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  • SCRATCH PAGE | General Films

    PRODUCTS MARKETS SERVED ABOUT US RESOURCES SUCCESS STORIES CAREERS BG/2M PV/40 PR-2/175 H2/BL LB-725 LB-730 Button VFFS SMC HFFS FILMS ​ Pallet Covers General Films produces dependable polyethylene pallet covers with excellent puncture resistance, so your products arrive safely at their destination. They're available inside seal, bottom seal, and flat or gusseted bags so you get the best fit and most protection possible. Also available is a high-grade shrink version for tight product utilization and to reduce load shifting. Top Sheets Available as individually cut or perforated on rolls, top sheets protect pallets from dirt and moisture. We can help you package your product for maximum durability. ​ Shrink Bundling Films Custom-made to your specifications, our shrink bundling film provides an economical industrial packaging system. The high shrink force and contact clarity protect against in-transit damage, pilferage, and product tampering. ​ ​ Honoring the Memory of Roy Weikert Roy J. Weikert 1913–2019 Roy J. Weikert, age 105, passed away peacefully in his sleep at The Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio, on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Many who knew him would say he was one of the most interesting people they had known. ​ He was born on October 22, 1913, to his parents, Isaac and Gertrude Weikert, both deceased. Also preceding him in death are brothers Robert, Harold, Wayne, their spouses, and sister Freida and her spouse, along with an infant sister, Margaret. Although Roy never married, he is survived by many nieces and nephews and their families, as well as a wide circle of extended Weikert family, many friends, and business associates. ​ Roy spent his early formative years on farms and in one-room schools in Darke and Miami Counties and then moved with his family to Covington when in sixth grade. He graduated from Covington High School. He attended Columbia University in New York and later earned a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT Heather’s caring nature seemed destined and well-suited to the culture at General Films. Her career background in elder care, in-home care, and retail management played to her strengths... Read more about Heather Heather Falknor, Converting Day Crew Brenda is a lifelong resident of Piqua. She graduated from Piqua high school and boasts an impressive background in manufacturing, including IPC, NOV, and others. Read more about Brenda Brenda Williams, Night Shift Supervisor

  • Custom-Engineered SMC Films | General Films

    SMC DEPENDABLE INDUSTRIAL PACKAGING FOR ALL APPLICATIONS ​ We're your source for tough, affordable industrial packaging that protects your products. General Films offers a wide range of custom films from economically priced material for non-FDA regulated applications, to a single layer and coextruded films for special uses. We make linear, a low-density film from 7" tubing to large pallet covers and sheeting and offer a wide range of custom colors as well as a broad assortment of bags on rolls or separated. ​ Coextruded Film Products Some industrial packaging applications require the enhanced strength that only a coextruded film product provides. General Films uses multiple layers of different materials to greatly improve impact resistance and tear strength versus standard films or bags. And our Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) films and bags are the perfect solutions for molding compounds, circuit boards, metal products, and other items that must be protected from environmental forces. Box and Barrel Liners Give us your requirements and we'll help size and specify liners for corrugated or drums. Because General Films is a custom resource, you'll get precisely the size and strength you need for your application. ​ Top Sheets Available as individually cut or perforated on rolls, top sheets protect pallets from dirt and moisture. We can help you package your product for maximum durability. ​ Shrink Bundling Films Custom-made to your specifications, our shrink bundling film provides an economical industrial packaging system. The high shrink force and contact clarity protect against in-transit damage, pilferage, and product tampering. ​ Pallet Covers General Films produces dependable polyethylene pallet covers with excellent puncture resistance, so your products arrive safely at their destination. They're available inside seal, bottom seal, and flat or gusseted bags so you get the best fit and most protection possible. Also available is a high-grade shrink version for tight product utilization and to reduce load shifting. ​ Machine Films Made from prime resin, our machine films offer the ultimate flexibility. You can use centerfold films on most L-sealers, and our single wound sheeting is standardized for shrink wrappers. Mattress manufacturers benefit from several grades of machine wrap films. General Films machine films are perfect for use on vertical form/fill/seal equipment. ​ Performance Products Our packaging films can be formulated to meet rigorous requirements like automotive standard 302 or NFPA flame retardancy. Our antistatic films can meet military specifications or other static-resistant requirements. For sunlight exposure, UVI film provides a substantially longer use life. Light-sensitive products require our photo black film; impervious to sunlight. Many other performance attributes can be met with our ability to custom formulate various packaging film ​ Being proactive and exceptionally responsive is what sets General Films apart from the typical supplier. " " Linda Cleveland, CEO, Industry Products Company CUSTOMER FOCUS Profiting From Team Spirit "Being Proactive and exceptionally responsive is what sets General Films apart from the typical supplier," according to Linda Cleveland, CEO of Industry Products Company, a 42-year-old Piqua, Ohio enterprise that serves the automotive industry. > READ MORE ​ Industrial Film Packaging Specifications Sheets FC-20/67 Duratuf 75 Duratuf 100 Duratuf 120 Duratuf 130 IS-100 IS-120 DOWNLOAD SPEC SHEETS > CLICK HERE to learn more about how our industrial packaging solutions are suited for protecting your products.

