Plastics


Heading into 2021 well prepared: A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

The tremendous and rapid success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for alternatives to single-use products. The tip is made of THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE to meet all requirements. 
(Image: © 2020 LastSwab)The days of disposable plastic products are numbered – alternatives are needed. The success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for change. The company’s basic and beauty cotton swabs are both made of high-quality materials. To meet all requirements, the tip is made of THERMOLAST® M, a compound from KRAIBURG TPE that is often used for applications in the health sector.

DSM, SABIC, Cepsa, Fibrant, and Viscofan co-develop novel meat packaging material made from mixed post-consumer plastics

DSM, SABIC, Cepsa, Fibrant, and Viscofan co-develop novel meat packaging material made from mixed post-consumer plastics. (Photo: DSM Engineering Materials: DSMPR524)Driven by a shared vision of sustainability and strong collaboration, DSM, SABIC, Cepsa, Fibrant, and Viscofan have together created a multi-barrier casing for meat products made via advanced recycling of post-consumer plastics. The transition towards recycled-based multi-layer films enables the packaging industry to adopt a more sustainable solution without compromising on functional performance. The development of this packaging material underlines a strong commitment to enabling a circular economy by working together with partners throughout the value chain, and addresses the increasing consumer, societal and regulatory demand for more sustainable multi-layer barrier casing solutions.

DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock

DSM and Neste announce strategic partnership to create high performance materials made from sustainable feedstock. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Materials: DSMPR523)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that it will start a strategic partnership with Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and a forerunner as provider of renewable and circular solutions for the chemical industry, to enable the production of high performance polymers. This enables DSM and its customers to reduce the carbon footprint of their own products whilst supporting the industry to transition to a circular economy.

Brexit and beyond: Avery Dennison strengthens support in the United Kingdom

Brexit and beyond: Avery Dennison strengthens support in the United Kingdom.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR448)
There may be a lot of uncertainty related to the upcoming Brexit transition, but Avery Dennison has taken steps to ensure a steady supply of products and reliable local support to UK customers who rely on its sustainable and intelligent labels.

Mondi scoops six awards for its expertise in Turkish packaging competition

FloralBox solution. (Photo: Mondi, PR165)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has scooped six competency awards in the prestigious Turkish Crescents and Stars for Packaging 2020 Competition, organised by the Turkish Packaging Manufacturer’s Association.

Safely packed and well prepared

Primary packaging for solid and liquid drugs – as well as many other products – benefits from the latest addition to the THERMOLAST® M series. (Image: © 2020 KRAIBURG TPE)Primary packaging for solid and liquid drugs, as well as many other products, will benefit from the latest addition to the THERMOLAST® M series. But KRAIBURG TPE is also keeping abreast with the times organizationally: the service package that comes with the product ensures customers are always perfectly prepared for future rules and regulations.

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