Consumers demand reclosures on their on-the-go food options that open and close easily and securely as well as provide tactile feedback that reassures them that their package is really closed when they seal it. Introducing 3M™ Grip Lock Strip, a reclosure solution that is suitable for pre-made pouches and horizontal form/fill/seal flexible packaging applications and meets consumer and manufacturer needs. Example applications include pouches holding up to five pounds of:
In a world where everyone’s constantly on the move, customers demand on-the-go simplicity and freshness – but current reclosure options can be hard to use. That’s why we created 3M™ Grip Lock Strip for reclosable packaging to be both reliable and easy to seal correctly the first time.
Besides being easy for consumers to use, 3M™ Grip Lock Strip also makes pouch production a cinch.
58% of consumers sought packaging features with the ability to reseal and reclose²
71% of people say that it is important for the package to be easy to reclose or reseal¹
60% of people have purchased a product again because of packaging functionality (24% even recommended a product because of the packaging)¹
Consumers say it is more important for brands to focus on features that make using the product easier than on innovative design and appearance¹
As a manufacturer ourselves, we understand the challenges of converting production and for many leading machine brands, the heavy lifting is already done.
For converters and CPGs, here’s the deal: you provide the time (typically 6 weeks or less) and we’ll provide the technician, tool and drawings to make the change. Even better, 3M will provide the first set of tooling to you for free.
To date, 3M™ Grip Lock Strip is qualified to run on equipment from the following equipment manufacturers:
We are currently working the following equipment manufacturers to get 3M™ Grip Lock Strip qualified:
If you work at a machine OEM and want to qualify 3M™ Grip Lock Strip, please click on the link below and fill out the form. We will reach out to you!
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3M is a world leader in making micro hooks for the diaper industry, and we applied that expertise to making 3M™ Grip Lock Strip reliable and easy to use.
1) Submit sample request and receive our pouch reclosure sample by mail
2) Schedule a call or on-site visit from 3M – we’ll review and discuss project details, pouch material and application (form-fill-seal vs. pre-make then fill), and the type of machine equipment
3) Our technicians will work with you to provide the tooling and set up and run a trial