In recent years, flexible packaging companies have witnessed a series of innovations that have particularly influenced the market. Technology has influenced production processes, the functionality of machinery and the use of materials and, all of this, has led to an improvement in the design, efficiency and properties of packaging. The companies that work in this sector have understood that to keep up with the times, they must use new technological tools to create intelligent storage, monitor sales, manage inventory and reduce the risks associated with physical handling.
What is meant by flexible material?
Flexible packaging combines the mechanical and physical characteristics of multiple layers of different polymers to balance functionality, environmental awareness and commercial trends. It’s available in various formats such as resealable sealed pouches, gusset pouches, stand-up pouches, microwave safe pouches, spout pouches, zip pouches and vacuum pouches. Today, the world of packaging is changing society thanks to its use in food and non-food market. However, to respond to the different requests of producers, suppliers, retailers, brand owners and consumers, the latest trends are leading flexible packaging to be used above all in the food sector.
What materials are used to package food?
Aluminium is one of the most used materials of companies that produce flexible packaging. Thanks to its excellent barrier properties, it guarantees protection against light, humidity and other types of environmental contamination, prolonging the shelf life of the products. Aluminium packaging can also be customized with texts or logos embodying the spirit and goal of the brand that uses it.
IPS Industrial Packaging Solution supplies aluminium foil for food packaging for use in the dairy and confectionary industries. If you are interested in any of these areas, please don’t hesitate to contact us!