Air in Place


Lightweight, durable and safe, the Air in Place cushions are the ideal on demand packaging for protecting even the most delicate products and filling voids in parcels to be shipped.

DUNAPACK® offers customers a complete turn-key solutions: the AIP System is composed of a compact machine for on-demand film inflation and air cushion production. The AIP range includes several cushion formats available in four different materials to meet different protection needs. The many available accessories and complements are designed to allow perfect integration of the DUNAPACK® system into the customer's production cycle or at the end of the line.

DUNAPACK® provides a specialised consultancy service based on drop tests and comparative cost and performance assessments to support customers in choosing the most suitable packaging for their needs.

To meet the growing demand for sustainable packaging, DUNAPACK® now offers four different types of air cushions. In addition to the traditional high-density polyethylene and polyamide polyethylene bags, the AIP range is available in TEO film, made of compostable biodegradable vegetable starch and already TÜV Industrial EN 13432 certified, and in the new RIO version, made up of 70% recycled plastic . These two solutions combine sustainability and maximum performance, demonstrating DUNAPACK® constant commitment to Environment and innovation.

Advantages of the AIP system

Providing a machine for air cushion inflation and reams of ready-to-inflate bags, DUNAPACK® enables customers to make the packaging as and when it is needed, minimising storage space. A box of reams with just 0.03 m3 volume makes 8 m3 of cushions. The on-demand inflating system and the provision of not-yet-inflated reams allow the film to be protected from dust and heat, guaranteeing its perfect preservation and cleanness over time. With its smart interface, the AIP040 machine is easy to use and can quickly build up a stock sufficient to supply several stations at once.
The Air in Place cushion system makes ultra-lightweight air packaging that is perfect for minimising the total weight of the box and reducing transport and shipping costs, while still perfectly protecting the product. The on-demand production of the cushions ensures perfect condition and cleanliness, maximum storage efficiency and ease of handling.
AIP cushions are made of high-quality materials that are strong and durable. DUNAPACK® leverages its decennial know-how to offer innovative and high-performance solutions.
The AIP system offers different types of materials, cushion sizes and thicknesses, designed to meet all protection needs and adapt to an array of boxing sizes and shipping methods
The design and creation of customised workstations allow the perfect integration of the DUNAPACK® packaging system within the customer's production line or at its end. The stations’ ergonomics and the low noise AIP040 machine ensure comfort for operators and a liveable working environment
The cushions made of TEO compostable film and RIO regenerated film represents innovative and environmental-friendly packaging solutions. All cushions of the Air In Place range are eco-labelled following the Italian Legislative Decree 116/2020, showing customers the correct way to dispose of the packaging. DUNAPACK® air cushions can be easily reused or disposed of by removing the air inside.

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