Corrugated Bottle Carrier

Blue Box Partners launches ECOGRIP, a corrugated alternative to shrink wrap for multi-packing a wide range of bottles.

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ECOGRIP is designed to replace single-use shrink-wrap plastic for bottles between 330 mL and 1.5 litres, providing a recyclable and biodegradable corrugate solution for multi-packs. Adaptable to the many different bottle styles on the market regardless of diameter, it provides brands, retailers and consumers with a sustainable multi-packing solution for four, six, or eight bottles.

The ergonomic design makes it easy to transport, handle, and store, and the corrugated board can be customized through a variety of print technologies for maximum brand and on-shelf impact.

“Every business is now focused on sustainability,” said Armin Höttges, managing director at Blue Box Partners.

“While we continue to see improvements in recycling rates for many packaging products, secondary packaging such as shrink-wrap falls into the category of single-use plastic which can create issues if not disposed of responsibly.

“This has resulted in considerable pressure from governments, environmental groups and consumers - all of whom are demanding packaging which is more sustainable and the launch of ECOGRIP now delivers a solution for brands that want an effective multi-packing option.”

Blue Box Partners is the alliance of VPK Group, Klingele Paper and Packaging Group, Hinojosa and Cart-One, who together offer expertise and collective intelligence, delivering local solutions across Europe. Working with brands to develop packaging solutions that not only solve their current issues around single-use plastic, but also provide sustainable packaging solutions for the long term, the launch of ECOGRIP is the perfect example of the partnership.

Available through all Blue Box Partners members and with both manual and automated packing options, ECOGRIP provides consumers, retailers and brand owners with a complete solution for the sustainable multi-packing of bottles.

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