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Flexible Film Cores

flexible film cores
polythene cores
film cores

Just Paper Tubes produced over 2 million Flexible Film Cores in 2023, making JPT the UK’s leading supplier in the film core market.

flexible packaging cores



19.4 mm to 254 mm INNER DIAMETER


1.5, 3, 5, 8, 10 mm


8 mm to 2000 mm


19.4, 25.4, 38.5, 44.8, 76.6 and 153.5 mm

high strength cores












When it comes to everyday packaging, flexible films are widely used and provide solutions for many industries. Just Paper Tubes has been a leading flexible film core manufacturer in the UK for several decades. We produce high-quality cores that are food contact approved, strong, custom fit and appropriate for a wide range of applications. We blade-cut the paper cores to deburr the ends, ensuring dust-free products for all your flexible film needs.


At JPT, along with quality, we ensure the minimum lead time. We can handle industrial-level production with quick turnaround time. We customise our products according to your specific needs, we would love the opportunity to visit your site and understand your processes.


Applications: There are around several dozen applications of our flexible film cores, below-listed ones are most popular among our existing clients.


Machine/Hand Stretch Film Cores: Machine/hand stretch films are used in packaging or storing a huge bulk of products together. Individual products with large diameters are often packaged using the same films. At JPT, we manufacture durable, bespoke Machine or hand stretch film cores to cover any of your needs. Our high-quality cardboard cores guarantee better storage, transportation and durability of the stretch films.


Printed Film Cores: Printed films generally are polyethylene filming solutions with your company logo and other branding texts printed on them. The application ranges from POS packaging to factory packaging solutions for all sorts of FMCG items. Our paper cores for printed films are food contact approved, allowing you to use them for all your food and beverage item packaging needs. We can, again, manufacture cores of all dimensions and specifications as per your business requirements.

Pouches and Bags Cores: Our flexible film cores are popularly used for storage and transportation of pouches and bags. Along with the quality, we have the capacity of manufacturing any quantity of cores within 24 hours according to your specifications.


Laminated film Cores: If you’ve been manufacturing laminated films, you already know the importance of solid-quality, durable, smooth and dust-free paper cores for storing your products. We make our cardboard cores extra sturdy for laminated films. We understand how important the smoothness of the cardboard tubes are so they don’t damage or imprint your product.


Sachets, Flow Wraps & Lidding Film Cores: The bread and butter of the food and beverage packaging industry. Inner Diameter is key when it comes to these film cores as your customers will be putting your finished product onto their high speed unwinding mandrels. We have been proudly maintaining all our quality standards and serving our clients working around this industry for more than a couple of decades.


Shrink Sleeve Film Cores: This particular film category has become a popular one lately due to its high flexibility in packaging. JPT has a proven track record of manufacturing and distributing paper tubes for this particular film.


Key Features:


A long list of features can be mentioned that make our flexible film cores stand out. The key ones that we consider our products unique for are strength, durability, high-quality and food-grade outer liner approval. Along with the above, the clients get a wide range of dimensions from 19.4 m to 254 mm in inner diameter, 1.5 mm to 15 mm of standard walls and 8 mm to a whopping 8000 mm in width.


JPT has a reputation for quick turnaround time and its capacity. We aim at building long-lasting relations with our clients, ensuring the highest quality, integrity and the best customer service. If you’re looking for a cardboard core manufacturer for your flexible film products, JPT would love to partner towards your sustainable success.

In 2018 we commissioned our massive purpose-built core-drying unit, unique in the UK, which enables us to provide higher quality cores whilst reducing lead times, for you, our Customer.

White, Brown, Printed liners and specialised solutions available.

All backed up by our 24 hours a day production and our ISO’s in Quality and Environmental.

Next day delivery or Same day collection.

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