As Markets and Markets cites, the flexible packaging market is projected to reach $125.66 billion by 2021. As this market grows, so does the importance of adhesives in flexible package manufacturing. Let’s take a closer look at certain resealable flexible packaging applications in particular and the smart adhesive technology for them.
Rigid and Semi-Rigid Trays Applications
Designed for rigid and semi-rigid trays, M-Resin resealable adhesive technology is compatible with existing blown or cast extrusion systems. This patented pressure sensitive adhesive technology enables reseal functionality and offers flexible packaging manufacturers several advantages, such as:
- Increased packaging line speeds
- Fewer steps on the packaging line
- Range of formulations
Zip Closure Applications
With customized application and activation temperatures, heat seal resealable adhesives for zipper closure applications offer customers:
- Ability to adjust heat seal to improve the flow through their application
- Ability to meet most stringent requirements
- Various high or low heat seal activation temperatures
These resealable flexible packaging adhesives are applied to the backing of the zipper and can be used in a variety of package types, such as:
- Stand up pouches
- Side gusted pouches
Various Reseal Applications
Resealable hot melt and water-based pressure sensitive resealable adhesives offer the versatility to be used in a variety of applications. These adhesives offer:
- Customized initial peel and reseal strengths
- Smooth and quiet peels
Additionally, they can be used on customers’ existing resealable packaging equipment, keeping costs low and production simple.
All of these resealable adhesives can be used for food and non-food flexible packaging designs. For more information on how Bostik’s extensive expertise allows the company to adapt in conjunction with the market, call 800-7-BOSTIK, or visit www.bostik.com/us.