Bio-Based Polymer Film for Lawn & Garden

Bemis Introduces New Bio-Based Polymer Film for Lawn & Garden Market


OSHKOSH, Wisconsin, October 6, 2016 – Bemis Company, Inc. introduces a new bio-based polymer film for the Lawn & Garden market as part of an initiative to create alternate packaging material from renewable resources. The new Lawn & Garden package contains up to 90% plant sourced raw materials comprising 100% sugar cane derived polyethylene.

The new Lawn & Garden bag offerings are designed to have the same toughness and strength properties as traditional structures and provide for additional package formats. Additionally, the bags carry the #4 recycle code and may be recycled at store drop off locations. Other end use applications include industrial, building materials and agricultural chemical.

“We strive to help our customers meet their green initiatives by finding new ways to innovate packaging materials with alternate raw material sources,” said Hari Reddy, Vice President of Research and Development for Bemis North America. “Bemis’ new bio-based material allows customers to offer durable high-performing packages while meeting their sustainability initiatives.”

ABOUT BEMIS IN NORTH AMERICA

Bemis works collaboratively with forward-thinking customers to deliver inspired food and consumer packaging that enables customer success. We spark product breakthroughs through bold thinking, deep customer engagement and consumer insights. We are committed to high quality execution and technical support that provides peace of mind. And we find ways to streamline costs through more efficient operations and better ways of working. Bemis in North America is part of Bemis Company, Inc., a global packaging company with 61 facilities and 18,000 employees worldwide. With a presence across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, Bemis offers the unsurpassed scope and expertise that can truly redefine a business. Yet as individual collaborators, our experts focus on helping each customer move ahead, one success at a time. More information is available at www.bemis.com.

For additional information, please contact:

Marketing Communications
BNAMarCom@bemis.com
Bemis in North America
P.O. Box 2968
Oshkosh, WI 54904