Category Archives: Bags & Pouches


Stand-up Bags That Boost Billboard Impact

Vertical bagger runs stand-up bags that boost ‘billboard’ impact and eliminate need for cartons.
This flat-bottom, quad-seal (four-corner) standup bag was produced on the Model XYT15 bagger, part of Triangle Package Machinery’s X Series.

It uses an optional off-set, corner back seal to maximize use of space for brand messaging—zoom in to see the clean look of the four full panels, which provide optimum marketing/graphics space. And the stand-up capability eliminates the need for cartons, adding shelf impact while providing “green” benefits of material reduction and cost savings. This packaging format is also available with optional zipper, and is ideal for products such as cereal, confectionery and snacks, individually quick frozen products and poultry.

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Double-Barrier Packaging Still Ideal, Nurses Report at HealthPack

Nurses prefer double-barrier packaging, consisting of a sealed tray within either another tray or a pouch, learned attendees at HealthPack 2013 in Louisville, KY. Such preferences along with feedback on package recycling and usability were shared during HealthPack’s annual Voice of the Customer survey and live nurses panel. This year’s survey results were gathered by Jennifer Foreman and Jennifer Neid Benolken and presented by Foreman on March 13, marking the survey’s fifth year.

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