Back to articles | Published: 15.02.2022
Paris, Bad Homburg, Lauterbach: Organising associations IK and ELIPSO have conferred the PackTheFuture Award 2020 on film manufacturer DUO PLAST for its sustainable film innovation DUO EARTH 4.
The 5th edition of the famous PackTheFuture Award saw 58 packaging innovations submitted by European companies, a testimony to the dynamism and innovative capabilities of the industry. DUO PLAST AG is one of 10 award winners. The Lauterbach-based film specialist distinguished itself in the Ecodesign category thanks to its sustainable film innovation “DUO EARTH 4”. The panel concluded that “Duoplast has successfully included at least 25% post-consumer recycled material in its Duo Earth 4 stretch film, whilst maintaining the overall thickness at 8 μm without any loss in performance.”
With its DUO EARTH 4 product, DUO PLAST AG is the first to successfully incorporate at least 25% post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials into its stretch film formulas without any significant loss in film performance. As a leading innovator in the stretch film sector, the company has now set a new benchmark for using recycled materials in stretch films while still meeting the requirements for optimum load securing.