Introducing

Duraplas

Custom Printed Bags for Ice Manufacturers

AT UPAC, WE SPECIALISE IN CREATING CUSTOM BAGS FOR THE FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY.

With over 40 years of experience in custom bag manufacturing in Australia, we offer world-class facilities and Australian manufacturing to design, develop, and produce bags based on specific technical needs, efficiencies, and food safety standards. Our DURAPLAS range of LDPE polythene bags are manufactured to meet the highest food safety standards to ensure they are safe for food contact. Made from virgin food-grade plastic; our bags are engineered for high-efficiency packaging in ice manufacturing plants. They are produced and stored in facilities that have implemented a HACCP plan and are audited regularly to ensure compliance with food safety regulations.

WE TAKE PRIDE in providing innovative packaging solutions... Along with your team, UPAC will work hand in hand to bring any packaging vision to life. We believe that no option is impossible. Whether it be thickness, length, punching, wickets, and Gravure CMYK print, whatever obstacles you may face, UPAC will be there with a solution.

At UPAC, we conduct comprehensive quality checks to ensure that no detail or specification is overlooked, giving your team peace of mind throughout the entire project. UPAC offers Ice manufacturers a selection of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) compositions for bags to suit your application. DURAPLAS food-safe bags are made from Virgin food-safe material and contain no bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates, or epoxidised soybean oil (ESBO).

DURAPLAS ICE Bag Features

Gussets

Side, or bottom 

Thickness

A selection of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) compositions

Venting

Unique hole punching for effective air release

Wicketing

4,5,6,7,8” Wire wickets, crimped headers, wicket fail points side seam slit stoppers

Material Colours

Any bag material can be tinted or fully opaque coloured using formulated master batch to compliment your brand

Material types

Comprising of mono-layer food grade LLDPE, Co-extrusion, Virgin HDPE

Printing

From 1 to 12 colour Flexographic print, or up to full 8 colour gravure CMYK

Sequential Numbering

Best-before dates, codes, and digital sequential numbering for traceability and food standards records make Ice production swift and effective

Ensuring Food Safety and Efficiency in the Food Manufacturing Industry

UPAC is selected throughout the food manufacturing industry as its trusted packaging supplier because, at UPAC, we understand and adhere to the same rigorous safety standards as our clients do.

UPAC believes that consistency & communication are paramount to any working relationship. Through this, we can ensure our clients are updated in real-time and you are never left in the dark. This enables you to focus on providing the best food production, knowing that the plastic bags you use are safe for your product and the consumer. 

UPAC’s commitment to food safety extends beyond its own products and services, as we recognize the importance of maintaini ng safe practices throughout the entire food industry. Our products, which include solutions such as bread bags, ice bags, carton liners, wire wickets, and Pallet Bags, are used by various businesses and industries involved in food production and handling. By providing high-quality, food-safe solutions, UPAC is helping ensure the safety and integrity of the food products millions consume daily.

Wire wickets and coloured grommets are important components in the food industry, and their high quality is essential for maintaining food safety. Designed specifically for food-safe environments, these components are manufactured with high-quality materials and attention to detail to ensure they are safe for use. The coloured grommets also help prevent cross-contamination and enhance food safety practices, making them an essential part of any product bagging environment.

Efficient loading is critical to the success of a food manufacturing operation. Through many years of development and testing, UPAC has increased loading efficiencies, eliminated tail-ends, reduced waste, and improved overall productivity. By identifying and addressing these strategic challenges, UPAC has helped food manufacturers streamline their operations and ensure their success in a high-speed, highly competitive industry.

VENDURA

Smart Inventory Efficiency System

Safeguard your inventory.

Enabling Australian Manufacturers to GROW Through Managed Inventory.

With the inventory management program, VENDURA, UPAC manages the complete supply, packaging, and warehousing for an ongoing supply of your printed bags in HACCP-accredited facilities. Ensuring you never run out or be forced to sacrifice floor space for the stock of bulk packaging.

