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CIRCULAR ECONOMY

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING solutions

# marine litter

# climate change

# CO2 foot print

# limited fossil resources

# circular economy

# sustainable plastic economy

sustainability why ?

". . . global commitment calls for a circular economy based on responsible and sustainable use of plastics ..."

EU PLASTICS STRATEGY

In 2018, the European Commission announced the

EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR PLASTICS IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY to ensure that all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030.

 

This strategy is gradually being implemented in directives and national laws with shorter deadlines.

GERMAN PACKAGING ACT

The correspondingly adopted GERMAN PACKAGING ACT (VerpackG) which came into effect in 2019, requires the responsible recycling schemes by providing financial incentives to promote:

 

- the use of materials and material combinations that enable to recycle the highest possible percentage, taking into account the sorting and recycling practice.

 

- use of recyclates and renewable raw materials.

. . . be ready to comply with current and future directives . . .

sustainable packaging how ?

OUR FOCUS

  max recyclability / substitution

 

Substitution of non-recyclable multi-material composites with
fully recyclable mono-material / mono-polymer laminate structures. all-PE, all-PP

Creating the best conditions for a real and maximum recycling

  reduction / downgauging

Reduction of packaging mass & volume.

Both the reduction of film layers as well as material downgauging of individual layers

lead to a reduction of carbon footprint and total cost.

  use of recyclates & renewable raw materials

PCR (post consumer recyclate) and/or PIR (post industrial recyclate) content.

Renewable bio-based polymers content such as Bio-PE

 

DESIGN FOR RECYCLING

flexible packaging

Smart solutions are required to create sustainable packaging while maintaining the multifunctionality of conventional multi-layer packaging including necessary physical and mechanical properties.

   mono polymer solutions

Our printed & laminated mono material rollstock solutions are designed for recycling and optimized to be used for a big range of horizontal and vertical FFS applications, flow wrapping or lidding. e.g.:

 •  Stand-up pouches,

 •  gusseted pouches,

 •  3-side seal pouches 

 •  quad seal 

   wet-wipes

   etc.

 •  available in in various suited combinations as:

   roll stock films for converters

   printed & laminated roll stock FFS films

   Pre-made Pouches

 •  including slight or high water-vapor & oxygen barriers

Applicable layer thicknesses and finishing can be combined as desired according to individual specifications and requirements.

The selection requires extensive advice.

Following some typical application examples &

product range

   common non-recyclable multi-layer structures

   the relevant sustainable substitution options

conventional duplex laminate structures . . .

* conditionally downcyclable as PO with low value

  PET / PE

 •  PET

 •  LLDPE

  OPP / PE

 •  BOPP

 •  LLDPE

  OPA / PE

 •  OPA

 •  LLDPE

sustainable duplex substitution options . . . all PE

  MDO-PE / PE

   MDO-PE

 •  LLDPE

•  benefits

  designed for recycling

 

 

  all PE = fully recyclable

 

 

  EU directives complient

 

 

  downgauging options

  suitable for existing processes

  printing options roto flexo digital 

  MDO PE films

 

 

 •  available in 20-30 µm

 •  various high barrier options

 •  rollstock films for lamination

 •  printed & laminated rollstock FFS films (laminated + LLDPE)

 •  Pre-made Pouches (laminated + LLDPE)

MDO PE/PE laminate is our most flexible sustainable solution for creating

all PE = fully recyclable taylored pouches.

We combine balanced thickness and barriers of MDO-PE & LLDPE layers according to your product, sizes and further specific requirement. 

MDO: machine-direction-orientation

request more information about supperior MDO-PE features . . .

sustainable duplex substitution options . . . all PP

sealable

  OPP / OPP
  OPP / CPP

* where suitable collection & recycling scheme is in place 

•  benefits

  designed for recycling

 

 

  all PP = fully recyclable*

 

 

  EU directives complient

 

 

  downgauging options

  suitable for existing processes

  printing options roto flexo digital

available in various suited combinations as:

 •  printed & laminated rollstock FFS films

 •  Pre-made Pouches

conventional triplex & duplex barrier laminate structures . . .

  PET / ALU / PE

   PET

   ALU

   LLDPE

  PET / met PET / PE

   PET(OPP)

   met PET

   LLDPE

  PET / PE + EVOH

 •  PET

 •  PE+ EVOH

 

sustainable barrier substitution options . . . all PE

  MDO-PE / PE+EVOH
  MDO-PE+barrier coating / PE
  MDO-PE / met MDO-PE / PE
•  benefits

  designed for recycling

 

 

  all PE = fully recyclable

 

 

  superior water-vapor & oxygen barrier

  EU directives complient

 

  downgauging options

  suitable for existing processes

  printing options roto flexo digital

available in various suited combinations as:

 •  printed & laminated rollstock FFS films

 •  Pre-made Pouches

sustainable barrier substitution options . . . all PP

  OPP / OPP+EVOH
•  benefits

  designed for recycling

  all PP = fully recyclable*

  EU directives complient

 

  downgauging options

  suitable for existing processes

  printing options roto flexo digital

available in various suited combinations as:

 •  printed & laminated rollstock FFS applications

 •  Pre-made Pouches

* where suitable collection & recycling scheme is in place 

mono sealable paper / slight barrier / sustainable solution . . .

  PAPER + sealing & barrier coating
•  benefits

  designed for recycling

  all PAPER = fully recyclable

  EU directives complient

 

 

  downgauging options

  suitable for existing processes

  printing options roto flexo digital

available in various suited combinations as:

 •  printed & laminated rollstock FFS applications

contact us for more individual structures & applications . . .

      supporting a smooth substitution and transition to sustainability . . .

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Nils Hamdorf - Dipl.-Ing. • M.Sc.

Eigelstein 106
50668 Köln
Germany

Tel   +49 221 9229500

Mob +49 172 281 9397

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