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Innovative and Sustainable Flexible Packaging: May Spotlights

Our series of award winning innovative packaging from FPA’s 2020 Achievement Awards Competition continues! Check out our May packaging spotlights to learn about the benefits and features of each package, manufacturers, and participating brands! 

FlexiTube for Bio Creative Labs – USA

Uflex Limited developed three FlexiTube variations of Super Foods Natural Hair Care for Bio Creative Labs – USA. Each tube features 360 degree printing, and gold metallic lines that are created with a holographic layer, eliminating the use of a foil stamping process. Uflex earned Gold Achievement Awards for Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging and for Packaging Excellence. They also earned a Silver Achievement Award in Technical Innovation. To learn more about the manufacturer, visit their website here

Hill’s All PE “Recyclable” Pet Treat Bags

With this new packaging design by Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC, Hill’s was able to launch into fully “recyclable” flexible packaging formats without any changes in appearance or performance! Hill’s pet treat bags were created with new materials, new equipment, and new processing methods to provide a sustainable and convenient package for both pets and their owners! They are puncture-resistant, grease-resistant, easy to open, and have varied closure options! Best of all, the EVOH barrier film incorporates the compatibilizing additive to neutralize any potential negatives to the recycling stream! Plastic Packaging Technologies earned a Gold Achievement Award in Packaging Excellence, and Silver Awards for Sustainability and Technical Innovation. To learn more about the manufacturer, visit their website here

Bear Naked® Premium Granola

TC Transcontinental Packaging earned a Silver Achievement award in Printing for their gorgeous Bear Naked® Premium Granola packaging. The matte look with the patterned metallic design creates a memorable package on the shelf, making it easy for shoppers to find. This convenient stand-up pouch also features a barrier to keep granola fresh, and a reclosable zipper and notch perforation for easy opening. To learn more about the manufacturer, visit their website here

Flex Asclepius™ PCR Based BOPET Films

Flex Films (USA) Inc. earned a Silver Achievement Award for Sustainability with their Asclepius™ PCR based BOPET films. In addressing today’s sustainability issues, these films were created to have a low carbon footprint and provide a better, sustainable solution for converters and CPGs. Virtually every category of Asclepius™ PCR based BOPET film is available in 90–100% PCR content for printing and laminating, barrier, label and liner, and virtually all other flexible packaging needs! To learn more about the manufacturer, visit their website here.

Happy Inside Cereal 

Featured in our innovation showcase is Happy Inside Cereal by PPC Flexible Packaging. This flexible, lightweight package saves room in your pantry and extends shelf life, so you will have healthy and delicious cereal to enjoy even longer!  To learn more about the manufacturer, visit their website here

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