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SABIC’S certified circular PP copolymer selected for Unilever’s Knorr® bouillon powder containers produced by Greiner Packaging

SABIC collaborating with Unilever and Greiner Packaging in the development of an innovative new Knorr® bouillon container using SABIC® PP FLOWPACT FPC45 certified circular impact polypropylene (PP) from its TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.

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(businesspress24) - SITTARD, THE NETHERLANDS, December 9, 2020 - SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, today announced that the company has been collaborating with Unilever and Greiner Packaging in the development of an innovative new Knorr

The selected certified circular polymer grade ‒ SABIC PP FLOWPACT FPC45 impact copolymer ‒ from SABIC flowability for ease of processing on standard injection molding equipment and robust performance for high stackability. Greiner Packaging produces the containers with lids molded in the same material and supplies them together with folded cardboard sleeves. The space-saving, stackable design of the containers and lids further supports their sustainability during transport and storage before filling.

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The sustainability of the resulting polymers is certified by independent third-party laboratories under the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC PLUS) scheme in a standardized mass balance approach, which provides a method of asserting the recycled material content along predefined and transparent rules. In addition, the widely recognized ISCC PLUS accreditation provides traceability along the entire supply chain, from the feedstock to the final product.

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The appearance, functionality and safety of the new Knorr


. Unilever is committed to cutting our use of virgin plastic in half by 2025. Turning Plastic Waste into Circular Polymer will be a key enabler in meeting that goal. We are now testing this using material produced from 100 percent certified circular polymer, with the goal of expanding across our por

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ABOUT SABIC
SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SABIC manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.

SABIC supports its customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Production in 2019 was 72.6 million metric tons.

SABIC has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 12,540 global patent filings, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

ABOUT UNILEVER
Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Beauty & Personal Care, Home Care, and Foods & Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2.5 billion consumers a day. It has 150,000 employees and generated sales of EUR 52 billion in 2019. Over half of the company’s footprint is in developing and emerging markets. Unilever has around 400 brands found in homes all over the world, including Dove, Knorr, Dirt Is Good, Rexona, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, Lux, Magnum, Axe, Sunsilk and Surf.

Since 2010, the company has been taking action through the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) to help more than a billion people improve their health and well-being, halve its environmental footprint and enhance the livelihoods of millions of people as it grows its business. The USLP creates value by driving growth and trust, eliminating costs and reducing risks. The company’s sustainable living brands delivered 78% of total growth and 75% of turnover in 2019.

Unilever has pledged to become carbon positive in its operations by 2030 and to ensure that 100% of its plastic packaging will be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. In 2019, the company has been recognized as sector leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and as the top ranked company in the Globescan/Sustainability Global Corporate Sustainability Leaders survey, for the ninth-consecutive year. For more information about Unilever and its brands, please visit www.unilever.com.

ABOUT GREINER PACKAGING
Greiner Packaging is a leading European manufacturer of plastic packaging in the food and nonfood sectors. The company has enjoyed a reputation for outstanding solutions expertise in the fields of development, design, production, and decoration for 60 years. Greiner Packaging responds to the challenges of the market with two business units: Packaging and Assistec. While the Packaging unit focuses on innovative packaging solutions, the Assistec unit is dedicated to producing custom-made technical parts. Greiner Packaging employs a workforce of around 5,000 at more than 30 locations in 19 countries around the world. In 2019, the company generated annual sales revenues of EUR 690 million (including joint ventures), which represents more than 40% of Greiner’s total sales. Learn more at www.greiner-gpi.com.

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Date: 12/09/2020 - 10:23
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