VISION

Packaging that feeds the Earth.

MISSION

We produce compostable and biologically made films and packages that contribute to the protection of the Environment.

We implement an Ecosystem-friendly production cycle thanks to the use of compostable and partially bio-based raw materials.

We adopt the principles of the Green Chemistry and the Circular Economy, by using processes with a low environmental impact, as act of conscience towards future generations.

VALUE PROPOSITION

Forerunners
Since 1977 we have been dreaming of a sustainable future.
Since 1995, we have developed biodegradable products made of Mater-Bi®, thus anticipating the market demand.
Nowadays we produce compostable packages, source of nutrition for our Planet.

Innovation as a vision
We constantly perfect our production processes by taking unexplored paths, to create sustainable, safe and high-added value products.

Circular production chain
We mainly use the resources of the territory and realise internally the whole production cycle in order to guarantee a high-quality standard of the final product.

Value networks
We take inspiration from the customer‘s needs to develop new ideas and we involve our suppliers in the analysis and production processes.

COMPANY HISTORY

Today, Polycart has over 45 employees, 2 production facilities (Palazzo di Assisi and Ospedalicchio di Bastia Umbra, Italy) covering over 6000 square metres.
Polycart also has:

  • No. 10 extrusion and co-extrusion plants featuring automatic thickness control systems;
  • No. 8 bag-making machines with in-line printing units for shoppers, sacks and bags on rolls (both with and without core), stacked punched-out handle bags and open-mouth sacks.

Constitution

Giampiero Bianconi, Alfredo Fantucci and Giuseppe Bianchi founded Polycart S.r.l., specialising in the production of extruded polyethilene film.

Print Plast

This was the year when Print Plast came into being, focusing on printing and manufacturing sacks and shopper bags.

Mater-Bi®

Polycart was one of the first companies to have experimented the new biodegradable Mater-Bi® product, patented by Novamont S.p.A. This material is extremely innovative as far as environmental protection goes and, today, it represents about 75% of the company’s total production volume.

Polycart incorporates Print Plast

Print Plast was incorporated into Polycart and the two became one big “Family”.

Polycart joins Gruppo Poligrafico Tiberino

The company joined GPT “Gruppo Poligrafico Tiberino”. GPT is one of the first ever business networks to have pooled business expertise and academic knowledge, in collaboration with the University of Perugia, for the purpose of creating innovative products such as “Compost Label®” and all the “Biomade” products that were developed within this network;

Compostable Shopper Law

Italian Law on Compostable shopper bags;

Compost Label®

The first “Compost Label®” was introduced during the Fruit Logistica show, 6-8 February. This product also achieved the Carbon Footprint certification afterwards;

Biomade

Research, innovation and a thorough knowledge of the market led to new ideas for cutting-edge compostable packaging products, called “Biomade”;

Costant commitment

Nearly 20 years of ISO-certified work and a 39-year activity in the field have turned Polycart into a perfect business partner that can guarantee reliability, flexibility, high quality and precision. Polycart has always been fully committed to the Mater-Bi/Novamont projects. Today, this ever-growing dedication translates to consistent investments in machinery and “People”. These investments are meant to result into improved quality levels and increased customer satisfaction.

Polycart 4.0 work in progress

STRATEGY

Anything that cannot be measured is not improvable.

Our ambition is to become a leading company in the sector of development of sustainable and innovative packages, a company able to attract talented professionals that share our policies and strategies and actively involve and listen to all our partners.

All this can be realised with our Polycart strategy based on a few but solid points:

1. RESPECT OF THE CONTEXT, starting from the one where the production sites are located to the one where our products are used and choosing reliable and competent partners;

2. PROTECTION OF PEOPLE, first understood as safety but also as enhancement and development of their competences, the real cornerstone of the company’s know-how;

3. CONSTANT CONTROL AND MONITORING in order to guarantee reliable processes and high-quality products and constantly grow;

4. COMPETENCE, to guarantee the development of cutting-edge technological and organisational solutions and to operate in compliance with the legal requirements linked to both the processes and the products.

In every single aspect, we involve all interested parties to initiate, as a single body, a work culture based on excellence and innovation. We look for the continuous improvement that lurks in every project and develop a simple, efficient and effective Integrated Management Model able to limit any waste as much as possible.

POLITICS

The flexibility towards the customer’s different needs and the transparency in its way of proceeding make Polycart a reliable partner able to guarantee full and constant quality.

Its customers consider Polycart as a reference point in the sector because it guarantees quality and reliability over time and it combines flexibility and technical support.

Thanks to a meticulous planning of the production processes and a business geared to the environmental sustainability, it represents a production reality that respects the environment in which it operates.

The sense of belonging to the group is what distinguishes Polycart’s employees. People are the art and soul of our organisation.