Tubex has been awarded with the German Packaging Award2021.
The „Cien pure & fresh“deodorant can has been awarded a prize in the category sustainabilty.
The deodorant,a brand from Lidl, is the first can in the world to be printed with naturalink. Theprinting ink from PURe is free of mineral oil, palm oil, soy bean oil andcoconut oil and helps to save the rain forrest. Binding agents of the ink arebased completely on renewable resources without further chemical modifications.PURe and Tubex worked closely together to develop the sustainable printing inkfor Aluminium.
The print was the lastmissing part needed to manufacture the most sustainable monobloc Aluminiumaerosol can in the world.
The „Cien pure &fresh“can, is 6 per cent lighter than the previous design due to the used patentedalloy with up to 25 per cent real PCR inclusion – up to 60 per cent PCRinclusion is possible.
The PCR used here issolely from the yellow bag/bin and is recycled consumer waste. To ensure asteady supply of certified PCR material Tubex and PreZero Pyral entered anexclusive partnership similar to the PURe partnership. The waterbasedover-varnish – emits 60 per cent less solvents than a standard top coat andcomplements the sustainabilty of the can.
The German Packaging Award isunder the patronage of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energie, Peter Altmeier, and is beingrecocnized every year.
Tubex is very proud to winthis prestigous award again in 2021 – it is a great reward for the team ofTubex Rangendingen and its constant developments in sustainability.
It is also a great result of workingtogether with other partners in the industry to achieve common targets. Thanksalso to our partners Neuman, PURe and Pyral PreZero.