Plastics


Mondi partners with SalzburgMilch and SPAR to reduce plastic waste from food packaging

Mondi partners with SalzburgMilch and SPAR to reduce plastic waste from food packaging. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR160)Leading packaging and paper manufacturer, Mondi, is launching a fully recyclable 80% paper-based packaging solution for cold meats and cheese. The new packaging will reduce plastic usage for Austrian dairy producer SalzburgMilch by approximately 40 tonnes per year, compared to its previously used rigid plastic trays.

KRAIBURG TPE and NEXTIS partner on flexible USB socket protection cover molded in THERMOLAST® for respiratory devices

Soft and resilient: USB socket protection on Osiris respiratory device from Air Liquide Medical Systems (ALMS). Developed in close collaboration with KRAIBURG TPE, the articulated component is molded by NEXTIS in a proven THERMOLAST® compound, which delivers a perfect balance of durable mechanical properties and aesthetics, ease of injection molding and reliable resistance against professional cleaners.
(Image: Air Liquide Medical Systems (ALMS))
In close collaboration with KRAIBURG TPE, medical components specialist NEXTIS (France) has developed an articulated cover designed to protect the USB port on respiratory devices against dust and splash water entry. The part is molded in a proven THERMOLAST® compound that delivers a perfect balance of high mechanical properties and aesthetics, ease of injection molding, and reliable resistance against professional cleaners.

Circularise raises €1.5 million to trace the plastics supply chains

Circularise raises €1.5 million to trace plastic supply chains.
Photo courtesy: Domo ChemicalsCircularise, a blockchain solution for tracing materials and sharing data, has raised €1.5 million from the EU Commission’s H2020’s SME Instrument Phase 2, to fuel the continued growth of the collaborative project for circularity in the plastics industry.

HolyGrail 2.0 launched: Mondi trials digital watermarking to separate waste for a circular economy

HolyGrail 2.0 launched: Mondi trials digital watermarking to separate waste for a circular economy. (Photo: Mondi, PR159)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has joined forces with AIM, the European Brands Association, and other partners across the value chain to prove the viability of digital watermarking for sorting waste at scale. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative has the ambitious goal of assessing whether this pioneering digital technology can enable better sorting and higher-quality recycling rates for packaging in the EU, thereby driving a truly circular economy.

Sustainable foams for the mobility of tomorrow

FoamPartner introduces new OBoNature™ foam technology based on sustainable raw materials for next-generation automotive interiors. 
(Photo: FoamPartner)Advanced foam solutions for headliners, interior trim and seating applications demonstrate the determination with which the company is implementing its sustainability strategy.

TPE Expert Talks delivers information directly to the (home) office

TPE Expert Talks offers various formats for customers, partners, industry insiders and interested parties and delivers information, insights and insider knowledge to the (home) office. 
(Image: © 2020 KRAIBURG TPE).The TPE Expert Talks by KRAIBURG TPE will take place between the 12th and 15th of October. The digital free event will offer various formats as it is aimed at customers, partners, industry insiders as well as interested parties. It will provide its visitors with information, insights and insider knowledge.

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