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Coming Soon – Polymer Film & Bag. The latest in blown film Co-extrusion technology.

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Enhance Shelf Life and Inhibit Bacterial Growth

Polymer Packaging introduces a new low-cost microbial control flexible packaging film converted into bags, sheeting, rolls and pouches. Our microbial control film inhibits the growth of harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and molds. Initial testing has shown that BacStop inhibits growth of bacteria by 99.9%.

What is the Shelf Life of BacStop?

BacStop is easily blended into the film so it does not wear off or leach out. We have conducted shelf-life testing with various food/drink products that does not show any microbial growth for 1-2 years.

Safe and Effective

BacStop uses safe and effective copper sulfate as the active microbial control ingredient. It has excellent dispersion properties due to its patented electrostat- ic carrier technology. BacStop is ideal for food processors and does not have ANY adverse effects on the product.

BacStop Testing

BacStop is tested to ISO 22196:2011 standards against common organism such as E. Coli, Salmonella, Listeria, Staphylococcus Intermedium, Streptococ- cus Mutans and Staphylococcus Aureus. Our independently tested laboratory results are available on request. Contact Polymer Packaging for BacStop com- patibility testing with your specific product.

Benefits

  • Prevents growth of certain bacteria when in contact material
  • Reduces algae growth
  • Reduces containment odor
  • Replaces harsh chemicals such as Triclosan
  • FDA compliant for food packaging
  • Uses only GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) approved ingredients
  • Reduces chances of food safety issues
  • Thermally stable at low to very high temperatures
  • Significantly lower cost compared to current alternatives
  • No processing issues
  • PE, PP, PS & bio-based resin carriers available

Uses

  • Box Liners
  • Gaylord Liners
  • Pallet Covers
  • Combo Liners
  • Bags, Pouches, Sheeting
  • Stand-up Pouches
  • Form/Fill/ Seal Films
  • Sealant layers

 

See the BacStop Difference

Non-BacStop drink pouch interior after 1 year.

Drink pouches can start microbial formation as early as 9.4 months based on independent testing.

BacStop drink pouch interior after 1 year.

BacStop does not show any microbial formation after 1 year, which can dramatically extend your product’s shelf life and appearance.

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CO-POLYMER-X IS A LOWER COST, HIGH-QUALITY REPLACEMENT TO EXISTING FILM
Massillon, OH—Co-Polymer-X from Polymer Packaging is a lower cost, high-quality replacement to standard film used in any application where plain, unprinted film is being used.

Co-Polymer-X is a stronger but thinner, lightweight film alternative to conventional film, making it ideal for food and industrial packaging applications. It increases strength yet saves money and reduces plastic consumption. Applications include poly bags, gaylord liners, bin and case liners, dust covers, pallet shrouds, box liners, furniture covers and shrink film.

Manufactured in SQF-approved facilities, Co-Polymer-X is produced with premium resins using advanced multi-layered extrusion technology. It also is available in industrial grades.

Co-Polymer-X is environmentally friendly and delivers source reduction up to 50% over existing films. It is available in thickness range of .0003 to 10 mil and size range from 14-125 inches wide.

“Polymer Packaging offers free lab testing that allows the company to reverse engineer your existing film to determine what your current film is and why it works,” said Larry L. Lanham, CEO. “With this information, we are able to design a less expensive but stronger Co-Polymer-X alternative and give you a side-by-side graphical specification comparison.

“Combined with our 100% guaranteed trial order, all guesswork is eliminated in utilizing this superior product,” Lanham said. “The evaluation and trial process from start to finish can be accomplished in two weeks or less with typical full orders also supplies in two weeks or less.”

For more information call 330-359-1421 or visit www.polymerpkg.com/polymer-packaging-inc.

Advanced multi-layered extrusion technology.

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A stronger but thinner light-weighted film alternative to standard film, making it ideal for food and industrial packaging applications. It increases strength yet saves money and reduces plastic consumption.

Manufactured in SQF approved facilities, Co-Polymer-X is produced with premium high strength, food grade resins on advanced multi-layered extrusion technology. It also is available in industrial grades.

Advantages

  • Source Reduction up to 50% Over Existing Films
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Less Cost

Availability

  • Thickness Range: .0003 to 10 mil
  • Size Range: 14” to 125” wide
  • Colors
  • Differential Slip
  • Microbial control

Applications

  • Poly Bags
  • Bin & Case Liners
  • Sheeting & Tubing
  • Pallet Shrouds
  • Gaylord Liners
  • Box Liners
  • Furniture Covers
  • Shrink Film

Industries

  • Food Service Industry
  • Industrial Manufacturers

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Polymer Protective Packaging Offers a Myriad of Polyethylene (PE) Bags

Allendale, MI--As a polyethylene (PE) bag manufacturer, Polymer Protective Packaging is expert at wicketed bags, staple pack bags, die cut bags/sheets, side-weld industrial cut bags, printed bulk bags, coextruded (coex) lip/tape poly mailers and other specialty and custom products.

