Clear Plastic Tubes Wins Every Time!

Posted on April 27, 2017

“Clear Plastic Tubes Wins Every Time!”

An interesting article entitled: “Impact of Clear Plastic Tubes on Life Cycle Energy Consumption” was recently published by The article summarized a study comparing clear plastic tubes to other materials such as paper, glass, steel, aluminum, rubber, cork, etc. The comparison showed that clear plastic tubes wins every time! Several materials including LDPE, HDPE, PVC, Polystyrene, and PETG were named for their ability to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Petro Packaging Co. Inc. is a custom extruder, specializing in many of the materials listed in this study. Contact us at (908) 272-4054 to learn more about the different custom extrusions, clear plastic tubes, packaging containers, and stock products we manufacture. Click the Plastic News link below to read the full details on how these plastic packaging materials are the better safer choice.

New study says plastics is the sustainable packaging choice