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CLEAR VIEW BAG COMPANY
#1 IN CUSTOM BAGS & PACKAGING

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One of the reasons Clear View Bag chose the PCMC Fusion C series press is because of the amazing company that provides and services the press. PCMC is a domestic company located right here in the United States in Green Bay Wisconsin. PCMC in the past year have been regulars coming into our plant to …

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This image shows the new printing press purchased from PCMC, a Barry Wehmiller company

Here at Clear View Bag our mission is to help our customers acquire custom bags. We emphasize fast response times and quick lead times. To achieve our goal we need to operate with a high level of efficiency. In order to increase efficiency, our plant recently purchased a new state of the art printing press. …

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This image shows a printed poly bag with water based inks used to print the image on the bag

Water based inks have been part of our printing process for five plus years.  Using water based ink as an alternative to solvent based inks was born out of an attempt to limit our manufacturing environmental impact and to comply with government regulations. When water based inks were first developed, they carried a less vibrant …

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This image shows how the print plates work on the printing press

Print plates are a one time added cost when purchasing custom polybags. Once print plates are made, they can be used over and over again with no added fee (plates do wear over time but typically plates last at least 20+ runs). How are print plate costs determined? Why do some prints with seemingly small …

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This image is of a microdot dieline. The microdots are the small black dots which are used to aid the printing process

3/3/17 What are microdots? Microdots are tiny dots printed on polybags to aid in print plate location.  They are needed for both the mounting equipment and the printing presses to achieve a high quality registered print.   The microdot we use is .44 mm (0.017 inches) in diameter.  The microdots are placed in the artwork …

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This image is of two examples of bags containing either an eyespot or a color band

Dec 2016 Both eyespots and color bands are printed onto the bags to assist in the printing and converting processes to ensure a higher quality end product. Eyespots and color bands work to assist the operators in getting as close to the desired product that the customer is asking for. “Eyespots” or “eyemarks” are the …

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10/18/16 We often receive requests for printed colored bags and for full coverage print on bags. A few things to relay for each to help determine the best design for each end use. Printed Colored Bags We cannot color match poly material to a specific pms color. We can offer a “stock” blue, green, yellow, red, …

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6/2/16 Many clients have multiple varieties within their custom printed polybag product line.  Bagel bags, bread bags, apple bags, golf tee bags, beef jerky bags, whoopie pies, parts bags etc all potentially require multiple variety polybag prints within a common plastic bag size.   Clients in this situation are often faced with trying to uniquely package …

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