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New system lightens tray weight

Linpac Packaging’s new tray, Rfresh Elite, is sturdier, lighter and recyclable

September 9, 2012   by Food in Canada staff


Birmingham, U.K. – Linpac Packaging will be introducing a super-lightweight mono-material tray for meat and poultry.

The Rfresh Elite range of rPET trays use a sealant on their flanges to create a secure seal with the lidding film, removing the industry standard laminated PE base film.

The patent-pending trays are 100 per cent recyclable.

Packers and food manufacturers have tested the sealing system, which the company has worked on for the past two years.

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The new sealant is transparent and food-contact approved. Seal strength and seal-through-contamination is equal to current trays, says the company, and it’s considered a lock seal.

www.linpac.com


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