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Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., Debuts New PrimaPak(TM) Technology in Europe at Ilapak Booth during 2014 Interpack Trade Fair

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Clear Lam
1950 Pratt Blvd
Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007
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Press release date: May 6, 2014

-- Leading Global Flexible Film Manufacturer Clear Lam Develops the Industry's First PrimaPak ™Vertical Form-Fill-Seal System with Ilapak Platform

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Illinois - Following a successful launch in North America, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., will debut the PrimaPak™ Packaging System – the industry's first flexible, stackable and reclosable packaging solution - in Europe at the Ilapak booth in Hall 8b, Stand C40, during the 2014 Interpack Trade Fair May 8-14 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Clear Lam first developed the proprietary PrimaPak™ Vertical Form-Fill-Seal (VFFS) technology using an Ilapak machine platform. The Clear Lam patented technology produces a cubed package with a reclosable feature from proprietary rollstock. No preforms or fitments are used. In the first commercial applications in North America, the packaging was produced on Ilapak's Vegatronic 2000 platform after being modified with Clear Lam's PrimaPak™ equipment interface.

The first-of-its-kind packaging is designed as a replacement for rigid cans, bottles, jars, trays and select flexible packaging. It is lightweight, stackable and merchandises on six sides. PrimaPak™ technology improves cube by 30 percent or more. It uses up to 70 percent less plastic compared to Polyethylene Terephthlate (PET) jars and maximizes manufacturing efficiencies. The enhanced cube reduces the need for truck shipments, which reduces fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

"Our collaboration with llapak brings together two leaders in the packaging industry. Ilapak is the first authorized vertical form-fill-seal machinery company to work with PrimaPak™ applications. We're excited to be delivering tangible, sustainable packaging solutions that are cost effective and simple to execute. The PrimaPak™ packaging minimizes impact on the environment throughout the supply chain," said James Sanfilippo, president and chief executive officer, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

Commercial applications for the PrimaPak™ technology were launched in North America last fall. Applications include cereals, salty snacks, candy, meat, cheese, coffee, infant formula, detergent pods, pet foods, wet naps and more.

For more information about Clear Lam Packaging and PrimaPak™ technology visit www.clearlam.com or www.primpaksystems.com.

About Clear Lam Packaging:

Founded in 1969, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging materials for thousands of food, industrial goods and personal healthcare products. Vertically integrated from design to manufacturing, Clear Lam specializes in printed films, rigid rollstock and specialized packaging systems.  Clear Lam operates three manufacturing plants in the U.S. and China and employs over 500 people. A full-service polymer lab provides a wide range of services. 

About Ilapak:

Ilapak supplies primary packaging machinery and fully automated lines to the leading companies of the world. It has four manufacturing sites across the world and sales, parts and service centers in 14 different countries. Ilapak has been serving customers for over 42 years and is Europe's leading supplier of primary packaging machinery to industries such as bakery, produce, cheese, meat & poultry, IQF, confectionary, chocolate, non-woven (wet wipes) and medical devices.

Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

Web Site: http://www.clearlam.com

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