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795 Enterprise Dr Marion, IA 52302-9677
United States

About ELPLAST America Inc.

Elplast is the leading manufacturer of the EL-ZIP® brand of press to close zippers with production facilities in both Europe and the US. Our progressive and innovative face is supported by the production of nearly 4 billion feet of EL-ZIP® press to close zippers in 2020 alone, which would not have been possible without our constant commitment to developing new solutions for our customers. We currently supply EL-ZIP® press to close zippers to more than 1000 customers in over 70 countries on 6 continents. With over 40 years of experience in plastic processing, including both profile extrusion and injection molding, you can be confident in our ability to deliver one of the highest quality zipper products on the market today.

EL-ZIP® brand zippers are available in over 250 different styles from 3 – 50 mm wide with sealing capability to PE, CPP, and OPP sealing layers and are suitable for use in the most commonly used packaging machines and processes in the industry today.  Available functionalities and features include single profile, multiprofile, powder resistant, audible and tactile, compostable, colour, differential opening forces, child resistant, tamper evidence, linear tear, retort capabilities, and more.

We manufacture our own extrusion dies providing a quick development cycle for custom zippers to meet even the most demanding customer requirements. A few of the advantages associated with using the EL-ZIP® brand of press to close zippers includes extended product freshness, improved consumer convenience and confidence, increased original package retention improving brand recognition, protection against accidental spills, infestation, and environmental extremes, and improved product security. Elplast press to close zippers are suitable for all products and can be found on packages containing coffee, tea, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, herbs, cheese, meat, dried fruits, nuts, snack mixes, cookies, chewing gum, rice, pasta, frozen seafood, pet food, tobacco products, lawn and garden products, cosmetics and accessories, household products, and more. The Elplast commitment:  consistently high-quality products, exceptional service, competitive price, and technical assistance and advice.

Our manufacturing processes adhere to ISO 22000:2018, FSCC200, ISO 14001:2015 and BRC Packaging Materials. Elplast certifies compliance with FDA food contact guidelines including the guidelines established in the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 and the USDA National Organic Program.

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Product Categories

Vertical Markets

  • Beverage > Coffee
  • Beverage > Powdered beverages
  • Beverage > Tea
  • Cosmetics/Personal Care > Cosmetics/Personal Care
  • Food > Bakery/Snack
  • Food > Cereals, Breakfast Foods
  • Food > Confection/Candy
  • Food > Dairy
  • Food > Frozen/refrigerated foods
  • Food > Fruits, Vegetables (Fresh, Canned, Frozen)
  • Food > Grains, Seeds, Beans, Flour, Nuts
  • Food > Ingredients
  • Food > Meat/Poultry/Seafood
  • Food > Other Food Products
  • Food > Pet Food/Pet Care
  • Food > Prepared Foods
  • Food > Soups/Condiments/Sauces/Spices/Dips/Dressings
  • Household/Automotive > Detergents/cleaners
  • Household/Automotive > Household/auto chemicals
  • Household/Automotive > Other household products
  • Household/Automotive > Tissues and paper towels
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Biological/Biopharmaceutical
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Cannabis products
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Medical Devices
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Medical/Dental Instruments or Supplies
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Nutraceutical, Vitamin, Dietary Supplement
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Other healthcare products
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Over-the-counter products
  • Life Sciences/Pharma/Healthcare > Pharmaceutical
  • Other packaged products > Building/Construction/Home Improvement Products
  • Other packaged products > Cannabis products
  • Other packaged products > Chemical
  • Other packaged products > Consumer Electronics and Appliances
  • Other packaged products > Pet Food/Pet Care
  • Other packaged products > Tobacco/Smoking Products

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Export Guide

Interested Businesses:

  • Direct Sales

Marketed Regions:

  • Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Central and South Asia
  • Eastern and Southeast Asia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • South America
  • Southern Africa
  • Western Europe

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Russian