How it works

The VENDURA system takes the pressure off your space, your cash flow, and your team.

DURAPLAS Stock range

LDPE Wicketed Commercial Ice Bags

Description µm Code Ctn Qty
Printed 'Fresh Ice' Bottom Gusseted 5kg 310 x 600 + 50mm 7” wire wicketed flap. 52µm Clear 020100 1000
Plain 5kg 310 x 600 + 50mm 7” wire wicketed flap. 50µm Clear 172600 1000
Plain 5kg 310 x 600 + 50mm 8” wire wicketed flap. 50µm Clear 172500 1000
Plain 10kg 375 x 750 50mm 7” wire wicketed flap. 55µm Clear 172463 500
Ice bags printed
10kg ice bag

LDPE Wicketed Commercial Ice Bags

Description µm Code Ctn Qty
Plain 20kg Poly Bag Clear LLDPE 455 x 950mm 75µm 172470 300
20kg Ice bag
5kg plain ice bag

Carton Liners

Description µm Code Ctn Qty
Carton Liner Blue Tinted HDPE 635 + 380 x 635mm 17µm 180910 500/ctn
Carton Liner Blue Tinted HDPE 635 + 380 x 635mm 17µm 180920 500/Roll
Carton Liner Blue Tinted LDPE 635 + 380 x 635mm 45µm 180950 300/ctn
Carton Liner HDPE Bag 635 + 530 x 1245mm 15µm 181200 300/ctn
Tray Liner/Slap Sheet HDPE - Perforated on a Roll 800 x 1000mm 15µm 172800 500/roll
Trolley Cover Blue Tinted LDPE - Perforated on a Roll 830 + 530 x 1900mm 32µm 173400 80/roll

Block Ice bags and Liners (Clinebell Style)

Description µm Code Ctn Qty
DURAPLAS Ice Tray Liner 1050x520x400mm Food grade 50µm 170203 50
DURAPLAS Ice Tray Liner 1600 x 540 + 275mm Bottom Gusset Food grade 50µm 170200 50

Thermal Covers and wrapping

Description Code Ctn Qty
Pallet Cover - Foil Reinforced 999999 5 pcs
Thermal wrapping - Silver Bubble backed 1500mmx100m 875909 -
Thermal wrapping - Foil bubble backed 750mmx50m 875905 -

Pallet Covers

Description µm Code Ctn Qty
DURAPLAS Pallet Bags 1220 + 1190 X 1200mm 150um 416800 30/roll
DURAPLAS Pallet Bags 1220 + 1190 X 2400mm 50um 416401 50/roll
DURAPLAS Pallet Bags 1220 + 1190 X 2500mm 100um 416502 40/roll

Pallet Bin Liners

Description µm Code Ctn Qty
Blue tint LLDPE 1220 + 1190 x 2100mm 50um 416403 75/roll

Additional Packaging

Description Code Pk/Plt Qty
DENVA packaging tape 48mmx 75m Clear 700000 36
E-Tape Gold Packaging Tape 48mmx 150m Clear 693000 36
POLARWRAP Super Edge Pallet Wrap – Hand 500mm x 400m 422000 162
POLARWRAP Nano17 Hi-performance Machine Grade 500mm x 1920m 418803 50
POLARWRAP M20 Premium Machine Grade 500mm x 1700m 418601 40
POLARWRAP V23 Vented Premium Machine Grade 500mm x 1300m 418810 50
Vented Machine Stretchfilm

UPAC & The Environment

DURAPLAS bags feature clear recycling symbols that help customers make responsible recycling decisions. These symbols are easily recognizable and provide consumers with the necessary information to reduce the chances of the bags ending up in landfills.

If you are an Ice manufacturer with a HACCP Food Safety Program, we offer approved plastic bag options to help you comply with the system guidelines. Our DURAPLAS bags are packaged hygienically to prevent contamination and meet HACCP standards. Additionally, we can customise the bags to your preferred print, thickness, and dimensions upon request.

Contact us today for a quote on custom bags that meet your Ice production needs.

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