New, innovative technology offers superior performance with less material
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2019 – Ring Container Technologies, a leader in the plastic container manufacturing industry, today announced the launch of its patent-pending, proprietary technology, BarrierGuard™. The company is disrupting the traditional balance of protection and value with the initial application of this technology, BarrierGuard OxygenSmart™.
“BarrierGuard represents a customer solution philosophy rooted in improved efficiency and customizable performance,” said Brian Smith, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Supply Chain at Ring Container Technologies. “Ring is thrilled to grow its portfolio of innovative proprietary technologies, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration with both current and prospective customers on solutions that optimize their packaging and profits.”
Ring currently produces bottles using BarrierGuard OxygenSmart at its newest plant, which opened in Louisville, Kentucky in October of last year. Plastic bottles using BarrierGuard OxygenSmart are replacing other barrier technologies to provide best-in-class barrier protection with glass-like clarity. Initial studies revealed that BarrierGuard OxygenSmart blocked or absorbed up to 30 percent more oxygen versus other competitive barriers, while using 2.5 times less barrier material on average. BarrierGuard OxygenSmart can be customized for a wide variety of oxygen-sensitive applications including: tomato-based sauces, nuts, oils, baby foods, instant coffee and vegetables. Additionally, BarrierGuard OxygenSmart inventory can be stored without special requirements and offer up to 24 months of shelf life.
About Ring Container Technologies
Ring Container Technologies is a multinational corporation headquartered in Oakland, Tennessee. Focused on developing container technology solutions for its customers for more than 50 years, the company has grown to be an industry innovation leader and one of the largest plastic container manufacturers in North America. With a commitment to be fiscally, socially and environmentally responsible, Ring Container Technologies strives to advance innovation while exceeding expectations by design. For more information, visit: www.ringcontainer.com.
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