New coextrusion line for BOPP shrink film in Poland / CCL Label to market film as EcoFloat
Günther Birkner (centre), president of CCL Label & Innovia, cuts the ceremonial ribbon at the new line (Photo: Innovia)
Speciality films producer Innovia Films (Wigton, UK; has opened a 6.2 m, multi-layer coextrusion line at its manufacturing site in Płock, Poland, to produce sustainable, BOPP film for shrink sleeve labels or tamper-evident applications. The floatable shrink film separates easily from PET, HDPE, and polypropylene bottles and containers in the recycling process.

With the new line, Innovia will produce RayoFloat APO, a clear, uncoated shrink film with a density of < 0.93 g/cm³ that is glossy, scuff resistant, and printable, with a controlled TD shrinkage up to 70%. The low-density floatable material is mainly for use within the food, beverage, and home and personal care industries.

Parent company and Canadian packaging giant CCL Industries’ (Toronto, Ontario; CCL Label division invested in Innovia’s Poland facility and will convert the recycling-friendly material into its EcoFloat line of low density polyolefin shrink sleeves and labels, according to Günther Birkner, president of Innovia Films and a member of the management team at CCL. The RayoFloat APO and EcoFloat materials are endorsed by the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP;
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Published on 19.05.2022
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