Hot Fill Technologies

Plastipak's hot fill technology benefits processed beverages that require a hot fill application. Our hot fill containers are the result of advanced engineering and technology designed to extend shelf life.

Hot Fill Advantages:

  • High output manufacturing
  • Extended shelf life
  • Blow molding capabilities
  • Filling capabilities
  • Patented bottle lightweighting and reshaping processes

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Plastipak’s patented ThermoShape™ technology makes it possible to hot fill lightweight PET containers, providing customers with product integrity and cost effectiveness. This technology delivers with extensive brand-building design flexibility.

ThermoShape™ is the ideal alternative to:

  • Beverage aseptic filling
  • Beverage preservative
  • Glass bottle hot filling usage

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Award-winning ThermaLite™ jars offer a sustainable alternative to glass for products requiring pasteurization. These lightweight jars can be hot or cold filled at temperatures up to 95°C. Thermalite’s™ shatterproof and transparent jars using regular twist-off metal caps are easy to grip, pour and hold. Significant transport cost savings are achieved by the 85% reduction in weight compared to glass alternatives.

Food Applications

  • Cooking sauces, including ethnic and pasta sauces
  • Tomato-based products
  • Pesto
  • Acidified/pickled vegetables
  • Fruit purées, jams and spreads
  • Relishes and chutneys

ThermaLite™ Specs | View PDF