Corn-Manufactured PLA Film—Ear Ye, Ear Ye
It’s been all over the news lately: using corn as an alternative energy source. But corn is cropping up all over the place these days, in some of the most unlikely locations. Take for instance PLA film. This shrink-wrap material that formerly used oil in its production process has now gone corn crazy as well. Made by EarthFirst, a sustainable packaging alternative, corn-made PLA film boasts even greater benefits than its oil-made counterparts. - Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film is made right here in the United States.
- Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film is environmentally friendly, using a renewable natural resource as its base. - Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film boasts excellent machineability. - Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film has an excellent print quality, with colors showing up clear and vibrant. - Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film possesses excellent clarity so that the underlying product shows through with all its original artwork intact. - Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film produces excellent shrinkage, up to 75%.
- Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film can be produced quickly, even with short lead times. - Corn-manufactured PLA shrink-wrap film shrinks at a lower temperature than its oil-based shrink wrap. PLA corn films are a manufacturer’s dream. They can be used for everything from labeling and tamper-evident bands to sleeves for multipacks. Up to ten colors can be printed on them in the manufacturer’s choice of rotogravure or flexographic. The product comes in clear, white, and matte for labels and can be used in cut and stack or pressure-sensitive applications. It also has an exceptional gloss finish. Isn’t it time your shrink-wrap process entered the 21st century? Why not usher in a new era of product safety with PLA corn film instead of oil-based shrink wrap? You’ll enjoy high performance and value while eliminating waste in the process. The environment you save will thank you for years to come.
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