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Rapak and Worldwide Dispensers to exhibit at IPACK-IMA exhibition

Published 17 May 2018

DS Smith will be present at the IPACK-IMA exhibition in Milan (Fiera Milano). We will showcase Rapak's Flexible Packaging and liquid dispensing taps from Worldwide Dispensers, together with DS Smith Packaging.

Rapak and Worldwide Dispensers are part of the fast-growing Plastics Division of DS Smith Plc. Rapak is a leading manufacturer of bags, fitments and filling machines for boxed bags.

Worldwide Dispensers is a global leader in high quality dispensing solutions for plastic beverage, food, garden, household and chemical containers.

For more than 40 years, we have supported our customers with standard and custom boxed bag packaging, dispensing taps, fluid connectors and fitments that suit their product, industry and process.

In order to respond to the expectations of evolving markets, DS Smith Rapak will also showcase its latest flexible packaging innovations for edible oil, wine and juice.

The Plastics Division of DS Smith is a 30-year manufacturer of flexible packaging, filling equipment, dispensing solutions, and rigid packaging returnables in Europe.

Plastics operates out of sites in Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia. As a seamless international supplier, we supply products and services anywhere in the world, meeting the most stringent of customer requirements.

r associated with their supply chains. Furthermore, polypropylene plastics packaging ensures your product shows up on store shelves looking as good as new.

The Akylux Polypropylene sheets are produced in place in DS Smith Plastics factories and this material is easy to transform into different packaging. That´s why DS Smith provides unlimited design options and all packaging is custom-made, according to the customer’s needs. Some of the benefits of polypropylene boxes reside in their versatility, as they can be manufactured in limitless shapes and colours.

They can have open handles for easy handling and be stackable which reduces costs associated with storage and transportation.  The lightness of plastic is also closely ties to its superior sustainability. Indeed, its comparatively low weight contributes to its lower energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions over other materials.

When selecting packaging to store and transport their products from farms to grocery retailers, producers take different factors in consideration. The top five factors include: durability to reduce wastage of product during transport and have them ready to display at the end of their journey; lightweight; sustainable; versatile and 100% recyclable.

Akylux polypropylene boxes offer all of the above five benefits. The combination of durability and lightweight protects the products while reducing product waste and transportation cost. They can be reused and they are recyclable at the end of their useful life.

Source: Company Press Release