FusionPKG on mono-material airless pumps

CosmeticsDesign spoke with Alexander Kwapis, vice chairman of product design and improvement at FusionPKG, in regards to the new all-plastic airless pump and its sustainability affect.


Inform me a little bit bit in regards to the packaging

For a very long time now we have been creating polypropylene packages to work in direction of being extra sustainable and recyclable. In July of this 12 months, we launched this all-plastic spring. It’s kind of like a bellow, it makes use of a versatile spring, however as a substitute of being within the product’s path, the place you possibly can fit points, that is exterior the product pathway. 

It has all the traditional airless elements and this fashion, you are going to have a pleasant premium expertise with out having any formulation interplay. We have now flexibility so if there may be some difficulty for some purpose, we will travel between steel and plastic.

It is all polyolefin. We did testing with the Affiliation of Plastic Recyclers and it has most well-liked steering, which implies that it’s recyclable. These packages are all polyolefin, which implies that if it is the correct dimension and the correct colour, they are often recycled.

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What introduced you thus far of taking all of the steel out? 

About 4 years in the past, we did a ten,000-piece take a look at within the wild of recycling packages with steel springs as a result of there was this notion that steel springs are actually recyclable. We discovered by our testing at a number of areas that they really have been recyclable. 

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