5 exciting, emerging sustainable packaging materials to watch in 2016: Page 3 of 5

Shane Bertsch in Packaging Design on February 24, 2016

The insulation technology used in retail Chill Buddy products can be used in packaging applications.


3. Light Weight Insulation

Chill Buddy is a lightweight, durable insulation for hot or cold applications. The temperature-controlling packaging material offers clear advantages over conventional insulated blanket technology and is a flexible, sustainable alternative to expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam. Commercialized in Europe, retail stores leverage the new technology for shrouds over dolly, roll cages and pallets. These shrouds maintain chilled conditions for more than 3.5 hours—and are particularly useful in stores with limited space for refrigeration and when products have high turnover.


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