At the Fillcon worldwide headquarters, we manufacture and fill sachets with liquids, creams, gels and tissues. However, “providing flexible packaging solutions for high and low viscosity liquids” sounds more glamorous! We can fill sachets with all kind of products for all types of markets. Our experience and machine capabilities allow us to fill sachets with liquids, creams and gels, we can also pop a tissue in to use as a wipe. Once tightly sealed, you can have them delivered bulk packed or finished off in point of sale packaging…… your choice.Generally, there are 4 simple steps to a perfect sachet. Below you can find out what we would need to know to get things moving.
First things first
We need to know a bit about the size, the shape, the look, the feel. Here are a few pointers;
Q: What sachet sizes are available?
A: Approx. 45mmx45mm up to 150mm x180mm
Q: Can I have a shaped sachet?
A: As long as the shape is a rectangle (or square)!
Q. Can you source the sachet material (laminate)?
A. Of course. 99% of our customers rely on Fillcon using qualified material suppliers.
Q: Can Fillcon print on the sachet material (laminate)?
A: Our partners are specialists in the printing of flexible packaging.
Q: How many colours can you print on a sachet?
A: As many as you like.
Q: Is the sachet easy to open?
A: If you’ve not had your 3 Weetabix then we can put a tear notch in it.
Q: What material (laminate) should I use?
A: We can only advise you on the suitability for your project.
Q: Can I have a date/batch code on the sachet?
A: Yes. We can emboss/print the codes.
Q: What is the minimum order quantity?
A: Our MOQ is 10,000 sachets.
Q: Can I have 2 sachets side by side?
A: Yes, we can produce twin pack sachets…..with or without tissue!
Q: Can I have empty sachets so I can fill them myself?
A: No problem
So, we have the sachet sorted
Now you need to let us know about what you want in it. Here we go with some prompts.
Q. If I supply the liquid, can you manufacture and fill the sachet?
A. In most cases, yes is the simple answer. A sample of the liquid would be required.
Q. What types of liquids can you fill into a sachet?
A. Water, laundry liquid, moisturiser, hand gel, face cream…….
Q. How much can you fill into a sachet?
A. We can dose 0.5ml up to 150ml+
Q. Can you source the liquid?
A. We work with a variety of manufacturers covering many market sectors. We can source straight forward liquids or have special potions mixed!
Q. How much liquid is required for your set-up?
A. We do ask for 5-10% extra for set-up and ongoing production waste.
Q. Can you accept 1000ltr IBC containers of liquids?
A. Yes, no problems. We have the equipment (and a large warehouse) to handle such containers.
You may want one, you may not want one. Here’s a few Q&A’s for you to consider.
Q. What type of wipe material can I have?
A. There are many types of wipe materials available, it’s all project dependant.
Q. How big can I have my wipe?
A. Depending on the size of the sachet and the volume of the liquid approx. 100mm x 100mm up to 250mm x 250mm
Q. I need a wet wipe.
A. We add a shot of liquid into the sachet when we insert the wipe.
Q. I need a dry wipe.
A. Hold the shot!!
Q. I need a Wet & Dry wipe.
A. Seriously!? Well that’s ok because we can do that too.
Q. I need multiple wipes in a single sachet.
A. Now you’re pushing it! Unfortunately, we only manufacture single/individual sachets.
Q. Can you source the tissue for me?
A. Of course. It’s our aim to make your life easier.
Q. Can you source all the materials?
A. Generally, we can source most materials required for sachet production, the laminate, the liquid, the tissue and in some circumstances you don’t even need to provide your artwork!
A box is a box, right? Wrong.
Q. How do I receive the sachets?
A. Unless requested, sachets are bulk packed in plain boxes.
Q. How do I identify the box?
A. All boxes are labelled with customer unique part numbers, quantity per box and the batch number relating to the production of those sachets.
Q. I’d like 10/20/30 sachets in a “shelf ready box” but have no box.
A.We can work with you to design a suitable box and then source if from our approved suppliers. We can then do the packing for you.
Q. I need the box printed.
A. Our suppliers have all the print experience required to finish off a box for point of sale.
Q. What about shrink wrapping?
A. We can offer you a shrink wrapped box, no problem.
Q. Does it have to be a box to pack the sachets?
A. Of course not, we also fill buckets with sachets.
Q. What about……
A. Ok, enough now. Give us a call, we’re really happy to answer any questions you have. Alternatively, fill in the form telling us About you and your requirements.