Plasticum develops lightweight over cap for aerosol market


European plastic packaging injection molder Plasticum Group has developed a lightweight 65-mm over cap for customers in the technical aerosol market.

The cap, called Sunshine, was created due to a demand in the market for cost-effective, eco-friendly, but still high quality over caps, a company spokesperson told PlasticsToday.

This cap has been developed in conjunction with partners in the industry to set a new market standard for the next decade, without changing product dimensions, the company stated. The objective was focused on efficiency improvement and lower integral costs, yet also with an eye on environmental market requirements.

The over cap is automatically layer packed by a robot as opposed to tumble packing. The company said that layer packing provides logistical improvements and significant savings in operational handling to customers....
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