International packaging and paper group Mondi said its Splashbag can now resists rain for up to six hours.
The improved Splashbag, which features the outer ply of Mondi Advantage Protect sack kraft paper, is also capable of preventing moisture ingress for up to five days.
Since the launch in 2015, the Splashbags were sold in three continents.
Mondi Industrial Bags sales and marketing director Claudio Fedalto said: “We have introduced a new industry standard here for paper bags to benefit our customers.
“Workers can now store their cement sacks in damp environments for a whole working week without worrying about the materials getting wet.”
Mondi noted that the Splashbag’s performance upgrade follows extensive testing at its Bag Application Centre.
At the center, the firm conducted a series of Cobb60 tests to assess water absorption. This resulted in 30% reduction compared to standard sack kraft paper.
In addition to reducing breakage rates, the improved Splashbag helps in saving time and costs for logistics and site managers while reducing wastage and shorter clean-ups.
Mondi Industrial Bags sales and marketing director Claudio Fedalto said that the improved Splashbag provides necessary tools for customers for market success.
“Mondi’s Industrial Bags customers and suppliers alike can rely upon the company’s long-standing expertise in – and passion for – innovative, sustainable and customer-focused paper packaging solutions that guarantee a high level of reliability and quality.”
Image: A Mondi’s Splashbag. Photo: courtesy of Mondi.