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High Speed Barrier Packaging Film for Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal

Innovia Films is launching the next film in its new Propafilm™ Strata range of transparent high barrier, mono structure, packaging films. SLF is a chlorine free film that delivers exceptional barrier levels to oxygen, moisture, aroma and mineral oils.

It has reportedly been designed with a wide sealing range making it perfect for high-speed horizontal-form-fill-seal packaging of biscuits, bakery and confectionery type products. 

“With SLF, we have been able to develop a totally new barrier film that not only has outstanding oxygen and aroma barrier, but also has enhanced moisture barrier over standard polypropylene films. This means that there is an opportunity to increase product shelf life and therefore reduce food waste,” said Alasdair McEwen, global product manager packaging, Innovia Films.

“It is the perfect replacement for PVdC coated films. We have incorporated a wide sealing range polymer into the formulation of SLF, so it has been designed specifically for use on high-speed horizontal packaging lines,” he added.

Like all Propafilm™ Strata films, SLF reportedly provides a very effective barrier to aroma, and oxygen even at high relative humidity levels. It is printable, glossy and is food contact compliant globally. SLF has also been classified as Made for Recycling by Interseroh.

For more information, visit http://www.innoviafilms.com.

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