  • Flexible Film Solutions for Food Packaging | General Films

    OTHER FOOD A FRESH LOOK AT FOOD PACKAGING ​ Preserving quality and extending shelf life are critical to the success of food packing companies. The ability to deliver higher quality products that stay fresher longer is a tremendous competitive advantage and a necessity for demanding consumers. At General Films, we provide flexible film solutions for various types of food packaging, including cheese, fresh meat and crackers, cookies, cakes, cereal, frozen foods, and other goods that require a barrier bag . We specialize in flexible packaging for institutional cheese applications including short- and long-hold bags for 40 lb. to 640 lb. cheese blocks and liners for 500 lb. cheese barrels. Our product is stiff, abrasion-resistant, and won’t stretch. Plus, our flexible film solutions are designed to support your operations by increasing throughput and reducing downtime. Produce Film ​Precut lettuce, salad mix, and other produce enjoy longer shelf life, excellent taste, color, and freshness with General Films coextruded film or bag produce packaging. We can design each product's oxygen, carbon dioxide, and water vapor barriers. Plus, a wide heat seal range assures quick and tight vacuum closures. We have a complete vertical form fill and seal film line for precut produce packaging. Contact Freezer plate/Crust Films Our coextruded freezer plate/crust films are ideal for demanding IQF applications. FDA-approved for poultry to seafood, our freezer plate/crust film exhibits exceptional stiffness and toughness with less elongation and tear. When you ask me what I would tell others about General Films, I'd say they have good quality products, they listen to the customer, they help us solve problems, they react quickly, and their prices are fair. " " Craig Colonno, Purchasing Director & Ice Cream Mix Manager, Anderson Erickson Dairy Custom Coextruded Film Specification Sheets For Food Processors BG/2M SM/2M H2/BL LB-725 LB-730 PV/40 PR-2/175 CB Film DOWNLOAD SPEC SHEETS Savings Focus Can I use coextruded films in laminations or replace laminated films to lower packaging costs? > READ MORE ​ We Meet or Exceed Government Standards Third-party auditors regularly inspect General Films to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and all applicable HAACP program requirements. We submit film samples to independent laboratories each month for microbiological testing. And we are inspected by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to ensure compliance with the Interstate Milk Shippers standards, as prescribed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For these reasons, you can depend on General Films fluid milk dairy packaging to meet the highest industry standards. ​ > CLICK HERE to learn more about how our packaging solutions are suited to meeting your processing needs. ​ ​

  • Media And Videos | United States | General Films

    DIGITAL MEDIA MEDIA & VIDEOS General Films and its partners have authored a set of highly informative videos. These provide valuable insight into products, innovations, technical tips, and expertise that food and industrial manufacturers just like you every day. General Films Founder Roy Weikert's Innovative Legacy General Films Bag-in-Box Model 89 Filler General Films Poultry VFFS General Films cheese film for short- and long-hold applications.

