This brand new technology is now being used for our Dove Body Wash bottles. We estimate saving of up to 27,000 tonnes of plastic resin a year once this technology is fully applied across our portfolio of products. In future years, this could deliver potential cost savings of up to €50 million.
The development of this gas injection technology, in conjunction with MuCell Extrusion has allowed Coveris to offer to the market two new products for Form-Fill-Seal (FFS) sheet, Neocell. Neocell allows us to eliminate the use of chemical foaming agents, which for us leads to a cleaner process, with much more control over the expansion, as the quantity of gas injected is metered very accurately.”
Packaging plays an important role in helping minimize food waste. The leveraging of the Microfoaming technology as one of the Rio 2016 carbon mitigation projects promotes a rational utilization of packaging and showcases how it can help enable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions”