The paper straw was an idea created in the fall of 19th century by the American inventor Marvin Stone.
In the sixties, the revolution of plastic material was the beginning of the end for paper straws.
Today, greater awareness about pollution, biodegradability and recyclability is pushing the market to come back to a renewable material like paper.
Look it up to keep informed on our exSTRAWrdinary project.
On April 2018 European commission issued the directive that ban all single use plastic from 2021.
Base on that, IMA T&T division has decided to develop a new automatic line: from paper strips to bended straws wrapped on a ladder band, to match the new market needs.
Driven by efficiency, accessibility, modularity, flexibility, hygiene, cleanliness and definitely high speed.
Up to 750 double straw/min (1500 straw/min) for straight straws
Up to 600 double straw/min (1200 straw/min) for bent straws