Product protection

Product protection is climate protection. Damaged goods mean energy and raw materials used in their production are wasted.


ERDE Initiative

Collect and recycle all films used in the fields. ERDE Initiative commits to recycling crop plastics.


Eco design

The golden rule of eco design: achieve the highest protective effect with as little packaging as possible.

The latest news

Nationwide collection of used perforated film starts in 2021 – ERDE...
The IK initiative ERDE (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland) will begin collecting perforated films nationwide...
Supply shortfalls and price explosion for plastics put processors under...
The manufacturers of plastic products are raising their voice in view of the continuing shortage of raw materials that...
Uncertain supply: Manufacturers of plastic packaging lack important raw...
Manufacturers of plastic packaging in Germany continue to report worsening supply bottlenecks for various raw materials....


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As IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V., we provide information on new topics and on the properties and benefits of plastics packaging in a range of publications, training materials and videos clips.