Make Biodegradable Packing Peanuts on Site

StarchTech's EcoSystem Packing Solution allows manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers to use their proprietary process and patented technology to make starch-based, environmentally friendly packing peanuts right at their own facility. This revolutionary process and product will replace polystyrene (EPS) as the product of consumer choice for voidfill packaging materials.

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How It Works – Reduce Costs; Increase Efficiency
A common concern for many distribution operations includes finding a cost conscious way to effectively cushion their products for shipment. Transporting StarchTech’s biodegradable resin in pellet form saves energy and warehousing space, and can be produced on demand using an extrusion machine, giving you a return on investment that even your accountants will Make Packing Peanuts On Siteappreciate.

One 2000 lb. tote of the resin pellets produces about as many peanuts as a trailer load of expanded packing peanuts. One trailer load of the resin pellet material is the equivalent of approximately 23 trailer loads of peanuts. Reducing freight costs by that much can be a huge cost-savings for your bottom line.
Couple that with less handling, less warehousing, and readily available packaging material, and the increased efficiency benefits quickly outweigh the modest initial capital investment.

Related Info – Storopack Acquires StarchTech: If you are looking to get a StarchTech packing peanut system it may be to late. Storopacks acquisition leaves some to wonder where they can get a machine.

A Simple Solution
This simple, affordable and innovative solution, which provides you with biodegradable pellets and the machine to transform them into ready-made, on-demand, biodegradable packing peanuts, allows users to produce a high quality, eco-friendly material in a cost-effective manner.

The simplicity of the StarchTech system resides in the easy integration of an extrusion machine at the customer or distributor site. The extruder runs on electicity, and poses no special OSHA concerns. Each system is customized to suit the needs of the facility and does not typically require a full-time operator to supervise the extruder.

The environmentally friendly product and process create a biodegradable resin pellet, a pre-finished form of the “puffed” packing peanut. The resin pellet is then expanded to form the finished biodegradable material. This process carries none of the concern for airborne toxins or other health risks associated with the production of petroleum-based loose fill packaging.

Polystyrene Alternative
The EcoSystem Packaging Solution addresses the environmental issues plaguing the packaging industry by providing a biodegradable alternative to expanded polystyrene loose fill and other plastic packaging products.

This on-site packaging solution does not utilize any harmful chemicals, such as gasses like carbon dioxide (CO2) or hydrocarbons, which are commonly used as blowing agents for converting petroluem-based polystyrene resin into EPS loose fill packaging.

Control Over Your Packaging Environment
Manufacturers in the wholesale packaging industry are using StarchTech’s Proprietary EcoSystem Packaging Solution to expand their product offering, replace polystyrene loose fill and increase their profitability. Fulfillment houses are finding the time and cost savings critical to their competitive markets. These businesses are enjoying an earth-friendly, JIT packaging solution that contributes to their bottom line at the same time.

A New Answer To An Old Problem
By placing the control of product production into the hands of those who can benefit the most, StarchTech’s EcoSystem Packaging solution provides a simple conversion system that protects your product, your costs, your customers and, ultimately, the world.


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  1. Adrian Stefanescu

    September 29, 2016 at 7:58 am

    Any answers for the questions above? Would be very interested in this machine.

  2. Kevin B

    September 8, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    Would like information on the Starchtech biodegradable peanut making equipment for application as void fill in a bag in box wine kit packaging line. Facility located in Ontario, Canada.

  3. Felix

    August 18, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Hi I am looking for the cost of the machine and how much space you need for it
    If you can send me the phone number so I can call
    Thank you

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