Flexible Packaging

Creative examples of flexible packaging, from resealable pouches to flexible film. Learn about five- and three-layer coextruders, stretch sleeves and more related to the fast-growing field of flexible packaging.

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With flexible packaging growing at a healthy clip, consumer packaged goods companies are looking for easy-open options that are efficient on the packaging line and intuitive for consumers to use.


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Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld quickly differentiates between packaging that’s warm and fuzzy and packaging that is not.

 

Would you like a glass of dihydrogen monoxide?


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“Flexible packaging has been one of the fastest growing packaging sectors over the past 10 years, thanks to increased consumer focus on convenience and sustainability, and this rapid development will continue to accelerate,” a


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Can ready-made meals get any more convenient? Apparently so.


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Amcor Flexibles and ColaLife, a charity in the United Kingdom, have partnered to create the Kit Yamoyo that’s designed to counter childhood diarrhea in developing countries.

 


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A sweet new packaging design for Daisy Brand sour cream takes food packaging in a creative and functional direction.


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Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. is introducing a peelable structure within its Exponent product family.


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Flexible packaging continues to increase in popularity with consumers and brand owners for several reasons—and continues to expand into new markets.


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Resealable stand-up pouches are the packaging format of choice for the expansion of the Crazy About Cookies brand from fundraising and foodservice channels into retail.

 


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A new system can produce up to 1200 finished items per minute. 


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A patent for a “flexible tube with gussets” from Ampac promises a source-reduced format for food, shampoo and other viscous products that improves product evacuation from the package to reduce waste.

 


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Making a pouch both easy to-open and child-proof is quite an undertaking, but the development launched last November during an innovation-heavy Pack Expo (see


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The rising star of flexible packaging continues its upward trajectory with a new acquisition and merger that creates a global flexible packaging competitor with an “unparalleled” product portolio and broad geographical range i


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It’s hard to remember a time when stick packs were not the go-to package structure in a variety of product categories.


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With flexible packaging continuing to encroach into more product categories and new markets, packaging professionals need bagging systems that help optimize the packaging process.


With flexible packaging growing at a healthy clip, consumer packaged goods companies are looking for easy-open options that are efficient on the packaging line and intuitive for consumers to use. The new TreaTear LT Series polyproypylene sealant...


Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld quickly differentiates between packaging that’s warm and fuzzy and packaging that is not.

 

Would you like a glass of dihydrogen monoxide?

How about a glass of water?

You can just...


“Flexible packaging has been one of the fastest growing packaging sectors over the past 10 years, thanks to increased consumer focus on convenience and sustainability, and this rapid development will continue to accelerate,” according to ...


Can ready-made meals get any more convenient? Apparently so.

LumiLid polyester lidding films from Toray Plastics (America) Inc....


Amcor Flexibles and ColaLife, a charity in the United Kingdom, have partnered to create the Kit Yamoyo that’s designed to counter childhood diarrhea in developing countries.

 

Flexible packaging provides a life-saving opportunity when...


A sweet new packaging design for Daisy Brand sour cream takes food packaging in a creative and functional direction. The distinctive 14-oz Daisy Squeeze package is an inverted, wedge-shaped pouch with a flip-top dispensing closure.

The blue...


Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. is introducing a peelable structure within its Exponent product family. Dwane Hahn, vice president of sales and marketing for Rollprint Packaging Products, says that the product line offers potential replacements...


Flexible packaging continues to increase in popularity with consumers and brand owners for several reasons—and continues to expand into new markets. For example, brand owners have recently introduced...


Resealable stand-up pouches are the packaging format of choice for the expansion of the Crazy About Cookies brand from fundraising and foodservice channels into retail.

 

When it comes to packaging for cookie dough, tubs, chubs and...


A new system can produce up to 1200 finished items per minute. 

Circle Packaging Machinery is adding a new high-speed horizontal towelette/pad/wipe machine to its lineup, and Kari Button, marketing coordinator, says the new machine...


A patent for a “flexible tube with gussets” from Ampac promises a source-reduced format for food, shampoo and other viscous products that improves product evacuation from the package to reduce waste.

 

Sal Pellingra, a popular...


Making a pouch both easy to-open and child-proof is quite an undertaking, but the development launched last November during an innovation-heavy Pack Expo (see...


The rising star of flexible packaging continues its upward trajectory with a new acquisition and merger that creates a global flexible packaging competitor with an “unparalleled” product portolio and broad geographical range in the industry.

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It’s hard to remember a time when stick packs were not the go-to package structure in a variety of product categories. But only 20 years ago, flexible packaging in the shape of a stick was a radically new concept, at least in North America.

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With flexible packaging continuing to encroach into more product categories and new markets, packaging professionals need bagging systems that help optimize the packaging process. Here are four different style baggers you might not have seen yet....


Alpha Poly is a family business created in November of 1989. The primary product produced was a polyethylene bag for the waste management industry. Since then we’ve diversified to include a wide array of categories for a broad range of industries...


We offer a variety of custom flexible packaging solutions to converters and end-users including, toll converting, stock bags, Stand-Up pouches and laminated roll stock. With over 50 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry, we have...


Fres-co System USA, Inc. is a privately owned packaging manufacturing company headquartered in Telford, Pennsylvania, with an additional manufacturing facility in Red Oak, Iowa. For more than 30 years, Fres-co has served leading companies from...


Sorbent Systems is the online presence of Impak Corporation, founded May 1993. We are located in Los Angeles, CA.

We are a manufacturer and retailer of desiccant and packaging products for private and corporate use worldwide.

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MRI Flexible Packaging turns bright ideas into brilliant labels. MRI leads the industry with state of the art equipment and unparalleled service that provides our customers with the highest quality comprehensive labeling solutions. Our stretch...


RIZONE Group Corporation is a large enterprise group specializing in the manufacture of flexible packaging products and plastic vacuum thermoforming products. Rizone is certified QS and ISO9001-2008, HACCP, BRC. Mainly markets spread world wide as...


Temkin manufactures premium custom and stock flexible film packaging that is fully adjustable for size, material, and print. As a domestic manufacturer, Temkin is able to deliver quality, versatile, and effective packaging solutions in industry-...


Toray Plastics (America), Inc., located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island (go to www.toraytpa.com), and founded in 1985, is the global leader in the innovation and manufacture of advanced polypropylene,...


Our vision is to be a leading flexible packaging solution provider with a distinctive global market position founded on our exceptional customer service, deep industry knowledge, top-of-the-line supplier portfolio, and collaborative approach...


We are the only manufacturers of stretch film in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and West Virginia. With our state of the art machines and one of a kind fully automatic manufacturing plant we can make high quality cast stretch film. Our multi-layer cast...


YAXIN PLASTICS, a shared holding corporation founded in October 2,000, is a highly respected manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging. Our new factory in Junan, Shangdong Province, China is less than 100 miles from the Port of Qingdao. With over...


Amcor offers sterilization packaging and other supplies used by hospital sterilization units, from three manufacturing locations around the world.

AF SPS, based in Coulommiers France, is a complete solution provider to hospital sterilization...


American Profol provides some of the highest quality, most dependable cast polypropylene and polyethylene films available today. We recognize that our customers' needs are driven by the needs of their own customers. And, in order to meet that...


Established in 1963, Clysar is wholly owned by Cove Point Portfolio Holdings. Clysar manufactures high-performance polyolefin shrink films for a wide variety of packaging applications. Today, our product line includes a complete portfolio of...

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