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Complete Guide to Co-Ex Blends

Clear mono-bubble made of co-ex blends

Sometimes a single resin just isn’t enough to get the properties you need for your packaging. That’s where co-extruded films (also called Co-Ex blends) can help. What are Co-Ex Blends? A co-extruded film is an engineered multi-layer film composed of two or more resins. Resins are selected to carefully combine the properties your packaging needs,… Read more »

Elastomers and Plastomers in Packaging

Hand reaching into a box of white elastomers and plastomers

What makes Versa Pak polyethylene packaging strong and stretchy? Elastomers and plastomers in our custom poly blends are usually the reason! Today we’re diving into what they are and how they’re used to create packaging with the properties you need. What are Elastomers? Elastomers are a type of polymer – essentially a string of large… Read more »

2024 Packaging Industry Trends: 5 Key Focus Areas

The packaging industry is in a constant state of change. In the post-pandemic market, evolving with the latest trends is critical for manufacturers to keep pace with demand and consumer preferences. Here are five areas packaging providers should focus on in 2024. 1. Custom Packaging Projects Demand for custom films and packaging surged in the… Read more »

Great service? It’s in the bag with Versa Pak.

Versa Pak plant.

  Exceptional customer service is the guiding principle of all we do here at Versa Pak. From our humble beginnings nearly four decades ago, we’ve grown into a polyethylene solutions provider driven by the needs of our customers. While we’ve expanded our offerings over the years, one thing has remained constant: our dedication to knowing… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Your Poly Packaging Supplier

Two Versa Pak employees collaborating to ensure the correct specifications are made.

If you’re a customer researching custom plastic packaging manufacturers, choosing the right supplier — or distributor — can be a daunting task. Here are five essential questions to ask when reviewing suppliers to ensure they’re a high-quality, reputable vendor. 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Poly Packaging Supplier When choosing a plastic packaging supplier,… Read more »

How Versa Pak Reduces and Recycles Plastic Scrap

Versa Pak employee carefully cutting scrap material.

Reducing scrap in our facility is just one step we take to reduce waste, increase efficiency and boost our sustainability. Learn more about the practices we follow at Versa Pak and get ideas for how you can implement them at your own plant. What Is Scrap? First, a quick definition from Keith Koverman, a quality… Read more »

Converter-Grade Lamination Film Capabilities From Versa Pak

Versa Pak’s poly laminating film roll wrapping a barrel to secure it.

Versa Pak produces a large variety of poly film products, including converter-grade laminating film rolls. Our converter-grade packaging and bagging films are available for end-users who process foods in their final step in going to market. This includes par-fin foods like fried pickles, cheese sticks, frozen mango slices, etc., where the food is packaged in… Read more »