Protective and transport packaging

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Molded fiber: An environmentally friendly solution for replacing plastic and EPS molded parts for transport packaging and protective packaging or as a replacement for expensive cardboard packaging.

Replace existing EPS (expanded polystyrene) and XPS (extruded polystyrene), polystyrene, foam, plastic and synthetic materials as well as expensive cardboard packaging.

Other possible substitutes for EPS packaging or polystyrene packaging, polystyrene packaging, thermal plastic packaging, insulating packaging, EPS foams, EPS blocks, EPS molded parts or molded foam parts and EPS packing pieces.

Tailor-made solutions for optimum protection during transportation

Molded fiber parts are an optimal solution for transport and product packaging, as they offer high cushioning and protective properties and can be formed into individual three-dimensional shapes. Molded fiber consists of renewable raw materials and can be returned to existing recycling cycles (e.g. waste paper).

We use high-quality fibers to manufacture our molded fiber parts and offer an optional plant-based coating to reduce abrasion. This protects our molded fiber parts from possible scratches that occur, for example, on rough moulded parts made from waste paper or recycled paper.

We do not use waste paper in the manufacture of any of our packaging products. The reason for this is that the origin of the raw material cannot be controlled and foreign components often end up in the fiber material during the collection and recycling process.

Advantages of molded fiber parts

Our molded fiber parts are made from FSC®-certified virgin fibers. In this way, we maintain a responsible approach to our raw material depots and sustainable forestry. In the future, we will use industrial hemp fiber from our own hemp plantations (Industrial Hemp), as hemp fibers combine more advantages in terms of low CO₂ emissions and optimal material properties.

Positive aspects for switching to molded fiber packaging:

  • Resource-saving production
  • Lower CO₂ emissions than plastic
  • PTS tested for return in waste paper
  • High dimensional stability even in different weather conditions and temperatures
  • Suitable for primary and secondary packaging
  • High-quality feel and look
  • Controlled raw material suitable for circular economy concepts
  • Made in Germany

Raw materials and materials

PAPACKS® Virgin Fiber - Molded Fiber

Cellulose/fresh fiber is a first-class raw material in the “virgin pulp” category that is ideal for packaging with high requirements. This raw material comes from FSC®-certified, sustainably managed forests and thus guarantees an environmentally friendly and responsible origin. The use of cellulose/virgin pulp in packaging solutions helps to reduce the environmental impact while ensuring the quality and functionality of the packaging.

PAPACKS® Industrial-Hemp

Industrial hemp is a rapidly renewable source of raw materials that can be harvested in a short time and therefore makes an important contribution to sustainability. During growth, hemp plants absorb large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, actively contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and combating climate change. In addition, hemp plants are highly adaptable and require less water than many other crops. This makes hemp an environmentally friendly and resource-saving alternative.

PAPACKS® Plant-Based-Coating​

A plastic-free solution specifically designed for OTR (Oxygen Transmission Rate) and WVTR (Water Vapor Transmission Rate) barriers offers additional benefits for sensitive products that require fiber bonding or necessary moisture resistance. This innovative technology makes it possible to eliminate the use of plastics in packaging while ensuring product quality and shelf life. This opens up new possibilities for sustainable packaging designs and materials that meet the needs of different industries and applications.

Load carriers, transport and shipping trays

Our individual range of molded fiberglass parts for load carriers and transport trays offers a sustainable solution for transporting and storing your goods.

Thanks to the use of rapidly renewable raw materials, our molded parts are an environmentally friendly alternative to plastics, EPS, XPS, foams and expensive cardboard packaging.

The individual design of the molded fiber parts ensures optimum cushioning and protection for your products during transport and storage.

Industrial/production trays

Customized design for your requirements

Our tailor-made molded fiber parts offer a sustainable solution for the transport and packaging of industrial and production goods.

In contrast to plastics, EPS, XPS, foams and expensive cardboard packaging, rapidly renewable raw materials are used here, which reduce the environmental impact.

Thanks to our individual designs, we can ensure that our molded fiber parts are perfectly tailored to your needs. They offer excellent cushioning and protection.

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Product and shipping packaging

Customized design for your requirements

Our tailor-made range of molded fiber products offers you a sustainable solution for transporting and packaging your products.

In contrast to plastics, EPS, XPS, foams and expensive cardboard packaging, rapidly renewable raw materials are used here.

The molded fiber parts have a high cushioning and protective effect and reduce abrasion to prevent scratches on your products.

How it works

A production technique that is older than plastic, with today's know-how for the packaging future of tomorrow.

The most important properties of molded fiber packaging

Sustainability

Our molded fiber packaging is produced sustainably in Germany. We only use renewable raw materials and fibers that are FSC® certified and come from sustainable forestry. Our production facilities are powered by renewable energy. This enables us to achieve an optimal ecological footprint compared to packaging based on fossil raw materials, such as plastic packaging. 

Shock-absorbing / shock-absorbing

With molded fiber packaging, you benefit from excellent shock absorption, which ensures the safe transport of your products. Depending on the design, the molded parts made of molded fiber can be easily deformed and still retain their necessary stability, especially in the event of impacts directly on the packaging during transport.

Diverse and individual

Thanks to their flexibility, molded fiber packaging can be produced in various shapes and sizes, making them a versatile and individual solution for the sustainable design of a wide range of products and applications.

Through various manufacturing processes, we can offer individual degrees of fineness for molded fiber parts – whether for an organic or luxurious feel. The fibers we use give the molded fiber parts a white and high-quality look that makes your product stand out.

