Recyclable and biobased solution for thermoforming

Create sustainable point-of-sale displays, logistics trays, watch box inserts, food containers, mugs, plant pots, and more with sustainable Sulapac material for thermoforming. Sulapac can be both mechanically and chemically recycled, which is a highly important feature, as the residue in thermoforming accounts for 10-30% per material sheet.

Materials typically replaced with Sulapac include PS, PP, and PLA. Sulapac provides significantly faster and easier processing compared to PLA, which is why Sulapac is becoming the choice of preference for thermoforming manufacturers and brands looking for sustainable material options.


Easy to process material with natural look and feel

Sulapac Flow 1.7 has been originally developed to tackle the global plastic waste problem by providing a sustainable material for straws. Besides extrusion, the material has been proven to have excellent functionality in 3D printing and thermoforming as well.

Sulapac Flow 1.7 contains 72% USDA certified bio-based content1 . The material is safe for both people and the planet: The main components are wood from industrial side streams and biodegradable biopolymers. It is industrially compostable according to BPI (ASTM D6400) and leaves no permanent microplastics or toxic load behind2. Sulapac Flow 1.7 complies with EU and FDA requirements for food contact materials.3

Sulapac Flow 1.7 can be both mechanically and chemically recycled4.

The USDA Certified Biobased Product label is a certification mark of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

2 Relative biodegradation of 75,5% in 420 days in simulated marine environment test (ASTM D6691, 86°F / 30°C) using natural sea water. Not considered biodegradable in California.

3 Restrictions and specifications of use apply, please refer to relevant Declaration of Compliance for further information.

4 Both mechanical and chemical recyclability has been tested and proven technically feasible by a third-party industrial company. Field tests have also verified that Sulapac materials can be collected and sorted out of a mixed waste stream. When collected together, Sulapac materials do not interfere with the current mechanical recycling of conventional fossil-based or bio-based non-biodegradable plastics. The technology for chemical recycling of bio-based and biodegradable materials exists, but the infrastructure is still under development.

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