Our printed bulk bags and other polyethylene products consist of LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE, coextruded films, and other types of polyethylene materials. We also convert polyolefin, polypropylene, and other types of polyethylene or polypropylene based substrates.

"PE bags from Polymer Protective Packaging are transparent, strong, flexible and puncture, impact and tear resistant," said Jessie Larabel, Vice President. "Other advantages include cost savings, moisture barrier, chemical resistance and food grade availability."

PE bags from Polymer Protective Packaging can be specified ingauges from .23 mil – 8 mil, low-density polyethylene (LDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), coextruded polyethylene, printed polyethyleneand laminated films.

Types of bags available includeprinted bulk bags, wicketed bags, individually cut bags, perfed on roll bags, die cuts, staple packs, sheets, perfed on roll sheets, lip & tape bags,compartment bagsandpoly mailers.

Polymer Protective Packaging provides custom protective packaging that protects products from shock, vibration effects and surface abrasion. For more information, call 616.275.0991 or visit www.polymerpkg.com/polymer-protective-packaging.

Polyethylene bags from Polymer Protective Packaging are transparent, strong, flexible and resistant to puncture, impact and tear.

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Advantages of Flexible, Stand-Up Pouches Over Traditional Packaging Options
Massillon, OH—Many of today’s shoppers prefer flexible, stand-up pouches over traditional, rigid packaging. Consumers have driven demand for stand-up pouches exponentially over the past decade, whether for snack foods, beverages, baby food or industrial oils and lubricants.

Polymer packaging is at the forefront of converting rigid packaging into flexible stand-up packaging in a variety of configurations. As a leading supplier of flexible packaging solutions for the consumer products industry, Polymer Packaging offers numerous stand-up pouch options in all shapes and sizes, to suit any barrier requirement and with ancillary items such as spouts, rails and closures.

As proven by consumer demand, stand-up packages are highly preferred because they fit today’s convenient lifestyle. Consumers find that stand-up pouches dispense product more easily. Pillow packs don’t have the stand-up store convenience of a stand-up pouch, and they don’t spill.

"Marketers prefer stand-up packages because they improve visibility and differentiate products from the competition," said  Larry L. Lanham, CEO. "Packaging which lays flat on shelf doesn’t have the ability to stand out like stand-up packaging."

Retailers appreciate that stand-up flexible packaging leaves a smaller carbon footprint and reduces overall shipping and logistics cost over rigid packaging.

From a marketing perspective, the stand-up pouch is a dream come true, offering brands the ability to differentiate through seemingly infinite printability options and the ability to offer many different and convenient re-sealable closures.  Furthermore, the application of specially designed laminates means that pouches can offer retort properties, making it a real alternative to metal and plastic rigid enclosures.

Consumers prefer standup pouches for the following reasons:

  • Convenience
  • Appeals to millennials
  • Easier to open than glass jar or pillow bag
  • Safer to open than can or glass jar
  • Recloseable/freshness
  • Higher perceived value
  • Product visibility (clear windows)
  • Added functionality of zipper or pour spout
  • Sustainability

 

Food processors prefer stand-up pouches for the following reasons:

  • Less damage
  • Reduced transportation costs
  • Takes up less space in warehouses
  • Greater cubic fill vs. pillow bag
  • Lighter weight for e-commerce
  • Fewer trucks on the road (7 to 1 vs. rigid PET)

 

More and more, consumer and commercial goods manufacturers are shifting focus away from more traditional, rigid packaging options.  Stand-up pouches continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in packaging with new functionality being developed at a very rapid pace.

Additionally, retort pouches can be manufactured in numerous sizes and shapes. Selection of the correct packaging material provides superb product protection, optimal chemical resistance, oxygen barrier, easy open and reclose, excellent consumer storage, the ability to microwave and many more features.

At Polymer Packaging, our extensive experience in the production of multi-layer barrier laminates for food products, coupled with demand from the market, means that our pouch products are often used as modified atmosphere packaging. A standup pouch can drastically increase shelf life and reduce food waste.

