Grifal is happy to announce that we will be presenting cArtù® at IPACK-Mat 2018, the new exhibition space at IPACK-IMA 2018, entirely dedicated to innovative solutions in raw materials, components and high value-added packaging. Read all about it in Impackt by Italia Imballaggio, the supplement dedicated to IPACK-Mat. The show takes place at the FieraMilano from 29 May to 1 June 2018. The IPACK-Mat area will be set up in Pavilion 14, a central location at the fair. Grifal will be showing many different solutions all made with cArtù®, the new corrugated cardboard with extra-tall flutes produced with its own patented technology. This innovative material performs as well as, if not better than plastic materials and is, of course, 100% recyclable.
Grifal has developed an award-worthy packaging solution for Gewiss by making use of innovative materials and smart design. In the running for the Italian Packaging Oscars, Best Packaging 2018, this packaging project is emblematic of the kind of technical research and development that has always characterized Grifal. Extremely functional and 100% environmentally friendly, this solution has passed ISTA 1A with flying colors. It protects both the product and the environment. The particularity that makes this solution unique and remarkably efficient is that fact that it consists of four identical units that can be accordion folded in three different ways, thus reducing costs by greatly simplifying the warehouse management of these units and minimizing assembly times. Grifal's packaging solution for the Gewiss Smart[PRO] floodlight Gewiss Smart[PRO] floodlight Project Brief Gewiss has produced a new line of high performance floodlights and LEDs: Smart[PRO] Intended to illuminate large sports venues, these floodlights save significant amount of energy, are easy to install and are extremely bright. Gewiss turned to Grifal to design and produce a packaging solution that satisfied the following requirements: SIMPLE TO MANAGE & ASSEMBLE CUSHIONING BLOCK AND BRACING REDUCED LOGISTICAL COSTS ISTA CERTIFIED ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY The innovative material: cArtù® These packaging elements are made with cArtù®, Grifal's own patented corrugated cardboard with exceptional performance. The accordion fold: simple and effective packaging design The accordion folding technique allows a single, identical, unit of cArtù to be folded in three different ways thanks to a series of half-cuts produced in line. It is an extremely simple, yet highly effective, solution made possible by cArtù®'s unique properties. Cushioning without the use of plastics As opposed to traditional corrugated cardboard, cArtù® provides cushioning due to its extra-tall flute [...]