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Our AdaptEco sustainable material range features FSC® certified papers, compostable films, recyclable paper packaging materials, and innovative wash-off adhesives.


What is ecoPack?

ecoPack is an award-winning revolutionary one-side coated heat seal and moisture barrier FSC® certified paper packaging material that provides a sustainable and translucent alternative to avoidable plastic packaging. FSC® License Code C002557. ecoPack is recyclable through the paper stream and is fully repulpable in accordance with the Fibre Box Association protocols (FBA).

Our ecoPack paper material won the Environmental & Sustainability Award with Reflex, the printer, and converter, at the Sammies 2022.

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What are the Benefits of ecoPack?

  • Recyclable paper packaging that is adaptable, efficient, and attractive.
  • Alternative to multi-material laminate packaging constructions or single-use plastic packaging.
  • ecoPack is certified by ISEGA and may be used safely for food packaging, the coated side may stand in direct contact with dry, moist and fatty foodstuffs. 
  • Recyclable through the paper stream, and is fully repulpable in accordance with the Fibre Box Association protocols (FBA).
  • Offers incredible barrier properties including oxygen transmission & moisture vapour barriers, read more about Barrier Packaging.
  • Durable paper packaging material which can be recycled.
  • HP Indigo coating provides options for multiple designs in a single print run. 
  • Provides a heat-seal and moisture barrier.
  • Provides incredible machinability, reducing the energy required during the converting process.
  • High grease resistance.
  • Offers great printability using Xeikon, HP Indigo & UV Flexo technologies. 

What are the Main Applications of ecoPack?

Due to ecoPack being a paper-based material it is flexible in nature and can be used in various forms:

  • Horizontal & Vertical Flow Wrap
  • Sandwich Skillets
  • Sealed Bags
  • Labels
  • Board Lamination
  • Pouch and Bag Applications e.g. protein, coffee or hot chocolate sachets 
  • Flexible Packaging Solutions 

What is ecoPack An Alternative to?

  • Mixed paper/plastic laminate constructions
  • Avoidable mono-material single-use plastic
  • Avoidable mixed material foil or metallised laminates as barriers 
  • Window lamination films, offering paper lamination to create a paper-only construction
  • Natural and petroleum-based polymers on a variety of materials including paperboards 


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Benefit from avoiding single-use plastic or unrecyclable, multi-material packaging.

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