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Sustainable Materials for Pouch Fitments / Weld Spouts

Recently a customer asked, “Can you make fitments from sustainable materials?” Our answer based on our research, is yes we can. We have been testing two different 100% recycled materials for moldability and inserting compatibility, an industrial grade and the other EcoPrime resin from Envision Plastics. Envision Plastics has been extremely supportive in this research. […]

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First Step in Weld Spout Inserting

There are many reasons to learn about spouted pouches. You may be considering spouted pouches for your product or to explore if inserting fitments as a new capability for your company. Learning about fitment inserting can also help if you’re having issues with a spouted pouch and want a better understanding of the process.

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Improving Your Products: Take Advantage of Talc-Filled Polypropylene

HQC serves you with molding, ideas and solutions for plastics with fillers and additives HQC works extensively with products containing polypropylene (PP), a thermoplastic polymer in items such as injection-molded parts, packaging and containers. Because it is a commodity plastic with low weight and density, its uses can remain limited without plastic fillers and additives […]

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Pouch Manufacturing Transferred from Overseas to the U.S.A.

ZiEn has introduced flexible packages and pouches in a market that bottles typically dominate. For this innovative transition to flexible packaging to be successful, it has to be well thought out and supported by customers and vendors alike. Steve Zimmerman, owner of ZiEn Products, believes to be truly innovating in your business it’s important to […]

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Is the Safety of Your Food or Medical Product’s Packaging a Shot in the Dark?

It’s easy enough for a company to slap a photo of someone in a white lab coat onto their website and throw around the term “compliant.” Don’t fall for such deceptions. There are a lot of different variations in phrasing regarding regulation for materials that come in contact with food and medicine, plastics among them. […]

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