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PP rigid bottom films for fruit and vegetables

Schur Flexibles offers a broad range of printed, plain, or transparent rigid bottom films based on polypropylene (PP). They stand out for excellent thermoforming properties and extreme puncture resistance. They can be processed efficiently as bottom films for MAP packages or skin vacuum packages. They are ideal for fruit and vegetables. To complement our efficient and effective basic films, we also develop customized special solutions.

Technical features 

  • Basic material: polypropylene (PP)
  • Sealing layer: PE (peelable) or PP
  • Gauges: 228 to 1000 µm 
  • EVOH high barrier 
  • HD flexo print (up to 10 colours) and gravure print (up to 11 colours) 
    (front/back side or sandwich print)
  • Versions: transparent, coloured, or printed

Benefits for converters 

  • Extraordinary transparency and brilliance for an ideal product presentation  
  • High package safety: excellent sealing properties even in case of contaminated sealing areas 
  • Very good processability on Form-Fill-Seal machines (FFS) – excellent forming properties 
  • Good cutting properties – reduced wear of knives and die-cuts 
  • Extreme puncture resistance and high break resistance in case of package deformation
  • Efficient and sustainable use of materials: low package weight due to reduced gauge
  • Ideal system solutions with Schur Flexibles lidding and skin films 
  • Short cycle and delivery times

Benefits for consumers

  • Premium look, emphasizing product quality and freshness
  • Convenient handling 
  • Extended shelf life
  • Strong product protection during transport and storage 

Our services

  • Application related consulting
  • Development of individual packaging solutions 
  • Converting / Finishing
  • Technical service on site
  • PackScience Center for tests and training

Request for further information

If you would like to find out more about this product and our services, please contact us directly at sales@schurflexibles.com. Our friendly sales team looks forward to hearing from you and will gladly provide you with the personal support and information you require.