Packaging Partners, Ltd., supplies cast and blown forming webs that are engineered to provide excellent forming, barrier and clarity properties. These films have the superior lay flat and thickness consistency necessary for easy use.
We began our companies in the flexographic printing and lamination business, and we still supply these materials today. Our vendors create some of the best printed, laminated
and converted products in the U.S., and we supply materials from world-wide sources. READ MORE
Vanguard Lidding Materials
Packaging Partner’s Vanguard Lidding Films are used on the best looking packages for fresh meats throughout North America. Your customers will appreciate Vanguard’s high clarity and gloss and the best anti-fog available.
Our pouches and bags deliver the reliability you count on while featuring the exceptional optical qualities (clarity, high gloss) and consistent uniformity (gauge of thickness) that look great on shelf.
We work with such a wide variety of packaging options, it's natural we provide a broad range of label options, including Pressure Sensitive Film Labels, Pressure Sensitive Paper Labels, Glue-Applied and Film Labels, and In-Mold Injection.
Vanguard Lidding Materials
Custom shapes, commodity MAP sizes, standard materials or creative solutions, we can find a tray for you. Sustainable, Compostable, and Active Packaging solutions are readily available – we even have sources for printed trays and tubs.
Forming & Non-Forming Film
We supply cast and blown forming webs that are engineered to provide excellent forming, barrier and clarity properties. These films have the superior lay flat and thickness consistency necessary for easy use.
Forming and Non-Forming films are available for both fresh and frozen applications. And many other applications are available:
Custom films including modified barriers, UV inhibitors, peelable sealants, and other properties can be created for your specific needs.
Printing & Laminating
We began our packaging companies in the flexographic printing and lamination business, and we still supply these diverse materials today. Our vendors create some of the highest quality printed, laminated and converted products in the United States, and we can supply materials from world-wide sources.
Whatever your needs, in whatever volume, we have a partner that can meet your requirements. Give us a call, or send us a note, and we will get started on your project.
Vanguard™ Lidding Materials
Thickness (my)* 22.0 (Yield: 31,000 sq. in./lb.)
Haze % 1.2
Seal Strength (kg/cm):
@300 degrees F 1.1
@320 degrees F 1.5
@340 degrees F 2.4
O2 Transmission (cc) 0.11 (cc/100 in2 @ 20C, 65%RH/24hr.)
MVTR (gm) 0.23 (cc/100 in2 @40C,90%RH/24hr.)
Construction Outside to Inside Nylon, EVOH, Met. Style LLDPE
Fog and Moisture Resistance Excellent
Roll length 2,000 meters (6,560 ft)
Surface Tension for Printing Purposes (degrees) Nylon 39-40
@140 degrees F MD 15.6 TD 15.6
@212 degrees F MD 33 TD 33
Vanguard™ Lidding Films from Packaging Partners, Ltd. have added a new dimension to Case Ready MAP films: Clarity. Today’s meal planning consumers still make their point-of-purchase decisions based upon eye appeal.
Vanguard™ Lidding Films have the lowest film haze available in the industry, and they provide your product with the best appearance in the retail case. You will notice the difference, and so will your customers.
• High Clarity
• No Wrinkles
• The Best Anti-fog Properties on the Planet
• No “Rainforest Effect”
• The Strongest Seals and Burst Tank Values
• Best Over-all Appearance for your Products
Pouches & Bags
Our products deliver amazing reliability while featuring exceptional optical qualities (clarity, high gloss) and consistent uniformity (gauge of thickness).
Stronger, thicker seals
More durable - better product protection during transport and handling
Pressure Sensitive Film Labels
Eye-catching and versatile, pressure sensitive film labels deliver a dynamic look.
Film allows for bright and sharp images, holds up to harsh environments, and allows
no migration of inks.
Pressure Sensitive Paper Labels
A distinctive touch can be added to package design with the tactile intrigue and sophistication of embossing. Blind emboss and print/emboss, and embossed foil treatments are finishing techniques that add visual and tactile depth. They help set a brand apart by creating graphical intrigue that captures consumer attention at the shelf. This enhances the perceived brand value and gives a product an edge over the competition.
Glue-Applied and Film Labels
Also known as "cut & stack," glue-applied labels contain no adhesive, which is added during the application process. Glue-applied labels are an economical solution for high-volume runs.
In-Mold Injection Labels
Capture a sophisticated "no label" look with a label that is heat bonded right into the bottle or container when it is molded. The finished product looks like the graphics are printed directly on the package. In-mold labels are an economical way to give a high-quality look to high-volume products.
The Shapes, Sizes, Materials You Need
Custom shapes, commodity MAP sizes, standard materials or creative solutions, whatever your needs may be, we can find a tray for you. Sustainable, Compostable, and Active Packaging solutions are readily available, and we even have sources for printed trays and tubs.
Send us the details of your project, and we will get started.