SAO PAULO, Aug. 23, 2016 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of corrugated board packaging and industrial bags, is participating in the first edition of Innovapack, the only event in Latin America focused on design, trends and innovation for final packaging of the food industry. The fair is being organized at Transamérica Expo Center in São Paulo, from August 23 to 25. With sustainable integrated solutions, Klabin will showcase its paperboard, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags for the food and beverage industry.
In the paperboard segment, the company will take the liquid packaging board (LPB) and its line for the food and beverage market: KlaFold®, produced with virgin fiber and its inner side with natural Kraft, is ideal for packaging that has direct contact with food; KlaFold FZ®, developed for refrigerated food, especially when subjected to extreme temperature conditions; and KlaMulti®, designed for packaging beverages such as beers and soft drinks in cans or glass bottles, and yogurts.
Klabin’s industrial bags division will present innovative packaging for green coffee, wheat flour and pet food, through solutions that combine resistance, porosity and elasticity to meet the food industry's requirements. In the corrugated board packaging line, Klabin will present its boxes for the food, beverage and vegetable produce sectors. This material is highly resistant in diverse storage and transportation conditions, such as damp and low-temperature environments, ensures the integrity of products until their final destination, enables adequate palletization, and enables quality printing through the flexographic system.
The packaging showcased by the company is produced from renewable natural resources, made with raw material extracted from planted and certified forests. Klabin’s Research, Development and Innovation division has lines of study focused on the final consumer, which enable the company to excel in meeting the specific demands of diverse market segments, such as special paperboard for the beer and refrigerated food chains, as well as specific paperboard for aseptic packaging to store liquids and pastes. Moreover, the industrial bags and corrugated board divisions have customizable solutions that have storage and handling differentials. For example, it is possible to increase the durability of food by creating a specific design and avoiding wastage.
Innovapack South America – Klabin Booth: 1009 – corridor 10
Date and time: August 23 to 25, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Transamérica Expo Center - Av. Dr. Mário Villas Boas Rodrigues, 387 – Santo Amaro – São Paulo (SP)
Klabin is Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags. Founded in 1899, it has 16 industrial units in Brazil and one in Argentina. Klabin is organized into four business units: Forestry, Pulp (hardwood, softwood and fluff pulp), Paper (paperboard, kraft paper and recycled) and Packaging (corrugated board and industrial bags).
The company’s management is entirely oriented towards sustainable development in the pursuit of integrated and responsible growth that combines profitability, social development and commitment to the environment. Klabin has been included in the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BM&FBovespa) since 2014. It is also a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and the Brazilian Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor, and seeks suppliers and business partners that adopt the same values of ethics, transparency and respect for the principles of sustainability.