Engineered Honeycomb Plank offers paper-based protective packaging.

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Made from kraft paper (linerboard) and water-based adhesives, NaturePlank(TM) offers brand owners and fabricators paper-based protective packaging alternative. Strength and blocking/bracing properties suit range of applications and provide all-natural alternative to petroleum-based plastic plank products. Made with SFI®-certified, renewable virgin and post-consumer recycled fibers, planks measure 108 x 48 x 1 or 2 in. and can be converted into desired shape for application.



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Pregis' New NaturePlank(TM) Engineered Honeycomb Plank Provides an All Paper-based Protective Packaging Solution



Deerfield, Ill. -New NaturePlank(TM) engineered honeycomb plank from Pregis Corp. offers brand owners and fabricators a paper-based protective packaging alternative.

NaturePlank(TM) honeycomb plank is made from kraft paper (linerboard) and water-based adhesives. It offers excellent strength and blocking/bracing for a wide range of protective packaging applications. Made with SFI®-certified, renewable virgin and post-consumer recycled fibers, NaturePlank(TM) is an all-natural alternative to petroleum-based plastic plank products.

"Brand owners have been pushing fabricators for a non-petroleum based protective packaging alternative. NaturePlank(TM) is an ideal solution because not only does it meet performance requirements, but it also can be easily converted into the desired shape for the application," explained Josephine Fish, vice president of marketing, Pregis Corp. "Another plus is that it becomes part of the paper recycling stream when it is disposed."

Another NaturePlank(TM) benefit is that the product weighs less than many other protective packaging alternatives. That helps reduce transport weight, which also positively impacts the environmental footprint.

In addition to die-cutting, routing and other conventional converting techniques, NaturePlank can also be laminated to other materials such as polyethylene plank. The latter option is ideal for those products requiring performance attributes which require more than one material type.

"For those fabricators interested in assistance, our design centers are available to provide training on techniques and design concepts," said Fish.

NaturePlank(TM) dimensions are 48- by 108-inches. The product is currently available in thicknesses of 1- and 2-inches. Ideal market applications include appliances, electronics, furniture and other durable goods.

About Pregis:
Pregis Corporation is a leading global provider of innovative protective, flexible, and foodservice packaging and hospital supply products. The company offers packaging and product solutions for a wide variety of consumer and industrial market segments including food and foodservice, healthcare, agriculture, automotive, furniture, electronics, construction, fulfillment, catalog and military/aerospace. The specialty-packaging leader currently operates 47 facilities in 18 countries around the world. For more information about Pregis, visit www.pregis.com.

Please forward sales inquiries to:
Pregis Corp.
1650 Lake Cook Road, Ste. 400
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (877) 692-6163
Email: protectivesales@pregis.com

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