We’re committed to developing superb packaging features for our customers.
Whether it be to prolong shelf life, create added convenience or help shelf presentation at POS in-store, our team can work with you to provide suitable value-added features.
We supply a variety of bags and pouches with optional windows. These windows are available in a variety of different shapes and sizes to provide customers with direct visibility of the contents. Food brands especially have come to realise the benefits of Windows, with it recently proven that many consumers are selecting products on the basis of being able to view the contents.
Pouches and bags are available with an optional zipper which can be used to re-seal a product once opened. Zipper bags are popular across a number of industries where customers are unlikely to use the entirety of a product in one go.
As well as preserving a product, zippers have the added benefit of locking in aromas while also preventing unwanted leaks and spills.
Similarly, to Velcro, EASY-LOCK by APLIX® offers an audible and tactile finish that helps consumers know when their packaging is sealed.
Both Velcro® bags and APLIX are the latest closure technologies, proving increasingly popular as an alternative to the conventional zipper. Velcro closures have been adopted in recent projects for powdery products or snack-sized pouches that need to be closed and re-open quickly and often.
Easy Open Cuts (Tear Notches)
Easy open cuts or tear notches are particularly suited to products where customers require a quick and easy method of opening the product. Tear notch pouches work great for many products and are especially popular in the food and pet food industries where the speed at which contents can be accessed are important for busy customers.
Lasers are used to score plastic films and foils used in packaging. It helps the packaging to be formed and shaped, providing added convenience for customers. Scoring the packaging can create easy opening packaging for many food and beverage formats as well as household and personal care.
Euro slot or Round Punched Holes
The euro slot or round punched hole is a popular add-on feature for many retailers as they allow products to be hung rather than to be stacked on shelves. This often helps to maximise shelf efficiency while also placing the product at a strategic eye level for customers.
Punch Out Handle
Bags with handles can make packaging a lot more convenient, particularly for heavier products. The ease at which products can be carried home or to the car can often play an influential part in a customer’s buying choice.
Punched out handles are the most commonly requested handle format. As well as offering added convenience they can be perfect for extending an existing product range, providing a size variation for customers who prefer to buy in larger quantities.
Side Gusset Handle
Side gusset handles are perfect for carrying packaging. We are able to provide bags and pouches with sturdy small and large adhesive handles in a variety of shapes and sizes and carrying up to 15Kg weight.
With the Brick-Pack™ bags we have designed the handle to be placed in a variety of different positions on the bag, giving the customer flexible options.
One way valves can be added to packaging that allows gases and aromas to escape without letting oxygen in. This can help to prevent packaging from swelling while also allowing customers to sample a products aroma.
Valves work well for a variety of gas-generating products and bulk goods and are a particularly popular for coffee packaging and large pet food bags