Following intensive development and testing, Giflor's eco low profile cap (ELP) is now part of a brand new laminate mono-material tube system that is recycle-ready as a single piece of packaging. The new launch marks another milestone on the path towards sustainable packaging and a circular economy.
"This brand new tube and cap combination not only makes it faster and easier for recycling, but it also uses less plastic. Like many of our products and projects which we at Giflor have undertaken in recent years, this is a 2x green solution."
For the company's latest breakthrough product offering, the Italian closure manufacturer has partnered with two specialised companies (a tube producer and a shoulder manufacturer) in the production of a recycle-ready cap and tube solution. Giflor's #772 ELP cap is welded onto a sustainable laminate tube that is suitable for manifold applications in the food, healthcare and cosmetic industries.
The resulting tube system comprises a complete single piece of packaging that is manufactured entirely from polypropylene, making it simple and efficient to recycle as the single piece requires no separation in order to be recycled so that its material can be used again.
#772's environmental benefits
Giflor's #772 closure has a clever, well-designed form which significantly reduces the amount of virgin plastic required for its production. This design uses up to 50% less plastic than conventional tube closures. At just 10mm, the cap has the lowest height and volume in its category.
"The #772 is part of our Eco Low Profile line of closures and thanks to its unique short-neck design, this cap uses up to 50% less plastic than other tube closures. This reduction makes a significant impact as the weight is reduced by over 20%, which in turn benefits logistics as more caps fit in each box to be transported together, facilitating a reduced carbon footprint, plus a reduction in the transportation cost."
The ELP line of closures, a technological patent of Giflor's, benefits the environment by using less plastic and having a far-reduced carbon footprint for their transportation when compared to a standard tube cap.
Manufactured in a single material, ELP caps provide brands with an inspirational way to improve their sustainability credentials, whilst meeting global goals for sustainable manufacturing practice.
Giflor seals the deal with its e-commerce E-closures line
Always looking to the future, Giflor's R&D department started developing closure systems specifically suited to e-commerce in 2003, with the creation of its E-closures line. These caps meet the needs of all major industries and are today globally recognized as a guarantee of style, functionality and a positive unboxing experience, without unpleasant surprises.
Giflor celebrates category win for Tube of the Year 2021 with Just Colors Eco Low Profile Cap
Just Colors Eco Low Profile Cap is awarded Silver for the Innovative Component or Process category at the Tube of the Year 2021 competition. The product is praised for its sustainability and bi-color possibilities.
Vitélite chooses Giflor to ensure convenience without compromise on quality or aesthetics
To be more visible, quality too needs a refined look, especially in a competitive and sophisticated industry such as the care one. That is why Vitélite chose the premium design of Giflor’s closure systems to complete the packaging of its shampoo and conditioner line.
Sustainable packaging proves a Royal Affair
When The Royal Affair started looking for a packaging solution that was entirely sustainable, and at the same time could convey that sense of "royalty" evoked by the brand, there was no doubt that Kim Pai Tuba’s mono-material laminated tube equipped with Giflor’s Eco Low Profile closure art. 772 was the only choice.
Giflor's dispensing solutions enhanced through Sempack® partnership
The new mono-material tottle packs offered by closure manufacturing specialist, Giflor, are a result of the company's latest partnership with French company, Sempack®. The Giflor and Sempack® alliance combines the manufacturing excellence of two well-known packaging producers for brands to access mono-material PP tottle packs with corresponding PP dispensing closures.
A touch of elegance with Giflor's 736-737 closures
Exploring objects through touch can generate detailed, lasting memories of an object enabling the tactile sense an opportunity to create a significant connection within the unconscious part of the mind. Using this to its advantage, Giflor Closure Technologies has designed the new 736 and 737 cylindrical flip-top models with a tantalizing matte finish to provide consumers with this experience with its closures.
EuPhidra chooses Giflor for maximum sustainability!
EuPhidra is a brand of cosmetic products pertaining to the Zeta Farmaceutici Group dedicated to skin care and health. As an extremely innovative brand with high sustainability values, EuPhidra has chosen an Eco Low Profile closure for tubes from the Giflor catalogue to crown its new "Floreali" collection of 98% natural shower gels .
