Roberts PolyPro Showcasing Biodegradable & Cost Effective Can & Bottle Handles at Pack Expo 2023

Aug 14, 2023

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2023 – Roberts PolyPro, a leading manufacturer of bottle handles and multipack can carriers, is set to make waves at this year's Pack Expo, scheduled for September 11-13, 2023 in Las Vegas. Visitors to the Roberts PolyPro booth C-3614 will have the opportunity to see their biodegradable handles on display and experience live demos of the GPA1000 Grip-Pak Applicator, designed to handle speeds of up to 1,000 units per minute.

At the heart of Roberts PolyPro's exhibit is their bio-certified Grip-Pak LDPE rings. Proudly certified as 100% biodegradable1 by an independent agency, these rings carry an average nickel-per-unit price tag. Alternative carriers such as paper-based can lack functionality and durability, causing costly product and time loss. And as chemicals and plastic coatings are often added to paper carriers, recycling becomes unattainable in most states. The new Grip-Pak LDPE bio-rings present a sustainable solution while maintaining the same proven performance as the 100% recyclable rings.

Roberts PolyPro will also be showcasing their 100% recyclable Craft-Pak can carriers and HDPE bottle handles. These products reduce plastic usage by up to 30% while also lowering costs by up to 25% when compared to alternatives. Their Craft-Pak carriers feature 32 colors that will be displayed at the expo. Notably, Roberts PolyPro plans to make these products and the rest of their line certifiably biodegradable by 2025.

“We are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our products, and Grip-Pak’s biodegradable certification is an important step forward in that effort,” said Roy Tetreault, Vice President and General Manager of Roberts PolyPro. “After evaluating various sustainable solutions and with consumer behavior and the recycling infrastructure top of mind, we determined bio was the most eco-friendly path forward.”

For a glimpse into their multipack can carrier solutions, Pack Expo attendees are encouraged to visit Roberts PolyPro in booth C-3614. For more information about Roberts PolyPro, please visit their website at

1Roberts PolyPro collaborated with an independent agency to conduct laboratory testing under controlled conditions that replicate an urban landfill environment. This rigorous 28-week scientific test demonstrated that Grip-Pak rings completely biodegraded, without any false-positives or false-negatives.
About Roberts

Beverage, food, and consumer goods companies of all sizes choose Roberts PolyPro for plastic bottle, can, and box handles and application systems. Roberts PolyPro provides innovations that meet the challenges of today’s marketplace for multipacking and carrying. Roberts PolyPro is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Bottling & Capping business line, Roberts PolyPro helps our packaging customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Roberts PolyPro at and more about ProMach at

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