Wisconsin Film & Bag announces U.S. Patent for
"Post-Consumer Scrap Film Recycling Process"
Wisconsin Film & Bag of Shawano, WI, a leading manufacturer of
mono-layer polyethylene film and bags, announces that on September 4,
2013 the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has allowed Wisconsin Film &
Bag's patent application entitled, “Post-Consumer Scrap Film Recycling
patent is for the method of processing post-consumer linear low density
polyethylene film. The process allows for the removal of paper labels
and other contaminates from stretch film (pallet wrap) and other
polyethylene film scrap used in industrial applications. The cleaned
film scrap is pelletized and then used to produce film and bag products
for their ECO Blend™ product line for industrial applications.