About us

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Packaging that feeds the Earth.

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We produce Biomade compostable films and packaging that contribute to safeguarding the environment.

We implement an eco-friendly production cycle by using compostable and partly bio-based raw materials.

We adopt the principles of green chemistry and circular economy by using processes with a low environmental impact, as an act of responsibility towards future generations.

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Since 1995 we have been experimenting with biodegradable Mater-Bi® products, anticipating the demands of the market.
Today, we produce compostable packaging that feeds the planet.

Innovation as a vision
We are constantly refining our production processes by taking unexplored paths to produce sustainable and safe products with high added value.

Circular supply chain
We mainly use local resources and carry out the entire production cycle in-house to ensure a high quality standard of the finished product.

Valuable networks
We take inspiration from the customer’s needs to develop new ideas, involving suppliers in the analysis and production process.

The people
The company’s know-how lies in the skills of our employees. Their development and protection are the key to our success.

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Anything that cannot be measured, cannot be improved.

Our goal is to be an industry leader in the development of sustainable and innovative packaging, able to attract talented professionals who share our vision, and engage and listen to our partners.

1. RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, from the production sites to the areas where our products are used, by choosing responsible and competent partners.

2. PROTECTION OF PEOPLE, from safety to appreciation and development of each person’s skills, the true cornerstone of the company’s know-how.

3. CONSTANT CHECKS AND MONITORING, to ensure reliable processes, high-quality products and continuous improvement.

4. COMPETENCE, to ensure cutting-edge technological and organisational solutions while complying with legal requirements related to processes and products.

For each of these aspects, we involve all stakeholders to promote a working culture of excellence and innovation as a whole. Moreover, we seek continuous improvement in each project by developing a simple, effective and efficient Integrated Management model that minimises any form of waste.

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The flexibility to meet the different needs of the customers and its transparent way of acting make Polycart a reliable partner able to guarantee total and constant quality.

Polycart is regarded by its customers as a reference point in the sector because it guarantees quality and reliability over time, combining flexibility with technical support.

Thanks to meticulous planning of production processes and a business-oriented approach towards environmental sustainability, Polycart represents a manufacturing institution that respects the environmental context in which it operates.

The sense of belonging to the group is the element that distinguishes Polycart employees: people are the soul of our organisation.

[box_header title=”HISTORY OF THE COMPANY” bottom_border=”1″ class=”padding-bottom-30″]
[timeline_item layout=”right” label=”1977″ title=”Foundation” animations=”1″]Giampiero Bianconi, Alfredo Fantucci and Giuseppe Bianchi found Polycart, a company specialised in the extrusion of HDPE films.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item label=”1981″ label_position=”1″ title=”Print Plast” animations=”1″]Print Plast is founded, a company focusing on the printing sector and the production of shopping bags and liners.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item layout=”right” label=”1995″ label_position=”2″ title=”Mater-Bi®” animations=”1″]Polycart was one of the first companies to experiment with the new biodegradable product Mater-Bi®, a cutting-edge material in terms of environmental protection patented by Novamont S.p.A., which now accounts for around 75% of the Company’s total production.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item label=”2006″ label_position=”4″ title=”Polycart incorporates Print Plast” animations=”1″]Polycart and Print Plast become one big “family”.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item layout=”right” label=”2007″ label_position=”5″ title=”Entry into the Gruppo Poligrafico Tiberino” animations=”1″]GPT (“Gruppo Poligrafico Tiberino”) was one of the first business networks created to cooperate with the University world and bring together business and academic knowledge in order to create innovative products, such as “Compost Label®” and all “Biomade” products.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item label=”2011″ label_position=”6″ title=”Law on compostable shopping bags” animations=”1″]Italy issues a law on compostable shopping bags.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item layout=”right” label=”2013″ label_position=”8″ title=”Compost Label®” animations=”1″]Presentation of the first “Compost Label®” at the Fruit Logistica trade show of 6-8 February, and subsequent obtaining of the “Carbon Foot Print” certification.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item label=”2014″ label_position=”9″ title=”Biomade” animations=”1″]Research and innovation, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the market, lead to the development of new “Biomade” compostable packaging.[/timeline_item]
[timeline_item layout=”right” label=”2017″ label_position=”10″ title=”Polycart 4.0″ animations=”1″]Without measuring your performance, you cannot improve.

The introduction of business intelligence and real-time monitoring of consumption allow us to take a critical look at what we are doing today, so we can do it even better tomorrow.[/timeline_item]

[timeline_item label=”2020″ label_position=”11″ title=”Constant commitment” animations=”1″]Polycart combines all main aspects expected from a partner: reliability, flexibility, quality and punctuality. We have embraced the Mater-Bi/Novamont project from the start. Today, we continue with greater commitment and constant investments in machinery and “people” in order to improve the quality of our products and increase customer satisfaction.[/timeline_item]

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