Helsinki, Finland/Shropshire, UK - March 30th
Koepala today announces the licensing agreement with Sirane to co-launch the functional sustainable packaging for UK, France and global market. Combining functional innovative design and Sirane sustainable material, the solution offers an eco-friendly, user-functional and production-efficient packaging. The partnership aims to goto market at the end of this year and is currently working with a food brand onthe replacement of plastic salad packaging.
“Sirane with their market know-how, sustainable material expertise and open innovation ways of working is a great match for scalable packaging solutions. Our cost-effective, plastic-free, and logistic-efficient package will bring unique value for brand owners of various product categories” says Janne Asikainen, CEO of Koepala.
Simon Balderson, MD of Sirane, says: “Sirane’s always working on new innovations to add value to our customers. Koepala’s innovative designs which could make the whole value chain more sustainable is a perfect fit for our Earth packaging range. We are now in a great position to really expand our level of innovation and service to the packaging industry.”
Koepala develops and licenses innovative packaging solutions for single portion foods. The patented technology helps packaging manufacturers make the shift to sustainable food packaging in an economic and efficient way.
Koepala’s food packaging solutions are for industrial processes for multiple use cases. The solutions help optimising the manufacturing productivity and logistics which resulted in saving production& logistics costs. The solutions make a big environmental impact by reducing packaging waste, industrial waste, and emissions as well as saving energy in transportation.
Sirane is an NPD product and process development company with full manufacturing capabilities - with four main divisions: food packaging; medical & healthcare; horticultural & industrial. Whereas most companies are manufacturing operations supplying a range of products, Sirane looks at your requirement and designs and develops a solution that does the job.
Sirane's core skills are founded around material science and design & process engineering which gives them the capability to develop new and better products and if required, new manufacturing machinery to produce these products too.
Sirane manufactures a range of packaging and other products including specialised absorbents, bio-degradable, bio-compostable microwaveable and oven-able materials and protective materials for a number of foods, medical, industrial and horticultural applications.