Q: If I purchase a die from you can I take it with me when my production is complete?

A: All dies fees paid to American Copak Corporation is for the creation, maintenance and storage of the die. No other customer will be allowed to use the custom die we created. When you are ready for your next production run we will have the die ready. Due to the proprietary system we have developed all dies and tooling remain the property of American Copak Corporation.

Q: What are your minimum quantities?

A: Our minimum order is 50,000 units per flavor / SKU toll only. Toll does not include procurement of ingredients or materials. All components must be supplied by the customer at this quantity. At 100,000 units per flavor / SKU you may choose Toll, Turn Key. Turn Key includes purchasing materials and ingredients (some or all). Not all jobs qualify for Turn Key pricing. To be determined during review of project details.

Q: Your minimum quantity is 50,000 units. Can I split that between two or more flavors / SKUs?

A: For an additional cost and flavor change fee we can split this into 2 flavors / SKUs. (25,000 units per flavor / SKU)

Q: What is your lead time?

A: Depending on the scope of work, availability of components and line scheduling our typical lead time in 4 – 8 weeks from initial discussion to full production.

Q: What is the smallest size packet you can produce?

A: The smallest size packet we can produce is a square. 2″ x 2″.

Q: How much do you charge for a custom die?

A: Between $10,000 to $15,000 depending on the scope of design and project details. We do have existing dies we own that can be used. Pricing ranges depending on the die. Call or email for details.

Q: Do you have aseptic packaging capabilities?

A: No we do not. We use flash pasteurization. Also known as HTST, high temperature short time. Compared to other pasteurization processes, it maintains color and flavor better.

Q: Do you produce hot fill products?

A: Yes. In bottles and packets.

Q: How much do you charge for your services?

A: Please fill out our quote request form above and someone will contact you with 48 business hours to discuss your project.

Q: Can you use my existing printed film?

A: No. For numerous reasons. We don’t have a die to match your design. Chances are the film was not setup to run on the specific machines we use. The vendor may not be a pre-approved vendor with proven quality.

Q: What are your hours of operation?

A: Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.
Friday, 8:30 – 3:00pm

Q: Can you produce stick packs?

A: No. The thinest we go is 1 1/2″ wide.

Q: Can you provide just bottles or other components for use elsewhere?

A: No. We do not stock components for individual sale. However we can source them if your production is with us and your project quantity is 100,000 units or more.

Q: Can you fill pouches with spouts?

A: Yes we can. As long as the pouches are preformed with the spout attached.

Q: How much do you charge for Kosher certification?

A: To add you to our Kosher certification it is $2,000 per year. Must have all proper documentation prior to starting this process.

Q: How much do you charge for organic certification?

A: We charge $2,000 a year for organic certification. Must have all proper documentation prior to starting this process.

Q: Can American Copak assist with my formulation?

A: Unfortunately not. We do have a full time microbiologist who can review your formula for possible red flags once we have a quote request and signed NDA.

Q: I need extra production. Can you help me?

A: Absolutely! We will put in overtime shifts on the weekend and through the night if necessary to make sure you are never stocked out.

Q: Does American Copak do any kind of fulfillment?

A: No but we will work with your carriers to assist with special needs depending on the request.

Q: Does American Copak produce anything with meat?

A: No we do not.