Giflor Closures: Consistently trusted by Tulipan Negro
Tulipan Negro bath gels stand out not only for their refined formulations, but also for their modern packaging that packs a strong visual and emotional impact into every product. It's no coincidence that the closure system chosen by Tulipan Negro is, once again, produced and designed by Giflor Closure Technologies.
There's a new arrival in Giflor's Just Colors line this spring!
Giflor's distinctive Just Colors product collection continues to expand and strengthen its market position through the addition of 2 new Ø20mm closures. The patented designs benefit from a classy look so that the newcomers to Just Colors are highly versatile and multi-skilled caps which are appealing across a variety of industries ranging from beauty to cosmetic, and food to pharma.
Giflor, where hygiene and sustainability meet
Giflor Closures has worked with Oliofora, a Portuguese brand of body care products made from native raw materials of northern Portugal to create easy-to-use sanitizing products. Sustainability comes first and foremost for Oliofora, so it comes as no surprise that Oliofora has chosen Giflor's 405 model in PCR.
Giflor wins gold for innovation - again!
Giflor has once again proven that it is a leader in the pursuit of producing innovative packaging which conforms to both the desires of brands and consumers. The Italian closure manufacturer is proud to announce that its patented Eco Low Profile 772 mono-material tube system has received a top award during the Tube Council's prestigious 2020 Tube Of the Year Awards.
Giflor's 560 is compliant with Amazon standards
Giflor's 560 closure is an exclusive screw-on push-lock cap with bore seal, which has ISTA-6 validation fulfiling Amazon's testing requirements for SIOC. The 560 has been tested in accordance with Amazon's own SIOC test methods which simulate different handling and transportation risk scenarios.
Giflor's new products focus on sustainability
Giflor Closure Technologies, an international leader in the production of plastic closure systems for over 40 years, has a set a new goal for this year. Despite all of the global challenges 2020 has brought, Giflor has decided to further its efforts from an environmental point of view. The company slogan, "2020: two times green" testifies that this will be a decisive year for sustainability, a challenge that Giflor has been at the forefront of for some years now and wishes to continue improving upon. See how their latest products get greener.
Green is the goal for Giflor in 2020
Despite the countless challenges presented in the global market during 2020, Giflor has decided to further intensify its environmental efforts as the slogan chosen by the company indicates, "2020: two times green". It testifies that this will be a decisive year for the sustainability challenge, a challenge that Giflor has been at the forefront of for some years now. From products to processing, sustainability is at the heart of all company projects.
Giflor's classic and customizable Mushroom Caps
With their classic design, Giflor's Mushroom Closures are a timeless solution for any cosmetic, personal care, and health care products. The attractive and distinctive shape, flip-top opening, and different finishes of these plastic caps for evergreen pack solutions suit different brand attitudes and philosophies.
Giflor's 100% PCR closures
Giflor’s environmentally conscious Post Consumer Resin collection revolves around the use of “recycled” materials. This highly innovative and eco-friendly PCR closure collection responds to the growing demand for a circular economy and helps brands improve their sustainability credentials with 100% green packaging solutions.
One material, one vision: Giflor's innovative low profile closure system for laminate tubes
As increased efforts are being made for a more sustainable planet in 2020, Giflor has joined forces with Sibo for its "one material, one vision" commitment to lighter weight, recycle-ready full tube packs. This is a major innovative step forward towards an eco-friendly product developed through the design and manufacture of tube packages.
Giflor's Carbon Black Free resin enables recycling
Black plastic packaging poses a great challenge for the recycling process because the presence of carbon black does not allow the correct sorting of black parts at recycling facilities. Giflor’s Carbon Black Free (CBF) resin is the latest response to this challenging issue.
Giflor obtains grade A BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials certification
Giflor has recently obtained the prestigious BRC Packaging and Packaging materials with a grade A certification. The BRC standard, which is internationally recognized within the GFSI, allows GIFLOR to further qualify as a supplier of products to large retailers and stores as well as consolidate its position in foreign markets, especially the UK, USA and other countries that acknowledge this certification for its undisputed distinctive value.
Giflor's environmental commitment is enhancing sales
Cutting edge technology is being utilized to enhance sustainability at Giflor. And it's not just machinery that is benefiting a more environmentally-friendly production. Find out how the world renowned caps manufacturer is making its product offering greener and saving the world's resources.
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