Shrink Packaging

Plexpack is Globetrotting: Tradeshows 2016/2017

Plexpack is Globetrotting: Tradeshows 2016/2017
Plexpack Corp. is always on the move, meet our sales people and get educated on the best packaging solution for you. Look for us and our products at the following tradeshows: Nov. 6-9 — Chicago, USA PMMI Pack Expo Chicago, booth N-5309   Nov 15-17 — Mexico City, Mexico UBM Canon Advanced Manufacturing, booth M718   Nov 30 & Dec 1 — Montreal, Canada UBM PackEx Montreal, booth 1901   Feb 7-9 — Anaheim, USA UBM WestPack 2017, stay tuned for our booth number    April 4-6 — […]

Opening Up a Rotten Package to Find a Rotten Product is Just that; Rotten.

Opening Up a Rotten Package to Find a Rotten Product is Just that; Rotten.
  A biological explanation of why food rots and how you can use MAP to prevent it.   Why Products Rot…  Food decomposition is dependent on three factors:   1. Decomposers: “Decomposers” are microscopic bacteria that are about 1/3 the width of your hair. They are airborne and are perpetually surround us [i]. The decomposers found in and on food are commonly aerobes, which mean they need oxygen/air to grow. Decomposers land on food or other products such as wood, and immediately start breaking down the organic matter […]

Plexpack Will Be at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo 2016

Plexpack is proud to be featured at the Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo. The versatile and expandable Emplex MPS6140 table top continuous bag sealer will be on display and demonstrated by our Director of Engineering, Allen Muresan.

This isn’t High School: How to Package Your Marijuana Products

This isn’t High School: How to Package Your Marijuana Products
Marijuana is a smoking hot topic right now… With the possibility of a new market in Canada, and a growing market in the United States, there has never been a better time for investors and entrepreneurs to become familiar with the marijuana industry. From 2012 to now, marijuana revenues have increased by 64% and continue to show growth on a year-to-year basis.[i] Looking at states like Oregon and Colorado, it is apparent that marijuana has huge potential as a consumer product. In a recent publication […]

How PLC can make maintenance simple

How PLC can make maintenance simple
  Plexpack’s new PLC machines make ongoing maintenance simple with an easy to use touch screen HMI interface that can easily monitor different aspects of your machine performance.   Integrated system diagnostics Integrated system diagnostics allow our machine users to monitor key machine components. This prevents damage to the machine or customer’s product in the case of a system failure. Integrated system diagnostics look for: Motor / Drive failure Thermocouple failure Heating element failure Pressure control failure   Preventative Machine Maintenance Warnings The B&R system […]

The Pack Expo is only one day away!

The Pack Expo is only one day away!
From Monday to Wednesday, Plexpack will be participating in the Pack Expo. Come see us at booth C-4600 where we will be exhibiting 8 of our machines. At the booth there will be numerous demos of our machines in action. You can also see our case studies detailing some of the applications that they have been used in and how we provide our customers with flexible solutions and certain results. Learn about How You Can Keep your Products Fresh with our MPS-7500 VGF-11 and how we […]

Case Study | Hard Cider Bundled Cans: Semi-Automatic Shrink Sleeve Bundler

Case Study | Hard Cider Bundled Cans: Semi-Automatic Shrink Sleeve Bundler
Puddicombe, a manufacturer of cider, expanding its market, needed to bundle their new canned products according to specific Canadian liquor board regulations. If their package did not meet exact specifications, the liquor board would deny their product. Requirements included specific guidelines for quality of shrink wrap seals, placement, bundle tightness, seams, and package appearance.

Full enclosure vs. bulls-eye bundling: Which one do you need?

By Maria Casanova | Shrink Packaging | August 19th, 2015 | Comments (0)
Full enclosure vs. bulls-eye bundling: Which one do you need?
  Full enclosure shrink wrapper? Bulls-eye bundling? What’s the difference? Plexpack’s packaging solutions experts are here to help… What is a full enclosure shrink wrapper solution? Full enclosure sealing is when a product’s entire surface area needs to be covered in film. It’s commonly used for: Cosmetics Frozen foods Large industrial products like windows and doors What film do you need for a full enclosure shrink wrapper? There are three film types to choose from when considering your full enclosure shrink wrapper solution. Polyethylene: Typically […]

Case Study | Frozen Meat Pies: Individual shrink wrapped products

Case Study | Frozen Meat Pies: Individual shrink wrapped products
Read about how a small town bakery with a rapidly expanding market reduced a full day of packaging down to 4 hours. Learn more about the MP 2 complete shrink packaging system, explore our other Damark Shrink Wrapping solutions or customize your Shrink Wrapping Solution now.