Pakea’s EcoPaperStraw line’s technical characteristics – high production rate, quick start-up and tool change, easy adjustments and low maintenance – provide a fast return on investment.
The foodservice industry – including coffee shops, restaurants, fast food outlets and roadside eateries – is a significant consumer of straws, and driving demand for paper-based straws.
‘Plastic straw pollution represents a real ecological threat because consumers use billions of them globally. Pakea offers a single-use drinking straw alternative with its first spiral winding machine dedicated to paper straw production,’ says local distributor, Ian Trotter.
The EcoPaperStraw system stems from the French-based company’s 45 years’ experience in the packaging machinery and automated end-of-line module field. It is specifically designed to produce very small diameter tubes (from 4.5 to 10mm) at high speeds of 90m/min. Standard straws with a diameter of 6mm and length of 200mm, for instance, can be produced at a rate of 450/min or 27 000/hour.
Additionally, the machine is CE certified and meets all EU safety regulations.
‘Paper straws are the product of tomorrow. Now is the time to position yourself as a converter in this developing market!’ Ian declares.
Pakea’s after-sales department is at every customer’s disposal to ensure they reach the maximum efficiency levels of this production tool.