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Frequently Asked Questions

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Below you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions we receive.

Q. Can I put a film seal on any of your products?
A. Yes. Our Supermarket Containers are designed to accept a film seal. Most of our other products are not specifically designed for optimal film sealing which usually require a flat flange.

Q. Can I purchase Genpak products direct?
A. We sell primarily through our distribution partners. Please call us or use the Chat Line to find your nearest stocking distributor. If you would like to have a Genpak sales professional call you to discuss a particular opportunity, please take a moment to complete this Sales Call Form.

Q. Do you sell internationally?
A. We sell primarily in the North American market. For sales in Canada, please contact our Canadian sales office at 905-569-3660. We do not ship overseas.

Q. Are your foam polystyrene products recyclable?
A. Yes... however, there are very few facilities which accept products with a recycle symbol of number 6 recyclable icon. Please check with your local municipality to see if they collect such items before placing them into your curb side recycle bins.

Q. Can I place my company logo onto your packaging?
A. Yes, many of our products may be decorated with your company logo. Please follow this link for a complete listing of items and their minimums to decorate.

Q. Are your products Kosher?
A. None of our products are Kosher certified, however we do certify that no animal derived raw materials or additives are used in the production of any of our food packaging.

Q. What is the minimum and maximum temperature range your products can handle?
A. Please follow this link to view a temperature matrix of all our product substrates.

Q. Do any of your food packaging products contain Bisphenol A (BPA)?
A. No, none of our products have ever contained BPA.

Q. Do any of your food packaging products contain CFC's (Chlorofluorocarbons)?
A. No, none of our products have ever contained CFC's.

Q. Can I purchase rolls of the materials you use to manufacture your products?
A. Unfortunately no. We use all the materials produced to make our products.

Q. Can you make a custom container for us?
A. Yes, we do make custom packaging if the annual volume makes sense. For particulars, please contact us with your details.

Q. How can I apply for employment at Genpak?
A. Just check our Career Section of our web site for details.