Applicazioni Termoplastiche, with its long experience and renowned expertise in
processing shrink films, is even more modern. The company has decided to undertake a
medium - long term path of sustainability with the objective of being at the forefront of
This approach is first initiated by neutralizing all its consumption of electricity and heat,
going on by creating a completely zero emission product: the film AT ECO2 packaging
Zero Emissions.. This important result is emphasized by the fact that its a purely
voluntary initiative. In fact, offsetting carbon emissions is not a legal requirement
but is a specific company’s will to contribute to the protection and preservation
of our planet.
Applicazioni Termoplastiche has decided to re-direct its business model towards a more
sustainable development where all company’s departments are now committed to reduce
their environmental impact.
What does it mean a film AT ECO2 packaging Zero Emissions?
The film AT ECO2 packaging Zero Emissions offers the same quality and guarantee of the
normal shrink with the added value of having neutralized the product’s lifecycle.
The choice of packaging film AT ECO2 Zero Emissions means to contribute and
participate to the responsible project of environmental sustainability undertook
by Applicazioni Termoplastiche, which is committed to minimizing its
The company’s goal is always to satisfy and protect its customers using the commodities
authorized by European Community legislation and neutralizing the carbon emissions
resulting from their productive activities.
How does the Itzamà’s certification work?
The process leading to Itzamà’s certification follows a strict protocol that calculates an
estimate of the company’s environmental impact generated by the production of the
shrink film. This is achieved by using references and international standards of coefficients
to calculate CO2 emissions. Once that the impact is measured it is then neutralized by a
compensation mechanism that promotes the development of renewable energy and
energy efficiency projects in Emerging Countries. The monitoring of the neutralization
process is verified by a Recognized International Certification Body.