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    Preformed Bags & Pouches

    Suiting a range of flexible packaging requirements

    A wide variety of capabilities in manufacturing preformed bags and pouches in a robust selection of structures. We’re able to incorporate extrusion laminations, adhesive laminations and coated structures using our rotogravure and flexographic printing capabilities.

    See our section below on APC's Preformed Features, which include side-gusseted bags, flat-bottom pouches, shaped pouches, registered matte and gloss coatings, and a variety of open and reclose features.


    • Side-gusseted bags
    • Flat-bottom pouches and bags
    • Fold over and glue bags
    • Shaped pouches
    • Stand up pouch (SUP)
    • Thumb notches
    • Inno-Lok® Resealable packaging solution
    • Applied labels or booklets
    • Reclosable zippers
    • Handle reinforcements
    • Hang holes and tear notches
    • Pressure-release scoring
    • Laser scoring
    • Wickets


    • OSHA VPP Star Worksite (Story City since 2003)
    • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
    • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Certified
    • GFSI: FSSC 22000 v.5.1 Certified
    • SMETA 4-Pillar Audit (Sedex Member Ethical Trade Audit)
    • Graphic Measures International (GMI) Certified
    • ISCC+ Certified
    • IMS Listed (Story City, Chili, Cedar City & Rochester)
    • G7 Mater Certification (Columbus & DeForest)
    • FDA DMF Maintained (Story City)
    • Ecovadis Assessed (Corporate Wide)
    • Supplier Leadership on Climate Transition Badge - Scope 3 (Corporate Wide)
    • Carbon Disclosure Project Assessed (CDP) (Corporate Wide)


    At APC, protecting the environment and ensuring the health and safety of our employees is at the core of everything we do and every decision we make. Everyone in the APC family has a responsibility to ensure our operations and products meet applicable government and APC standards, always aligning with whichever is more stringent. Our goal is to prevent adverse environmental impacts by reducing waste and emissions and eliminating all preventable health impacts and injuries to our employees.

    We’re committed to supplying safe products that exceed customer quality requirements.

    Contact Us
    • Flexographic Printing & Laminating Centers of Excellence (2)
    • 103 West Broad Street
      Story City, IA 50248
    • 1211 North 5300 West Cedar City, UT 84721
    • Rotogravure Printing & Laminating Center of Excellence
    • 100 APC Way
      Columbus, WI 53925
    Our Centers of Excellence are ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified

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    Ensuring brand owners receive the ideal packaging product in a format consumers appreciate and that builds loyalty.

    Our Story City, IA, Center of Excellence has invested in systems that provide choices in pouch formats and options that satisfy consumers and enhance brand integrity. The center’s pouch formats include flat-bottom, doy-style or dual-side gussets for large formats to provide the integrity, profile and billboard essential on shelf and in distribution. Reclose systems that help ensure a product remains fresh and satisfies consumers after the sale are available in many different forms and styles.

    Regardless of your specific requirements for preformed pouches and bags, and no matter the size or scope of your product needs, APC is your trusted partner for quality and service. We’ll help you navigate the entire process, from start to finish. Our goal is to make sure you receive the ideal flexible packaging solution for your application.


    Ensuring high-performance production and quality assurance

    APC’s Centers of Excellence also feature a full range of automated systems, including robotic material handling equipment, computerized slitting and rewinding equipment, and 100% defect detection systems. All these systems work together to make our operations as fast, efficient and precise as possible, resulting in quicker turnaround times, lower costs, minimal defects and higher overall quality for our flexographic printing and preformed bag and pouch customers.

    At APC, we’re here to serve your unique requirements for flexographic printing of flexible packaging and custom preformed bags and pouches, no matter the size or scope. Our team is ready to guide you through the entire process to ensure the perfect flexible packaging solution.

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