Aluminum has seen a resurgence in the packaging industry in recent years, due in part to the many downsides of plastics. In addition to concerns related to plastic packaging and the environment and petroleum availability, aluminum packaging provides distinct advantages over other materials.
It offers cost advantages over alternative materials, is more durable than most, and can be mass-produced with impact-extrusion methods. From a product-value standpoint, use of recyclable aluminum packaging can make a product look and feel more appealing, commanding higher price points with consumers.
Key specialty aluminum components:
- Packaging for beauty/cosmetic products
- Candle molds
- Medical/dental applications