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Tekni-Films: Thermoformable films

A line of high-barrier specialty films is suitable for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications.

A line of high-barrier specialty films is suitable for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications.
A line of high-barrier specialty films is suitable for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications.

Tekni-Films, a division of Tekni-Plex Inc., has developed an extensive line of high-barrier, Barex®-alternative packaging structures that are available globally. The materials target a wide variety of demanding pharmaceutical and medical applications.

The company has multiple thermoformable blister/tray film structures as well as heat-sealable pouch/lidding options that meet customer requirements for these laminations.

Tekni-Films’ thermoformable options include polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and Aclar® polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE) inner and outer layers, coupled with either ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) and/or cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) for enhanced barrier properties. In addition, Tekni-Films’ heat-sealable pouch/lidding flexible materials have been commercialized in a variety of paper/foil/plastic (PE, LDPE, PET) and EVOH combinations to suit a broad range of applications.

Thermoformable film packaging applications target pharmaceutical, medical, personal care, food, and animal health products.Pouch applications include transdermal patches as well as solid and liquid dose drug delivery systems.

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