Amcor has been granted a patent for a thermoplastic flexible package design with non-shrinkable and shrinkable panels connected by seals, forming gussets. The package includes specific configurations of panel edges and seals for improved functionality and durability. GlobalData’s report on Amcor gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on Amcor, Synthetic Resin containers was a key innovation area identified from patents. Amcor's grant share as of February 2024 was 55%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Thermoplastic flexible package with non-shrinkable and shrinkable panels

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Amcor Plc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11919691B2) discloses a thermoplastic flexible package designed with specific features to enhance its functionality and versatility. The package comprises non-shrinkable panels, shrinkable panels, panel seals, and handle perimeters, among other components. The arrangement of the panels and seals allows for efficient sealing and handling of the package, making it suitable for various applications.

Furthermore, the patent details additional features such as gussets, extensions with handle perimeters, opening features, and specific shrink values for the shrinkable and non-shrinkable panels. These features contribute to the overall design and usability of the thermoplastic flexible package, ensuring it can accommodate items like beverage cans with varying dimensions. The inclusion of different types of seals, such as pinch bottom seals or pinch, fold-over, and glue seals, further enhances the package's functionality and sealing capabilities, making it a versatile packaging solution for a range of products.

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