DuPont Home

Stretch Pak

Application Description


Stretch Pak with DuPont™ Surlyn® film Gives Curél Competitive Edge

The Curél Skin Healing Stick is highlighted on a windowed card of 18-point SBS board using film of Surlyn®. An “Easy Open” package feature enhances the characteristics of the Stretch Pak package.  This patent-pending design lets the consumer open the package easily without the need for a knife or scissors.  At the same time, it does not affect the tamper resistance of the package.
Stretch pak made with Surlyn® film

Benefits Gained
  • Greater convenience for consumers -- without sacrificing tamper resistance.

  • Enhanced shelf appeal.

  • Increased product protection.

  • Favorable review by the Arthritis Foundation.
Materials Selected and Why
The integrity and quality of this package structure is dependent on the film of Surlyn®, which offers good clarity and the durability needed to protect the product during shipping, while still offering easy accessibility to the consumer through the “Easy Open” feature.
Manufacturer
Packaging Producer:  Witko, Incorporated – Reynolds, Indiana
End User:  The Andrew Jergens Company, Cincinnati, OH

Because DuPont cannot anticipate or control the many different conditions under which this information and/or product may be used, it does not guarantee the applicability or the accuracy of this information or the suitability of its products in any given situation. Users of DuPont products should make their own tests to determine the suitability of each such product for their particular purposes. The data listed herein falls within the normal range of product properties but they should not be used to establish specification limits or used alone as the basis of design.

Disclosure of this information is not a license to operate or a recommendation to infringe a patent of DuPont or others.