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Why Stretch Wrap Your Products


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Stretch wrap is a great material to use for packaging skids. This presentation goes over its advantages and commonly asked stretch wrapping questions. Pyramid Packaging is a value-added re-seller of ARAPC stretch wrappers . Contact us at 800.547.5130 for a quote on your stretch wrapping machinery needs or visit

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Why Stretch Wrap Your Products

  1. 1. Your Packaging Matters People! Why Stretch Wrap your products?
  2. 2. Stretch wrap (also called stretch film) is a highly stretchable plastic film.
  3. 3. Because of the films elasticity, it keeps materials tightly bound like a rubber band.
  4. 4. Stretch film is primarily made from Linear Low Density Polyethylene LLDPE which is a petroleum based thermoplastic.
  5. 5. Since stretch wrap in primarily made from petroleum, its price will fluctuate with fuel cost.
  6. 6. Stretch films are either cast extruded or extrusion blown
  7. 7. Blown films are strong and have good tear and puncture resistance. They are used to secure non- uniform loads.
  8. 8. Cast stretch films unwind quietly and offers a 2 sided cling. They are the most popular type of stretch wrapping films.
  9. 9. Pyramid Packaging sells a variety of cast and blown stretch films to meet your specific application.
  10. 10. Types of stretch wrap:  clear (most common)  colored  UVI  VCI  high slip  custom printed
  11. 11. Stretch wrap comes in variety of gauges and widths: • available in thicknesses ranging from 55-60-65-70-75-80-90 • available in roll widths ranging from 20”, 30”, 40”, 60”
  12. 12. Advantages of stretch films: recyclable - low cost – easy to apply - protects
  13. 13. Why stretch wrap your packaging? Boxes shipped without being stretch wrap can easily topple resulting in damaged and lost goods.
  14. 14.  contamination  pilferage  dust  moisture  sunlight (black stretch wrap) With stretch wrapping, shipped items are secured on skids, and offer protection from: Stretch wrap protection
  15. 15. How stretch wrap is applied manually semi-automatically automatically
  16. 16. Located in Chicago, IL, Pyramid Packaging’s experienced packaging representatives offer high quality, value-added customer service. Because of our packaging expertise, you are guaranteed you are receiving the right materials.
  17. 17. at 847-901-4300 or for a free assessment on your stretch wrapping packaging needs. 2901 W. Shermer, IL Northbrook, Il 60062