American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Houston on July 28th through August 01st, 2013 June 6, 2013

June 6, 2013

June 06, 2013 – Com-Pac International personnel have been invited to exhibit our line of specimen bags and specimen shipping products at the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Houston on July 28th through August 01st, 2013.  Products to be displayed include:

  • Bitran®series of resealable, leakproof specimen bags used for short-term transport and long-term storage of lab specimens.
  • Infecon®specimen shippers used for shipping all types of infectious and diagnostic specimens (including category A and B substances).  Each shipper meets the appropriate 49 CFR/ICAO/IATA shipping regulations and instructions for both air and ground shipments.
  • Saf-T-Zip®customizable specimen bags with the E-Z Tear opening feature, sequential barcoding and write-on block.  Available with a 50 ml absorbent pre-inserted in each bag.
  • Inspex® 95kPa specimen bags designed for transporting specimens which must withstand a maximum pressure differential of 95 kPa.  The tamper-proof adhesive closure protects specimens down to –40° F.

New this year is our Saf-T-Zip Antimicrobial Specimen Bag and our Saf-T-Zip Biodegradable Specimen Bag.  Com-Pac’s new Saf-T-Zip Antimicrobial Specimen Bags help maintain hygiene and prevent infection in today’s most critical healthcare environments such as hospitals, clinical and research labs, environmental testing labs and nursing homes.  They’re safe, convenient and the material is FDA approved.

Our Saf-T-Zip Biodegradable Specimen Bag helps hospitals, labs and other healthcare facilities reduce their environmental impact when they dispose of specimen bags.  Both the zipper as well as the bag material are made from Enso® resin which meets the tough ASTM-6400 for biodegradability in all 50 states.

All our Saf-T-Zip specimen bags are available with custom printing, thickness, sequential barcodes, the E-Z Tear opening feature and 50ml absorbents already in the bag.

United Fresh 2013 May 15 – 16, at the San Diego Convention Center

April 1, 2013

April 15, 2013 – Carbondale, IL – Com-Pac International, Inc., a leader in the design and manufacture of reclosable packaging solutions, will be exhibiting at United Fresh 2013 this May 15 – 16, at the San Diego Convention Center.  Visit us at Booth #942 as our capable team will be available to answer questions and discuss the latest developments in the company’s extensive list of products and capabilities.

This year, Com-Pac will placing special focus on our Zip-Right® brand of resealable zipper products suitable use with almost every zipper application system for a wide range of bags and pouches.  Products to be displayed include:

  • Horizontal and Vertical FFS Zippers – Economical single and double flanged for use on all HFFS and VFFS baggers designed to maintain maximum product freshness and easy clean-out of profile closure.
  • Stand-up Pouch Zippers – 10mm and 20mm ribbed and non-ribbed zippers for cost-effective, high-speed zipper application on all laminated substrates typically used to make stand-up pouches for pet treats, candy, dried-fruit, nuts, and jerky.
  • Fresh-Cap Zipper Tape – Specially designed for Pac-Mac VFFS baggers, our new one-piece design provides superior internal closure strength with easy consumer opening and re-closing.
  • Double Zippers – Consumer-friendly double lock design to enhance tactile feedback when closing with added assurance of positive closure.
  • String Zippers – Low cost zippers compatible with all in-line zipper application units offering easy-to-crush material for faster cycle speeds and improved side-seal appearance and performance.
  • Biodegradable Zippers – Made with patented TDPA® are 100% degradable within 12 – 24 months when disposed of in a landfill or soil in the presence of oxygen, heat and stress.  Complies with ASTM D6954-04.
  • Inno-Lok® Zippers – Liquid and air-tight zippers designed specifically for Inno-Lok pre-zippered applicators offers easy crushing and efficient sealing speeds.

Com-Pac International’s zipper rollstock is compatible with nearly all zipper application systems including Pac-Mac, Totani, Zip-Pak, Sunshine, Waterline, Hayssen, Bartelt, Bosch, Triangle, Ro-an, Hudson-Sharp, Park-Air, RD, Mamata and others.

While our competitors may offer their standard zipper profiles, Com-Pac specializes in custom-made zippers designed for your specific application using profile dies which are cut on our in-house wire EDM equipment and manufactured on our state-of-the-art profile extruders…..and all of our products are manufactured in the U.S.A.

Com-Pac resealable zippers can be manufactured in any PMS color desired and we offer a zipper spool recycling program to help reduce your environmental impact.

Be sure to stop by Booth #942 and see the many packages which use Com-Pac zipper and pick-up some samples for yourself!