Benefits & options
Sonoco’s plastic consumer packaging is injection moulded using an in-mould labelling (IML) technique.
Thanks to outstanding barrier properties and resealability, Sonoco’s plastic packaging offers an ideal packaging solution for dips and sauces. Our In-Mould-Labelling (IML) plastic packaging incorporates the decorative elements of your packaging as a structural component of the package itself – protecting the label from wear and tear, and improving efficiency and sustainability outcomes by minimising the materials used and the production time.
Perfect for sterilised and pasteurised food processes, it’s convenient and lightweight — and it looks great on the shelf.
Individually designed labels, high-quality graphics and unique packaging shapes attract attention in the supermarket. It’s also convenient on the shelf in the store and at home — IML packaging is stackable and requires 80% less shelf space than metal cans. It is also shatterproof and up to 90% lighter than conventional glass jars.
In-Mould Labelling (IML)
Sonoco’s plastic consumer packaging is injection moulded using an in-mould labelling (IML) technique. This technique guarantees maximum freedom of design, showcasing your brand’s visual strategy while standing out on the shelf.
Our IML packaging offers:
- Shelf appeal
Access superior graphics and branding via a label that covers more of your packaging’s surface area
Tests have shown a dramatically reduced water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) compared to standard monolayer polypropylene packaging
The robust structure will survive the retort process
Choose a nestable design for supply chain optimization
IML packaging offers a high barrier delivered via a monolayer structure
Lightweight and easy to open, IML packaging is ideal for on-the-go consumers
In-mould labelling is available for all our plastic consumer packaging, withstanding the rigorous filling and storing methods for pasteurised, heat-sterilised and frozen foods.
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