Berry bpi has successfully developed a recyclable alternative to traditional laminated films using the knowledge and expertise from the production of its proven Formifor film.
The new X-Enviro Laminate is a PE laminated film that offers a real game changer in the market, combining the ability to be recycled with excellent point of sale impact to provide a more sustainable alternative to traditional PET/PE and OPET/PE laminated films.
“Using the Formifor capabilities from our plant in Roeselare, combined with the lamination technique in Steinfeld, we are able to create finished mono material laminates,” explains Dries Devlaminck, R&D Engineer, Berry bpi.
The high gloss finish of the film delivers a superior look and feel to further enhance brand image and on-shelf presence. In addition, the film’s excellent stiffness and strength enables stand-up pouches to be produced.
“However, the most important and unique selling point is its recyclability, which provides our clients finally with a sustainable solution for their packaging material,” Dries continues.
Further developments are also underway to offer an even more sustainable packaging solution.
“X-Enviro Laminate can be recycled in appropriate collection schemes but we want to produce a film containing recycled content as well,” says Michael Kreymborg, Head of R&D, Berry bpi.
"Successful trials of a backing film with 50% recycled content have already been achieved and we will continue to further enhance the product in the coming months," he concludes.
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