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Investing in Our Future

One of the biggest reasons why customers trust PennPac for their supply of flexible packaging films is our focus on quality and continuous improvement. By investing in our internal resources – from our employees to our production capabilities – we are always improving for the good of our customers and our organization. One significant investment … Continued

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High Barrier Films for the Flexible Packaging Market

In our last blog post of 2022, we touched on how food and beverage consumption has increased in the U.S. and sparked growth in the packaging films market. One category of flexible thermoforming films in particular has reaped the benefits of this growth – high barrier food films. Barrier film is a key component of … Continued

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Flexible Packaging Films for Food & Beverage

The consumption of food and beverage products in the U.S. has grown significantly over the years. Along with this growth has come an increased need for new food packaging solutions that can help extend shelf life while at the same time preserving the flavor and taste of these products. Plastic films are playing a huge … Continued

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A Look at PennPac’s Inventory Stocking Program

Inventory management has come a long way since its early beginning, which many experts say dates back thousands of years. If you go back in history, there are archeological findings that suggest early-day writing was born from inventory management…when tally marks on bone pieces and cave walls kept track of food items, weapons, and other … Continued

PET Packaging Film 101: Understanding the Basics of Polyester Film

When it comes to flexible packaging films, there are many options to choose from. But there is one film that is often a top pick because of its versatility and high-performance characteristics – PET packaging film. What is Polyester Film? PET stands for Polyethylene Terephthalate. It’s often referred to by its common name, Polyester, but … Continued

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Unpacking PACK EXPO International 2022

PennPac recently exhibited at PACK EXPO International 2022, the packaging and processing industry’s most comprehensive trade show. The event, produced by PMMI (The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies), took place October 23-26 in Chicago, IL and drew over 2,000 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from over 40 industries. It was the first in-person show in … Continued

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3 Things to Know About PennPac Contract Film Slitting Services

In addition to sheeting and custom roll slitting services, did you know PennPac also offers contract film slitting services? This type of film-slitting service is designed for customers that have their own material inventory but are facing operational inefficiencies or production backlogs when it comes to their internal slitting operations. Working with PennPac takes the … Continued

Need to Package, Label, or Laminate? Use Versatile BOPP Film

BOPP film, or Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene film, is one of the most popular flexible packaging films available. Its unique properties make BOPP a smart alternative to cellophane, and it is typically used as an overwrap film to package a wide range of products. BOPP packaging film is produced by stretching the material in two different … Continued

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Join PennPac at PACK EXPO International 2022

PennPac is excited to announce our attendance at this year’s PACK EXPO International, the packaging and processing industry’s most comprehensive trade show. The event takes place in Chicago, Illinois from October 23-26th at McCormick Place Convention Center. PennPac will be exhibiting at Booth W-25069 in the West Building, which is home to the Containers and … Continued

A Look at SQF Certification and Its Importance

PennPac’s commitment to quality is one of the biggest reasons we’ve been able to maintain our position as a leading flexible packaging film supplier for over 25 years. From our products and services to our team of employees, quality and continuous improvement are vital parts of everything we do. One example of our continuous improvement … Continued