Sabic and Elopak join forces on second-generation renewable coatings for cartons


Elopak will soon become the first company to launch beverage cartons with second-generation renewable coatings on the European market, thanks to a unique partnership with Sabic.

Sabic is the first petrochemicals company to be able to produce renewable, second-generation polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) which, while using a totally renewable feedstock, is not in competition with the food chain. The products are certified under the ISCC Plus certification scheme and are made to the same specification as existing PE and PP products. Sabic developed its renewable polyolefin product range last year, in recognition of the growing importance consumers are placing on sustainable packaging, as well as the competitive nature of the industry.

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