At FLEX, even as we constantly endeavor to increase our global footprint, we also work incessantly to reduce our carbon footprint. We have identified four key result areas for sustainability:
- Energy conservation by using eco-friendly technologies
- Reduction in use of carbon-based resources
- Process wastage minimization and reuse of all process waste
- Recycling post-consumer waste
New Ideas. Greener Products
Flex Films launches Environment Friendly Polyester films GREEN PET and POST CONSUMER WASTE RECYCLED PET FILM - rPET keeping in line with our social responsibility to “Conserve The Environment”.
Packaging the Natural Way
Made from PTA and GREEN MEG resin, wherein PTA is manufactured by Oxidation of p-xylene while GREEN MEG is manufactured from Ethanol obtained from Agro based source. This film does not contain any MEG which is conventionally made through the crude oil route. Green MEG is made from renewable source, and GREEN PET film contains 30% of GREEN MEG.
The film is FDA approved and adheres to EC Food Compliance Guidelines, making it absolutely safe for food contact, at the same time, maintaining the same qualities as that of natural PET film made from MEG which is derived from crude oil, with environment friendly characteristics.
For a better tomorrow
Made from POST CONSUMER WASTE RECYCLED (PCR) RESIN, which refers to material
previously used by consumers and again recycled to use in a new product. rPET contains upto 30% of PCR resin obtained by tertiary chemical glycosis route. rPET is US FDA approved, EU compliant and are safe for food contact. They offer the same performance properties as standard PET films while being environment friendly, and are available in all thicknesses and widths.