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Pregis commercializes protective packaging material

Pregis has announced the commercialization of its protective packaging black bubble air cushioning Astro-Bubble Renew.

Astro-Bubble Renew provides environmental benefits through recycled content and has been reformulated to give a new way to brand owners to cushion their products throughout the distribution chain.

Target applications of the material include consumer electronics, cosmetics, jewelry, fulfillment/mail order, furniture, glass/china, industrial equipment/supplies, jewelry, medical, military/ government, pharmaceuticals, retail and other products.

Available in coex (low-density polyethylene/nylon) and monolayer (linear-low density polyethylene) options, the black bubble is also said to suitable for applications which demand concealment/theft deterrent properties.

Astro-Bubble Renew has bubble sizes comprising very small, small, medium and large and diameters ranging from 1/8 to ½-inch.

For the coex version, the recycled content is 40%, while it is 25% for monolayer.

The durable product offers air retention properties and can be used for cushioning, surface protection and void-fill. The lightweight characteristics of the material help cut down transport weight.