Sustainability

sustainable packaging

Sustainability

Reduce packaging, protect products, rethink total impact with sustainable packaging

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Downgauge with Bemis

Our proprietary processes permit us to make thinner, stronger materials. As you thin out the material, the environmental and economic impacts become dramatic.

We have developed a "Downgauge Calculator," so you can actually see both the environmental and economic impact you will realize as you downgauge with Bemis. Contact us for a demonstration. 
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Improve the environment

​Bemis ICE® forming films are so much stronger then alternative offerings that our customers can typically downgauge up to 30%, creating dramatic environmental impact.
Improve your operations

Improve your operations

Fewer roll changes, faster production, fewer pallets and less material movement will improve your operation's throughput and efficiency. 
Improve your bottom line

Improve your bottom line

Not only will your material costs be less, but you will also save on freight, warehousing and disposal.  Thinner materials from Bemis can save you a lot of money. 
  • MATERIAL SOURCE REDUCTION

Impact of Product Lifecycle

Bemis’ ICE® forming films improve life cycle impact by minimizing environmental footprint throughout the entire supply chain.

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Resin Manufacture

resin manufacture

EXTRACTION: Less fuel/ energy to produce resins : Reduction in resins : CO2 footprint, better than recycling : Less transportation

Bemis Manufacture

Bemis manufacture

MANUFACTURING: Less energy to produce thinner web : Less packing : Reduction in skids and packing materials

Trucking

semi-truck transporting products

TRANSPORT: Less rolls and skids in shipments : Less movement of skids : Reduced freight and fuel

Medical Device

medical device

USE: Less number of rolls, less change over : Less energy to form thinner material : Less skid movement and storage : Less weight in end product to ship

Hospital

pharmaceutical packaging

DISPOSAL: Reduction in disposal and moving of materials : Reduction in medical waste : Reduction in landfill

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