H.B. Fuller introduces innovative compostable adhesives for flexible packaging
As per reports, H.B. Fuller has announced the launch of two new compostable adhesive solutions under its worldwide renowned Flextra™ Evolution brand. The newly launched product offer various advantages when it comes to attaining sustainability goals and manufacturer benefits.
In recent times, packaging is evolving owing to changing consumer behaviour, strict legislation and a move towards circular economy amid increasing environmental awareness. With the recent changes, flexible packaging is now focused on addressing issues like recyclability. In order to make the whole package compostable, adhesive which hold the whole structure together must also be compostable.
H.B. Fuller has introduced to two new compostable solutions for the flexible packaging market: Flextra™ Evolution SF1000CP/XR2000CP and Flextra™ Evolution WB1200CP/XR2200CP.
Flextra™ Evolution SF1000CP/XR2000CP is a 2K solventless adhesive that offers excellent design benefits, such as outstanding sound dampening and excellent adhesion, to a variety of biodegradable film substrates from bar wrap to snack packaging and much more.
Flextra™ Evolution WB1200CP/XR2200CP, a water-based two-part system that works best with paper-to-film laminations, is fully compostable according to EN13432, ASTM D6400, and is certified through the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), North America's leading certifier of compostable products and packaging.