Leading German Consumer Goods Company chooses Cardia Biohybrid™ technology
Extrusion blow moulded bottles made with Cardia Biohybrid™ technology
Cardia Bioplastics Limited is pleased to announce that a leading German Consumer Goods Company has chosen Cardia Biohybrid™ technology for their product packaging.
Following four years rigorous quality and performance testing, the German Consumer Goods Company, which can not be named for commercial reasons, has chosen Cardia Biohybrid™ technology for their product packaging.
Cardia Biohybrid™ technology was validated in a stringent approval process for high performance rigid packaging applications including – quality, performance, price, environmental claims, intellectual property position and freedom to operate.
The Cardia Biohybrid™ technology had to satisfy full food safety compliance as well as deliver superior packaging performance through the product life cycle.
As a European market leader, the German Consumer Goods Company is redefining packaging with a European market launch of Cardia Biohybrid™ technology packaging in early 2015.
The German major placed initial container orders. The business has the capacity to expand rapidly due to the company’s market presence within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods category.
Cardia Bioplastics Managing Director Dr Frank Glatz said: “Collaborating with this well-known German Consumer Goods Company presented an exciting opportunity to develop high performance packaging with lower environmental impact. In addition to offering a product with beneficial environmental profile and full food safety compliance, a key criterion for success was in delivering superior packaging performance through the entire product life cycle.”
“In addition to meeting all product performance criteria, the tests confirmed that our Biohybrid™ technology enhanced the shelf life of the packaged product due to its good gas barrier properties. This is a real value add outcome for our customer,” Dr Glatz added.
Meeting the stringent testing and approval process of the German consumer goods company further validates Cardia Biohybrid™ versatility in product applications, its environmental benefits and product performance.
Cardia continues to be well positioned in benefiting from the trend towards sustainable packaging. Offering customers the choice of using sustainable Cardia Biohybrid™ technology (less oil, lower carbon foot print) or Compostable technology (delivering certified compostability to international standards); Cardia is continuing to see increased demand in a broad range of applications, including flexible film, bag, injection moulding and blow moulding applications.