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Why Are Foil Laminated Bags Taking over the Packaging Industry?

Why Are Foil Laminated Bags Taking over the Packaging Industry?

Nov 15,2022
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The world is changing, and so is the packaging industry. Aluminum foil laminated bags have taken over the industry due to their multiple advantages. Foil-laminated bags aren't just a trend; they've been around for a long time. They were first introduced in the 1970s as an alternative to paper and plastic bags. Today, laminated aluminum foil is considered one of the most sustainable packaging materials because they do not require any energy to produce and can be recycled again and again.

Foil Laminated Bags and Their Growth Trends:

According to the latest analysis, the aluminum foil packaging market will grow at a CAGR of over 4% to reach USD 55 billion by the end of the forecast period 2021-2031. According to the report, aluminum foil packaging sales will double and a half over the forecast period. Its efficacy as an alternative to plastic-based packaging and its structural strength is driving the market growth. The global aluminum foil packaging market was valued at USD 23.47 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.81% from 2021 to 2026.

Compared to other types of packaging materials such as paper or plastic, foil-laminated bags have many advantages, which is why many companies worldwide use them for their packaging needs. In addition to this, foil-laminated bags are used in various applications including food packaging, pharmaceutical packaging, and industrial packaging. 

The foil layer protects against moisture and other environmental factors. They are lightweight and inexpensive to produce. The most significant advantage of using foil laminate bags is that they can be reused or recycled. There is no need to use new materials for every project. This is a sustainable way of doing business.

The Benefits of Aluminum Foil Laminated Bags:

1. Nothing beats a foil laminate bag when it comes to maintaining internal heat and freshness. The properties of foil-laminated bags as excellent thermal conductors allow them to keep packaged products safe for long periods of time. For this reason, aluminum foil is often used as wrappers for various snacks such as burgers and pizzas, as well as for regular packaging of fresh foods. 

2. The aluminum foil laminated bag is durable, recyclable, and light in weight, making it an excellent alternative to paper packaging.

3. Durability: The film bag has excellent durability. They are made of aluminum, polyester, and polyethylene and are more durable than paper bags.

4. Wide range of uses: Aluminum foil laminated bags can be used in any industry that needs to keep products fresh or sealed from external elements. They are used for packaging:

Fertilizer products

Chemical product 

Animal food

Medical products 

Snacks and condiments

Food packaging. 

5. The aluminum foil laminated bag is a leak-proof package that prevents water, moisture, air, and light from entering the product. Multilayer PE film protects the contents of the bag from extreme temperatures and weather. 

6. Cost-effective: Aluminum foil laminated bags are cheaper than other packaging materials because they do not require extremely expensive or modern machines or equipment to produce. 

7. The aluminum foil composite bag is a package made of two layers of material. The first layer is a plastic bag and the second layer is a thin aluminum foil. The plastic bag has an adhesive coating on one side and can be sealed with foil. This will bring a shiny and durable finish to packaging that can be used for food or other items.

In Conclusion: 

Aluminum foil laminated bags are used to protect products from damage in the packaging industry. They provide product protection, reduce packaging weight, and help prevent theft. Due to their durability, recyclability, and lightweight properties, they are an excellent alternative to paper packaging.

Foil-laminated bags are a more durable alternative to paper bags. They can also be used in various industries. For example, they are used in the food industry to package and store food products that require freshness.

The above knot introduces the application of the benefits of aluminum foil laminated bags if you want to buy laminated aluminum foil to develop your business, welcome to contact us.

PENGYUAN is a professional custom aluminum foil coating manufacturer, we have 3 vacuum coating machines, 8 PE extrusion coating production lines, guided by 6S management system. PENGYUAN supplies more than 360 million square meters (tons) to customers around the world every year. Through wider and deeper cooperation, PENGYUAN will continue to focus on the R&D and manufacturing of extrusion coating technology. Committed to becoming an advanced energy-saving new material and solution provider.
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Which to choose Aluminum foil coated PE or Metalized pet film coated PE ?

It depends on what product to be made in final procedure. Aluminum foil coated pe is with at least 97% reflectivity, it can be bonded to EPE foam but also most of time for laminated with bubble. Metalized pet film coated PE with lower reflectivity ,but it is with strong surface.

I am a insulated liner/bag manufacturer,what product do you suggest?

There maybe bubble lamination machines and heating pressure lamination machines in your factory, we suggest Aluminum foil 7mic+PE20mic, and Metalized PET film12mic+PE15mic.

If i would like to get a quote ,what information shall i need to know first?

You are request to telling application, material structure,thickness and roll width and quantity.

What is the MOQ and how is packaging?

MOQ is 1000kgs for each product, packaging depends on roll size, common width is 1200mm and 1500mm, length are 4000m to 5000m per roll. Rolls can be vertically packed on pallet also accept to do horizontal suspending packaging.

Is this product by wet lamination or by dry lamination?

Both wet lamination line(extrusion coating) and dry lamination line(glue coating) are equiped in our Pengyuan group.

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