Who is Shields?
Custom Film & Flexible Packaging, Stretch Hooder Film

Who is Shields?

Shields® is one of the leading North American producers of flexible packaging, with substantial capabilities in blown-film extrusion, printing, bag making and other converting processes. Founded in 1935 in Yakima, Wash., Shields combines experience with innovation to create the next generation in packaging.

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our specialties

Custom Film & Flexible Packaging, Stretch Hooder Film

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Your One-Stop-Shop for Quality Flexible Packaging

We combine experience with innovation to create the next generation in flexible packaging. We extrude, print and convert film for use in a wide range of industries.

Custom Extruded Film for High Durability

At Shields, our bags are tough. Our blends are tested under the most rigorous circumstances to protect the integrity of your product.

Laboratory Services for Intelligent Packaging

With the latest in physical, thermal and analytical instrumentation the Shields Technical Laboratory is able to accommodate even the most demanding product analysis requirements.

Outstanding Print Graphics for a Lasting Impression

Shields brings you brilliant graphics with up to 10-color process printing and online color matching.

Shields Capabilities - Location Guide

Shields Capabilities - Location Guide

This guide shows specific processes and capabilities at each location to fulfill your film and flexible packaging needs.

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Frozen Food Packaging

Frozen Food Packaging

Shields® frozen food packaging is made in our SQF certified plants for leading name brands and private label manufacturers. Our fully integrated operation provides you the opportunity to customize packaging design, material structure and performance requirements for your business needs.

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by location

Specialization Overview

Garland, Texas

Specializing in Blown Film Extrusion, Flexographic Printing Stack) and custom slitting for Consumer and Industrial Applications.

Orangeville, Ontario

Custom High Resolution Flexographic Print, Laminated Products for Automated Filling Applications

Shawano, Wisconsin

Specializing in Custom Mono Layer Blown Film and Bags

Yakima, Washington

Technologically Advanced Blown Film Products