Stackable / nestable

Molded fiber packaging is three-dimensional and space-saving compared to bulky fiber materials such as EPS molded parts. Thanks to this design, our packaging can be easily nested and stacked, which makes transportation easier and significantly reduces the storage capacity required.

Heat and cold protection

Molded fiber can be an excellent insulating material and, with the right design, can protect products from heat or cold to a certain extent. Molded fiber does not break on impact like frozen packaging with thermoformed plastic parts.

Recyclable / disposal

Molded fiber packaging is fully recyclable and can be easily incorporated into existing recycling systems. Our molded fiber parts are PTS (Paper Technology Foundation) tested and therefore suitable for return in waste paper. 

Water-resistant and abrasion protection

PAPACKS® Plant-Based-Coating

Thanks to our innovative coating technology and the PAPACKS® Plant-Based-Coating, molded fiber packaging can be made water-resistant to keep the packaging in shape in the event of moisture or condensation. Our coating also offers potential abrasion protection for sensitive products.

To ensure the optimum solution for your product, it is important for us to understand the entire packaging process in your workflow. Our experts work closely with you to develop customized solutions that meet your requirements.

Made in Germany

Our production site in Germany is one of the largest producers of molded fiber parts made from renewable raw materials in Europe. Thanks to our certification in accordance with the BRCGS standard for packaging materials and DIN9001:2015, we guarantee the highest quality standards and high delivery availability for our customers.

A decision for the future

Molded fiber packaging is future-proof and environmentally friendly as it is made from renewable raw materials. In contrast to materials made from fossil raw materials, Molded fiber offers long-term availability based on the continuous availability of renewable raw materials.

Possible applications in all sectors

Company Goals

PAPACKS® has set itself the goal of producing molded fiber packaging made from sustainable and recyclable raw materials. We are implementing various measures to achieve this goal:

We use closed separators in our production to minimize water consumption and achieve water savings. We also reduce the amount of waste that has to be disposed of in landfill sites in order to reduce CO₂ emissions.

By using controlled, high-quality raw materials, we guarantee a pure raw material origin without foreign substances and thus contribute to saving resources. We also promote biodiversity through the use of fibers from paludicultures and PAPACKS® Industrial Hemp.

Our materials are sourced from sustainable forestry and are FSC®-certified, with a new tree being planted for every tree felled. We also apply the highest quality standards to our raw materials to ensure high product quality.

Through further measures, we want to produce our molded fiber packaging from PAPACKS® Industrial Hemp fibers and thus contribute to saving resources and reducing CO₂ emissions.

In addition, we operate our production facilities with renewable energy in order to further minimize our ecological footprint and ensure sustainable production. We are convinced that these measures will help us to achieve our corporate goals in line with the requirements of a sustainable and resource-conserving economy.

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Plastic-free packaging thanks to renewable raw materials - Made in Germany

To meet industrial requirements, we use modern production processes and solutions for the circular economy. It is time for a global change to make our actions as diverse as our nature does.

We have optimized our image to reflect our values, integrity and mission. For us, diversity also means being in harmony with the diversity of nature and using it sustainably.

Be colorful and diverse with your products and use natural packaging for a way back to nature. It’s time to go beyond ‘green’ and work together to create global change that can be implemented by everyone.

Circular design

Circular design points the way to a regenerative and resilient future. This approach involves designing and developing products, services and systems that focus on the big picture. The focus is on the needs of the user and at the same time the entire system in which we work is considered. Circular design enables us to tackle global challenges such as the reduction of packaging and the reuse of packaging at the root.

In addition to the environmental benefits, it is important to emphasize that circular design can also make economic sense. It helps to save resources and energy and reduce waste disposal costs. Circular design is an approach that should be considered as part of a broader sustainable strategy in product development and business management.

At PAPACKS, we work with you to design packaging products according to the principles of circular design. In doing so, we take into account the entire life cycle of the product and the various material flows to ensure efficient and resource-saving production. By implementing circular design, we help to make better use of resources and reduce the environmental impact.

We are convinced that circular design is an important step towards a regenerative and resilient future. That is why we are committed to consistently implementing this concept in our production of molded fiber parts.

Circular Economy — Reuse

We rely on the principles of the circular economy in the production of product, protective and transport packaging made from molded fiber. By permanently returning the packaging used to our production, we can use the materials in a closed loop and reduce our carbon footprint.

The packaging is returned directly to our production facilities, without any energy-intensive raw material processing. We rely on green electricity, which is additionally supported by solar power.

By implementing reuse strategies, we are helping to reduce the amount of waste and minimize the consumption of resources. We are convinced that this measure will help to shape a more sustainable and resource-efficient future.

Renewable raw materials

Renewable raw materials describe natural resources that, unlike fossil fuels and mineral raw materials, are renewable and can therefore be used in a sustainable cycle. In the context of packaging, this means that instead of petroleum-based plastic materials, packaging is made from renewable raw materials such as tree and plant fibers or paper. The use of renewable raw materials helps to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and cut CO₂ emissions.

It is important to emphasize that the use of renewable raw materials in packaging is only one component of environmental protection. In order to achieve a comprehensive positive impact, other methods such as the reduction and reuse of packaging and the use of circular design should be considered.

Our company PAPACKS relies on the use of renewable raw materials in the production of molded fiber packaging. In doing so, we rely on a controlled raw material origin without foreign substances through recycling, as is the case with waste paper. The use of FSC®-certified materials with sustainable forest cultivation and reforestation for every tree felled also contributes to sustainability.

By using renewable raw materials, we want to help reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and minimize the ecological footprint of our production. We are convinced that this measure, in conjunction with other methods, will help to shape a more sustainable and resource-conserving future.

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