An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable corrugated board, helps to collect and dispose of used face masks easily and safely. Metsä Board developed the concept together with packaging design agency Futupack and corrugated board converter Capertum. The competition jury commented: “A simple but clever solution for a new problem – mask littering. The bin is made from corrugated material, and is easy to assemble even without the instructions which have been printed on the bin itself. The lid makes the light packaging more rigid and, if you turn the lid, it closes the package when it is full. Good printing supports the product. The bin is also accessible to those who have disabilities.” MetsäBoard Pro WKL 160 g/m2 coated white kraftliner was used as the top liner of the mask bin. The Finnish corrugated board converter Capertum printed the E-flute corrugated board in silk screen. Thanks to fresh fibre board the waste bin is strong but light, which reduces the carbon footprint.
5 years after the last edition of the fair, Drinktec will be the meeting point once again for the international beverage and liquid food industry from September 12-16, 2022, in Munich.
Lecta, which has dramatically expanded its innovative and natural ranges of specialty papers for label, beverage, packaging and food service applications, will not be missing out on this event.
Visitors will be able to appreciate the excellent quality and versatility of our product lines including Metalvac metallized papers, the exclusive range of Adestor self-adhesive materials, Creaset one-side coated papers and Eurokote cast-coated papers, plus Linerset, Lecta’s new range of release liners.
These papers have been designed in keeping with the new criteria for sustainable packaging, product design and consumer trends that, according to Drinktec, will shape the future of the beverage industry.
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