Press ReleasesNippon Paper Industries to Launch "Non-Aluminum FUJIPAK" System Environmentally Friendly Paper Cartons for Liquids, Allowing Long-term Storage at Room Temperature without Using Aluminum Foil
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Yoshio Haga) is commencing sales of the "Non-Aluminum FUJIPAK" system, a sterile filling and packaging system that allows drinks to be stored for long periods at room temperature without using aluminum foil. The Non-Aluminum FUJIPAK cartons can be collected in the same manner as the gable-top paper cartons for milk and other drinks (our product name: NP-PAK), and they also take advantage of paper's characteristics as a recyclable biomass material, so they are environmentally friendly paper cartons for liquids. With this, ITO EN, LTD. (President: Daisuke Honjo, Head Office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) will introduce them as eco-friendly cartons for four products in the Jujitsu Yasai series, as they are scheduled to be relaunched sequentially on March 3.
We provide the FUJIPAK system, a brick-type paper carton for liquids that allows long-term storage at room temperature. It is a sterile filling and packaging system developed jointly by Nippon Paper Industries, which has experience packing drinks directly in paper cartons, and Shikoku Kakoki Co., Ltd. (President: Shigeru Ueda, Head Office: Itano-gun, Tokushima), which boasts advanced liquid filling technology. As aluminum foil is characterized by its excellent barrier performance, the system previously used aluminum foil stacked paper as the packaging material from the long-term storage aspect (Attached Sheet/Figure 1). However, taking recycling into account, we had to find a way of collecting the cartons in the same manner as the gable-top paper cartons in order to improve the recycling rate.
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|(1) Paper cartons||8 types in various volumes and shapes, ranging from 80ml to 300ml|
|(2) Filling machine||UP-FUJI-MA60N (6,000 packs/hour, supersonic wave and horizontal seal method)|