IMA Group presents OPENLab, network of technological laboratories and testing areas, dedicated to the research on sustainable materials, technologies and production optimisation processes part of the IMA No-Plastic Program, aiming at finding sustainable alternatives for plastic materials.
Whether they are recyclable, compostable, biodegradable, paper-based materials or ultra-thin films, OPENLab analyses and finds innovative new solutions before they even hit the market, offering to customers innovative solutions ready to be tested on specific packaging lines.
OPENLab’s goal is to merge studies, experimentation and industrial development activities on materials including all laboratory phases, from design to engineering, of products and processes. A service offered to customers and partners of the Group in all the business sectors served by the company (pharmaceutical, food, dairy, baby food, coffee, tea & herbs, tissue & nonwoven, cosmetics, and so on).
Between 2017 and 2021 OPENLab analysed over 3.800 film structures and tested over 400 films tested.