Research is a very important part of our long-term company growth plan. Polycart has been making constant investments in this area throughout the years. This lead the company to forge a stable cooperation with the Engineering Faculty of the University of Perugia, Italy.
One of the most significant results dates back to 1995, when Polycart was the first company to have experimented the biodegradable Mater-Bi® product patented by Novamont spa. This is an extremely innovative product as far as environmental safety goes and to this day it still makes up for 75% of the company’s total production.
Our constant focus on the environment earned Polycart the ability to produce biodegradable and compostable materials, validated by Vinçotte and “CIC”. These marks certify that Polycart products are compostable and they are the result of thorough tests and assessments by third-party laboratories.
For Polycart, research and development translate to evolution, process industrialisation as well as environment protection and product optimisation.
Compost Label® is the new family of biodegradable and compostable adhesive products in accordance with the UNI EN 13432 regulation.
Polycart S.P.A. designed, experimented and fulfilled this project in collaboration with GPT srl – a network made up of 20 companies, including Polycart that operate in the business communications, printing and packaging field.
Compost Label® is aimed at solving the label production and disposal issue by applying the life cycle management and eco-friendliness philosophy, while still delivering the same performances as traditional products.
The idea is to keep removing barriers for plastic materials in order to explore new territories and find innovative packaging and communication solutions through biodegradable and compostable materials.
Such solutions have allowed designing new products that contribute to safeguarding the environment as well as the consumer’s health.