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The ecological carton for 2005


ISURPAK has announced that it will have the first packaging machine for its ecological carton by the middle of 2005. The first prototype is to be developed by a consortium in which the engineering group IDOM is participating. This first machine will be able to fill 25 packs per minute – particularly suitable for small- and medium-sized production lines.

Image of new carton

Compared to similar packages, this design is the most simple, with a rectangular shape and stiffness, plus a secure waterproof and pouring system. All this from just a cardboard package and a plastic pocket.

The user can easily separate the cardboard box from the plastic pocket, and therefore, unlike packages on the market, it can be easily recycled.

The Basque company ISURPAK presented this ecological carton in 2002. But this pack had a slight problem – there was no packaging machine on the market suited to the characteristics of the manufacture needed to create it. Now the first prototype is to be ready for 2005.

Garazi Andonegi | alfa
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