Packaging in Instapack® polyurethane foam

Sealed Air S.r.l.  / Packaging in Instapack® polyurethane foam / 2013
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Reseach and technological innovation by Sealed Air in the Instapak® foam packaging sector resulted in a significant reduction of weight and volume of packages in polyurethane foam. The intervention reduced the weight of the Instapak® polyurethane foam by approximately 47%. These changes also involved cardboard packaging, and thanks to changes in the packaging materials used to wrap the product, it was possible to reduce the weight by 26% and the volume by 46%.

Prevention cornerstones

Raw material saving
Logistics optimization

Results

Savings in raw materials have made it possible to improve environmental parameters in both the production and end of life stages. An increase in transport efficiency also contributes significantly to the final result.
 
        CO2
AFTER
BEFORE
   
  Energy
AFTER
BEFORE
   
        H2O
AFTER
BEFORE
0% |
25% | 50% | 75% | 100% |

Source: Conai Eco Tool