Clear or Printed Film Bundles & Cardboard Packaging

Beverage packaging has undergone many changes over the years. For companies seeking to lower their packaging costs and still deliver an eye-catching end product. The importance of effective secondary beverage packaging has garnered more attention. Competition among brands continues as manufacturers design packaging in various sizes, use uniquely shaped bottles, easier to handle packaging, and vivid graphics to gain consumer attention.

Beverage shrink wrap and cardboard packaging equipment solutions for all types of beverage containers, including: Aluminum Cans, Composite Cans, Glass Bottles, Plastic Bottles, Aseptic Cartons, Bricks, Prisms Beer, Wine, and Spirit Bottles, Plastic Jugs, Trayed Beverages, Pad Supported Products…and MORE!

Beverage Packaging Solutions for:

Glass and Plastic Bottles

Aluminum & Composite Cans

Aseptic Cartons

Gable Top Cartons

Beverage Packaging Options:

bottles with printed film packagingPrint Registered Film

Print registration allows for the exact placement of graphics on a shrink-wrapped beverage pack. Photo eyes detecting the presence of an “I-Spot” and initiate separation of the film so that each piece of film is applied to the products at the same location every time. Printed shrink wrap film continues to make headway into all industries, especially for point-of-sale retail environments. Polypack offers equipment that can run print-registered, random printed, and clear film all on the same machine.

packaging with bottles nestedNested Pack®

Polypack has a patented system to intentionally nest round products into a predetermined geometric shapes. Since the products are pre-nested in the shrink wrap process, there is no room for the products to shift during handling. The resulting Nested Pack® is an extremely strong, super dense pack that completely eliminates the need for trays or pads. This amounts to HUGE Savings in material costs and also offers unique package shapes with endless marketing possibilities.

bottles with a cardboard pad supportPad Supported

Pads are typically used in order to prevent products from chiming or cutting through the shrink film during stacking and palletizing. Polypack offers pad feeding modules on several different beverage packaging machine types. We can also provide pad-support combined with printed film to create a retail ready pack that can easily stand up to the rigors of the distribution channel.

packaging of bottles with tray and printed filmTray Supported

Trays offer pack support and help keep the rows of product properly aligned. Tray and shrink packs represent up to 50% in cost savings when compared to traditional RSC’s. Polypack offers tray loader former machines, as well as tray wrapping equipment. Our tray loader formers and beverage packaging shrink wrappers can be combined to create packs that are both distribution and retail-ready.

bottles wrapped under shrink film and with label orientationLabel Orientation

Label Orientation is popular in clear film multipack applications, particularly in Club Store retail packs. It allows the  branding of each individual product to engage the customer head on. Label Orientation is also beneficial when products must have printed expiration dates or codes added to pre-existing graphics. Polypack offers stand-alone label orientation systems, or we can integrate a label orientation module into a shrink wrap system for a complete solution.

Carry Handles

Polypack, Inc. offers patented systems for automatically applying tape carry handles to your beverage packaging shrink multipacks or singular products. These carry handles offer an important, functional consumer convenience feature that also helps to enhance shelf appeal. The carry handle bears the full load of the product, without using any corrugated material. These carry handles can be printed to enhance branding or offer special marketing/promotional opportunities.


At Film Source International, we offer a full range of flexible packaging solutions to serve diverse shrink and stretch wrapping applications, including clear and printed films and sustainable options.

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