ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Jan. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 28, fans all over the world will observe Bubble Wrap® Appreciation Day, a day when the world celebrates the fun side of a material that has protected millions of products over the last 53 years.
Bubble Wrap® Appreciation Day is celebrated every year on the last Monday in January. Despite the attempts of imitators, there is only one Bubble Wrap®; a product which has transcended its intended use of protecting valuables to become a "pop" culture phenomenon.
Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning is most recognized for the satisfying release and gleeful joy that comes with the popping of each plastic cell.The invention of Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning led to the founding of Sealed Air, a Fortune 500 Company that owns the registered trademark, in 1960. Today, Sealed Air operates in 51 countries and each year the company makes enough Bubble Wrap® to stretch to the moon and back. About Sealed Air Sealed Air is a global leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. With widely recognized and inventive brands such as Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Diversey ™ brand cleaning and hygiene solutions, Sealed Air offers efficient and sustainable solutions that create business value for customers, enhance the quality of life for consumers and provide a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations. On a pro forma basis, Sealed Air generated revenue of $8.1 billion in 2011, and has approximately 26,300 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com. SOURCE Sealed Air