Stretch film for the pet food industry

Pallet loads in the pet food industry are often heavy and diverse. A pallet load with bags of pet food places different demands on the stretch film than, for example, a pallet of canned or frozen pet food. At the same time, we see our customers paying a lot of attention to sustainability in combination with the use of stretch film. Due to the increase in freight transport on the road, the need for pallet stability has become even greater. Not only have we developed high quality stretch films for this purpose, we also take care of all your worries when it comes to achieving optimum pallet stability. We do this by perfecting your wrapping process.

Stable pallets

It may seem easy to pack pallets with stretch film. After all, what can go wrong? Unfortunately, more than you might think. Pallets with pet food are generally heavy – think of heavy bags of pet food – and require a lot of pallet stability. AFP has developed stretch films especially for pallets in the pet food industry. Our Technical Specialists ensure that everything in your wrapping process runs smoothly. This gives you the certainty of optimally packaged pallets at the lowest Total Cost of Ownership.

95% less damage

20% less consumption 95% less breakage

WITH AFP YOUR PRODUCTS GO SAFELY ON THE ROAD

Due to a strong increase in road freight transport, the need for pallet stability has only increased in recent years. Unstable pallets can have a major impact on safety, efficiency and costs. AFP is the partner to help reduce these risks.

In addition, AFP is always looking for sustainable solutions. By optimally wrapping pallets, we never use more film than necessary. This means lower costs and a considerably lower CO2 footprint than with a conventional stretch film.

Also your products can be safe on the road

AFP Quick Scan

We understand that stretch film is often not the first priority for our customers. Keeping products damage-free during transport is. It is precisely here that we can relieve you of your worries. Using our 30-minute Quick Scan, we analyse your wrapping process and pallet stability and advise you on improvements and savings.

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How can I help you transport your products safely?

The combination of the right High Performance stretch film and the knowledge of our employees ensures the optimal performance of your winding processes. In this way, we ensure stable pallets and prevent film from breaking, so that the packaging process runs smoothly and without delay.

  • Our experts analyse your process;
  • Your machines are set up correctly;
  • Your pallets are optimally protected.
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Hans Wels, Commercial Manager Load Security Films

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