Hook-N-Loop vs. Press-to-Close Zipper
At PBi we are always looking for new packaging formats, trends, and options. We recently heard some talk about the Velcro™ or Hook-N-Loop re-closure devices on packaging, and a question came up, “is the Hook-N-Loop closure air tight?”
The Intensity and Passion Around Coffee
I was recently sent the video below (see link) from my brother showing a man in Japan preparing his coffee. The video is pleasant to watch and listen to, as Nejimakigumo Ome accentuates the allure, beauty and love for the specialty coffee market around the world. The specialty market is going through changes, and…
Cup of Excellence and the Preservation of Green Coffee with Barrier Bags
Pacific Bag and Alliance for Coffee Excellence (Cup of Excellence), work together closely. We are the primary packaging supplier for the vacuum packaged bags that carry green beans shipped from origin. There is a large body of evidence that supports…
Mark Howley Interview on Manufacturing Revival Radio
Mark Howley was interviewed on Manufacturing Revival Radio, a podcast dedicated to spotlighting USA manufacturing. Mark discusses one-way degassing valves, manufactured at our facility in Woodinville, WA and our Biotre film, which recently won the SCAA Best New Product - Packaging Award.
Is it Necessary To Heat Seal Stand-Up Pouches Even Though They Have Zippers?
Some customers have asked “do I need to heat seal stand-up pouches even though they have zippers?” We answer that question with “yes.”