Gualapack Group aims to go further in offering the market a comprehensive range of sustainable solutions, such as our LamiNEXT® range for flexible packaging or our CheerNEXT® for spouted pouches, including spout and cap made of bio-based polymers.
GualapackGroup intends to reduce the impact of its products and activities on the environment with their “NEXT project”, the set of initiatives taken for sustainability.
- LAMINEXT® COMPOSTABLE & BIODEGRADABLE
LamiNEXT® breaks down naturally into organic components in just 12 weeks under composting conditions without releasing toxic heavy metals, in compliance with EN13432. All raw materials are certified to the Industrial Composting norms, EN 13432.
In particular, GualapackGroup developed, in its Safta plant in Italy, a complete range of compostable lids for coffee capsules.
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- LAMINEXT® BIO BASED
LamiNEXT® is also made of bio-based raw materials derived from renewable sources, according to ASTM D6400 standard. Bioplastic raw materials are based on plants rich in carbohydrate such as grains or sugar beets/cane. All applications using PE are feasible as LamiNEXT® bio-based, PP in development for retort application.
- CHEERNEXT, A BIO-BASED SPOUTED POUCH
Gualapack offers CheerNEXT®, a bio-based, alu-free pouch that can contain up to 80% of bio-sourced raw materials. CheerNEXT® is available for cold filling, ambient filling and hot filling process and can sustain a pasteurization treatment.
- BIO-BASED SPOUTS & CAPS
Gualapack developed a range of spouts & caps made exclusively of bio-sourced polymers (from raw materials derived from renewable sources, according to ASTM D6400 standard). Bioplastic raw materials are based on plants rich in carbohydrate such as grains or sugar beets/cane. Bio-based Spouts & Caps are available for cold filling, ambient filling, hot filling and pasteurization process.
- SUSTAINABLE STAND-UP POUCHES
GualapackGroup can produce compostable or bio-based Stand-Up Pouches from Safta’s LamiNEXT® laminates
Plastic News – 2nd June