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What are Bioplastics anyway? Key Terms to Know on Sustainable Packaging

June 10, 2021

Last year, following the actions taken by the EU in 2018, the Canadian government announced a ban on single-use plastics to be put in place by 2022 and set a goal of zero plastic waste by 2030. This means big change for Canada and Canadian business. As more single-use plastic bans come into place and the calls for sustainable practices in plastics- particularly in packaging- grow, there is more and more talk of sustainable alternative packaging materials- or as they are coming to be known, […]


5 Considerations for Choosing a Packaging Machine for Your Start-Up

May 11, 2021

Choosing the right package and packaging machine has a huge impact on the success of startups. A well-planned packaging strategy will help you deliver a quality product while driving efficiency, controlling costs, and maintaining production flexibility for future growth. Here are 5 key considerations: 1. Package Quality and Visual Appeal Your packaging should be attractive and functional. Certain materials and package types make more sense than others depending on your product shape, size, weight, number of units and sales channels.


Product Spotlight: Damark Instawrap

April 21, 2021

The Damark Instawrap is our automated, full-enclosure, dual-side sealer shrink wrapping solution. Ideal for numerous applications including corrugate, construction material, automotive parts & accessories, and packaged furniture where high throughput of large products is required. While we have been making this machine for a decade, we are always making improvements to our designs to meet the needs of all our customers. Here’s Paul Irvine to tell you about the benefits and latest updates of the Damark Instawrap: Video Transcript [0:02:14] Hi my name is Paul […]


Why Control? Plexpack’s Standard PLC/HMI Controller

April 14, 2021

One of the features we are most proud to offer as standard to our customers is our PLC/HMI Controller. Used in every one of our brands, the controller we offer comes with numerous benefits designed to make your production efficient and simple. We have worked closely with B&R over several years to design a program that makes machine operation, maintenance and data tracking simple. By offering this control system as a standard feature throughout our product line, we aim to make its benefits accessible to […]


Plexpack Opens New Facility in Carson, California

March 31, 2021

Plexpack’s US office will be moving to a new location in Carson, California, come April 1st! Located just 20 minutes from LAX and 30 minutes from Santa Anna Airport, this new facility will serve our customers and partners in the United States and Western Canada, providing support and project assistance. Our new location will provide both in-person and virtual services to our customers & partners. Serving as a sales demonstration center, we will have units onsite to offer machine demonstrations, sample testing, and product maintenance […]


Customer Spotlight: Carmel Cannabis

March 9, 2021

Packaging Cannabis Plexpack has worked with the cannabis industry through our Californian sales network for years. With the recent legalization of cannabis products in Canada, our cannabis portfolio has substantially increased and diversified. Today, we are proud to say we have many cannabis customers producing edibles, flower, and concentrate. As a new and growing industry, we wanted to understand our customer’s needs and challenges better when packaging cannabis. Carmel Cannabis Carmel Cannabis is a cannabis producer located in Ontario, Canada. Started by two long-time friends, […]


Plexpack Makes Donation to Local Food Bank

January 13, 2021

Our Local Community Plexpack feels it is most important to come together through trying times and do all we can to support each other and our communities. In an effort to give back after a year when many need support and assistance, Plexpack decided to have a charity drive over the holidays. Due to the coronavirus, many individuals and families are experiencing food insecurity. Therefore we elected to provide all donations to a local food bank- the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities. With our team’s […]


COVID19 Update – January 2021

January 13, 2021

After the recent announcement made by the Government of Ontario on January 12, 2021, we want to assure all our customers and partners that as an essential business that supports essential supply chains, Plexpack remains in operation, ready to serve you. Our Valued Customers and Business Partners While we all continue to navigate the global pandemic, our thoughts are with you, your families and your businesses. Plexpack’s top priority has always been to support our customers through changes in their needs, and we continue to […]


Plexpack Appoints Lisa Hunt as CEO

January 5, 2021

We are thrilled to announce Lisa Hunt has been appointed the new CEO of Plexpack Corp. Lisa’s career with Plexpack has spanned 23 years, contributing as a key member of the leadership and executive team since 2003. From marketing and sales to production and operations, Lisa has influenced growth within the company and developed a comprehensive cross-functional knowledge of the organization and the market. Her previous roles as VP Operations and COO have positioned her well as a strategic and passionate leader. Lisa is taking […]


Difference between Damark S1 and S2

November 8, 2020

Plexpack has two different types of wrappers that can totally enclose a package : the Damark S1 and S2. Both create high-quality fully enclosed packages without the need for an operator. However, the difference between the two machines lies in how the machine deploys the shrink film for enclosure; this means that the finished product on the S2 will appear slightly different from the S1. The S1 as you might guess, uses a single sheet of film to seal around packages. To ensure the package […]