Product Development

Extensive use of computer aided design and manufacturing allows for rapid turnaround of product designs, concept and drawings. State-of-the-art technology allows for fast prototyping, verifying design, fit and function prior to tooling. Virtual product drawings allow for viewing product designs in any attitude with the movement of a mouse. Highland utilizes highly experienced tooling sources for quick completion of high quality and cost effective production tooling.

Patent Info

The following Highland Packaging Solutions products are covered by one or more claims of one or more pending U.S. patent applications. This website provides virtual patent marking notice, e.g., under 35 U.S.C. ยง 287(a). The following list of Highland Packaging Solutions products and patents/applications may not be all-inclusive, and these or other Highland Packaging Solutions products not listed here may be protected by one or more of these or additional patents.


Quality Thermoformed packaging begins with high quality “sheet”. Highland uses a patented large barrel extrusion capacity and filtration systems technology complete with on- line thickness control systems. All of Highland extrusion capacity is capable of processing 100% recycled material. Computer monitoring ensures conformance to exacting standards and process controls. Highland’s material handling systems have the ability to process a variety of PET blends.


Highland’s state-of-the-art thermoformers provide high output and high tonnage with fast, powerful and precise servo drives whose rotary action creates more power than conventional straight-action hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Our advanced thermoformers are controlled through the latest Process Control Systems, which provide machine and motion control as well as precise and consistent repeatability and continuous diagnostics. Highland incorporates interchangeable tooling systems and quick change technology to provide our customers with product when they need it. Custom labeling to customer specifications is also available.

Quality Control

Quality and process control systems incorporate a wide variety of specially designed testing to quantify unique performance parameters. Continuous monitoring of incoming raw materials as well as in-process and finished goods insure conformance to specifications and standards.

Automated material handling systems are used throughout Highland’s manufacturing processes to provide real-time inventory control, minimize material handling damage and optimize labor.

Inventory Management

Our unmatched service puts us right in the field and warehouse with our customers, monitoring and keeping up with demand.

Traceability Solutions

Highland bridges the gap between conventional packaging and smart, traceable packaging solutions. Offering sound, practical solutions our comprehensive approach includes education, identification, planning, training, implementation, and measuring results.

Complete In-House Printing

Label Solutions

We provide design services, prepress, printing, finishing and shipping for standard and custom labels.