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Natural alternative for existing production lines

Replace your traditional plastic material and start mass-producing truly sustainable products with minimal investment. Universal material is designed to fit to existing production lines and moulds. It is suitable for rigid products such as jars and hangers. Technical specification and easy processing instructions are available in the technical datasheet.

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Universal material is made from wood and plant-based binders. This 100% bio-based material biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind*. The preferred recycling method is industrial composting.

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Cosmetics   |   Supplements   |   Luxury packaging   |   Cutlery

*Biodegradation of 73% in 420 days in the marine environment (30oC)(ASTM D6691). Tested according to ASTM D5511 (37C,) accelerated biodegradation in the landfill: 71% biodegradation in 210 days reached.

UNIVERSAL
UNIVERSAL FLEX 30

Functional & beautiful, yet sustainable

The Universal Flex 30 is ideal for single-use and reusable cutlery that ensures easy mass-manufacturing and outstanding usability. Beautiful and sustainable option for injection molding. Ideal flexural strain and impact strength for complicated designs like knives and forks. Food contact approved to use with all kinds of foods in short term from 70 °C up to 100 °C for both single- and repeated use1.

This bio-based (77%) material biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind2. The preferred recycling method is industrial composting3.

Cutlery   |   Supplements

1Sulapac Universal and Universal Flex 30 materials meet the EU and US FDA requirements for food contact materials in the described specifications for use and with the specified restrictions

2Sulapac materials within the same family of recipes show biodegradation of 57,6% at 462 days in the marine environment (30ºC / 86ºF) (ASTM D6691), 28% at 153 days when tested according to ASTM 5511 (99 ºF) accelerated biodegradation in the landfill.

3The materials have been tested at third party laboratory and/or industrial composting facility and shown to meet the requirements of EN13432 and ASTMD6400 for industrial compostability. Seedling certification in process. Check your local municipal recycling website to see if composting services are offered in your community

Ideal solution for thin-walled structures

Universal Flex 35 is designed for sustainable thin-walled structures that have good impact strength. Its flexibility, flexural strain, is 2,6%. It is food contact approved for dry food.

Universal Flex 35 is made from wood and plant-based binders. This bio-based (82%) material biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind. The preferred recycling method is industrial composting.

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UNIVERSAL FLEX 35
PREMIUM

Dream ingredient for exclusive products

The Sulapac Premium material makes your products look and feel luxurious. The ceramic sound and visible wood chips’ haptic touch make it stand out. It is ideal for sustainable products that aim for an exclusive feel.

The material is processable with existing injection molding machinery. Our experts assist with the tests and production settings from mold selection to nozzle size.

Premium material is made from wood and plant-based binders. This 100% bio-based material biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind. The preferred recycling method is industrial composting.

Cosmetics   |   Supplements   |   Luxury packaging

Flexier dream ingredient for exclusive products

The Sulapac Premium material makes your products look and feel luxurious. This grade of Premium is more flexible and has better impact strength. The visible wood chips’ haptic touch make it stand out. It is ideal for exclusive sustainable products that aim for that exclusive feel.

The material is processable with existing injection molding machinery. Our experts assist with the tests and production settings from mold selection to nozzle size.

This bio-based (85%) material biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind. The preferred recycling method is industrial composting.

Cosmetics   |   Supplements   |   Luxury packaging

PREMIUM FLEX 40
BARRIER

True beauty for emulsions comes within

Sulapac’s patent pending innovation is a perfect fit for cosmetic brands. It works as an excellent barrier with water-based emulsions and sets a new standard when comparing biodegradable materials to conventional plastics. It is bio-based (98%) and biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind.

Acceptable weight loss for cosmetic packaging is typically below 3%. Sulapac barrier is within these restrictions clearly*. On top of its excellent barrier properties, material is also GMO-free and food contact approved in Europe.

Cosmetics   |   Supplements

*Sulapac got a 1.3% result with its Sulapac 4-part jar with emulsion in 40’C for 12 weeks which equals 1-year shelf-life.

Sustainable extrusion material for straws

As part of our mission to tackle the global plastic waste problem, we developed ‘the straw without compromise’. The sustainable Sulapac straw can be used for up to 24 hours. It doesn’t get soggy.

Inherently, the Sulapac straw is biodegradable and industrially compostable. After use, the bio-based material circulates back to natural components leaving no permanent microplastics behind. If it accidentally ends up in nature, it doesn’t harm the ecosystem.

The Sulapac straw is mass producible. It complies with the EU and FDA food contact requirements. Flow v1.7 is an ideal fit for straws.

Straws   |   Tubes   |   Cosmetic pens

FLOW v1.7