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Benefits Of Aluminium Packaging

Whilst glass and plastic are great materials for packaging due to their mass usage, recyclable properties and ease of purchasing, it seems that aluminium packaging tends to get overlooked. So why should you pick aluminium as your packaging material?

Why Pick Aluminium?

The benefits of using aluminium packaging are many and varied, with one obvious plus point being that it gives off a sleek, professional and attractive look, with the sheen bouncing off the metal exterior. This makes aluminium the ideal packaging material for luxury cosmetic brands, as well as glossy haircare products. As well as being visually appealing, aluminium is lightweight and 100% recyclable! Aluminium can be recycled into a brand new aluminium product within 60 days of being put into the recycling system, which theoretically can be repeated up to 6 times a year. This saves enough energy to make 160 new aluminium cans!

Aluminium also acts as an excellent defence against contamination from bacteria and other micro-organisms, as it has an impermeable surface that keeps out air, light and liquid. This makes aluminium packaging absolutely perfect for food and pharmaceutical products, where the integrity of the product is very important!

Our Best Deals On Aluminium Packaging

We have a wide range of aluminium bottles and jars to suit every need. Whether you need aluminium tubs and jars for cosmetics or bottles to dispense your lotions and cleaning products from, we’ve got the right item for you. Our aluminium bottles are lined with epoxy/phenol formaldehyde (EPA resin) to makes sure that the contents of the bottle do not come into contact with the aluminium directly, which can affect the taste or integrity of your product. The beauty with our bottles is that they are compatible with a massive array of different closures, including screw top caps, lotion pumps, trigger sprays and atomiser sprays, meaning that they are suitable for a huge variety of products, from deodorant to hand wash! Our aluminium bottles come in sizes ranging from 50ml up to 1 litre, all of which come with multiple cap options (or no cap at all!) Take a look at a few of our favourites…

Our 50ml Aluminium Bottle is the smallest aluminium bottle we currently stock, which comes without a cap included. We think that it’s perfect for travel-sized deodorants or small quantities of bath and body products. This bottle is only 73p per unit, a price which can be discounted further to around 47p per unit when you buy in bulk quantities! If you’re thinking of launching or re-packaging a range of hand creams or foundation, the 150ml Aluminium Bottle with Lotion Pump is just what you need. The lotion pump has a standard length (170mm) dip tube which can be easily trimmed down to size, making it easy to dispense the contents. The bottle and the lotion pump together costs just £1.63, with prices going down to around £1.06 when you buy in bulk. Finally, we have our largest sized bottle, the 1 Litre Aluminium Bottle with Trigger Spray. Once again, the trigger spray cap has a dip tube that can be trimmed to your preferred size, to apply a mist application. This makes this bundle an ideal packaging option for hair sprays, cleaning products and much more! The bottle and trigger spray together costs £4.97, going down to around £3.23 when bought in bulk quantities.

See the full aluminium bottle collection by clicking here.

Our aluminium jars all come complete with a matching screw top lid, which feature an EPE liner to lock in your products’ freshness, prevent leakage and prevent contamination from outside sources. Our jars are suitable for a massive amount of different products, including: cosmetics, hair wax, car polish, boot polish, candles and so much more! These jars come in 4 different sizes: 15ml, 30ml, 75ml and 150ml.

First up, our smallest jar, the 15ml Aluminium Jar and 39mm Screw Cap. Its tiny size means that it would be ideal for packaging your lip balms or boot polish, fitting neatly inside a pocket or handbag! This jar costs 52p per unit, going down to around 34p per unit when you buy in larger quantities. Our largest jar, the 150ml Aluminium Jar and 84mm Screw Cap, is perfect for packaging products that are used more frequently and applied more liberally, such as furniture polish, face cream and even candles!  Get your today for only £1.78, down to £1.1 when you buy in bulk.

See the full aluminium jar collection by clicking here.

Like our aluminium packaging? Then we think you’ll also love our deals on health and wellbeing packaging!

4 Comments

  • Sam
    Posted August 10, 2018 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

    Are your aluminium containers made from recycled aluminium or is new aluminium produced for these?

  • Alysha Bennett
    Posted August 10, 2018 at 2:20 pm | Permalink

    Hi Sam, I’ve asked our purchasing department to find this out for you – is there any specific aluminium product that you have in mind?

  • Alysha Bennett
    Posted August 10, 2018 at 2:28 pm | Permalink

    Quick update: The supplier that provides these items sources their aluminium from China. We have put forward your enquiry to them, but it may take a little time to get a response. As soon as we find out we will make sure to let you know.

  • Alysha Bennett
    Posted August 10, 2018 at 3:20 pm | Permalink

    Hi Sam, I can confirm that the bottles are produced from new using virgin materials.

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