One award is for producing a sustainable and sleek customer application in present use, and the other is for developing a sustainable solution prototype slated for launch in Fall 2022.
One project in collaboration with Swiss brand Liebwerk for designing a digital print decoration for Neopac’s vegan botanical toothpaste PiceaTube won in the plastics category.
Unlike other packaging solutions, the Picea Tube is the only sustainable tube packaging that allows customers to sense and feel the sustainable material used in the product. The sawdust and uniquely crafted surface offer a tactile experience easily identifiable among competitors.
The Picea tubes are made using the sawdust of spruce trees combined with sugar-based raw material embedded using plastic. Its composition includes 95.8% renewable materials.
According to a carbon dioxide footprint analysis on the tube, the use of Picea has a significant advantage over traditional polyethylene (PE) tubes. Picea releases 38.9% less carbon dioxide over its lifecycle when compared to PE tubes. Picea tubes have received Ecocert and Cosmos certifications and an EU food grade status.
The product that gave Neopaca win in the Prototypes category was its polypropylene (PP) version of the Polyfoil MMB mono-material barrier tube.
It features a PP laminate that provides protection and facilitates recycling by making the product ready to recycle. Polyfoil MMB PP may have a soft exterior or a shiny metallic body as it is still a prototype.
The PP product series includes recyclable caps, pumps, and applicators. The invention protects the product, is easy to use, and has an aesthetic appeal. It is said to be the first of its kind to get the approval of the EU’s discerning RecyClass sustainability verification organization.
The impact, resilience, and growth of responsible packaging in a wide region are daily chronicled by Packaging South Asia.
A multi-channel B2B publication and digital platform such as Packaging South Asia is always aware of the prospect of new beginnings and renewal. Its 16-year-old print monthly, based in New Delhi, India has
demonstrated its commitment to progress and growth. The Indian and Asian packaging industries have shown resilience in the face of ongoing challenges over the past three years.
As we present our publishing plan for 2023, India’s real GDP growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2023 will reach 6.3%. Packaging industry growth has exceeded GDP growth even when allowing for inflation in the past three years.
The capacity for flexible film manufacturing in India increased by 33% over the past three years. With orders in place, we expect another 33% capacity addition from 2023 to 2025. Capacities in monocartons, corrugation, aseptic liquid packaging, and labels have grown similarly. The numbers are positive for most of the economies in the region – our platform increasingly reaches and influences these.
Even given the disruptions of supply chains, raw material prices, and the challenge of responsible and sustainable packaging, packaging in all its creative forms and purposes has significant headroom to grow in India and Asia. Our context and coverage engulf the entire packaging supply chain – from concept to shelf and further – to waste collection and recycling. We target brand owners, product managers, raw material suppliers, packaging designers and converters, and recyclers.
In an admittedly fragmented and textured terrain, this is the right time to plan your participation and marketing support communication – in our impactful and highly targeted business platform. Tell us what
you need. Speak and write to our editorial and advertising teams!
For advertisement email@example.com , for editorial firstname.lastname@example.org and for subscriptions email@example.com