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Sharpak commits to innovation despite rising materials costs

01 April 2011

In the face of soaring raw material costs Sharpak has announced it will remain committed to developing technologies which help minimise the environmental impact of its products

This announcement is made as the industry faces raw material costs hikes, with rising oil prices resulting in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) costs hitting new highs and the prices for post consumer recyclate following the same trend.

Managing director of Sharpak Yate, Bridgwater and Netherlands, Andrew Copson says, “These rising prices present challenging times for the industry, but we are determined to continue to meet our customers’ expectations though the development of innovations which reduce our carbon footprint.”

Sharpak’s low carbon innovations include c-LOW, the lowest carbon footprint on the market, lightweight Sharplok padless meat and poultry trays, and a wide range of PET soft fruit trays containing up to 100% recycled PET.


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