Types of Packaging Materials

A critical part of the flexible packaging process is selecting the proper type of packaging material for your product. Our technical support department can assist you when evaluating material options. In addition to in-house printing and converting, we also have the capability to laminate a variety of custom film structures.

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GENERAL FILM MATERIALS


ABBREVIATION

Polyethylene

PE

Low Density Polyethylene

LDPE

Linear Low Density Polyethylene

LLDPE

Medium Density Polyethylene

MDPE

High Density Polyethylene

HDPE

Polypropylene

PP

Cast Polypropylene

CPP

Oriented Polypropylene

OPP

Metalized Polyester

METPET

Metalized Oriented Polypropylene

METOPP

Polyester

PET

Nylon

NYL

Paper Poly Foil Poly

PPFP

Film Foil Laminations

FFL


SEALANT ADDITIVES AND COATINGS
FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE

Ethylene acrylic acid

EAA

Metallocene

Surlyn

Ethylene (vinyl alcohol)

EVOH

Poly (vinylidene chloride)

PVDC


OTHER

Poly Extrusion Lamination

PEL

Applications & Markets

  • Frozen Foods (IFQ)
  • Specialty Foods and Spices
  • Health and Beauty
  • Snack Food
  • Pet Food & Treats
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Dry Ingredients
  • Household Chemicals
  • And more!

Variety of Features

  • Press-to-close zippers
  • Spouts and fitments
  • Valves
  • Hang hole
  • Tear notch
  • Rounded corners
  • Product window
  • Gloss or matte finish
  • Laser scoring
  • Inno-Lok®
  • Pour & Lok®
  • Additional options available on request

Flexible Packaging Films

Perfect for both dry food packaging and liquid applications, our flexible packaging films and laminates create a layer of insulation that protects products when packaged. Various types of packaging materials are used to formulate the laminate structure including polyethylene, polyester, nylon, film foil laminations and more. We also provide additional flexible packaging films, laminates and coatings for improved sealable capabilities.

Flexible laminate materials are used in many different markets from pet food and frozen food to nutritional supplements and cleaning products. Our flexible packaging materials are customized to your product’s specific barrier needs that will increase long-term endurance and help your product resist harmful outside elements as it sits on the shelf.

A variety of value-added features will be available to you upon request so your packaging can supplement your product down to every unique detail. We can provide a gloss or matte finish, press-to-close zippers, hang holes, spouts, fitments, valves, tear notches, laser scoring and more to meet any desired specifications your product requires.

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