PulPac is working with Curt G. Joa, Inc. (JOA) to bring the PulPac Modula production platform for Dry Molded Fiber to the North American market – aiming to meet growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions.

Dry Molded Fiber is a patented fibre-forming technology invented by PulPac. It aims to create a new and competitive standard for sustainable packaging that offers fibre-based alternatives to single-use plastics.

PulPac is utilising a licensing business model to scale the supply chain amongst a global network of partners supporting licensees in transitioning to Dry Molded Fiber.

“We are very excited to welcome JOA as a turnkey partner to the Dry Molded Fiber network,” says Viktor Börjesson, chief partnership officer at PulPac. “They are a highly skilled partner with a strong market presence and extensive knowledge and background in building and supplying turnkey machines for fiber conversion in the hygiene industry.

“JOA will join us at our booth at interpack. We are very much looking forward to introducing them to our customers and starting to deliver the PulPac Modula to licensees in North America together with them.”

“In PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber, we see enormous potential to bring sustainable packaging to the North American market,” adds Ryan Brown, business development manager at JOA. “This is a true breakthrough technology. We look forward to applying our engineering excellence and industrial expertise to develop complete machine platforms for our joint customers.”

Another effort to scale up Dry Molded Fiber technology saw PulPac partner with PA Consulting to form the Bottle Collective – an organisation that Sanofi and Haleon have recently joined in a bid to phase out virgin plastics.

MCC Verstraete and Pagès Group will apply paper labels to round fibre moulded tubs in a demonstration of Molded Fiber Labeling technology – which enables the fusion of labels to wet and dry fibre moulded packaging – at interpack 2023.

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