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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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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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Advantages and Disadvantages of Polypropylene

Polypropylene is considered the steel of plastics due to its versatility; it can be modified in countless ways to suit multiple applications. It has become the second-most widely produced plastic in the world. When it was first made in 1951, its popularity soared within six years, and today is the material of choice for manufacturers […]

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How Poor Packaging Can Affect Your Business

A common sign of poor packaging is damage to the product. Whether it is the primary or secondary packaging, if it is not durable enough to withstand the conditions it faces along the line, it is not likely the product will reach the consumer in good condition. This can be costly to manufacturers, who could […]

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