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Posted on February 11, 2020

Recyclable by 2025 - But What Are You Doing in 2020?

By the time you finish reading this sentence, someone you work for, work with or want to work with will have said, read, or thought the phrase “recyclable by 2025.” Not a day goes by that flexible packaging doesn’t feel the impact of this manufacturing mandate and we’re all stretching to reach what seems like an unattainable goal. Reusable packaging requires generous consumer education and recyclable packaging requires everything from partially to completely recyclable materials to consumer education to appropriate infrastructure. But wasn’t the phrase, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?” Have we exhausted every opportunity for reducing packaging, food waste, our carbon footprint, etc? While we wait for the steep investments into recyclable packaging to turn into concrete, present day solutions, Sealstrip has an easy to implement answer to “How can I reduce x, y, z…and still save have more than enough room in the budget for the future innovations of green packaging?”

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Posted on November 22, 2019

A Decade of Doing Better

Sealstrip Honored Tenth Year in a Row as One of PA’s Best Places to Work! 2019 marks the tenth year in a row that Sealstrip Corporation has made Pennsylvania’s Best Places to Work list.

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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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