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Schur Flexibles showcases skin films and thermoforming solution at Hispack 2018

PKBR Staff Writer Published 08 May 2018

Austria-based Schur Flexibles Group is showcasing a range of skin films at this year’s Hispack event in Barcelona, Spain, which is being held between 8 May and 11 May.

At the event, the company is also showcasing a new thermoforming solution called E-base.

The company’s advanced films can be used as packaging for fresh and processed meat, poultry, fish and seafood products, in addition to convenience products.

SkinFreshTop films are suitable for chilled, pasteurised, microwave or water bath applications.

The films feature EVOH high barrier that will provide maximum protection and extended shelf-life. In addition, the films offer better machinability for various thermoforming and tray-sealing applications.

SkinFreshTop M films can be used for sealing mono base web materials such as APET, PS or PP. It offers brand owners with high degree of packaging flexibility.

SkinFreshTop films can be fully printed by using rotogravure sandwich printing technology and applying up to eight colors.

Schur Flexibles is also showcasing its new PP-based film, E-base, for thermoforming of portion packaging of all viscous or liquid products.

The new film is said to be less shrink compared against standard PP films, and are developed to replace PS or PVC base films.

E-base film can be used in various applications ranging from deep freezing to hot filling, milk and dairy products, sauces and dressings, jam and honey, paté, confectionary, dry food, and technical products.

Through adjusting barrier properties and sealing layers, the films can be used as per the requirement of the customers.

In addition, the film’s matt appearance is available in a range of colors, including bicolor.

Based in Wiener of Neudorf, Schur Flexibles provides high barrier packaging solutions for the food, tobacco and pharmaceutical industries.

The group manages 14 companies with 16 production sites in Germany, Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Greece and Russia.