Permapack makes custom orders easy to fill!

Permapack’s capabilities include slitting, sheeting, perforating, centerfolding, J folding, and more.  We stock over 1,000,000 lbs of various plastic packaging films.  Our state of the art equipment and in-house production facility allow our team to fill your order with a quick turnaround time.

Slitting 

Turn your stored rolls into usable product at a minimal cost.

 

Sheeting     

Permapack’s sheets are made from quality polypropylene film.

 

Perforating

Four Perforation options available.

Macro perforation, hot needle perforation, cold needle perforation, and micro laser perforation.

Centerfolding and J Folding

Centerfolding is available for many different types of packaging films. Call our team today to handle your next project.


 

Commonly asked Questions

What is Converting?
Converting is the process of utilizing films, foils, and resins and through the process of lamination, forming them into a multilayer structure.

What is Flexible Packaging?
According to the Flexible Packaging Association, flexible packaging is any package or any part of a package whose shape can be readily changed. Common examples are bags and pouches.

What is MVTR and OTR?
MVTR stands for moisture vapor transmission rate or the rate at which water vapor passes through a substance. OTR is Oxygen Transmission Rate or rate at which oxygen passes through a substance.

What is Permapack’s typical lead time for packaging film?
Typically, for clear film the lead time is 2 weeks.
If you are under a tight deadline, let us know and we’ll do our best to meet your needs.

What information do I need to get a quote?
In order for Permapack to provide a quote, we need details such as company name, contact information, item name, web width, quantities, and specifications.

For printed film, additional details that will be determined are the number of colors in the art. Our team is happy to walk you through the process.

Film Types and Common Uses

Film Structure Common Uses
Polypropylene (PP— OPP) Most widely used film. Often used in snack foods, candy, baked goods, and many other industries
Foil Laminations High barrier properties for air and light sensitive products
Polyester (PET) Good heat resistance makes it ideal for products cooked in microwaves or ovens, such as garlic bread.
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Least expensive polymer film. Often used for shrink applications such as pizza, soap, cds, candles, etc.
High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) High moisture barrier. Good for powders, cheese, electronic parts, etc.
Polyolefin Premium shrink film for boxed candies, pizza, etc.
Paper/polyethylene Laminations Frozen food products such as pot pies and burritos
Glassine High grease products
Valeron Superior tear resistance for products such as chlorine tablets
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) High clarity and stiffness. Used in such items as greeting cards and candles.