Flexible Packaging

Ultimate Versatility

Take advantage of Fort Dearborn’s full range of competitively priced solutions from our versatile flexographic presses—including freezer and steamer bags, resealable packaging, stand-up pouches, and clear film for bundling.

We offer expertise in short and medium-sized, multiple make-ready production runs for responsiveness to market demands. Our experienced representatives can suggest color adjustments, format changes, and alternate substrates to give you the best possible look for your flexible packaging.

Frozen Food Bags

From single to multiple SKUs, we can produce bags with minimum quantities, starting at 5,000 bags up to millions.

Whether you’re working with a small ounce bag or pound bags, we can help you choose the right solution—from printed roll stock to complete conversions, including stand-up pouches, gusseted bags, and re-seal bags.

Steam Food Bags

Special constructions include steam release perforations and multiple layer film construction.
A variety of films are available, including clear or white single-ply poly in various mil weights to laminated constructions.

AIB certified to meet direct food contact requirements.

Cereal, Snack, and Confection Bags

Bags and overwraps lock in freshness, offer a glimpse of the product, and prevent cross-flavor migration. We offer a multi-ply construction in clear or white poly to ensure the characteristics of these products are met in low starting quantities.

AIB certified to meet direct food contact requirements.

Liquid Pouches + Fitment Insertion

Along with pouch printing, we also have fitment insertion technology to provide finished liquid pouches. From large fitments, to small baby food and automotive oil, Fort Dearborn is leading the industry in our capability to provide our customers the best packaging solutions in the market.

Nutraceuticals Pouches and Sachets

Printed roll stock for stand-up pouches and sachets in a variety of substrates, including film, foil, and paper lamination. Finishing options include matte and gloss coatings.

Carton Sleeves

Carton sleeves are a unique approach to folding cartons, offering shorter run capabilities using our flexo presses to print and die-cut in-line. Great for limited or smaller runs. Available on 16pt white coated one-sided or two-sided.

Shrink Bundling Film

Shrink bundling film is an economic and efficient use of printed poly film to gather and contain products in a tight package while still displaying the product and the brand. Shrink bundling is economic because it eliminates the waste of bulky disposable packaging. It can be used for store shelves, freezer cases, bulk, and other display methods.

Discover our flexible packaging solutions and find your perfect fit.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is flexible packaging?

Flexible packaging is non-rigid packaging that uses various material including film, plastic and paper. Once printed, the material is then formed into bags, pouches and sachets and then sealed after filled with the product contents.

Flexible Packaging Kit

Today’s products need high-impact decoration and innovative print capabilities to stand out in a crowded marketplace. 

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