April 20, 2021

Schwarzwaldmilch first to opt for SIG’s innovative combiMaxx closure

The first commercial launch of SIG’s innovative and highly convenient closure combiMaxx has taken place in partnership with well-known German dairy Schwarzwaldmilch.

Consumer demand for more convenience in packaging is constantly growing. SIG’s new wider closure combiMaxx is a solution that takes convenience to a new level, while also ensuring smooth and easy implementation on existing SIG filling lines.

Andreas Schneider, Managing Director of Schwarzwaldmilch: “Meeting the convenience needs of the consumer is important to us. Incorporating SIG’s new combiMaxx closure on our dairy packages offers outstanding performance for consumers, while also strengthening our brand position. Our close cooperation with SIG enables us to take consumer convenience to the next level without the need for a new closure applicator or any major investment.”

Schwarzwaldmilch now offers combiMaxx on all its dairy products in SIG’s combiblocSlimline 1,000ml carton packs. Due to its large opening with a 25mm inner diameter, the new closure offers optimal product flow, perfect stream controllability and easy handling. Other benefits include a tamper-proof ring and the reassurance of resealable and leak-proof storage.

combiMaxx can generally be combined with all existing mid-and large sized combibloc and combifit carton packs from SIG, starting with combiblocSlimline, combiblocMidi and combifitMidi. The upgrade to combiMaxx was possible without significant investment by Schwarzwaldmilch, as the company was able to use its existing closure applicator. Only a minor technical upgrade to the existing closure applicator and sorter unit is required via an upgrade kit and, once installed, customers can run combiMaxx and SIG’s best-selling closure solution combiSwift on the same applicator. Just one small setting change is required by the machine operator.

Frederic Faber, Marketing Manager D-A-CH at SIG: “Our combiMaxx closure is certainly a game changer for the food and beverage industry when it comes to consumer convenience. Our close cooperation with Schwarzwaldmilch has turned the challenge of meeting ongoing consumer needs into a reality.”

The partnership between SIG and Schwarzwaldmilch offers true product innovation and differentiation as part of SIG’s Value Proposition, which aims to deliver innovative product and packaging solutions that enable businesses to satisfy ever-changing needs.

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