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U.S. Based, Privately Held

Advanced Barrier Extrusions is a U.S. based, privately held manufacturer of
multi-layer cast films and provider of complementary packaging services
such as printing and laminating. Our products are manufactured on state-of-the-art
equipment utilizing new and innovative technologies. Our focus is on
multi-layer forming webs, vertical and pouch rollstock as well as specialty
films for food, industrial and medical markets.

Our Capabilities

  • Nine (9) Layer & Eleven (11) Layer Cast Film Extrusions
  • High Barrier, Standard Barrier & Breathable Structures
  • Wide Extrusion Capabilities up to 94”
  • Stock & Custom Manufacturing
  • Thickness Capabilities from 1mil up to 13mil
  • Specializing in Nylon, Prop, EVOH & Metallocene Blend Films
  • Recycle Ready Films
  • Sous-Vide and Cook-In Films
  • HD Flexographic Printing
  • Custom Laminations
  • Converting and Pouching
  • Package Design Consulting
  • Prepress Plate and Color Management
Quality is our middle name.

Advanced Barrier Extrusions follows strict manufacturing procedures and is third party audited to provide the highest quality products to our customers at all times.

  • AIB Superior Rating
  • Strict Customer Audits
  • HACCP Manufacturing Procedures
  • All FDA Approved Materials
  • CFIA
AIB International logo
Canadian Food Inspection Agency logo
US Food and Drug Administration logo
Flexible Packaging Association logo
Our Primary Material Blends
Nylon (NY)

Superior toughness and
heat-resistance, for a wide
variety of applications.

Polypropylene (PP)

Provides excellent clarity and
a moisture barrier along with
oxygen permeability for
breathable applications.

Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)

Provides high barrier for extended
shelf life for most fresh perishable


We use a large variety of LDPE,
achieve specific performance
characteristics in our films.

Metallocene (MET)

Provides consistent and specific sealing properties used to
improve the performance of our


Provides toughness, with
low-temperature seal initiation,
excellent hot tack strength,
puncture resistance, and aids
with sealing through contamination
and oils.

Recyclable PE

We offer a variety of PE and
high barrier PE materials
developed specifically for
recyclable applications in order
to reduce waste in today's landfills.

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Our History

2005   Advanced Barrier Extrusions, LLC is established by three private owners: Tony Haug (President), Steve Pawelko (VP, Manufacturing) and Kevin Kopplin (VP, Finance).

2006   The Phase 1 building construction is completed. The first customer orders are produced in December, 2006.

2007   Resin silos 1-3 are installed. A railroad spur is constructed to accommodate railcar deliveries of raw materials.

2010-2011   The Phase 2 building expansion adds 30,000 square feet for warehousing. A second Slitter is installed.

2013   The Phase 3 building expansion adds 15,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity. A second Extrusion line is installed.

2015   Resin silos 4-6 are installed.

2016   A third Slitter is installed.

2018   ABX is acquired by Graham Partners.

2019   Flexographic Packaging Company was acquired by ABX.

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