A lot of people understand that there are materials required to create the right retail package. With respect to the category and scope, some of these packaging materials can sometimes include chipboard folding cartons corrugated master cartons, flexible film, blister pack packaging, skin cards, printed graphic cards, chipboard or corrugated counter displays and full pallet POP displays. Many consumer packaged goods organizations depend on strategic vendors to help design and support their retail project through the supply these packaging materials to ensure that their product is likely to be successfully displayed at the retail level. But what exactly is called when some other source can be used to "marry" a customer's product with those packaging materials through hand assembly or wrapping, pouching and filling, boxing and sealing, packing, palletizing and preparing them for final shipment? This is called CONTRACT PACKAGING.
Sometimes the end-of-line services of packaging something is performed internally because of line set-ups, difficulty of movement to the outside, stringent manufacturing requirements, environmental considerations, government regulations and more. But also for retail products and services which can be manufactured either in america or off-shore, most organizations came to rely on outside Contract Packaging Companies do this the final packaging benefit them. Although the definition of Contract Packaging applies to any third party who supplies the final packaging and assembly services, there are many kinds of contract packagers who may either serve specific industries or provide specific capabilities based on space, equipment and certifications.