10 Safety Features You Need On Your Punching Machine

Pearl’s lightning attachment is a punching machine safety feature

Safety is always a top priority and flexible packaging is no exception.  Let’s take a look at some key punching machine safety features that protect your most valuable asset: your people. Great design starts with simple, well-thought-out features that make machines safe and easy to operate. From simple storage solutions that make common accidents less […]

Calculating Punch and Die Clearance With Our Application Lab

Pearl's Application Lab identifies the best punch unit, punch attachment, and punch and die clearance for your process.

Fast, clean, and consistent cutting of pouch packaging material or blown plastic film is only possible with exactly the right punch and die clearance for your application. While many cut-rate suppliers may save you money upfront, a reputable technology partner will work with you to identify the best combination of punch unit, punch attachment, and […]


Savannah, New York (October 3, 2022) – Pearl Technologies today announced the introduction of its “Value” range of Zero Clearance (ZC) punching units.  The new range of “disposable” units provide excellent punch quality at budget-friendly pricing for punching round holes, hanger holes, corner rounds and tear notches. The Value ZC units are part of Pearl’s […]

How Much Does a Punching Machine Cost?

Pearl Technologies’ high-quality punching machine

If you are investing in a plastic packaging operation or expanding an existing operation, you’ll need to look at punching machinery, but how much does a new punching machine cost? Making the Cut: Estimating Punching Machines Costs Depending on your flexible packaging processing or converting application, your punching machine is either the final touch to […]

Robust, ‘Smart’ Bubble Cage

  Addex has partnered with Pearl Technologies to create robust, “smart” bubble cage that will debut at K 2022 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The cage features Addex’s proprietary 100% pure digital automatic controls. The Addex + Pearl Digital Bubble Cage provides smooth, consistent bubble-diam control and features Pearl’s unique patented cage arm technology. To learn more, click here!

Best Flexible Packaging Punches

flexible packaging punches

All flexible packaging punches are not created equal. Pearl Technologies’ performance packaging punches offer significant advantages in durability, customizability, and performance over the superior quality you already expect from our industry-leading standard products. Let’s take a look at how Pearl’s performance punches offer added value to your operation across a wide range of applications. Guaranteed […]

Toothed vs. Die Cut Punches – Pearl Technologies

toothed vs. die cut punches offer different cutting solutions for packaging pouch manufacturers

Toothed and die cut punches offer distinct cutting solutions for different plastic packaging materials. Deciding whether to invest in the precision of a die cut punching or opting for the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of toothed punch technology depends on the type and thickness of film you are cutting. Getting the Edge: Toothed vs. Die Cut […]


Savannah, New York (August 8, 2022) – Pearl Technologies today announced that Tom Crawford has been hired in the newly created position of Sales Director, at the leading manufacturer of punching and handling solutions for plastic film. In this position, Mr. Crawford will develop and manage a strategic sales plan that will help grow successful […]

See You in Rosemont, IL for GPF

REMINDER:  We’ll be at Global Pouch Forum this week! We’ll be at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL this week for Global Pouch Forum.  Schedule a meeting with a Pearl sales representative at the show or at your facility today: email sales@pearltechinc.com or call 315-365-3742. Global Pouch Forum is a three-day event that provides converters and pouch makers […]