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Video Plant Tour: Engineering Recyclable Flexible Packaging

An inside look at a collaborative recycling project that brings flexible pouch packaging another step closer to a circular process.

Rick Lingle, Senior Technical Editor

April 8, 2021

Can a pouch be a pouch again? Follow the video tour of the process that recycles pouches back into pouches.

Laura Evangelio of Dow Pack Studios Tarragona in Spain serves as host for the informative 2 ½-minute video tour of a process flow that involves Dow, HP Indigo, Karlville, Cadel Deinking, Reifenhauser. Footage includes a 5-layer blown extrusion system producing a film made using 50% post-consumer material.

About the Author(s)

Rick Lingle

Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday

Rick Lingle is Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. He’s been a packaging media journalist since 1985 specializing in food, beverage and plastic markets. He has a chemistry degree from Clarke College and has worked in food industry R&D for Standard Brands/Nabisco and the R.T. French Co. Reach him at [email protected] or 630-481-1426.

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