Press Releases

Filtrona welcomes Lutfu Okman as new Global Commercial Director

Filtrona, the global market leader in the design, testing and manufacture of special filter solutions and tear tapes, has announced the appointment of Lutfu Okman as its new Global Commercial Director. Lutfu’s appointment is effective 1 March 2024. Lutfu brings with him over 25 years of commercial leadership experience, including senior management roles with multinational […]

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Greenbutts and Filtrona announce joint development agreement to produce biodegradable filters

24 October 2023-Greenbutts and Filtrona today announce a partnership to manufacture biodegradable filters for tobacco companies in the U.S., demonstrating a shared commitment to meet growing demand for sustainable plastic-free filters. Under the joint development agreement (JDA), Filtrona will lease a manufacturing machine from Greenbutts to produce biodegradable filters using proprietary technology. The partnership supports

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Filtrona launches Centre of Excellence to boost production of sustainable filters

1 August 2023–Filtrona, the independent global market leader in the design, testing and manufacturing of special filter solutions, tear tapes and related scientific services, has opened a new ‘Centre of Excellence’ (COE) in Budapest, Hungary. Combining multiple advanced filter manufacturing machines, the COE will increase its production capacity and speed-to-market of sustainable filter solutions. The

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Filtrona to launch plastic-free ECO Tube Triple Carbon Filter and showcase sustainable solutions at TABEXPO 2023

Filtrona, the global independent market leader in the design, testing and manufacturing of specialist filter solutions, tear tapes and related scientific services, is set to showcase its sustainable product solutions and launch its latest plastic-free innovation, ECO Tube Triple CarbonFilter, at TABEXPO in Bologna from 10-11 May 2023 at stand D5. Filtrona’s expanding ECO range

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Filtrona to showcase sustainable solutions at Total Product Expo 2023 in Las Vegas

Filtrona, the global independent market leader in the design, testing and manufacturing of specialist filter solutions, tear tapes and related scientific services, is set to showcase its latest sustainable innovations at Total Product Expo 2023 (TPE23) from 22-24 February at Las Vegas Convention Center, on booth 3218. As the firstUS trade show for Filtrona to

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Completion of the Sale of the Filters business

Further to the announcement on 3 October 2022, Essentra plc (“the Company” or “Essentra”), a leadingglobal provider of essential components and solutions, is pleased to confirm, following receipt ofshareholder approval, the successful completion of the disposal of Essentra Filter Holdings Limited(“Filters”) to Frank Acquisition Four Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centaury Management Limited. Investor

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Sale of the Filters Business and Completion of the Sale of Packaging

The following typographical amendment has been made to the ‘Sale of Filters business to Centaury ManagementLimited and completion of the sale of Packaging business to Mayr-Melnhof Group’ announcement released on 3October at 07:00 under RNS 4578B. The original announcement incorrectly stated, both in the section entitled “Principal details of the transaction”, and inNote 4, that

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Fortify Reinforcement Range

Our SupaStrip® and RippaTape® ranges were not only developed to provide superior easy opening solutions, they also deliver reinforcement to Fortify the performance of a product.

 

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Authentication Solution

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated in their attempts to fake goods, with some estimates suggesting that 5-9% of the annual global trade is accounted for by counterfeits.

 

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What Else Do We Solve?

VakTape™ is an easy open solution specifically developed to provide a consistent and reliable combination of easy opening and hermetic seals on modified atmosphere packs and vacuum packs.

 

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Easiliner

Our high-quality EASILINER product range provides paper-based, silicon-release liners to protect pressure-sensitive glue lines and ensures that your product will stick only when needed.

 

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Tape Applicators

Filtrona has over 50 years’ experience of designing, supplying and installing applicators that complement our tape portfolio. This means we are better equipped to understand and support your business than a standard tape supplier.

 

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RE:CLOSE Tape™

For longer-lasting freshness, powerful promotions and perfect portion control, RE:CLOSE™ TAPE brings a fresh approach to your packaging.

 

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The ECO Range

We are committed to continually develop our business to respond to evolving environmental requirements. Find out more about what our ECO Range, including Rippatape Halo – the ground breaking repulpable paper based tapes solution, can do for you.

 

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SupaStrip®

SupaStrip® enhances brand loyalty by providing a positive, easy opening experience with additional brand owner value delivered via the engagement potential of print and increased efficiencies during manufacturing.

 

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RIPPATAPE® FOR PAPER & BOARD

Rippatape® products are designed to rip through most grades of fluting and board allowing quick, easy and safe access to contents. This includes corrugated and fibreboard cartons, envelopes, paper sacks and e-commerce mailers.

 

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Performance Range

Our Performance range filter solutions for tar, carbon monoxide (CO)
and vapour reduction meet the many different government legislative demands while still providing the desired taste experience.

 

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Sensation Range

Our Sensation range is designed to appeal to your senses, enabling you to create a smoking experience that is as individual as your customers.

 

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Icon Range

Icon filters are novel but not novelties, which means you can add real value to your brand in the premium market segment. Built on Filtrona’s cornerstones of quality and innovation, the Icon range will make your brand look better and perform better too.

 

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ECO Range

As a company, Filtrona is committed to more degradable and sustainable products. The plastic-free options and higher degradability of our ECO range is evidence of this commitment.

 

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