Black Bubble Air Cushioning features high recycled content.

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Suitable for cushioning, surface protection, and void-fill, Astro-Bubble® Renew™ is available in coex low-density polyethylene/nylon and monolayer linear-low density polyethylene options with bubble diameters ranging from 1/8–½ in. Recycled content is 40% for coex version and 25% for monolayer. Target applications include consumer electronics, fulfillment/mail order, furniture, glass/china, industrial equipment/supplies, medical, military/ government, pharmaceuticals, and retail.

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Pregis Introduces Another Protective Packaging First; Black Bubble Air Cushioning with High Recycled Content

Deerfield, Ill., -- Pregis Corp. has commercialized another protective packaging first—black bubble air cushioning with high recycled content.  Astro-Bubble® Renew™ has been reformulated to give brand owners a new, more elegant way to cushion their products throughout the distribution chain, while also providing environmental benefits via recycled content.

“Product manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to support brand values.  By offering a sleek, high-tech, black air bubble alternative, we can help extend brand image beyond the primary package,” said Robert Sepanik, national product manager, bubble and foam, Pregis.

Target applications include consumer electronics, cosmetics, jewelry, fulfillment/mail order, furniture, glass/china, industrial equipment/supplies, jewelry, medical, military/ government, pharmaceuticals, retail and other products which can benefit from improved positioning.   Additionally, the opaque black bubble is also ideal for applications which desire concealment/theft deterrent properties.

Astro-Bubble Renew is available in coex (low-density polyethylene/nylon) and monolayer (linear-low density polyethylene) options with bubble sizes consisting of very small, small, medium and large.  Bubble diameters range from 1/8- to ½-inch.  Recycled content is 40 percent for the coex version and 25 percent for monolayer.

The product is durable and offers high air retention properties which make it ideal for performance-oriented applications. It can be used for cushioning, surface protection and void-fill.  Its lightweight characteristics help minimize transport weight which helps lower fuel consumption and carbon emissions throughout the supply chain.

About Pregis:

Pregis Corporation is a leading global provider of innovative protective packaging materials and systems. The company offers solutions for a wide variety of consumer and industrial market segments including food, beverage, healthcare, medical devices, agricultural, e-commerce, retail, automotive, furniture, electronics, construction and military/aerospace. Pregis currently operates 27 facilities in 10 countries in North America and Europe. For more information, visit

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