Food packaging structures range from basic poly-coated paper applications for a sugar packet, or as complex as a paper/poly/foil/poly structure for pouches and composite cans for lidding applications. It could also be a film/foil/film construction for extreme barrier properties. All materials can be metallized or printed up to 10 colors providing a full fulfillment of needs for the flexible packaging market place. We also utilize our adhesive laminator to provide material to the QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) and specialty label markets.
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Prolamina provides a variety of extrusion coated and extrusion laminated paper based substrates for use in packaging applications in the bakery market. These substrates are used in the packaging of cake mixes, muffin mixes, brownie mixes, and pizza dough mixes to name a few. These substrates are used in both retail size packages and institutional size bulk packaging.
Prolamina has been a design leader in high barrier composite can liner for many years. Abrasion resistance, barrier requirements, product shelf life, seal strength and many other considerations go into a successful design. We have extensive testing and design resources and our ability to process a wide array of base materials ensures an unbiased approach to development of optimal solutions.
Prolamina offers a complete line of high quality foil-laminated sandwich wrap and bag stock products for the food service industry. Our product line includes both pattern and solid laminations along with in-line printing and priming. We offer product constructions that range in basis weight from 15lbs to 50lbs.
Prolamina manufactures a complete line of poly-coated freezer wrap grades designed specifically to protect food against freezer burn damage in a frozen food application. Our freezer paper is available in bleached, natural and colors. It also provides an excellent solution for wrapping fresh meats, poultry, fish and cheeses.
Prolamina manufactures foil laminated materials for applications including the label for spiral wound composite cans. The material functions as an excellent surface for the printing of high quality point of purchase graphics. It also provides barrier, scuff resistance and insures easy opening of the package for some applications.
Our line of L-board products meets the stringent demands of the bacon packaging industry. We offer a rainbow of colors and numerous basis weight products to meet the growing needs of this market. Our quality and delivery performance has resulted in our recognition as a leader in L-boards for the bacon market.
In today's demanding food packaging industry there is a greater demand for portion control, easy access and portability in consumer's choice of packaged foods. As a result, containers with removable lids and membranes are gaining popularity. Prolamina makes a variety of materials for this end use, including foil, film and paper based structures with both peelable and weld seals. These composites are designed to work as desired with the full array of container materials, including metal, plastic (PP, HIPS, HD, PET) and paperboard.
Prolamina is the largest worldwide supplier of lightweight polyethylene coated papers for use in the single serve food market, serving this market since 1972. We have the ability to print up to 10 colors and can utilize either the flexographic or offset process. We serve all types of packaging equipment including Ropak, Cloud and Stix machines. Whether it is white, blue, yellow or pink, we can provide your packaging for the single serve food market.
Printed Polyethylene bags with or without zipper, with or without wicket
Prolamina has a major presence in the foil pouch market. The primary pouch structure produced for this market is "Paper/Poly/Foil/Poly" and can be made with a wide range of sealant resins and coextrusion variations. This four-ply structure is typically manufactured on our tandem lines, and can be supplied plain to the market or printed internally, in up to 10 colors, in line or process work. Typical end uses are individual pouches for dry powders and mixes such as hot cocoa, oatmeal, soups, drink mixes, and spices. Other larger pouch applications include, noodle, pasta and side dish end uses.
Prolamina is well positioned to support the fast-growing pouch film market, utilizing our tandem extrusion, adhesive laminating, metallizing and printing capabilities. These structures can be simple three-ply laminations or up to five-ply multi layer substrates incorporating a wide range of extrusion and coextrusion technologies. Foil replacement pouch is one area of emphasis here, which utilizes our capability of combining high barrier films with the latest in coextrusion technology
Prolamina is a leading provider of coated and laminated nonwoven fabrics for the health care industry. Many of these applications require special barrier properties for surgical gowns, surgical drapes and complex medical kit constructions. Our tandem coextrusion lines enable us to provide barrier needs that are custom designed for the unique need of each customer.
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Prolamina is a leader in the health care market place as a source for extrusion coated and extrusion laminated nonwovens. Coated and laminated structures produced at Prolamina go into several highly specialized health care markets including surgical drapes, surgical gowns, and hypothermia prevention. Our multi coextrusion lines enable us to produce coated nonwovens that are soft and drapeable yet have the ability to pass stringent barrier requirements against blood and blood-born pathogens.
Prolamina produces a variety of extrusion coated and extrusion laminated paper based substrates that are used in packaging applications for products used in the health care industry. Some end use applications include packaging of surgical gloves, cotton tip applicators, stick products, and single dose pill pouches.
Stemming from our "Foil Pouch" market, Prolamina produces a variety of "Paper/Poly/Foil/Poly" structures that are utilized in the health care market. Typical end uses include pouches used for electrode packaging, and hand towelette. Also included in this pouch area is "cosmetic web", a structure used for pouches in the health and beauty aid market. A similar structure is available for a fast growing packaging format called "Stick Pack". Both structures are five ply laminations and can be customized to meet packaging and shelf-life needs.
Industrial applications include special materials for release backing, thermal label and envelope and many others. Our tandem coaters have the ability to coat both sides of a web in one pass, which provides the dimensional stability and value to compete in these markets.
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Prolamina offers numerous grades of envelope stock for different end uses. Products range from simple one side poly-coated material for bubble mailers to multi-layer envelopes for more durable and water resistant applications.
High Voltage Cable Wrap
Since the early 1980's, Prolamina has supplied polypropylene laminated paper (PPLP) product for high voltage insulated oil-filled transmission cables installed around the world. Our exclusive design has proven to possess the key attributes necessary for such a demanding technical application, including excellent swell rates and adhesion levels.
Release Liner Base
Prolamina is a recognized leader in the supply of poly-coated products for the release liner market. Our extensive line of poly-coated liners can meet the demands of the graphic arts, tape, medical, and industrial markets. We specialize in tailoring a poly-coated product to meet your design requirements. Our state-of-the-art extrusion equipment allows us to meet the ever increasing quality demands of this market along with the wide web demands of the newest pressure-sensitive coating lines.
Prolamina provides heat transfer label products for two primary applications. The first application is a poly-coated, release coated carrier sheet for inks and adhesives used to "stamp" or decorate various containers for the food and beverage industry. Whether these containers are made of plastic or glass, our product provides an excellent "no label" look when applied. The second application features various grades of paper coated with specialty resins for the inkjet and laser transfer print markets. The surface of the resins are printed and the image transferred to items such as T-shirts, caps, etc.