Aluminum Container Foil
From Packaging Products
Aluminum foil containers offer some of the most versatile packaging solutions available today. They combine the features needed to process, conserve and deliver to the consumer perfectly preserved and quickly accessed food products. Meeting the constantly evolving needs of the aluminum container market is our top priority. With fully integrated multi-plant production, Novelis offers container manufacturers a wide range of advanced foil specifications and a consistent and reliable supply. Our significant investment in research and development allows us to continuously optimize the performance of our container foil. An excellent example of this is the permanent work on advanced alloys, allowing foil thickness reduction without sacrificing key mechanical properties.
Our Products, Your Way
Novelis manufactures and supplies aluminum foil to specifications meeting the requirements of the container manufacturers, including foil for conventional containers and foil for smooth-wall containers, with applications for:
- Preserved pet food
- Preserved human food
- Chilled food
The Essential Material
The aluminum container owes a large part of its acknowledged advantages to the attributes of the foil material:
- Barrier: Container foil provides a total barrier against light and gas and protects food from deterioration.
- Formability: Container foil has is highly formable and can also be 'dead folded,' which is beneficial when deep drawing and shaping containers.
- Heating properties: Aluminum is an excellent conductor of heat, and at the same time is heat-resistant, allowing quick and controlled heating of the container's food content.Aluminum is also one of the only container serving options that is tri-ovenable, offering cooking versatility in conventional, microwave and broiler oven types.
- Decorative potential: Container foil lends itself to strong shelf appeal and striking package design. The material is both bright and reflective and can be color-lacquered or printed.
- Food contact ability: Novelis' container foil meets international mandatory standards on contact with foodstuffs.
- Sustainability: Aluminum foil helps meet source reduction and sustainability goals through the development of lightweight and down-gauged packaging. Aluminum containers provide perfect preservation and prevent from food waste. Aluminum containers can be recycled over and over again without any loss of quality.