Shrink wrap is one of the most versatile and inexpensive types of
packaging available for a multitude of
applications. It is crystal clear and can be custom printed if the
application requires. The sparkle and clarity of the film gives the
product attractive retail appeal. In addition, some types of shrink wrap
are FDA approved for direct food contact.
The shrink wrapping process involves enclosing a product in shrink film
or a shrink bag. The film or bag is formed around the product using a
sealer. Then, the product is heated by hand-held or automated equipment
so that the shrink film or shrink bag shrinks around it to create a
tight, sealed package. The uses for this process touch every segment of
the industrial and commercial marketplace.
of shrink wrapping are many from display packaging to unitization of multi-packs,
provide product integrity, visibility, brand identification, package
cleanliness and protection.
Whether your application requires 10 or 200 packages per minute to run,
Associated Packaging can provide the right system or material to
efficiently package your product.
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shrink film for your needs!
TAMPER EVIDENT SHRINK BANDS
Converted from plastic PVC tubing to exacting
specifications, cut shrink bands are the cost-effective
choice for securing caps, lids and closures with easily
recognized tamper-evidence. Shrink bands are used primarily
for tamper-evident protection. Once the shrink seal is
broken, it cannot be put back in place. Utilizing tamper
evident seals enables your customers to immediately
determine the safety of your products.
Preforms are pre-molded heat shrink bands used for
tamper-evidence. Preforms are already opened, so just place
it on the container and pass it through heat for an even
seal. Preformed bands address a niche market for containers
requiring special handling. Precut bands are available in a
wide range of colors, sizes, and printing to cover your
specific needs. For easier removal, perforated film can be
Our packaging specialists will gladly help you choose the
material that provides the specifications
that are right for your application.