Smithers provide a range of services to help companies reduce their environmental impact and improve the sustainability of their products, packaging and processes.
With new options available to collate bottles and cans in the retail distribution environment, our experts explore these alternatives in the downloadable article below - with guidance on how to assess their suitability and sustainability credentials for your application.
Plastic rings have traditionally been used for this purpose, but new materials and unique designs have provided manufacturers with novel opportunities. However, it is important to ensure any solution is optimally configured for both environmental benefit and packaging functionality - this is why well-considered testing plays a critical part in any successful packaging development process.
Find out more about these new opportunities and the material and design considerations you should be making when designing your packaging by downloading the article below.
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