History of the company

Foundation
Giampiero Bianconi, Alfredo Fantucci e Giuseppe Bianchi fondano la Polycart azienda specializzata nell’estrusione di film in HDPE.
1977
Print Plast
Print Plast is founded, a company focusing on the printing sector and the production of shopping bags and liners.
1981
Mater-Bi®
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.
1995
Polycart incorporates Print Plast
Polycart and Print Plast become one big “family”.
2006
Entry into the Gruppo Poligrafico Tiberino
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.
2007
Law on compostable shopping bags
Italy issues a law on compostable shopping bags.
2011
Compost Label®
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.
2013
Biomade
Research and innovation, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the market, lead to the development of new “Biomade” compostable packaging.
2014
Polycart 4.0
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.

2017
Constant commitment
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.
2020