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Pregis Corporation

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

  • 847-597-2240

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

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

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

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

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

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

Software

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

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

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

Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment, Green & Clean

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

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