A Simpler Take on Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCI)

Over the past several years, we’ve received more inquiries about vapor corrosion inhibitors (VCI) than any other packaging technology. It’s no wonder. Corrosion of metals is an annual $340 billion dollar problem in the United States and VCI has become an...

Packaging Fundamentals: Raw Material Characteristics

The basics of low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, and polypropylene. As a sales professional, you position yourself as a subject matter expert to your customers and prospects. It’s not an easy job, especially in the packaging industry. There are...

Science and Performance of Metallocene Blends

The science and performance of Metallocene blends is not as academic as it may sound! As much as two-thirds of the cost and most of the performance of plastic bags and film is driven by the type of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and linear low density polyethylene...

A Tale of Two Polyethylenes: LDP vs. LLDP

What’s the difference between low density and linear low density polyethylene? On our “Big Three” page, we learned about LDPE, HDPE and Polypropylene (PP). Each have their own distinctive physical properties in terms of clarity, dart strength and...

Cradle Packed Shipments

Cradle packing prevents slipping of your rolled bag and film products during shipping, handling and warehousing. For added protection, we use edge protectors to prevent crushed corners and stretch film to provide a secure wrap for your product. See the below diagram...

Micron to Mil Conversion Chart

While a Mil is one-thousandth of an inch, a Micron is one-millionth of a meter. So how do you handle a Micron to Mil conversion? Technically, the standard term for microns is “micrometre.” However, in English-speaking countries the term micron is more...