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The picture shows a clear bio-based Low Density Polyethylene. Material specifics include…

  • FDA material comprised primarily of Braskem I’m Green PE®
  • Material made from sugarcane plants 
  • Looks, acts and performs like petroleum based LDPE
  • We now stock this material in .002 
  • Other thicknesses available with higher minimums and longer lead times
  • Technical data sheet available at BerryX18-154A
  • Follows a recycle waste stream 

If you are in need of a sample of the material, the request link below or at the very top of the page next to BLOG will allow you to request a quote or request a sample. 

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LDPE

LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) material.

The picture shows a clear LDPE polybag.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  Material details include….

  • Clear material.  FDA approved material.  The thickness adversely affects clarity  (Ex 6 mil is cloudier than 001 mil).  LDPE is what is commonly referred to as plastic or poly
  • Can include additives to make LDPE colored, tinted, have increased strength, more puncture resistant in cold conditions, UVI etc…
  • Generally is the lowest cost material with recycle symbol #4
  • Ideally suited for How2Recycle® labeling system.  See _____ for details.  See  _____ for sample label.
  • All construction options available including prints, zipper, tape, vents, hang-holes, die-cuts, headers etc
  • We stock various sizes and thickness of LDPE to provide short lead-times (2-3 weeks) and low volumes (1,000 depending)
  • Common uses: ice, bread, frozen foods, soil/mulch, branded retail bags, biohazard ziploks, promotional bags etc.  

If you are in need of sample of the material, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

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Poly resin and crude oil prices share a relationship to one another even though the two are not directly related

5/25/17 Although crude oil is a source of raw materials for making plastics, it is not the major source for plastics manufacturing in the United States. Modifications to natural gas account for more plastics production domestically. That said, a prevailing thought within the plastics world ties resin and crude oil prices to the volatility of …

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Roll Stock Poly Bags

The picture shows polyethylene process printed roll stock.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  Rollstock details include….

  • 003 mil freezer grade White Single Wound Sheeting LDPE material for frozen pasta
  • 7 color print:  4 process colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) and spot blue, black & yellow
  • the picture shows one “lane of film”.  Oft times, printing is done two across to save on the cost per 1000 impressions.    The initial cost for plates is more but if the item repeats, the saving per 1000 impressions is most times worth the added plate cost.
  • the printed rollstock will run on a vertical form fill and seal machine (example at link  https://www.all-fill.com/form-fill-seal-machine/) that allows fully automated packaging of the product.
  • Next to the eyemark, “color bar density” squares are present.  The density squares are used to maintain consistency for the ink laydown that creates the process imagery.

If you are in need of printed rollstock, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

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Lip for Ease of Opening Poly Bags

The picture shows a clear LDPE 1 color printed polybag with 1/4″ lip.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  The picture shows …

  • a 1/4″ lip area.  The back side of the bag is 1/4″ longer than the front side.  The additional 1/4″ is referred to as a “lip”.  On this bag, the lip aids in opening the bag.
  • 1 color white ink print
  • the white rectangle in lower right is an eyemark needed for machining of the bag to the desired size and print location.
  • End use:  computer parts and instructions

If you are in need of a bag with a lip, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

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We stock four sustainable materials available for custom orders. Each material has its own unique beginning and end of life story which separates these films from traditional virgin poly materials. Each promotes a more circular flow of materials.  Compostable Material: The 2 mil clear material is 100% certified under the ASTM D6400 standard. This material …

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        We currently offer the options below to help our customer navigate bag ban legislation.  Most bag ban laws surround the use of carry-out bags in retail settings.  Bag bans vary widely in scope.  Check your local legislation to learn about the regulations in your community. Sustainability is a centerpiece of our …

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An explanation into the difference between bioplastics and other packaging materials used by CVB

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In 2018, our blog post “Circular Economy: Re Options” briefly outlined the various options available to the consumer at the end of a products life:   Reduce,  Reuse, Repair, Remanufacture and Recycle.   The focus of the blog was on recycling plastic bags which is the product we make.  The blog added the “Request” “Re” at the …

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HDPE

 

HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) material.

The picture shows a HDPE polybag.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  Material details include….

  • Cloudy material by nature.  FDA approved material.  Better barrier material than LDPE.    
  • Stiff material.  Crinkly feel.
  • Higher cost material than LDPE with recycle symbol #2
  • Fits into How2Recycle® labeling system.  See _____ for details. 
  • Most construction options available including prints, tape, vents, hang-holes, die-cuts, headers etc
  • HDPE is made to order.  We do not stock the material. 
  • Common uses: carry-out bags, branded retail bags, promotional bags, signs etc.  

If you are in need of sample of the material, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

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Oriented Polypropylene (OPP) material.

The picture shows a OPP material.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  Material details include….

  • Hi clarity material.  FDA approved material.  Much clearer than LDPE especially as thickness increases.  
  • Generally is more costly material than LDPE with recycle symbol #5
  • Fits into How2Recycle® labeling system.  See _____ for details.  .
  • Use in form fill and seal applications only.  We print and slit the OPP.
  • Common uses: ideal for horizontal and vertical form fill and seal wrappers   

If you are in need of sample of the material, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

 

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Cast Polypropylene

Cast Polypropylene (CPP) material.

The picture shows a clear cast polypropylene bag.  Click the picture to enlarge it.  Material details include….

  • Hi clarity material.  FDA approved material.  Much clearer than LDPE especially as thickness increases.  
  • Generally is more costly material than LDPE with recycle symbol #5
  • Fits into How2Recycle® labeling system.  See _____ for details.  .
  • All construction options available including prints, zipper, tape, vents, hang-holes, die-cuts, headers etc
  • We stock various sizes and thickness of CPP to provide short leadtimes (2-3 weeks) and low volumes (1,000 depending)
  • Common uses: bread, photographs, , higher end branded retail and promotional bags, produce etc.  

If you are in need of sample of the material, the REQUEST link below or at the very top of the page next to FAQ will allow you to request a quote or request a sample.

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