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Our technology

Extrusion

Supplying the best quality in packaging film is only possible with top class raw material and the finest equipment.  Carefully selected polyethylene granulates and additives, a never ending research into innovative formulas and the finest extrusion lines are at the basis.

Segers & Balcaen makes its own polyethylene film in 1, 3 and 5 layers with 13 extrusion lines on 2 sites.  The blow extrusion department is compliant with the latest standards.  The automatic control of film thickness under supervision of an experienced team guarantees an optimal and stable quality.

Prepress

Designs are technically scrutinized before going into prepress.  Extensive communication with customers and repro houses ensures the production of printing plates matching the printing specifications of our high quality printing presses.

The production of our own printing plates guarantees high quality, flexibility and independence.

Flexo printing

Segers & Balcaen uses the best printing presses on the market with on-site computerized ink mixing stations and the most advanced ink system, ready to take on the most demanding designs.  Run by a highly qualified team of motivated print operators, our flexo presses (five 6 color and five 8 color machines) annually produce around300 million meters of the highest quality packaging.

Converting

Besides supplying mono- or coextruded film, Segers & Balcaen also specializes in laminating multiple films for various special applications.

Preformed bags on reel, postal collies, wicket bags, vacuum bags, stand-up pouches, … are produced in the bag making department of Diest.