Innovia Films have established sound environmental credentials for their products and processes by using Life Cycle Assessment and Scenario Modelling-tools in the GaBi Software. Andrew Sweetman, Business Development and Sustainability Manager at Innovia Films describes the benefits thus “When we are looking towards possible process changes, our department is now being consulted to see if there might be any impacts, positive or negative, associated with these changes. So it´s helping to lead our investment programme and make sure that, if we do plan to change anything, we understand the impacts and make an informed choice between different options, before we commit the capital investment.”
About our customer
Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of two ‘families’ of speciality products supplied into the packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets - Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) and Cellulose based films. They have production sites in the UK, USA, Belgium and Australia and operate a network of sales offices, agents and distributors throughout the world. Worldwide Innovia Films employs 1,350 people.
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Free Sustainability Case Study: Innovia Films
Informed choices for sustainable manufacturing - the LCAs provided a valuable benchmark for Innovia Films and its cellulose based product.
Innovia Films has used the GaBi Cradle to Gate life-cycle assessment tool and scenario modelling software to establish sound environmental credentials for its products and processes. Working with thinkstep, the company now has the knowledge to drive informed sustainable choices about investment in manufacturing.