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Creaset introduces a new paper for shopping bags

Press release from the issuing company

Creaset Bags is a glossy white one-side coated paper specially designed for producing shopping bags. It is available in 90, 100, 110 and 120 g/m², with excellent tensile and bursting strength resistance. Given its physical strength and durability, Creaset Bags is suitable for a variety of market segments (food, textile…) and will not deteriorate during its useful life. It is also highly resistant to flex cracking so the bag may remain intact. Creaset Bags paper is suitable for flexography and offset printing, offering optimum printing quality.

Creaset Bags is 100% recyclable, biodegradable and compostable. It is manufactured with elemental chlorine-free (ECF) pulp and is available upon request with FSC and PEFC certification, thereby guaranteeing the responsible management of the raw materials and complete traceability from its forests of origin.     

Creaset Bags is produced in accord with ISO 14001 and EMAS environmental management standards, ISO 50001 energy management standards, ISO 9001 quality standards and OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety standards.
For more information about Creaset Bags and other Lecta products, please visit www.lecta.com

Lecta is a leading European manufacturer and distributor of specialty paper for labels and flexible packaging, coated paper for publishing and commercial printing, and other high value-added print media. With an extensive range of innovative, environmentally friendly products for a wide variety of end uses, Lecta is one of the foremost suppliers of paper solutions worldwide.

All of Lecta's manufacturing sites are certified to the strictest environmental standards – ISO 14001 and EMAS – and hold PEFC and FSC chain of custody certificates, thereby guaranteeing sustainably sourced wood and pulp raw materials. Furthermore, all Lecta sites have successfully completed audits for ISO 50001 energy efficiency, ISO 9001 quality and OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety certification.


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