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Pregis Corporation

1650 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL, 60015, US

  • 877-692-6163

Linda Derkacs
Marketing Communications Manager
Phone: 847-597-9369
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Tom Wetsch
VP, Product Development
Phone: 847-597-9368
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Pregis Corporation

Controls & Controllers

Intelligent Interface supports foam-in-place system.

April 8, 2015

Engineered to empower users of IntelliPack SmartBagger FIP system, Maxwell provides personalized touchscreen to meet specific company objectives and virtually unlimited barcoding. Interface is capable of providing specific instructions regarding both material usage and bag placement for optimum protection. In addition to customization of access levels for operator, manager, and service techs, Maxell provides detailed material consumption reports and unlimited number of preset and page options. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Protective Packaging Films suit high-pressure applications.

January 30, 2015

Designed for inflatable cushioning applications, Hybrid Cushioning Films are suited for products that require long shipping or storage cycles. HC Performance version protects lighter weight products, while HC Performance Plus version, offering high air retention properties, is designed for heavy items. Both surpass ASTM standards D2221 and D6653 for creep and altitude, respectively. With multiple square air chambers, hybrid cushioning pattern offers clear, transparent look. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Hybrid Void-Fill System creates multiple pillow patterns.

October 29, 2014

Using line of AirSpeed® HLX™ hybrid low-density polyethylene void-fill pillows, AirSpeed® Axis™ Machine can produce several different inflatable pillow patterns to accommodate most void-fill and wrapping requirements. Film pattern types include: HLX Trio with 3 cushions per row for smaller voids; HLX Small Cradle with quilted design that cradles product; HLX Large Cradle with quilted design for bigger items; and HLX High Yield with 2 larger connected pillows to fill bigger void spaces. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

Black Bubble Air Cushioning features high recycled content.

July 3, 2013

Suitable for cushioning, surface protection, and void-fill, Astro-Bubble® Renew™ is available in coex low-density polyethylene/nylon and monolayer linear-low density polyethylene options with bubble diameters ranging from 1/8–½ in. Recycled content is 40% for coex version and 25% for monolayer. Target applications include consumer electronics, fulfillment/mail order, furniture, glass/china, industrial equipment/supplies, medical, military/ government, pharmaceuticals, and retail. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Multidirectional Stretching Foam resists tearing and zippering.

May 28, 2013

With attributes that benefit wrapping, surface protection, and interleaving applications, Microfoam® Stretchfoam™ is polyethylene (PE) resin blend sheet foam intended for use as protective packaging material for products with irregular edges. Soft-to-the-touch product has coefficient of friction that makes foam cling to item it is protecting to help prevent abrasion. No curing agents are used, so there is no grease transfer to the part it protects, and compression strength enables reuse. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Self-Adhesive PE Foam Strips protect products during transport.

May 6, 2013

Supplied in 3/8, 1/2, and 3/4 in. thicknesses, 2.3 in. tall Form-It™ strips provide customizable method to cushion and protect products. Users cut desired length from roll, peel off release liner to expose adhesive, and affix into position. Typically applied to inside of corrugated container or carton used for transport, self-adhesive polyethylene (PE) foam strips may be used for blocking and bracing as well as creation of such custom forms as dividers, U-channels, L-shapes, and pockets. Read More


Predictive Tech Support System keeps packaging systems running.

March 1, 2013

Combining software, personnel, parts management, and 24/7 service hot line, PX3 anticipates and predicts machinery service needs of Pregis protective packaging equipment – IntelliPack® foam-in-place, AirSpeed® air cushioning, and Quantum® Geospeed™ paper units – before downtime event occurs. Cellular connectivity for SmartBagger™ unit on IntelliPack® enables real-time operating data feedback, and database can predict when parts for air cushioning equipment should be switched out. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Paper Void-Fill System offers power tear assist.

October 17, 2012

Offering automated functions for high-volume users, GeoSpeed® Quantum™ XF delivers crumpled paper from rollstock at speeds up to 150 inches per second. Power tear assist option uses bladeless mechanism to keep operator safe while maximizing productivity. Feed-to-length feature allows operator to set machine to dispense paper of varying lengths. With multistack accessories, machine can pull from multiple rolls of paper, minimizing number of roll changes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

LEL Closed Cell PE Foam is suited for military applications.

October 2, 2012

Available in 2 x 24 x 108 in., charcoal black-colored planks and densities of 2.2, 4, 6, and 9 lb/ft³, PolyPlank® low explosive limit (LEL) closed cell polyethylene (PE) foam targets military applications requiring cushioning materials containing 10% or lower VOCs. Cushioning properties, which protect against impact and vibrations incurred during transport, accommodate requirements of weaponry, ammunition, fuses, and instrumentation. Foam with 2.2 lb/ft³ density also comes in 48 in. width. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Foam-in-Place System produces variegated foam cushions.

March 23, 2012

IntelliPack SmartBagger(TM) FIP System can produce SmartTrax cushions as well as FIP bags. System converts from bag to SmartTrax cushion mode via user touchscreen. In addition to dual functionality, Smart Bagger also features telemetry function, which triggers daily diagnostic testing to ensure unit is performing under preset parameters. Additionally, system can be programmed with bar code data for each specific product that enters pack station. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Low Density PP Sheet Foam provides green packaging option.

