RECYCLABLE BARRIER TUBES WITH LOWER CARBON FOOTPRINT
Organic GML is an eco-friendly laminated tube designed in line with “RECYCLE” as the sustainability theme.
Organic GML 300 based laminated tube with less than 5% barrier resin, has got recognition from Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR), USA as meeting or exceeding the APR HDPE CRITICAL GUIDANCE criteria.
Organic GML has got up to 50% Biogenic Carbon content, derived from Sustainable feedstock source as against Carbon derived from Fossil fuels, helping in reducing the product’s carbon footprint and making it an eco-friendly choice.
The higher stiffness of HDPE based O-GML tubes also helps in delivering source reduction, providing good product stability, shelf life, and a rich feel. It is especially suited for oral, personal care and toiletries segments.
Platina is an eco-friendly laminated tube designed in line with “RECYCLE” as the sustainability theme.
PLATINA 250 tubes with less than 5% barrier resin have got recognition from the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR), USA, as meeting or exceeding the most strict APR HDPE CRITICAL GUIDANCE criteria.
Often the key challenge when developing recyclable tubes is that it also leads to compromises on the barrier properties limiting shelf life of the product. Our PLATINA range of HDPE tubes is designed to deliver source reduction and recyclability without losing on any of the functional properties of the tube. It provides extraordinary product stability, shelf life properties and a rich feel. It is especially suited for oral, toiletries and food products.
Green Maple Leaf is an eco-friendly laminated tube that maintains the freshness of products while keeping in line with our commitment towards the environment and society. This fully-recyclable packaging solution helps prevent oxidization of contents with a proprietary oxygen-barrier coated core layer and an all-polyethylene (PE) film multilayer laminate. It is especially suited for cosmetics, toiletries and food products. The recyclable, all-plastic laminate helps in reducing a product’s carbon footprint, making it the best eco-friendly choice to keep products fresh.
Green Maple Leaf supports and strengthens Essel’s Go-Green Initiative, ensuring that we are leading the way in making meaningful contributions for a greener, better, healthier planet. Additionally, the tube has the ability to retain its shape even after repeated use and product dispensation and is available in custom theme printing. Setting a new curve to packaging innovation, Green Maple Leaf is aimed at markets demanding sustainability by replacing EVOH tubes. It provides extraordinary product stability, shelf life properties, tube resilience and feel. Produced with fully recyclable thermoplastic polymers, Green Maple Leaf helps achieve the ultimate sustainability goal.
Glow in the Dark tubes are an exciting product offering by Essel – produced using highly specialized ink finishes on our tube surfaces. As suggested by the name, these tubes illuminate in part or whole, in the absence of any light source. For example, if a brand wants to emphasize its logo or any other USP’s in the dark, Glow in the Dark tubes would be an apt solution.
Almost all of our laminate and plastic tube offerings can be customized to have this special luminous property, irrespective of diameter width and tube size. These tubes are particularly useful for clients in categories such as Beauty & Cosmetics, Pharma & Health, and Oral Care, and more so when unique packaging appeal is needed.
Glow in the Dark tubes are unique, instantly recognizable, and have high shelf appeal – perfect for when you need to make your packaging solution stand out versus the competitive set.
Super Titanium is a new tube alternative where “less is more” absolutely holds true. A key challenge with material source reduction is that it at times can lead to compromises with respect to packaging functionality. Developed with Essel’s family of next-generation polymers, the Super Titanium range of tubes addresses this by keeping input materials at a bare minimum without losing any of the key characteristic functional properties needed by clients. As such, Super Titanium tubes help in reducing the product’s carbon footprint, making it an eco-friendly choice when it comes to sustainable packaging. Super Titanium tubes also provide greater product stability, exhibit extended shelf-life properties and possess a rich exterior look and feel. It is especially well-suited for oral care, toiletries, and food products.
Mystik™ is a breakthrough innovation that culminated out of Essel’s R&D efforts for years. With creative play of different new generation polymer layers combined with special alloys aluminum foil, Mystik™ provides complete protection to all the known hair colorant formulations as well as any other aggressive product formulations like Rx Pharma products including high atmospheric sensitive product like tomato ketchup throughout its designated shelf life. Mystik™ tubes have been created with unique shaped inner barrier multilayer membrane covering tube shoulder, neck and orifice. With yet another innovative closure with integrated wedge (patent applied) helps consumer to pierce the tube orifice membrane just before use. Post use, the piercing wedge can be concealed within the closure, to avoid contamination due to pre and post piercing action.
