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LoveShaw's Case Sealer TradeIn Promo

LoveShaw Trade In ProgramLoveshaw's Case Sealer Trade-In Program

Receive up to $2,000 dollars in savings on the purchase of a new Little David Case Sealer, while upgrading from your existing case sealer.

Any case sealer model will be accepted and Loveshaw will cover the freight.

Total trade-in value is dependent on the model being purchased and the condition of the machine being traded in.

For more information, click here to contact Pyramid Packaging or call us at 800-547-5130.

Packaging Films for Food Products

Food Packaging FilmsPackaging films are often used to wrap food related products like produce, meats, candy bars, snack bars, frozen or microwavable  foods. The wrappings are referred to as films.

 

Plastic pelletsScreen Shot 2014-03-12 at 1.50.22 PM are heated up, melted and extruded to form the plastic film.  The film can be clear, opaque or high gloss and made from polypropylene, and polyethylene. Some packaging films offer high-barrier properties like laminated metallized films. They provide protective properties for food items requiring restrictive visibility and will increase the product's shelf-life, and freshness.

 

If you have just created a new food related item and need help selecting the proper type of film packaging then click here to contact Pyramid Packaging Inc or call us 800-547-5130. We are a value added reseller and stocking supplier of flexible supplies, bags, films, equipment and services.
Established in 1968, we have the experience and packaging industry knowledge to solve your packaging needs.

  

 

 

Lets Get Social

Lets get social in 2014
 
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Autobag Holiday Contest

autobagOur friends at Automated Packaging are getting in the holiday spirit! They are excited about their holiday photo contest, which begins today!! Simply show APS how festive their products can look for your chance to win a $500 Best Buy® gift card!! From now until 12/18, send APS a photo of your Autobag® bagger or AirPouch® void-fill system decorated for the holidays. Or, use Autobag or AirPouch materials to create a holiday decoration. Please email your photo (PNG, JPEG, or GIF file formats only) and full contact information (so we can reach you, in the event you win) to marketingservices@autobag.com.

For official rules, please visit: http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102437388176-123/Official+Contest+Rules-+Holiday+Photo+Promotion+2013+.pdf

11 Flexible Packaging Trends

flexible bagEleven Trends Shaping Flexible Packaging
Interesting article written by Ron Romanik contributing editor of Packaging World. Trends often come and go before you notice them. Flexible packaging trends seem to have a longer life span than most, signaling that the format is here to stay. Here are some recent and developing trends we’re monitoring.

1. More easy-open, easy-reclose options. A much wider range of opening treatments, fitments, and closures is available today than ever before, including linear tear characteristics, reclosable zippers that don’t require any tearing of the pouch header to open, and screw-on spouts for liquid pouches. Machinery has advanced, too, with increased ability to apply these features in-line during filling and sealing with minimal downtime issues.

 

2. Clear high-barrier films. A new generation of clear films and coatings is beginning to approach the barrier properties of foil and metallized films. This provides new opportunities to showcase appetizing products while avoiding the flex-cracking problems associated with foil and some older coating technologies. These structures also offer the potential for microwave-compatible pouches.

 

3. Penetration into entirely new categories. Flexible packaging tends to sweep through entire product categories, though admittedly over a period of years. Classic examples include tuna fish and pet food, where retort pouches are now common after decades of can dominance. More recently baby food retort pouches (and thermoformed trays) are replacing glass jars. Flexibles are also being used for home and garden supplies such as fertilizers, where resealability is a key feature.

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Packaging - ISO 9001 : 2008

isoPyramid Packaging is pleased to announce certification compliance to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.  ISO 9001 tools and guidelines are used to ensure business operations are efficient, productive and that organizations are meeting the needs of customers and employees.

Certification compliance benefits include, optimized operations resulting in cost savings passed down to our customers, improved quality control resulting in customer satisfaction and the establishment of environmental standards to reduce our environmental footprint. Pyramid Packaging is proud to have reached this goal which reflects our commitment to total customer and employee satisfaction.

  

  

  

  

SidePouch® - Stand-up Pouches

stand up bagsPyramid Packaging now offers Stand-up Pouches, available for the APS SidePouch® FAS SPrint Revolution™ Bagging Systems. The bags come in sizes from 4–12 in. wide and 5–16.75 in. long. Gussets are 2–8 in. wide in 1 in. increments, and pouches can be pre-printed in up to 10 colors and are laminated for gloss, stiffness, and tear properties.

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Auto Label Imprinter Video Demonstration

Capable of imprinting at speeds up to 12 inches per second, or approximately 80 bags per minute inline, the Autobag PI 412c Imprinter is simple to use, dependable and operationally flexible for optimum packaging productivity. When used in conjunction with the Autobag® AB 180™ bagging system, product identification labels utilizing bar codes, text and graphics can be easily applied to individual packages in a simple Print-n-Pack™.

Pharmacy Packaging Solutions

Our pharmacy fulfillment systems are used to bag mail order prescription medications. We sell bagging equipment and supplies to automate this process. View our Pharmacy Packaging Solutions presentation for further information.

Void Fill - Cell Phone Packaging

void fill cell phoneWhen my new cell phone was recently delivered, I immediately opened the box. I noticed it was shipped using only a single piece of recyclable void-fill, protective packaging.  
                                                                 
Unlike peanut packaging that produces a higher amount of waste that will end up in a landfill, void-fill air pillows minimizes the packaging material and is biodegradable. The air pillows are inflated with a portable system. On demand, biodegradable air pillows are a cost effective, green packaging solution.