October 19, 2011

Available in green to visually communicate its environmental profile, Microfoam® Green clings to item it is protecting, providing cushioning and surface protection properties as well as vapor transmission. Melt point of 320°F makes foam suited for handling parts which may reach packaging stage at elevated temperatures. Available in 1/16 in. thickness, roll length of 2,500 ft, and roll widths of 24, 36, and 72 in., Microfoam® Green is chemically inert and will not tarnish or corrode products. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Closed Cell LDPE Plank Foam comes in fire-retardant version.

May 23, 2011

To address structural and packaging applications where flame retardancy is important, PolyPlank(TM) Foam is available in FR and FR plus anti-stat grades. Non-abrasive foam provides shock and vibration protection during product transport. Featuring 2.2 lb density, extruded PolyPlank(TM) comes in 2 x 24 x 108 in. size, while laminated PolyPlank(TM) LAM measures 2 x 48 x 108 in. Both can be die-cut, heat-sealed, welded, glued, saw cut, skived, water jet cut, routed, and drilled. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

Graphic Display Boards feature slim design.

April 1, 2011

At 3/16 in. thick, Falconboard(TM) SR Source Reduced versions of Falconboard(TM) Print and Falconboard(TM) Mount are suited for bracket-based aisle and shelf retail display signage, which typically require thin profiles. Unlike foam board and corrugated, cell structure is not visible, creating aesthetically appealing look. Made from post- and pre-consumer recycled fibers, products are 100% paper-based and recyclable. Standard sheet sizes are 48 x 96, 48 x 120, 60 x 96, and 60 x 120 in. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

Void-Fill System delivers crumpled paper from rollstock.

March 30, 2011

Designed to deliver crumpled paper from rollstock at speeds up to 150 in./sec, GeoSpeed® Quantum(TM) features floating-head design, which enables roll loading in seconds. Portable system, designed to avoid paper jams, can use standard kraft grade paper, which is made from percentage of recycled content, or GeoSpeed® Renew(TM) 100% recycled paper option, which is less abrasive than standard kraft paper. Both are available in 12 in. wide rolls and in lengths of 2,400 and 2,100 ft, respectively. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Engineered Honeycomb Plank offers paper-based protective packaging.

November 23, 2010

Made from kraft paper (linerboard) and water-based adhesives, NaturePlank(TM) offers brand owners and fabricators paper-based protective packaging alternative. Strength and blocking/bracing properties suit range of applications and provide all-natural alternative to petroleum-based plastic plank products. Made with SFI®-certified, renewable virgin and post-consumer recycled fibers, planks measure 108 x 48 x 1 or 2 in. and can be converted into desired shape for application. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Hybrid Cushioning System handles multiple roll widths.

November 10, 2010

Suited for limited-space applications, Air Speed® HC Versa produces cushioning in 12, 18, and 24 in. widths and cell heights of ¾, 1, and 1¼ in. with perforation presets every 6 and 12 in. System accommodates virgin air cushioning material, recycled content, and material designed to accelerate microbial biodegradation, without compromising recyclability. Differing from void-fill pillows, hybrid cushioning has multiple air chambers in horizontal and vertical pattern instead of 1 large cell. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean, Display & Presentation Equipment

Display Backer Board is fire-retardant.

October 15, 2010

Falconboard(TM) Build display board, structurally engineered for 3D point-of-purchase applications, features paper core, water-based adhesives, and clay-coated outer surface. Lightweight product resists bending or warping and is heat-resistant to 300°F. It accommodates most inks and adhesives as well as commercial connective systems such as edge tape and plastic or metal edging/channels. Rigid structure supports wide-web flexographic and rotogravure printing. Read More

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Backing Board suits interior signage and PoP applications.

October 15, 2010

Offering non-petroleum-based alternative for mounted applications, 100% paper-based Falconboard(TM) Mount provides rigid support structure for flexographic and rotogravure printed flexible wide-web materials. Product is made from post- and pre-consumer recycled fiber, and unlike corrugated backing boards, underlying cell structure is not visible. Available in widths up to 60 in. and thicknesses from 3/16-4 in., product resists bending or warping and is heat-resistant to 300°F. Read More

Packaging Equipment

Transparent Inflatable Packaging protects fragile contents.

October 4, 2010

Made from coextrusion of LDPE film and nylon, ChamberPak(TM) features series of adjoining air tubes that are securely inflated to cushion and protect products during shipment. Tubes are connected via series of one-way valves, and one chamber puncture will not affect others. Once contents are loaded into deflated package, structure is inflated through external valve. Package can then be loaded into carton for shipping and typically enables contents to withstand multiple drops. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Foam-in-Place Machine offers both hand-held and bag options.

May 28, 2010

For large, heavy, low-volume applications, IntelliPack SmartShot(TM) Hybrid offers hand-held option, which allows operator to remove dispenser nozzle from housing unit and pull attached hose over to shipping case. Channel is created between item and internal corrugated wall, and liquid foam is injected into channel. For smaller, high-volume production-line parts, wall-mounted machine converts to bagging mode, where bag of predetermined size is dispensed and liquid foam is injected into it. Read More

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