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Eco Impact of Inverted Pouches vs. Rigid Plastics
According to a recent LCA study by PTIS, choosing premade STANDCAP Pouches instead of rigid plastic bottles (including rigid inverted plastic squeeze bottles) results in up to:
- 63% less plastic (by weight).
- 61% less fossil fuel consumption.
- 62% less greenhouse gas emissions.
- 76% less water usage.
- 52% less landfill waste (even when factoring in plastic recycling rates).
See the full results of the premade STANDCAP Pouch vs. rigid plastics for mayonnaise, mustard, honey, ketchup, chocolate syrup, salad dressing, hummus, shampoo, and hand lotion.
The premade STANDCAP inverted pouches received two (2) Gold Awards and one (1) Silver Award at the 2020 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition:
- Gold Award — Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging
- Gold Award — Packaging Excellence
- Silver Award — Sustainability
A leading brand is commanding a 23.6% higher price per oz. in the STANDCAP Pouch vs. a rigid package— while increasing overall sales by 69.7%. The new package format is also responsible for the company’s 11% increase in market share.
Provide consumers with a new level of convenience and grow market share with the new premade STANDCAP Pouch from Glenroy.
- Clean, Controlled Dispensing: Evenly distribute product with no mess and clean product cutoff.
- Lifestyle Trends: The STANDCAP Pouch is lightweight, portable, and ideal for on-the-go consumers and ecommerce.
- Ultimate Ease: Easy to open, use, reclose, and store. Also requires less squeeze force and provides more controlled dispensing than squeezable rigid packaging.
- Transportation & Storage Savings: Unfilled rigid packaging can take up 26 times the space of unfilled pouches designed for the same product. Why ship/store air?
- Lose the Utensil: No spoon/knife required (and no cross-contamination of product from utensils.)
- Product Evacuation: Consumers can easily access virtually 100% of the product without the frustration of wasted product.
- Keep it Fresh: Aptar’s SimpliSqueeze® valve maintains product freshness between uses.
- Top of Mind: Fits in fridge door so it won’t be pushed to the back of the refrigerator and forgotten.
The STANDCAP Pouch has been proven successful in the marketplace—increasing market share significantly for an established brand—and the pouch is poised to disrupt entire product categories.
As the exclusive pouch converter of STANDCAP, Glenroy leverages proprietary VOLPAK converting technology to deliver STANDCAP as a premade pouch, providing brands with a low cost of entry option.
The STANDCAP Pouch’s innovative closure was developed by Aptar, a leader in dispensing solutions. This patented dispensing solution provides the pouch with stability and features an easy to open flip-lid closure, built-in tamper evidence, and proprietary SimpliSqueeze® valve technology for superior dispensing performance.
SimpliSqueeze® Valve Technology:
- Provides controlled drip-free dispensing with clean product cutoff
- Improves oxygen barrier & maintains product freshness between uses
- SimpliSqueeze® valve can be fully customized for the viscosity of your product and the desired product stream
- Built-in ring pull is quick & easy to remove
According to a recent environmental and sustainability study by Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), choosing inverted stand-up pouches instead of glass bottles results in:
- 65% less fossil fuel consumption.
- 77.8% less greenhouse gas emissions.
- 80.6% less water usage.
Our nation’s largest generation has an affinity for pouches, and Mintel’s 2018 Global Packaging Trends study points out innovative flexible packaging as a way to draw millennials shopping the periphery back to center aisles.
In eye-tracking studies within a retail environment, the STANDCAP Pouch was noticed 40% faster & viewed 53% longer than a rigid package.
As third-generation beekeepers, we know that the best honey comes from happy, healthy bees. With honeybees providing one third of all the food we eat, we understand the importance of our environment and helping any way we can. With the STANDCAP Pouch, we bring to market a more environmentally-friendly package, with an easy-to-use application that provides such a beneficial product like pure, raw, honey from Chico Honey Co.Mike Watson – Olivarez Honey Bees, Inc.
We wanted to understand our environmental impact from a holistic standpoint and look for ways to reduce our natural resource consumption as we launched these organic items. It’s important to make an impact where we can, and our fans expect us to do so. This package is a huge upgrade for convenience and usability, and proves you can bring meaningful innovation to consumers and do good for the planet at the same time.Rob Johnson – Uncle Dougie's
Our STANDCAP Partners
Horizontal Form/Fill/Seal Solutions
VOLPAK is the leader in developing innovative pouch packaging machinery. Global STANDCAP Pouch applications supported by VOLPAK. Applications specific to North America sold and supported by R.A JONES.
Aptar’s customized pouch dispensing solution features an easy-to open flip-lid closure and a tamper evident pull ring. Its proprietary SimpliSqueeze® valve technology delivers a drip-free and controlled product dispense.