Aluminium in semi-rigid containers

Lightweight aluminium packaging gives sheer enjoyment. Ready-to-serve meals need to be packaged in an optimum manner, since they are often transported over long distances to the customer. They are robust, physiologically harmless and easy to produce.

Aluminium containers

Key features

  • Good formability.
  • Physiologically harmless – meets the requirements of German (BGA) and American (FDA) food laws.
  • Good mechanical protection.
  • Can be combined with other materials.
  • Recyclable.
  • The packaging must also safeguard the taste of the contents and be convenient to use.
  • With these advantages semi-rigid containers are widely used for catering, in the aviation industry, in canteens and for domestic use.

Custom design

  • Hydro manufactures plain and lacquered strip for semi-rigid containers in thickness ranging from 0.055 to 0.290 mm – primarily for the food industry but also for technical applications.
  • The packaging can be made extremely attractive by lacquering and printing.

Application areas

  • Semi-rigid containers used for catering, in the aviation industry, in canteens and for domestic use.

Updated: October 11, 2016