliable protection from moisture, grime, oil and dirt for home CDs and DVDs. Unlike paper or fiberboard, it isn’t permeable, so damage to discs can be prevented. Polypropylene is also resistant to high heat. It’s long-lasting, which assures you that discs will be protected for many years to come.

Transparent packaging
Polypropylene offers excellent clarity as a repackaging material for home CDs and DVDs. If you want ultra-transparent material to allow you to view text, graphics and images on discs or sleeves, this is an excellent choice.

Price
Polypropylene costs less than other types of plastics that are still in use as packaging or repackaging material for CDs and DVDs.

Recyclable
One of the best reasons for using polypropylene as repackaging material for CDs and DVDs is its 100% recyclability. At the end of the life of a product, the plastic packaging used to encase it is either buried in landfills or burned. With polypropylene, recycling is not an issue. The material can be extracted, recycled and manufactured into a similar product or an entirely different one, which extends its life and usefulness.

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Multi-Disc Packaging Solutions for Entertainment Companies’ TV Series and Actor or Genre-Specific Movie Sets

Posted in Media Packaging Solutions with tags , , , , , , on May 22, 2010 by retailsecurityproducts


Entertainment and educational companies who have been producing high-quality media can benefit from top quality multi-disc packaging products.

CD collectors, students, and IT professionals may usually find their CDs in a disarray. To aid them in their endeavour to organize their discs, Multi-disc packaging products are here.

You can choose from a selection of slim, fat, lockable and full printed multi-disc packaging solutions.

They are available in 4 to 10 Disc capacities, either in clear or black. And they are highly suitable for box sets, TV series, and actor or genre specific movie sets. They are also eco-friendly since they are made from 100% recyclable polypropylene.

Check out Brackley-Industries’ Multi-disc packaging solutions

Media Packaging Technology – What’s Hot

Posted in Media Packaging Solutions with tags , , , , , , on October 29, 2009 by retailsecurityproducts

Are you having a hard time picking out the best and the hottest packaging for your CDs and DVDs? Thanks to the latest media packaging technology today, you have many options to consider with regard not only to the design but the materials used as well.

Types of Materials Used for Media Packaging
When you’re choosing  materials for your CD or DVD packaging, consider durability and usability.

Jewel Cases
These are the most commonly used type of media packaging since the early 1980’s. They are fairly affordable although there are certainly other types that cost less. These 3-piece casings are made of hard plastic capable of protecting your discs from accidental scratches or even from falling out, thanks to their easy-to-use locking mechanism.

Slimline Cases
These are just like jewel cases, only thinner and naturally more affordable. They are ideal if you are looking for media packaging that will save as much space as possible.

Multi-Disc Cases
These are made from a combination of plastic and glass and able to contain two to six CDs or DVDs. They are best used when it’s especially important to have your discs given or considered as a set or collection. Naturally, the number of discs they’re able to contain make them costlier. One more downside to using multi-disc cases is that even though you are packing multiple discs, you can only use one front and back cover for the entire set.

Clam Shell Cases
These are similar to slimline cases in the sense that they don’t are space-saving and durable. They also come in a variety of colors. They are, however, made entirely of plastic and thus are not transparent enough to warrant the use of holographic and other highly visual designs for their front or back covers.

Paper Sleeves
Paper sleeves may keep your CDs and DVDs from being scratched, but they are not capable of preventing them from falling out nor are they waterproof. On the plus side, they’re the most affordable packaging of all and recyclable. If you want to go green with your packaging, this is what you’re looking for.

Only when you’ve selected the appropriate material for your packaging should you consider the actual design next. It can be purely based on text, graphic, or even both. For graphics, you can have them monochromatic or in color. They can also have a hologram or other kinds of 3D and special visual effects. What’s important is the message it delivers.