Environmental sustainability and aluminum industry

Aluminium industry supports the fundamental concepts on which environmental sustainability is based: technical development and innovations that make life easier for present and future generations and respect nature. Aluminium is one of the most sustainable materials in the world and is also highly recyclable. During the recycling process it loses none of its intrinsic properties and uses just 95% less energy than creating the same amount of primary aluminium.

Aluminium in food packaging industry

Thanks to its properties, aluminium represents the ideal material for packaging. In particular aluminium foils are widely used in food industry because they act as a total barrier to light, gases and liquids and extends the life of foodstuffs. In addition, aluminium meets the needs of large distribution chains and food industry that always pay attention to eco-friendly products.

During the third quarter of 2018 the demand for Europe’s aluminium foil has surged to record levels. “These good results are based on a unique combination of improved domestic demand and particularly high demand from outside Europe” said Guido Aufdemkamp, Executive Director of EAFA.

The importance of sustainability for Contital

Contital is committed to working with a sustainable material. For this reason it supplies aluminium trays of different sizes and shapes. We are one of the most important aluminium foil manufacturers in Europe thanks to the quality of our food containers produced to the highest standards and conform to European and FDA regulations.

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