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Posted on June 4, 2019

Why the Industry Is Motivated to Invest in Packaging Machinery

With the continued trend towards stand-up pouches and pillow packs with increased requests for convenience features, flexible packagers feel the added pressure to keep up with the necessary new technology in packaging equipment. With the added costs, financially and operationally, what is motivating the investment in packaging machinery?

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Posted on April 24, 2019

SealAcross vs Zipper Convenience & Operational Efficiency

Customers who have run the pre-zippered rollstock, have reduced product through-put per shift, because the film roll is unstable and line speed has been reduced and that they need to change the film rolls more often...Keeping these challenges in mind, we have developed our pre-applied SealAcross® product...

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Posted on March 27, 2019

Lose the Leakers

Don’t Lose Because of Leakers. “Leaker packages are a losing proposition for the entire value chain.”1 When your package experiences seal failures, you’ve got the notorious “Leakers.” Avoiding leakers can save expenses from waste and downtime on the packaging line, returns, distributor and retailer complaints. “Finally, leakers produce losses of consumer loyalty and market share.” The cost of a package with significant leaking was 20+% higher than that of a superior package.2 So how can you avoid this package failure with superior packaging?

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Posted on October 29, 2018

Sealstrip Announces Passing of Founder

It is with great sadness that Sealstrip Corporation announces that Founder, Harold “Pat” Forman, 91, peacefully passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Pat Forman was an entrepreneur and inventor. Over the years...

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Posted on July 31, 2018

If I Hear ‘Sustainability’ One More Time…

We understand. It is on the list of consumer desires, but they don’t want to pay for it, and neither do you. But what if we told you there are a few very easy, cost effective, and proven methods to deliver a more sustainable package?

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Posted on February 14, 2018

New Feature, New Film? When & How You Should Redesign Your Packaging

Now more than ever, brands are redesigning packaging more frequently to meet consumer demands and, let's just say, short attention spans. Trying to be more innovative, louder, greener, smaller, bigger, better! We're here to give you a couple pointers on easily integrating consumer-loved convenience features with a new film design.

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Posted on November 16, 2017

Plan for Packaging Success in 2018

You found it. The perfect flexible packaging convenience feature. It’s award-winning, sustainable, and efficient! Now you want to proceed with getting it up and running on your packaging – but what’s the next step? You have to get operations up to speed, and purchasing, and marketing, and engineering…each bridge you need to cross seems like a huge project! Sealstrip can help ease your mind and provide resources for making crossing those bridges easier.

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Posted on October 12, 2017

Lightweight materials extend shelf life and offer sustainability benefits

Reflecting the trend toward multi-functionality and food safety, Sealstrip Corp., Gilbertsville, PA, recently introduced a series of tapes that provide both barrier and FDA compliance. “In regard to sustainability, traditional reseal features add more weight to the package, require more energy to produce and affect line efficiency. With Sealstrip’s tapes, very little weight is added, very little energy is used to apply the feature, and line speeds are unaffected,” says Jo Anne Forman, director of product development.

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Posted on September 14, 2017

Reclosable VS Resealable

When searching for the right consumer convenience feature for your product’s packaging, using the right search terms and asking the right questions is paramount. Deciphering industry terms can be like red tape between you and what you really want. Lucky for you, we want you to know what we mean! So…“Reclosable” versus “Resealable” – what’s the difference?

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