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Paccor presents new sustainable PP products

Packaging Solutions

Paccor has an extensive product portfolio offering many sizes and different shapes for a wide variety of contents. Nevertheless, as a leading global player in the packaging industry, the company is continuously searching for new materials that their packaging solutions meet current market trends. Now, it is ready to present several new PP products developed in the last months including foamed polypropylene (PP) products and PP cups with oriented polypropylene (OPP) sleeves – a true pioneer performance. Paccor’s solutions improve shelf life at lower carbon costs, thus contributing to the wellbeing of people and our planet.

The PP foaming technology allows a 10 to 15% weight reduction of the products with full skeleton reincorporation and increased thermoforming cycle time. The cups are available in white or coloured (non-transparent). This technology has been developed in Paccor’s production site in Szombathely, Hungary, with a significant investment on an existing extrusion line.

‘The results of the foamed PP cups are very satisfactory. Up to 16% less CO2 emissions when we produce our DuoSmart solutions and 15% less plastic needed compared to the production of traditional DS cups,’ outlined Yves Caunegre, group director innovation.

Paccor is the first packaging manufacturer to offer OPP sleeves on PP cups which are detected as mono-material PP. The sleeves can be fully recycled and sorted together with the PP cup. Mono-material packaging is the best solution for the circular economy. Besides that, it offers unlimited decorating possibilities and is ideal for conical or curved cup shapes.

‘These new products allow significant sustainability improvements compared to oriented polystyrene (OPS) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sleeves and support Paccor’s ‘Care’ strategy by providing leading circular offers to our customers. Mono material solution can make sleeving interesting for other applications in conical or curved shape,’ added Nicolas Lorenz, CCO. ‘To support our customer’s sustainability agenda, life cycle analyses of our new products are available.’


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