PPI offers numerous Stand-Up pouch options for customers including:

  • Shaped Pouch
  • Spouted Pouch
  • Liquid Pouch
  • Printed Pouch
  • Box Pouch
  • Reclosable Pouch (Zipper, Hook & Loop, Slider, Press-to-close)
  • Retort Pouch
  • Foil Barrier Pouch
  • Inverted Pouch
  • Wicket Pouch
  • Frangible Seal Pouch
  • Multi-Compartment Pouch
  • EZ-Stand Pouch

 

Virtually every type of business can benefit from stand-up flexible packaging. If you are looking to achieve greater efficiencies from your flexible packaging or looking to convert from rigid to flexible, contact Polymer Packaging today to learn how fast you can get your product to market. For more information call330-359-1421 or visit www.polymerpkg.com/polymer-packaging-inc.

Stand-up pouches offer a variety of benefits over traditional rigid packaging and pillow packs.

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Our cost-effective, high-protection film and corrugated packaging options secure and then suspend your product in the center of the shipping container – safely distanced from all sides. These assemblies are scalable and customizable, making our packaging an ideal solution to protect a wide range of products.

APPLICATIONS
  • Cellphone and Laptop protection
  • Foam Replacement
  • Tamper evidence seals
  • Stocking Program available
  • Reduced Warehousing space
  • Machine part repair
  • Circuit Board static barrier and protection

FEATURES

  • 100% Recyclable
  • Static Barrier protection
  • Wide range of sizes
  • Crush resistance
  • Variable Stretch options
  • Impact resistance
  • Corrosion inhibitor protection
  • Attractive product display
PRODUCT BENEFITS

INNOVATIVE: Our designs are one-piece package assemblies consisting of a durable and flexible PE film sleeve and corrugated paperboard. Additionally, our film sleeves can be adjusted as needed to secure low profile to high profile items. These assemblies use no glue in the process, and multiple film materials and mil thickness, along with a variety of paperboard combinations, are available in order to meet both your performance and cost targets.

PROTECTIVE: From Block and Brace applications to the protection of fragile items, from one-way shipping requirements to returnable packaging solutions, our product is ready to provide a solution that will ensure for the safe delivery of your products.

ATTRACTIVE: Our system allows your product to be showcased through a resilient and transparent film. This attractive solution enables your product to be protected, yet visible with an outstanding view, ready for merchandising.

VERSATILE & ECONOMICAL: We have the ability to accommodate a multitude of similar product sizes, weights and shapes. This versatility reduces the number of custom packages required for each of your products. You will have less packaging stock on hand, allowing for more productivity using the inventory you have. And since our assemblies ship flat, less space is required for storage.

SUSTAINABLE: We are proud to offer green products. Our packaging solutions are 100% curbside recyclable. Since no glues are used in our process, the film sleeve can be easily separated from the corrugated paperboard for recycling.

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Add re-closable INNO-LOK® Zipper to your EXISTING pillow package.

As a licensed provider of INNO-LOK®, we apply a pre-zippered fastener transversely to your printed film web that runs on your existing form/fill/seal equipment. This patented, user-friendly option can be added quickly for minimal cost.

Why add Re-closeability?

  • Increase market share
  • Greater consumer convenience and appeal
  • Less scrap
  • No additional equipment required
  • Maintains product freshness and consistent quality
  • Quick to market in as little as 6 weeks
  • Less zipper and packaging waste
  • Processing and packaging efficiencies

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Polyethylene Foam from Polymer Protective Packaging is Ideal for Shipping Automotive, Agricultural, and Industrial Products

ALLENDALE, MI — In the automotive industry and other industrial operations, shipping managers need a reliable source for quality protective packaging materials to protect their shipping items.

As a leading provider of protective packaging products, Polymer Protective Packaging offers polyethylene (PE) foam which is a durable, lightweight, resilient, closed-cell material.

PE foam is often used for packaging agricultural and industrial goods due to its excellent vibration dampening and insulation properties. It also offers high resistance to chemicals and moisture. Polyethylene foam packaging is available in PE foam pouches, foam sheets, foam bundles, foam perforated on rolls, foam compartment bags, foam tubing and foam die cuts.

Foam pouches come in a variety of sizes and are great for packing dishes, glassware, picture frames and breakable figurines and mementos. They can also be made into specialty bags to fit custom shapes for industrial and automotive packaging.

“Every business is unique, and Polymer Protective Packaging understands the protective needs of the automotive and industrial operations markets,” said Jessie Larabel, Vice President. “Polymer Protective Packaging customizes its protective foam packaging for each of its customers to protect their shipping items while making life easier for their shipping department.”

Polymer Protective Packaging provides custom protective packaging solutions that protect products from shock, vibration effects and surface abrasion. For more information on how PPP can benefit your automotive or industrial operation, call 616.887-0362 or visit https://www.polymerpkg.com/polymer-protective-packaging.

PE foam is often used for packaging industrial and agricultural goods due to its excellent vibration dampening and insulation properties.

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