  • Associations/Certifications | United States | General Films

    NEWS & EVENTS IN THE NEWS General Films, Inc, May 16, 2022 Village of Covington, OH Accepts Roy J Weikert Trust Commitment At the opening Council session on May 16, 2022, the Village of Covington, Ohio, and Mayor McCord announced the acceptance of a commitment by the Roy J Weikert Trust to fund the development of an amphitheater at Schoolhouse Park in the heart of Covington. President of General Films Tim Weikert and Linda Daniel, the RJW trustee, were present at the meeting and graciously thanked the council. Linda spoke on behalf of the RJW Trust and the Weikert family. Linda talked about Roy’s love for Covington, their family, and especially his love of music. The family was proud to support the amphitheater’s design and construction and look forward to many concerts and happy families that will enjoy this park for generations to come. General Films, Inc, March 31, 2022 Roy J. Weikert Trust donation to the Covington Fire & Rescue assists in funding a new ambulance Tim Weikert, President of General Films, Inc., and Linda Daniel, Trustee, visited with the dedicated leadership & members of the Covington Fire & Rescue, pictured here. Chief Bart Weer guided a tour of the firehouse, equipment, crew quarters, and training facilities. Tim & Linda were given a demonstration of the new Medic/ambulance and its impressive capabilities. Linda shared a personal story of the group’s impact on the Weikert family; Wayne Weikert, the co-founder of General Films, was saved by the CF&R after being severely injured in an automobile accident. The new Medic/ambulance was acquired with funding assistance by the Roy J. Weikert Trust. General Films, Inc. September 1, 2021 Covington Schools and General Films Make a Lasting Community Impact The Roy J Weikert Trust has funded two major projects with the Covington Schools. Linda Daniel, Trustee, and Tim Weikert, President of General Films, (both CHS graduates) toured the school complex last week to learn first-hand of the gift's impact. Computers, software, and technology upgrades to the Covington High School Technology Lab. Showing L/R - CHS Principal Josh Meyer, General Films President Tim Weikert, Roy J. Weikert Trustee Linda Daniel, & CHS Business and Technology Teacher Kristi Home. Stage lighting and controls for the multipurpose center, including advanced LED lights, elevated positioning cage, & remote controls. Showing L/R - General Films President Tim Weikert, Roy J. Weikert Trustee Linda Daniel, CHS Principal Josh Meyer, and Schools Superintendent Gene Gooding. General Films, Inc. August 31, 2021 At General Films, everything we do starts and ends with safety General Films continues to invest in the safety of its associates by asking every associate to attend OSHA 10 training over the course of several weeks. But it didn't stop there. General Films then had all 14 leaders continue with OSHA 30 training to ensure an active and committed effort to the safety program. ​ “Everything we do starts and ends with safety." General Films, Inc. November 29, 2020 Christmas Spirit and Innovation Shine at the 2020 Christmas Event The General Films Christmas party is typically a time for our associates to gather and celebrate the holidays with a festive dinner. Due to the coronavirus, this annual tradition was reformatted to ensure that everyone could stay safe, healthy, and socially distanced. Read More> General Films, Inc. Updated October 9, 2020 ​ Covington School Board of Education Recognizes General Films for Legacy of Community Service Covington, OH—October 9, 2020 — General Films was awarded the Ohio School Board Association’s Business Honor Roll at the September 16, 2020, Covington Exempted Village Schools Board of Education meeting. For 75 years, General Films has been honored to partner with our community on education initiatives. The OSBA Business Honor Roll program recognizes just that—areas where businesses and schools are able to collaborate, ensuring that schools receive the support and real-world experience they need today while businesses are able to share the workforce skills students needs for tomorrow. > READ MORE ​