Essel’s patented multilayer laminated tube body keeps the squeezed area collapsed together and restricts air suck back. All the innovations put together allow Mystik™ tube to retain product consistency and e_cacy till entire product is consumed. Mystik™tubes have gone through ESSEL’s R&D stringent accelerated product stability tests and are now ready for customer validation and commercialization. Mystik™ Tubes can be decorated with innovative graphics incorporating touch and feel sensory. Product resistant Ink and varnishes allow decoration to last the tube shelf life.
Aeir is a lightweight tube and strives for the 3R’s of sustainability – Reduce, Recycle, Recover– where, in recent years, there has been an increasing emphasis on reducing the packaging weight for the benefit of promoting environmental sustainability. At Essel, our key focus was to achieve this without compromising on the end consumer experience, and “Doing more with less”. Our Creativity & Innovation team directed the research in lowering tube weight, yet providing an enhanced tube body and bounce back, product shelf life, so as to offer a novel tube package to our valued customer and a unique tube squeezing experience to the consumer.
Essel’s AEIR is the culmination of this effort and an answer for the industry needs on light weighting. By combining innovative materials and process know-how has enabled our C&I in achieving source reduction up to 25% (w/w). AEIR has undergone stringent product stability test at our R&D lab and found suitable for oral care as well as beauty & cosmetic products such as face wash, shampoo and conditioners.
Clarion is a high clarity UV shield tube. With this innovation your search for eye catching high clarity see through tube ends and enables brand visibility and lets your product do the branding for you. Essel’s Creativity & Innovation team know-how on raw material and process controls has been instrumental in developing a tube structure that provides glass like clarity with UV shield properties between 175nm to 400nm. This Tube with UV shield, protects the content against rancidity and color fading.
Elegant looking, high clarity tubes enable filled product to see through with its natural color and texture thus attracting customer attention. Clarion tubes can be printed with high definition innovative graphics incorporating sensory elements. Clarion tubes has passed the stringent product stability tests at Essel laboratory and is found suitable for packing oral care, beauty & cosmetic products such as face wash, body wash, shampoo, conditioners.
Velvetie tubes are extremely soft and smooth to touch – a feeling described as ‘velvety’ when held in hand. Inspired by nature and in particular rose petals, our creative and innovation team has kept this as the single most important sensory outcome when developing this tube. This is made possible by a lower coefficient of friction which results in a luxurious tactile smooth finish. They can be printed with decorative graphics to complement and enhance the sensory nature of this tube.
The properties of Velvetie tubes immediately draw the attention of consumers and augment brand perception, often a key point of differentiation for many clients. The laminated tube bodies can be manufactured either from plastic or aluminum, depending on individual customer requirements. They have passed stringent product stability tests within laboratory conditions, and have been found suitable for packaging for a range of oral care and cosmetic products including skin creams, body lotions, face washes, shampoos and conditioners.
Etain is a new, fully-recyclable packaging tube from Essel. It has been made using a percentage of recycled material with the aim of reducing the amount of virgin plastic in tube packaging. Etain tubes will be recycled under Code 2 norms defined by the Society of Plastic Industry. It contains up to 40% PCR HDPE plastic material. Etain tubes are typically used by FMCG companies for packaging various types of beauty and skin care, pharmaceutical and food products. It is made from recycled plastic material and is fully recyclable, enabling it to go back into the same process that it came from.
Etain PCR (Post-Consumer Recycled) tubes were launched at the ‘Interpack’ exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany, held on April 24, 2008. It is highly customizable and the amount of PCR can be varied depending upon customer requirements and the nature of the product that is contained within the package. Etain is the first of many products from Essel addressing sustainability. It makes an effort to ensure that the lifecycle of a product does not destroy its source or the environment.
Egnite is a high-luster laminate available in a variety of shades. Its metallic foil enhances its ability to block while also offering a striking level of product differentiation. With material that provides a protective barrier and resilient bounce-back properties, it helps the tube maintain shape and form while also creating a distinctive aesthetic effect with a surface so lustrous that it is reflective.
Egnite facilitates complex printing with novel colours and effects, changing the canvas for laminated tubes. Egnite provides laminates so unique that it will truly catch busy shoppers’ attention. It provides a creative way to add glamour and superior protection to products, bringing a new dynamic to high-end consumer segments, far surpassing what any other laminate can offer.
With the look of metal and the feel of plastic, Egnite is a unique packaging differentiation that grabs consumer attention. Its exceptional barrier (EVOH and MPET) is available in six high-luster shades and helps protect from counterfeiting. Egnite decoration options offer a distinctive brand image and vibrant shelf impact. Essel’s full range of high-luster printing capabilities including four-colour process, silk screen and hot stamping on a radiant Egnite canvas.