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Advantages and Disadvantages of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene | Kempner

Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene, also known as BOPP film, is a thin, plastic film that has been stretched both mechanically, and also manually using a cross direction technique. Due to its advantages, this film has become very popular and is a highly regarded film used across the globe. This film can be found in many day-to-day […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of PVC

PVC shrink wrap is one of the most commonly-used packaging material in the world thanks to its light-weight, inexpensive, multi-purpose capabilities. The type of material you choose can be dependent on a variety of factors, including the type and shape of the product you need to protect, how delicate it is and whether or not […]

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7 Great Food Packaging Designs In 2019

Packaging is very important as it is not only the sole protector of your product, but it also can double up as some very effective marketing, if you get it right. Not only that, consumers look for an indication from packaging that they are making the ‘right choice’. This, in itself, gives a lot of […]

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What Packaging Materials are Biodegredable?

The UK has recently announced its plans of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050, under the government’s new plan to tackle climate change. Britain is the first major nation to have proposed this target, perhaps after increasing pressures from demonstration groups such as the extinction rebellion and it has been praised by […]

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Polyethylene

Polyethylene is the most popular and commonly used plastic in the world, used in shopping bags, toys and shampoo bottles. There are over 100 million tonnes of the material’s resins produced annually, which accounts for 34% of the plastics market. Following on from our blog post about the advantages and disadvantages of polypropylene, in this […]

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