Terphane Introduces the Ecophane™ Line of Sustainable PET Films
The new product line offers a film that is composed of 30% or more of post-consumer recycled, food grade PET.
RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Terphane (www.terphane.com), a subsidiary of Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG) and a global competitor in specialty polyester films, has recently introduced its sustainable films line, Ecophane™, to the global packaging market. “Through the use of our technological expertise and extensive research and development, Terphane has created a line of PET films that address a growing demand for films that deliver recyclable packaging with recycled content,” explained Jose Bosco Silveira Jr., President of Terphane. Terphane is offering more than 10 different types of Ecophane™ films for a wide variety of applications.
Terphane has defined environmental, social, and economic positive actions in its plants, products, and communities as priorities for its sustainability journey. Flexible packaging supports this effort because of its excellent performance in optimizing functionality and the use of resources. Due to its light weight, flexible packaging also reduces environmental impact and offers great advantages for product storage and transportation costs. The development of Ecophane™ not only follows the sustainability metrics established by Terphane, but also fulfills brand owners´ search for more sustainable packaging.
Tredegar Corporation is a manufacturer of plastic films and aluminum extrusions. A global company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Tredegar had 2018 sales of $1 billion. With approximately 3,200 employees, the company operates manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
Since its origin in 1976, Terphane has developed technologies and processes to produce specialty bioriented polyester films (BOPET). With significant experience and technical knowledge in film production, coating and metallization, the company is recognized for its vertical production, from resin to specialty films. Terphane is the leader in PET films in Latin America and an important global player. Terphane is a subsidiary of U.S.-based Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG).
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