フィルム製品

Total manufacturer of next-generation film products utilizing unique technologies

Sogo Printing is popular among customers for manufacturing and selling a whole range of printed products, from transfer foils to shrink products, flexible packaging such as laminate packaging and various pouches, and POP labels, for cosmetics, toiletries, pharmaceuticals and other products. Going forward, we will continue to develop unique technologies for these printed products.

Transfer products

What are transfer products?

Transfer products are containers with printing applied using the thermal transfer method from film and other media that have been printed on.

Characteristics of transfer foils

Compared to direct printing of containers (silkscreen printing or hot stamping), transfer foils help improve production efficiencies and reduce defect rates. They also offer excellent color printing and tonal reproduction due to gravure printing.

Shrink products

What are shrink products?

Shrink products is the name used to cover all products that use shrink films. They are generally referred to as shrink labels, but shrink films are used for a range of applications other than labels, such as individual packaging and multi-pack packaging.

Types of shrink products

  • ● Shrink labels
  • ● Shrink wrap for concealment
  • ● Partial shrink wrap
  • ● Shrink pouches
  • ● Packaging shrink wrap
  • ● Bundling shrink wrap

Laminate packaging

What is laminate packaging?

Laminate packaging is a product supplied in rolls for use as packaging material on automated packing and automated filling lines.

Basic structure (examples)
  • ● 2-layer type consisting of a base layer and a sealant layer
  • ● 3 layer type consisting of a base layer, a barrier layer and a sealant layer
  • ● 4 layer type consisting of a base layer, a barrier layer, a protective layer
     and a sealant layer
Typical films in each layer
  • ● Base film: PET, OPP, ONY, cellophane PT
  • ● Barrier layer:
     Aluminum foil, VMPET, VMONY, VMOPP, VMCPP, VMLDPE,
     transparent vapor deposition PET, EVOH
  • ● Sealant layer:
     LLDPE, LDPE, EAA, EMAA, EMA, EMMA, CPP, sealant PET

Laminating methods

Laminates are formed using either of two methods: extrusion lamination or dry lamination.
Extruded sandwich laminate is sometimes counted as a single layer.

What are pouch products?

Pouch products are manufactured using the above packaging,
with the structure varying according to the package contents.
Structure also varies according to content weight and pouch shape.

Types of pouch products

(1) 3-side and 4-side sealing
(2) Pillow and gusseted pillow types
(3) Fused type, fused type with bottom gusset, fused type with header,
  fused type with header and cap, fused type with header, cap and gusset
(4) Standing type
(5) Zipper type