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Biodegradable Plastic Bags

Biodegradable Plastic Bags Have you considered going more enviormentally friendly with your packaging? Consider Biodegradable plastic bags. Biodegradable plastic bags decompose naturally in the environment. Nicroorganisms in the environment metablize and separate the structure of biodegradable plastic bags, turning them into soil, water, and other elements. The end result is packaging that is easy on the environment, because it can become part of the normal decomposition processes of the environment. What are Biodegradable plastic bags bade from? These bag are made...

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Compostable Plastic Bags

Compostable Plastic Bags Compostable Plastic bags are a new generation of plastics which are biodegradable through composting. They are derived from renewable raw materials like starch (for example corn, potato, sugar cane and so on), cellulose, soy protein, lactic corrosive and so forth., The bio-plastics are not hazardous to produce and are intended to break down into carbon dioxide, water, biomass (soil) when composted. There are some compostable plastics that are not derived from renewable materials, but instead made using...

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Gauge to Microns Conversion

The measurement of laminated plastics and coex films can be a little unusual for people who have not worked with these materials before. A few notes, gauge is usually reserved for thicknesses below 1 mil. Microns measurements are usually rounded to the nearest whole integer. Mil to Micron conversion is usually the most important conversion to make when working with flexible barrier plastics. Mils being a US unit of measure and Micron (um or Micrometer) being a metric system...

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Custom Size Bags — Understanding the Basics of Design

We get calls every day about people wanting to order custom sized bags. Congrats! These bags will be made specifically for your products and are a wonderful way to market your product. However, ordering the right bags means thinking about a few features of the bag. These main features are dimensions, side seals, zippers, hang holes, tear notches, and gussets. (more…)

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If you live in So. Cal and are looking for a part-time (25 hours/week) gig that's work from home, please contact us! We are currently hiring for an administrative/customer service position Monday - Friday, 9am - 2pm. (more…)

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Introducing Uptown Funk — our Newest Material!

If you’re producing or selling top shelf product, why shouldn’t it be packaged in gold? These fantastic smell proof gold bags give your products the look of royalty. With a shiny gold exterior and silver mylar interior lining, everything looks great in these bags. Uptown Funk possess excellent oxygen and moisture barriers, and is also FDA approved. A popular option due to its flashy style, while still maintaining important barrier properties, these bags will make your products fly off the...

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Printed Bags: Stay Stateside or Go Made in China?

ESP Packaging is pleased to help customers with print projects, and we get calls every day from folks across the country eager to brand their logos and designs directly on the bag. From simple logos to full bleed printing, covering every inch of the bag in a variety of colors, ESP can help find a printing option right for you. For more about printing options, check out our print page. For today’s article, we wanted to let you know more about...

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