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September 27, 2012 - Allowing contents of packaging to be poured from side gusset, Vector™ self-sealing resealable matrix allows consumers to reseal packaging without exact alignment of opposing segments. Design allows closure to be used as mated fastener for conventional applications. Able to mate to itself, product can be pre-applied using Inno-Lok™ equipment and run on standard vertical form fill seal (VFFS) machines with side gusset modification.

Zip-Pak to Unveil New Resealable Closure at PACK EXPO 2012 Vector(TM) Resealable Matrix Enhances Consumer Convenience by Closing Easily without Exact Alignment


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Zip-Pak
1800 Sycamore Rd.
Manteno, IL, 60950
USA



Press release date: September 18, 2012

Chicago, IL – Zip-Pak, the world leader in resealable packaging materials and machinery, will launch Vector™, a resealable matrix, at PACK EXPO International 2012, October 28-31, at booth #2002. Vector™ provides an easy-to-close option—the closure is self-sealing, allowing consumers to easily reseal it without exact alignment of the opposing segments. Vector™ can be integrated into existing packaging lines with only minor modifications to machinery.

“At Zip-Pak, we recognize the need to balance innovation and practicality,” said Robert E. Hogan, Director, Global Marketing at Zip-Pak. “Our new Vector™ resealable matrix will address the industry’s need for a self-sealing, easy-to-use closure that can be rapidly incorporated into the manufacturing lines of brand owners, retailers, and converters for a broad range of products.”

The unique design allows Vector™ to be used as a mated fastener for conventional applications and its ability to mate to itself will advance Zip-Pak’s new packaging concepts that require a self-sealing closure, including Pour Lok™ and Zip360™.

Pour & Lok™ is a closure that allows a product to be poured from the side gusset of a package, making it a consumer convenience enhancement for a range of dry goods in large format pouches. Unique to Zip-Pak and its machinery partners, Pour & Lok™ can be pre-applied using Inno-Lok™ equipment and can run on standard vertical form fill seal (VFFS) machines with a simple side gusset modification.

From cookies and crackers to cereal, pet food, and fertilizer, the Zip360™ is a wide-mouth pouch format that features a Vector™ resealable matrix around the entire opening to enable easy access to contents and simple closure. With space for graphics around the entire surface area of the pouch, Zip360™ also maximizes the point-of-purchase impact.

Zip-Pak’s booth will also feature an area devoted to Zipbox®. A revolutionary package format, Zipbox® combines the structural benefits of traditional cartons with the convenience and resealability of flexible pouches. Ideal for cereals, snacks, baking supplies, pet treats, and powdered and granular products, Zipbox® eliminates the need to transfer contents to a separate container, keeping marketing messages in front of the consumer to the last use.

About Zip-Pak

Zip-Pak, celebrating over 25 years of resealable packaging innovations, offers seven distincttechnologies that provide the framework for more than 200 patented zipper profiles. A global leader for resealable packaging solutions, Zip-Pak is an Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Company. World headquarters are located in Manteno, IL, USA. For further information on Zip-Pak, please visit www.zippak.com or contact John White at + 1-815-468-6500 or jwhite@zippak.com.

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