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A paper surface treatment to replace single-use plastic

May 2020
Gallery Papcoat™ 1
Gallery Papcoat™ 1


Papcoat™ provides a solution to the high level of natural ecosystems’ pollution caused by the massive use of plastics and plastic polymers in the current economy across the different sectors.

Papcoat™ is a surface treatment technology for paper. Through a cellulose molecular coating, Papcoat™ provides a 100% paper solution to fully replace plastic films cost-effectively: fully biodegradable, fully compostable and fully recyclable like any normal virgin paper. This 100% inorganic and plastic-free technology gives to the paper hydrophobicity, lipophilicity, fire-resistance and other properties. Papcoat™ applications lie in primary or secondary packaging, bags, cups, and many other types of disposable.

Label Date May 27, 2020
By Papkot
From France
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world

The environmental benefits

  • Infinitely recyclable without compromising the original recyclability of the paper
  • Replace plastic and is 100% biodegradable

The Financial benefits

  • A little supermarket chain (Migros, Monoprix, ...) can save up to 300k USD per year

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Paper coating to replace 
single-use plastic in packaging

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