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CPS GuidesWritten and designed by CPS packaging professionals, these snazzy field guides will lead you to paths of packaging perfection.

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Bottleology 101

Bottle styles, shapes and names

Bottleology 101Learn the different shapes and styles of bottles. What are the differences between a Boston, Imperial, Industrial, Sunset, and Modern Round?

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Plasticology 101

Plastic types and properties

Labels and ApplicationLearn more about the properties of the different plastic types or resins. What are the 6 major plastic resins? Which will work best with your product?

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Infographics Library

A picture's worth a thousand words

Infographics LibraryAnd a picture with words is worth many more. Check out our library of infographics to learn more about the packaging industry.

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Closureology 101

Closure styles, types and names

Custom ProjectsLearn about different styles of caps and closures. What's the difference between fine-mist and trigger sprayers? Dispensing and non-dispensing?

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Terminology 101

Glossary of terms

Custom ProjectsLearn more about the industry terminology in general. What is an HIS liner? What is paneling? Borosilicate glass? F-style? Fluorination? Extrusion blow molding?

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Read through our blog posts for more information on trends, plastics, news, and more so that you can become a packaging expert.

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