A need to adjust production to meet the specific requirements of industries such as flexible packaging and bio films for agriculture.
In 2007 Virax introduced a Coex extruder to the company. The will to produce medium and low-density film inspired the purchase of this type of extruder, allowing the company to enter the field of packaging and the bio film for agriculture (biotechnology).
The Coex, being three layers, allows to give to the film different properties, depending on customers’ requirements. Another fundamental characteristic of this new extruder is to extrude on line of 215 cm high, reaching up to 340 cm with the open-fold machine. These films formats allowed Virax to bring its quality and experience in the flexible packaging sector. Nowadays in the market, few machines can extrude these sizes. This also allowed Virax to enter the field of biodegradable film for mulching in agriculture, bringing the company’s quality to a growing sector in Italy.