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Thermoforming is a process used to create custom molded plastic packaging for various applications, such as disposable single serve and shelf stable food containers. This process includes heating rigid extruded rollstock to soften it in preparation to mold the container. When the plastic cools, it retains the shape of the mold. At this point, the material can then be trimmed out of the rollstock for use in its target package application.
● Barrier & non-barrier laminations
● Multi-layer barrier & non-barrier coextrusion
● Symmetrical & asymmetrical structures
● Custom colors
● Clear & clear-tinted PP & PS
● Custom decorative lamination
● Performance additives
● Topical additive anti-fog and silicone coating
● Mineral filler blending
● Corona treatment
● Custom barrier specifications
● Custom development process
● Design consultation
● On-site technical support
As the packaging industry continues to evolve, you have a choice between many polymers that are well-suited for thermoforming. These may include high density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS), PET/RPET, and EVOH materials. As you determine the best material for your application, there are certain considerations to take into account. You want a material that fits your process and meets the needs of your application while remaining sustainable and cost-effective. If you’re looking for the ideal solution, ICPG can help. We offer a range of high-quality materials for the packaging industry — and we have the expertise to help you determine the best fit.
Looking for the perfect packaging solution for your applications? A material solutions expert at ICPG can help you determine the best polymer for your needs.
Trying something brand new? Tap into our on-site technical support services to help you through the development process— one material at a time.
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