As flexible packaging experts since 1965, Glenroy has specialized in high-quality, high-barrier customized flexible packaging solutions — including rollstock (for stick packs, sachets, lidding film, packets, etc.), inverted pouches (premade STANDCAP Pouch), and stand up pouches (zipper pouches, spouted pouches, 3-side sealed pouches, etc.).
Flexible Packaging Films
Printed flexible packaging rollstock for use in vertical and horizontal form/fill/seal equipment, custom-engineered with the properties your products require to extend shelf life and use, such as high barriers, chemical resistance, and puncture resistance. This packaging solution is used for flexible packaging formats such as stick packs, sachets, packets, 3-side seal pouches, and more.
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What is flexible packaging?
What is converting?
What is extrusion coating?
What is extrusion lamination?
What is adhesive lamination?
What is the difference between mono-extrusion and co-extrusion?
Do you form and fill packages?
- multilayer flexible packaging rollstock
- premade pouches (such as stand-up pouches) which are formed, filled, and sealed by contract packaging companies or by manufacturers with packaging equipment
We work with an extensive network of contract packaging companies and can refer you to a contract packaging company if you need forming, filling, and sealing capabilities.
What information do I need to get a quote?
If you aren’t sure what flexible packaging structure you need, we have an experienced team of packaging engineers that can assist with structure suggestions and provide resources such as product/package compatibility testing. If you need structure suggestions, it is helpful for us to know the type of filling equipment that will be utilized, the ingredients of the product, and the method of distribution.
For printed items, additional details that will need to be determined are the cut-off, package size, and the number of colors in the art.
Our experienced service team is available to walk you through the process.
What are Glenroy’s typical lead times for packaging film?
If you're under tight deadlines, let us know and we'll do our best to meet your needs.
For lead times on ExpressWeb narrow web packaging films, please see the Narrow Web Flexible Packaging FAQ's below.
What information is needed to place an order with Glenroy?
Once a credit application has been approved, the four categories of information that need to be established are:
- Purchase Order: Includes information on quantity, item identification, requested delivery date, shipping location, invoicing location, special instructions, etc.
- Artwork: Artwork files, PMS colors or samples of specific color matches, and contact information.
- Layout: Front and back copy orientation, graphic position, eyespot location, size, etc.
- Specifications: Material structure, roll dimensions, etc.
Please contact us for assistance with placing an order.
I'd like to know what packaging film structure is being used for a competitor's product in the marketplace in order to identify potential materials to use in my own packaging. Can Glenroy help?
Glenroy’s packaging engineers can reverse engineer a supplied package and offer a structure suggestion based on the results. This is referred to as “material breakdown analysis” or “analysis of construction.” This process takes approximately one week from receipt of a sample.
Can Glenroy recommend a specific film lamination suitable for any given project?
Does Glenroy offer any child-resistant packaging?
What is product/package compatibility testing?
Why is product/package compatibility testing strongly suggested for products without a known history in a flexible packaging structure?
How much product is needed for product/package compatibility testing?
What is Barex?
Do you offer a Barex alternative?
What is Anobex™?
What is Surlyn?
When would I want to consider using Surlyn?
What is EAA and how is it different from EMA or EMAA?
What is LLDPE and how does it differ from LDPE?
What is MVTR and OTR?
What are typical thicknesses for sealants when creating sample packets for a mailer?
What are typical thicknesses for sealants when packaging samples that will be distributed in mailers?
What is MI?
What is MSI?
What is MMSI?
Stand up Pouches & Bags
As a flexible packaging manufacturer, Glenroy offers fully customized sustainable stand up pouches & bags that extend shelf life and improve the consumer experience. Multiple stand up pouch options are available, including store drop-off recyclable pouches and post-consumer recycled (PCR) content pouches. Our stand up pouches feature options such as resealable zippers & sliders, pour spouts, peel & reseal, handles, etc. Stand up pouches are ideal for products in various markets such as food & beverage, nutritional, pharmaceutical & medical, pet food & treats, personal care, and household products.
Do you provide filling of premade pouches?
What is the minimum order quantity?
Does Glenroy stock premade pouches?
Can you supply prototypes?
What is vacuum testing?
What is your lead time for stand-up pouches?
What is an inserted gusset?
What is a folded gusset?
What is a tap and gland fitment?
Do you offer pouch venting?
What is wicketing?
What is toll pouching?
Do you provide toll pouching services?
Are you able to provide samples of premade pouches?
Narrow Web Flexible Packaging
Surface-printable flexible packaging rollstock that sets the standard for quality. The Glenroy ExpressWeb™ sustainable flexible packaging solution comes unprinted with multiple options of barrier structures available.
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