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Smurfit Kappa and Vitop entering the water market

4 September 2015

Smurfit Kappa will participate, for the first time, on the Watercoolers Europe 2015. This conference is one of the world’s main forums specialized in water coolers and water packaging solutions.

Smurfit Kappa and Vitop will exhibit its complete Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions and specific fitments for water.

Bag-in-Box® is the perfect packaging solution for the growing market of packaged water: Hygienic and reliable, it minimizes the risk of contamination and falsification, while remaining eco-friendly and cost-saving. Indeed, the Bag-in-Box® is tamper-evident one-way packaging, simplifying the whole chain of collection and refilling.

Vitop’s latest development brings a real innovation to the water cooler market: a very simple connection kit between a Bag-in-Box® equipped with a Vitop® Original tap and a classic water fountain. This concept would enable a very easy use of Bag-in-Box® on existing water coolers.

 Vitop will also showcase its specific tap for bottles of water: the Hydro tap. This worldwide patented tap ensures a steady flow of the water and perfect hygiene thanks to the double tamper-evidence. The guarantees a total integrity to the final consumer, so important for water.

The Vitop and Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box teams will be available for enquiries from 24 to 25 September in Hotel Cavallieri Waldorf Astoria, Rome on stand S06.


Smurfit Kappa and Vitop entering the water market