At CMPL Expo in Mumbai, 3D Neopac to Introduce Tubes with Locally-sourced PCR Content

D Neopac to Introduce Tubes with Locally-sourced PCR Content

Sourced from local India-based supplier, tubes can comprise up to 28% post-consumer recycled content.

Mumbai, India3D Neopac, a global provider of tube packaging for cosmetics and health care, and the India-based subsidiary of Hoffmann Neopac of Switzerland, will introduce a range of post-consumer recycled content tubes sourced from an India-based material supplier at the Contract Manufacturing & Private Label Exhibition, May 4-5 in Mumbai. At Booth C-8, the company will showcase an extension of its EcoDesign portfolio that can comprise up to 28% PCR content, and is available in diameters ranging from 19-50 millimeters.

To produce the new tubes, mechanically recycled materials are sandwiched between layers of conventional polyethylene. As soon as this summer, 3D Neopac’s India-based PCR materials supplier is aiming for FDA-NOL certification, which would allow product contact with the material and hence to add an EVOH barrier to the PE tube for enhanced protection of the formulas.

A prominent India-based skin, hair and oral care products provider, ARATA, has already agreed to utilize 3D Neopac’s new PCR tubes.

“3D Neopac is excited to offer these new recycled content tubes, which we believe will take substantial strides toward our circular economy efforts, and serve as an encouraging example of plastic waste reduction in India,” said Anant Gadre, Managing Director of 3D Neopac. “We also are proud that a well-known, forward-thinking personal care products company like ARATA has agreed to utilize these new PCR tube solutions.”

The new tubes join an ever-growing family of Neopac Group’s sustainability-minded EcoDesign products, including PaperX fiber-based Tube, which drastically reduces both plastic materials use and overall carbon footprint; and a Lightweight range offering thin-walled tubes and SlimLine Caps.

For more information on the new recycled tubes, contact 3D Neopac or visit the company’s online catalogue.


About 3D Neopac

3D Neopac is a subsidiary of Hoffmann Neopac, a privately-owned company, headquartered in Thun, Switzerland. The group produces high-quality metal and plastic packaging in six locations: HOFFMANN tins in Thun and in Holland; Polyfoil® and plastic tubes with NEOPAC in Switzerland, Hungary and the US; plastic, paper tubes and SpringTubes with 3D Neopac in India. Its longstanding customers include internationally active pharmaceutical, cosmetics and consumer goods manufacturers in the European, North American and Asian markets.

Including its new production facility in the United States, the group employs around 1,250 employees and has a capacity of 1.3 billion tubes. The company is dedicated to sustainability in both its manufacturing processes and corporate culture, including a dedicated eco-conscious packaging portfolio.

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