SmartSeal AS and IPN Group, specializing in valved beverage closures and flexible packaging respectively, have signed an agreement covering development, manufacturing and sales of the patented SmartSeal SIP™ technology. The agreement has led to the development of the IPN Clean Valve™, a pouch fitment containing SmartSeal SIPTM technology. The product was launched at the Interpack exhibition in Düsseldorf.
The Clean Valve™ pouch fitment, containing SmartSeal SIP™ technology, is unique in its functionality and design. The main product feature is a suction activated valve that provides spill control and thus increased user convenience in the growing market of on-the-go consumption.
“Working with IPN puts SmartSeal in a premium position when introducing the SmartSeal SIP™ technology to the market for flexible packaging,” says CEO of SmartSeal, Jan Skoglund.
“This agreement gives us the possibility to offer added user convenience to our customers by providing spill control for our flexible beverage packages. The Clean Valve™ complements the wide product range of IPN perfectly,” explains CCO of IPN Group , Jeroen Gebbink. IPN is a world leader in spout technology for flexible packaging. The company will brand the solution Clean Valve™.
The agreement is exclusive and covers worldwide manufacturing and sales.