Preco Flexible Packaging Solutions
Preco was the first to pioneer the use of industrial lasers to modify and enhance flexible packaging material. We continually expand our laser processing systems technology and contract service capabilities to meet the needs of the growing market for convenient easy-open, breathable and microwave venting packaging applications.
Flexible Packaging Equipment
Preco offers equipment manufacturing solutions to help enhance your flexible packaging applications.View Machines
Flexible Packaging Contract Manufacturing
Preco offers contract manufacturing solutions to help with the production of your flexible packaging applications.View Services
Experts in the laser industry.
As the market for convenient easy-open, easy-tear, easy-breathe and easy-fill packaging continues to expand, Preco has expanded both its technology and capacity to meet the needs of the market. With both laser systems and processing services, Preco can help manufacturers by providing high-quality, cost-effective flexible packaging.
Preco machines feature patented laser beam compression hardware and software that produce the most consistent and round holes in the industry, even at high processing speeds (up to 1200 fpm). Plus, with the capacity to handle rolls up to 50 inches wide, these machines accommodate the growing demand for large bags and pouches used for pet foods and fertilizer.
Preco's advanced laser processing capabilities are dedicated to enhancing flexible packaging material, allowing scoring for easy-open and microwave venting as well as micro-perforating for extended shelf life.
Laser Perforating for Modified Atmospheric Packaging
Laser Scoring for Easy-Open
Controlled-Depth Laser Scoring for Microwave Venting
Laser Cut Windows for
Just some of the reasons to choose Preco over the other converters in the industry.
Largest Laser-Based Company
We have grown to be the largest laser-based company for contract manufacturing services and laser systems integration in North America. Our engineering and technical application staff is involved with the design, prototypes, pilot programs and customer development to provide a complete solution to customers. With Preco's laser knowledge we understand what laser type, power and wavelength is best suited for packaging applications.
As the undisputed industry leader, our flexible packaging laser processing methods are uniquely patented techniques offered only by Preco. These patents are designed to provide our customers with the best possible processes, software and hardware to produce products with less waste and with higher productivity rates. In addition, these patents give our customers an exclusive advantage in laser scoring, perforating and venting applications.
Vast Product Line
Preco's vast product line up of both laser and die cutting equipment and services allow our application specialists to recommend the best possible solution for your manufacturing process. Preco's flat bed die cutting and rotary cutting systems convert specific materials and place in pouch or canister provides process-saving convenience while optimizing raw material usage. When single-machine solutions are available, Preco takes full advantage of designing custom accessories for an individual project.
#1 in Service and Support
Preco Field Service Technicians have technical laser training as well as extensive factory training in the use of Preco laser equipment and OEM lasers. The technicians provide:
- Emergency field support with an average response time of 24 hours or less
- New equipment installation and start-up service
- Comprehensive training for equipment operators and maintenance personnel
Preco's laser and die cutting contract manufacturing services can provide you with all of the resources needed to integrate abrasive cutting into your manufacturing stream. The extensive design, testing and manufacturing capabilities of Preco can help you answer today's challenges – enhancing product design, improving quality, lowering unit cost and shortening lead times.
Unbeatable Quality Methods
Due to Preco's 20+ years in the flexible packaging business, and our ISO Certifications, we have the processes and documentation structure in place to ensure your continued business success.
- ISO 9001 and 13485 certified
- Microscopic cross-section imaging
- Tensile testing
- Perforation airflow measurement
- SQF Certified
Frequently Asked Questions
Common questions for laser processing flexible packaging material.
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European Managing Director
+44 1227 473 900
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