São Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 23, 2021 — Incom is introducing a line of sustainable packaging made with Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester and Eastman Cristal One Renew at FCE Cosmetique 2021.
Incom, a Brazilian company specializing in the development and manufacturing of plastic cosmetics packaging, is featuring Eastman Renew materials in a variety of applications, including compact cases, skin care, color cosmetics, and lip-gloss packaging. They are using multiple sustainable resins from Eastman, offering brand owners options for high levels of certified recycled content,* easy recyclability or both.
"Cristal Renew and Cristal One Renew, made with Eastman's innovative molecular recycling technologies, enabled us to offer sustainable packaging with premium attributes such as high transparency, thick-walls and high gloss," said Andréia Johansen, Incom commercial manager. "Our previous work with Eastman demonstrated their quality, safety and technical competence. Knowing that Eastman is innovating toward sustainable materials in a responsible way gave us the confidence to work with them to develop these new additions to our standard packaging lines."
Cristal Renew provides high levels of certified recycled content* without sacrificing packaging performance or aesthetics. Cristal One Renew offers both recycled content and easy recyclability for the best of both worlds.
Eastman Renew materials are made via Eastman's molecular recycling technologies using waste plastic that, without this technology, would end up in landfills. These advanced recycling technologies are a complement to traditional recycling, expanding the types and amounts of plastics that can be recycled. This gives materials an extended useful life and diverts plastic waste from landfills or the environment.
"It's exciting to see the wide range of beautiful packaging Incom has created with these materials," said Alessandra Lancellotti, Eastman market development manager for cosmetics packaging, Americas. "We are thrilled to work with them to make these sustainable innovations available locally to brands in South America."
Visit Incom in São Paulo at FCE Cosmetique 2021, booth #L063, Nov. 29–Dec.4, to see these innovations up close.
eastman.com/cristal for more information on Cristal Renew and Cristal One Renew and Eastman's sustainable solutions for cosmetic packaging.
*The recycled content is achieved by allocating the recycled waste plastic to Eastman Renew materials using a mass balance process certified by ISCC.
Incom completed 20 years in the market in 2021. Incom is Brazilian industrial company specialized in plastic packaging for the cosmetics segment. Our strategic pillars are design, quality and continuous innovation. We have a portfolio of solutions for fragrance, color cosmetics and skin care with more than 150 packages, which grows each year as a result of extensive market research and observation of consumer trends. We believe that packaging is an essential part of the growth engine of our customers' brands and businesses, and we work with speed and proximity to make these challenges possible.
Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit eastman.com.
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