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FusionPKG on mono-material airless pumps



CosmeticsDesign spoke with Alexander Kwapis, vp of product design and growth at FusionPKG, in regards to the new all-plastic airless pump and its sustainability impression.

 

Inform me just a little bit in regards to the packaging

For a very long time now we have been growing polypropylene packages to work in the direction of being extra sustainable and recyclable. In July of this 12 months, we launched this all-plastic spring. It’s kind of like a bellow, it makes use of a versatile spring, however as an alternative of being within the product’s path, the place you’ll be able to fit points, that is outdoors the product pathway. 

It has all the traditional airless parts and this fashion, you are going to have a pleasant premium expertise with out having any formulation interplay. We now have flexibility so if there’s some challenge for some motive, we are able to commute between metallic and plastic.

It is all polyolefin. We did testing with the Affiliation of Plastic Recyclers and it has most well-liked steerage, which implies that it’s recyclable. These packages are all polyolefin, which implies that if it is the best measurement and the best colour, they are often recycled.

Video by FusionPKG

What introduced you so far of taking all of the metallic out? 

About 4 years in the past, we did a ten,000-piece check within the wild of recycling packages with metallic springs as a result of there was this notion that metallic springs are actually recyclable. We discovered by way of our testing at a number of places that they really had been recyclable. 

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