Sealed Air uses Cardia Compostable films for new PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bags
Leading global protective packaging manufacturer Sealed Air has selected Cardia Compostable films for its new PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bags.
The PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bag is a versatile and moldable cushioning bag made from renewable materials that is certified biodegradable and compostable. The entire PakNatural® cushion is certified biodegradable and compostable. Cardia Compostable film has proven to be the ideal choice for PakNatural® as it meets Sealed Air’s drive to deliver more environmentally friendly solutions.
The new PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bag expresses Sealed Air’s environmental commitment offering its customers environmentally friendly solutions of high performance, efficiency and verified biodegradability and compostability.
Cardia Bioplastics Managing Director Dr. Frank Glatz said, “The main design goals by Sealed Air were to offer biodegradable and compostable packaging solutions made from renewable resources and to maintain the packaging integrity of the PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bag protective void fill cushions.” Dr Glatz continued, “Working closely with the Sealed Air team, we contributed to making their commitment to delivering more environmentally friendly packaging solutions of high performance to their customers a reality. Sealed Air is another example of a major market leader taking the initiative of introducing compostable and biodegradable solutions to their customers.”
The Cardia Compostable film had to meet precision performance standards during both the manufacture of the film and later at the point of use, when the film is converted to a cushion bag. These systems are fast and easy to operate delivering cushions on demand for excellent protection and efficient void filling, while reducing material and shipping costs. At the point of use for Sealed Air customers, this compostable film delivers robust performance in demanding conditions.
John Wolf, Sealed Air Global Vice President, General Use Segment said: “When it comes to sustainability, we focus on the total life cycle of our products and the products we protect. Our strategy involves understanding the beginning and end of life, in addition to the performance during use. The new PakNatural® Biodegradable Cushion Bags addresses all of these areas.”