Industrial packaging is used to describe a wide variety of flexible and rigid packaging systems.
Certainly for polyethylene, the industrial packaging market is an extreme important market sector.
For the production of the industrial packaging various processing techniques are used:
- Blow Molding: Chemical tanks, drums, IBC (Industrial Bulk Containers), jerry cans
- Extrusion Films: Bags, flexible Packaging, heavy duty bags, lamination film, liners, medical & hygienic packaging materials, reels, stretch wrap film, shrink hoods, stretch Hoods
- Injection Molding: Caps & closures, cap sealing
The primary function of flexible and rigid packaging materials is to protect the product from physical damage or chemical changes during transportation or storage. It requires the right properties to allow high rates of packaging, combined with the right appearance to display food or branding in the best way.
Each type of packaging has specific requirements for the extrusion or molding the packaging and for the final properties of the packaging materials. A. Schulman's Polybatch® has a complete series of masterbatches to come to the best solutions for yours and your customer's needs.