Board Converting News, June 13, 2022


HexcelPack Wins To Award At Innovation Event In UK

Bristol, Connecticut based HexcelPack, a developer of eco-friendly, paper-based protective cushioning solutions to replace bubble packaging and other plastic or foam- based materials, won “Most Innovating Product” for its HexcelWrap™ cushioning paper at the prominent Packag- ing Innovations & Empack Show in Birmingham, UK. Voted upon by both exhibitors and attendees, the show’s Pack- aging Innovations Showcase award is a significant win for HexcelPack, which beat out over a dozen competitors of sustainable packaging products. Like all HexcelPack products, HexcelWrap™ utilizes the company’s groundbreaking slit paper technology, which converts extensible paper into a three-dimensional, inter- nationally patented cushioning product by making pre- cise cuts at specific angles. This method makes the paper


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“flex,” expanding its volume while maximizing the strength and stiffness of its fibers. The result is a superior cushion- ing product proven to outperform recent knockoffs and environmentally-harmful product protection alternatives – including plastic-based bubble and pillow packaging. HexcelPack protective cushioning is easily dispensed through the company’s compact options, including a stand- alone and completely recyclable tabletop dispensing sta- tion. The most popular of these, the Mini Packing Station™, is an easy-to-use, human-powered dispenser requiring no electricity, zero maintenance, and a mere fraction of the tabletop space required for competing solutions. Available in both white and Kraft paper, benefits of Hex- celWrap™ and the Mini Packing Station™ include: • Unsurpassed Product Protection: Engineered with Ul- tra Stretch™ technology, HexcelWrap™ delivers supe- rior cushioning and product protection. Users simply stretch, wrap and tear the lightweight, interlocking ma- terial to custom lengths without the need for tape or scissors. HexcelWrap™ is ideal for shipping fragile items and reduces product damage by eliminating, among CONTINUED ON PAGE 22

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