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MonoSol adds Polish to its portfolio

To meet increasing demand for its water-soluble and biodegradable films, Kuraray’s MonoSol Division is planning to build a new manufacturing facility in Poland and...

K 2019 – Zeroplast takes a bow

Wittmann Battenfeld has shown a machine demonstrating its new concept in manufacturing jars and lids from natural materials. The EcoPower 240/1100H/130L Combimold on display...

K 2019 – Polymateria and Clariant have eyes set on...

A British business developing a new standard in biodegradable and compostable plastics has secured a partnership with chemical firm Clariant to bring its Biotransformation...

LCA confirms low carbon footprint of PLA

A peer-reviewed Life Cycle Impact Assessment of PLA (polylactic acid) has been published that confirms the low carbon footprint of Total Corbion’s PLA at...

Carlsberg reveals paper beer bottle prototype

In a bid to develop a sustainable, 100 per cent bio-based and fully recyclable paper bottle for beer, Carlsberg has created two new Green...

Neste establishes German hub

Finland’s Neste has opened an office in Düsseldorf, Germany, to serve as the global hub for its Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business unit. The business...

Wrap fights back for cucumbers

A fully compostable shrink-wrap for cucumbers has been developed in South Australia and is to be launched on international markets. The compostable wrap is manufactured...

Dow partnership brings renewable naphtha to packaging

Dow and UPM Biofuels have jointly commercialised plastics made from a bio-based renewable feedstock and are targeting the packaging industry. The US-headquartered plastics firm is...

Thai PLA plant officially opened

Total Corbion PLA has inaugurated the world’s second largest polylactic acid (PLA) plant in Rayong, Thailand, which increases global production capacity for the biopolymer...

Clariant offers plastics sustainability solutions

Specialty chemicals producer Clariant Masterbatches is to help brand owners and packaging producers create more environmentally friendly packaging via a range of sustainability solutions...

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