Omni-Pac and HP Join Forces for Molded Fiber Production
This collaboration is helping Omni-Pac reduce CO2 emissions and replace single-use plastics with more sustainable packaging solutions.
June 28, 2023
Omni-Pac Group, a molded fiber packaging provider, has partnered with HP to digitize and transform the way molded fiber is produced at an industrial level, the companies report. This collaboration is helping Omni-Pac reduce CO2 emissions and replace single-use plastics with more sustainable packaging solutions.
“Our collaboration with HP allows us to revolutionize the production of molded fiber at an industrial scale, transforming the development, launch, and production of molded fiber applications,” says Pablo Libreros, CEO of Omni-Pac Group. “This not only reduces environmental impact but also pioneers sustainable packaging solutions.” He further highlighted the benefits of their collaboration, stating, “Enabling us to achieve over 500 tons per machine per year through digitalization, the level of CO2 savings will continue to improve as our collaboration with HP progresses.”
HP's Molded Fiber Tooling Solution provides a customized digital solution for companies like Omni-Pac, enabling them to achieve efficiency and sustainability. The solution includes the new HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling technology, which optimizes manufacturing processes, delivering products with enhanced performance through computational fluid dynamics (CFD) grammage control and customized features like logos and textures. Additionally, it enhances molded fiber packaging sustainability by reducing the carbon footprint during tooling and part production, resulting in lighter parts with equal or better performance.
“HP's Molded Fiber Tooling Solution technology is empowering companies like Omni-Pac to deliver efficiencies, enable new products and reduce CO2 emissions,” says Mariona Company, global head of Fiber-Based Sustainable Packaging at HP. “By working together, Omni-Pac and HP are at the forefront of driving innovation and sustainability in the molded fiber industry.”
About Omni-Pac Group
Omni-Pac Group is one of the leading European molded fiber companies, supporting its customers by providing recyclable and compostable packaging solutions primarily for the food and medical sectors along with other industries. Omni-Pac Group has operations in France, UK and Germany, and has a longstanding position on sustainability, deriving from the start of its operations a significant part of its raw materials from recycling.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.