Smurfit Kappa presents a solution to replaces EPS plastic packaging material for the frozen food packaging. They provide a sustainable paper-based alternative that can give the same result.
A solution of EPS plastic
It is an innovative and sustainable packaging that keeps frozen and chilled foods fresh during the supply chain.
The innovative packaging materials (Thermo Box) made from a 100% paper-based combination with a structure of Hexacomb corrugation. This hexacomb corrugation holds frozen food, including fish, at temperatures the same as expanded polystyrene (EPS) crates.
Properties of Hexacomb corrugation – Thermo Box
Hexacomb corrugation packaging is a 100% paper-based packaging material. It extends a unique combination of excellent strength with a lightweight.
Hexacomb corrugation for frozen food
The specialization in the design and production of transit packaging and display panels based on paper honeycomb. It gives the essential levels of protection due to its strength to cushion and absorb shock providing products to be safely transported, minimizing product damage and returns.
Lightweight and robust, providing superior compression strength
Excellent shock resistance and cushioning performance
Easily die-cut, assembled, or otherwise formed to the design of the article
Highly long-lasting and reusable
Accessible in a wide variety of formats like simple panels die-cut boards, edge and corner protectors, cradles and wedges
100% paper material and renewable resource
Smurfit Kappa was approached by Patani Global Food B.V., a global supplier of fresh and frozen foods, including vegetables, meat and fish, and non-food products for the catering industry.
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