23rd DuPont Awards 2011
Innovation and Cost/Waste Reduction
Printing and Laminating Extremely Thin Film Supports Premium Brand Image
Moneta S — Slovakia
In a significant printing and laminating technical innovation, Yango AL technology enables Moneta S to replace a 14 micron foil structure with 3 microns BOPP (bi-axially oriented polypropylene) films and 7 microns foil while attaining high-quality print impact even when printing on this extremely thin plastic film. Following a decision to significantly reduce the weight of the packaging structure, use of the BOPP provides extra strength, unscratchability, protection and ink inside feature to the foil structure. The perfect dead fold is achieved due to the very low thickness of the BOPP layer which is taken by aluminum foil as a lacquer. This product makes it possible to have a more beautiful look than the previously used aluminum foil, supporting the product’s premium brand image. Yango AL also provides the foil used in the lamination.