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Focus on flexible packaging and sustainability

ProAmpac premiers its ProActive Sustainability brand mark at PACK EXPO International to reinforce its commitment to environmental stewardship.

Maria Halford and Sal Pellingra of ProAmpac.
Maria Halford and Sal Pellingra of ProAmpac.

The PepsiCo Mexico Foods for Doritos Icognita E-Z SnackPak™ pouch was on display at ProAmpac’s S-3386 booth at PACK EXPO International. The novel four-sided, tetrahedron-shaped pouch won a Gold Award from The Dow Chemical Co., and a 2018 Star Pack and Packaging Award from The Mexican Assn. of Packaging.

ProAmpac exhibited several flexible packaging products, including the following:

• QuadFlex Pouch, a polyethylene-based, quad-seal pouch with a flat-bottom format that offers five panels for branding on store shelves approved for store dropoff through the How2Recycle program.

• Absolute Wrap Sandwich Wrap, a multilayer paper/plastic/foil replacing wrap with strong heat retention and non-stick-features, as well as grease and moisture barriers. It aims to use 40% less plastic by replacing polyethylene with calcium carbonate that can be recycled in plastic waste streams.

• 100% recyclable high barrier and medium barrier films that run on both vertical and horizontal form/fill/seal packaging lines.

The company also displayed its PRO-VUE Shield, PRO-LocknPeel, Peel & Reseal lidding, and Pro-Touch offerings.

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