Packaging

Nonwoven solutions such as oxygen-scavenging packaging for foodstuffs and anti-static packaging for computer equipment are just two of the innovative packaging solutions available today. Packaging industry experts are looking to nonwovens for alternative solutions and the flexibility the materials provide is testament to the potential nonwovens have as a packaging medium of the present and the future.

Some examples of where nonwovens are used

Food contact packaging

  • Food wrap: meat, cheese and fish)
  • Tea & coffee bags
  • Scavengers (e.g. oxygen absorbents)
  • Absorbent pads
  • Sacks, bags & sachets
  • Insulation bags
Transportation
  • Envelopes
  • Sacks and bags
  • Bale wrap
Protection
  • Sterilisation wrapping
  • Sheets, bags, sacks, wraps for delicate products (e.g. electronic products, car bumpers, leather goods)
  • Bulk products (e.g. steel, lumber, glass)
Other
  • Luxury inner and outer packaging
  • Laundry and dry cleaning products
  • Vacuum cleaner bags
  • Horticulture - Agriculture (e.g. tree and plant root wrap)
  • Metal wrap
  • Industrial bags
The advantages of using nonwovens
  • Easy to recycle and compost
  • Easy to convert into pads and shapes
  • High tear resistance
Companies supplying products or services related to packaging

Technologies used

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