  • Contact Us | United States | General Films

    CONTACT US / FIELD SALES Tom Granata General Films 645 South High Street Covington, Ohio 45318 Phone: 1.888.436.3456 Local: 1.937.473.2051 Fax: 937.473.2403 Custom Film Products – Tom Granata SUBMIT Your Message Has Been Sent Ric Bornhorst Bag-in-Box Systems – Rick Bornhorst SUBMIT Your Message Has Been Sent Contact Todd Grosse SUBMIT Your Message Has Been Sent Todd Grosse John Clifton Contact John Clifton SUBMIT Your Message Has Been Sent BACK TO CONTACT PAGE

  • Literature Downloads | United States | General Films

    LITERATURE / SMC BMC LITERATURE DOWNLOADS Download our product specification sheets below. Adobe Acrobat or similar software may be needed to view the PDFs. SMC Carrier Film and BMC Bag Film for Industry Applications SM/2M BG/2M DOWNLOAD SPEC SHEETS

  • Resources | General Films

    RESOURCES MORE ABOUT FLEXIBLE FILM AT YOUR FINGERTIPS ​ ​ Your time is valuable. We get it. That’s why we’ve taken some of our most useful resources and put them all in one convenient location. From expert advice to industry information, use these trusted resources to empower your decision-making process and advance your business with just a few easy clicks.

  • Contact Us | United States | General Films

    CONTACT US General Films 645 South High Street Covington, Ohio 45318 Phone: 1.888.436.3456 Local: 1.937.473.2051 Fax: 937.473.2403 Purchasing ​ jeffdidier@generalfilms.com IT shellygrogean@generalfilms.com Administration timweikert@generalfilms.com Human Resources gusdelucia@generalfilms.com Email Us: ​ Field Sales tomgranata@generalfilms.com toddgrosse@generalfilms.com johnclifton@generalfilms.com Bag-In-Box ​ rickbornhorst@generalfilms.com ​ Customer Service ​ lindalyons@generalfilms.com dawnwehrman@generalfilms.com ​

  • Modified Atmosphere Packaging | General Films

    MODIFIED ATMOSPHERE PACKAGING FOR FRESHNESS MODIFIED ATMOSPHERE PACKAGING (MAP) ​ Many perishable food products can benefit from MAP to maintain freshness and increase shelf life. By reducing oxygen levels and creating a carefully balanced atmosphere, MAP can help maintain color, texture, and other attributes to create an optimal packaging solution. MAP is a proven technique to reduce the use of preservatives, maintain flavor and aroma requirements, and retain nutritional value. General Films offers a wide range of custom barrier films to protect and preserve your food products. Our MAP bags and films are used to package meats, spices, cheeses, nuts, and more. For case-ready applications, we offer medium and high barrier options. Because we can customize film to you needs, we can accommodate various gas, flavor Whether you need a barrier to protect against moisture, oxygen, light, oxidation, or other properties, General Films will custom engineer film to your exact specifications. Our films are successfully used on all types of VFFS and other machines to maximize the quality and productivity of you packaging operation. Our high performance barrier films can offer an outstanding packaging solution for your MAP application. ​ ​

  • Contact Us | United States | General Films

    CONTACT US / PURCHASING General Films 645 South High Street Covington, Ohio 45318 Phone: 1.888.436.3456 Local: 1.937.473.2051 Fax: 937.473.2403 Contact Jeff Didier SUBMIT Your Message Has Been Sent Jeff Didier BACK TO CONTACT PAGE

  • START YOUR SOLUTION | General Films

    START YOUR PROJECT START YOUR PROJECT Below is a concise form to start your project with General Films. Just fill in the form, describe your project, and we will be back in touch soon. We look forward to providing you and your company with cost-effective and innovative flexible film solutions. SUBMIT Your Message Has Been Sent

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