Stock and Custom Plastic Packaging

Learn the Industry

What is the difference between a wide mouth packer and a narrow neck cylinder? How is a parison different from a preform? What type of plastic can give me the look of glass? What do all those numbers mean in your Product Catalog?

Bottle Basics

This section of our web site is designed to help you answer those questions, so it’s easier than ever to find the perfect bottle or jar for your products. From our Glossary of common packaging terms to our Anatomy of a Bottle and Neck Know How features, learn how to evaluate different packaging options to find an ideal solution. And, if you’re uncertain about which type of plastic packaging you need, our Plastics Comparison Chart can help you navigate through the options. And of course, you can always call our knowledgeable Customer Service department at 800-421-4772 for additional assistance.

You can also use our Bottle Search tool to find bottles and jars that match your needs for a particular style, material, neck finish, market segment and/or product use.