Clear Plastic Retail Packaging At Petro Packaging

Posted on December 10, 2021

clear plastic retail packagingWhen it comes to manufacturing, your product is only as good as its packaging. Regardless of what industry you are in, protecting your merchandise during transport and making sure it looks great on display is paramount to successful sales.

Clear plastic retail packaging is a popular option for many different types of products, and for good reasons. It can provide many advantages to help you meet your sales and distribution goals.

But not all packaging (plastic or otherwise) is created equal. Keep reading to find out about the advantages of plastic packaging and why Petro’s products can provide unique benefits to your business.

Clear Visual of Product

One of the biggest advantages of clear packaging is that it allows customers to view the contents. This means they can examine the details of the product and get a better sense of size and function.

It also allows customers to assess the quality of the merchandise and to visualize using it, which can be a valuable marketing tool. This is not an advantage you will find with cardboard, foam, aluminum, fabric, and opaque or translucent plastic packaging.


When it comes to sales, presentation is everything. Clear plastic packaging can enhance the display of your merchandise without hiding the product itself. Materials like aluminum, fabric, and cardboard can look cheap and detract from the presentation.

Using high-quality packaging is important here, to ensure the best finish and transparency. It’s also easy to imprint plastic with your logo or other company information.


One of the biggest advantages of clear plastic packaging is durability. It ensures that your products are well protected and preserved for customer use, and the items arrive just as they were intended to look.

Besides moisture, plastic packaging guards against dust, odors, and sunlight. It also protects against extreme or abrupt temperature changes, which are common during shipment.

While glass packaging might afford transparency, it is prone to breaking during transport. This can lead to product damage and create hazards for mail carriers or other workers. You don’t have to worry about this with plastic.

Plastic packaging is much more durable than many foam or paper products as well. It is not susceptible to water or staining from spills during transportation.


Clear plastic packaging is very cheap to produce. This means you can spend more on customization and still be able to pay about the same amount (or less) as you would almost any other product. While other materials can compete with clear plastic packaging on cost, they do not afford the other benefits mentioned above.

Also, unlike other packaging products, plastic is very lightweight and easy to store. Over time this can result in huge transportation cost savings as well. Plastic also is easy to reuse and recycle, which is good for the environment and should be a priority for businesses.

Custom Design

It is a common misconception that to keep costs down you must go with standard plastic packaging. That is true for some companies, but not ours. Petro offers custom-designed plastic tubes at a competitive price.

Being able to customize the exact size and makeup of the packaging means it is tailored to fit any product. Petro offers many plastic packaging options in a range of shapes and sizes.

You can choose from round, oval, rectangular, and square packaging. We offer dimensions between 0.125 and 5.125 inches and wall thickness between 0.010 and 0.375 inches.

You also can select from different types of caps for the tubing, including standard round or threaded seals. You might choose a permanent seal on one end of the packaging, which could help cut down on labor costs for your business.

Whichever ones you go with, you can expect our tubes to seal completely. This Enhances protection against moisture or other threats.

Environmentally Friendly

Since the 1960s, Petro has been working on innovations in plastic packaging that have minimal impact on the environment. We use a variety of sustainable materials, including PET-G, CAB, and CAP, in our products. We also prioritize energy efficiency in all our manufacturing processes.

The thermoplastic polymer PET-G is a more environmentally-friendly alternative to PET. It is a lightweight and almost unbreakable plastic that is not affected by extreme temperatures.

The glycol additive that creates greater durability also makes it easier to recycle. Also, you can sterilize PET-G to make it safe for food.

CAB and CAP are both thermoplastic cellulose esters. They afford high clarity and have low viscosity, which makes them perfect for solvent blends.

Cellulose is an organic compound and the most abundant biopolymer on Earth. It also is easy to recycle and uses a minimal amount of energy to produce.

Find Clear Plastic Retail Packaging Near You

Now that you have an idea of the clear plastic retail packaging products that Petro provides, you can decide if they are right for your manufacturing needs. The combination of protection, display, and customization can help you take your products to the next level.

For almost 50 years, Petro Packaging Company has been providing the highest quality plastic products for a variety of industries. These include cosmetics, medical supplies, manufacturing, and many others.

We pride ourselves on being able to meet each customer’s specific requirements and to work with them to determine the best packaging options for their merchandise. Reach out to us today for pricing or more information about the products and services we provide that can help you reach new heights.