In our daily lives, everywhere we look, we encounter plastic film. It has become such an integral part of our lives, that we take it for granted. In some cases, only professionals can even tell that certain product components started out as plastic film. It is one more reason to take a closer look at the topic of film and its applications and processing methods. We would like to present a few main areas and products, show you which materials are typically used and how the film is processed. In this context, we're going to examine the possibilities of using laser technology in particular.